Posts Tagged ‘ 14 august ’

Independence Day – Why Must I Celebrate?

Aug 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan
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My home, my country is 66 years old today. Come August and we start gearing up to celebrate Pakistan’s birthday, if we can call it that.  The emotional patriot that I am, the whole “green” thing works for me. It is my time to re-visit the qaumi taraanaas (patriotic songs) and hoist a flag on my roof […]



Loving Pakistan Against the Odds

Aug 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan
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Pakistan- a word I’ve been hearing since my first day but every single time I hear it and interpret it, the familiar sense of belonging and feeling of love is rejuvenated. I’ve heard it under muffled voices as my grandparents would narrate their childhood stories; we would squeeze beside them under the blankets and awe […]



Partition, Pakistan and Purpose

Aug 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan
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On 14 of August 1947 and 27th Ramadan the holiest month in Islamic calendar in Indian-Subcontinent a new country came into being on the map of the world; Pakistan; founded on the basis of ‘Two-Nation Theory’ that Muslims and Hindus of India are two separate nations. The Idea of a separate Muslim country in North-West […]



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