Posts Tagged ‘ 14th August ’

Our Shackled Patriotism

Aug 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan
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So, August arrives again. Like every year, channel logos change to green. Youth begins placing flags on their roof tops, buying badges and flags only to find them on the floor beneath our feet the next day. More deceitful promises and more lies by dearly loved leaders; more national songs and a load of new […]



‘Quaid’ of the young nation

Dec 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan
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Quaid-e-Azam’s care, consideration and counseling for children, especially for the youth, knew no bounds. There is one enlightening story after another how he advised, counseled, groomed and rejuvenated the young nation during Pakistan Movement and for the future. Once, in April, 1945, Quaid-e-Azam visited a school in Qalat, Baluchistan with his host, Khan of Qalat. […]



Still Seeking Independence

Aug 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan
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From grandpa’s diary: ‘My six year old granddaughter Zara is all excited to celebrate the 64th birthday of Pakistan. Every year when this day arrives, it brings back many beautiful memories. Poverty, homelessness, travelling in the worst circumstances, leaving behind our homes; nothing looked ugly, nothing felt difficult. I was a young and energetic teenager, […]