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Bura Time

Kaaiynat aik bahot hi pecheeda jagah hai. Laikin hum jo yaha karnay aey hai woh kaafi simple hai. Hamay yaha career bananay beja gaya hai. Laikin career banana itna asaan kaam nahi. Kaafi hurdles hotay hai career bananay may. Jaisay … Continue reading

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Short Story: The Fake Pakistani

Also published on Chowk.       Nikalna khuld se Aadam ka suntay aey hai laikin, Bahot bay-aabroo ho kar teray koochay se hum niklay – Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib Don’t look at the policeman taking bites of the chicken … Continue reading

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KP vs Punjab: A Racist Post

I was in a part of Punjab last few days. I know I’m making it sound like I’ve been to Antarctica. Anyways here are a few things I noticed in Punjab that differ from KP. mar jao laikin qehwa nahi … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of NFP

1990s: This is the embittered Nadeem Farooq Paracha, who has abandoned writing. Early 00’s: This is when he is giving up on any sort of revolution. Mid 00’s: This is when he is just being cynical. 2010: And this is … Continue reading

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Another Brick in the Wall

The best children’s Urdu literature that I read in my time was the 2 Rupees Umro Ayyar, Sheikh Chilli, Tarzan etc little books. I don’t think they are still available. I used to buy mine from a guy with a … Continue reading

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