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Light Within · 4M ago

Historic Trilogy

The first thought that came into my mind after visiting Okara can be described by four words: milk, butter, mammals and farms. Peers also told me the same. Besides Harappan ruins, I did not ...
Light Within · 11M ago

What Are Criminals Made Of?

Violent crimes have been at historic up nationwide; they are rising sharply in all cities. The rise seems to have been set off by something more bewildering. Imagine Lahore only ten years...
Light Within · 11M ago

Urdu Twitter for Hilal

This article appeared in June 2012 issue of Pakistan Army Monthly Hilal . Go to Hilal (page 30) for more
Light Within · 11M ago

Sunday Tending

Light Within · 4M ago

Harand heritage

Perched in between legendary Suleman Range on one side and mighty River Indus on the other, ruins of original Harand Fort are situated in the area commonly known as Pachaddh. The Fort has se...
Light Within · 1M ago

Pakistan Army should blog as a policy

I remember the days when army soldiers were told not to disclose their locations where they happened to be serving. I also remember seeing those silly signs on bridges saying ‘photography is...
Light Within · 1M ago

Wheels of Empire

Wheels of Empire by Salman Rashid Salman Rashid is clearly Pakistan’s most notable and erudite travel writer. His work is informed not only by deep insight but an even deeper love of his s...
Light Within · 1M ago

New domains

Penetrating new IT domains appeared in Profit, Pakistan Today. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is about to expand general Top Level Domaown names (gTLDs). ...
Light Within · 1M ago

Fruit Basket From Pashin

Visit Pishin at this time of the year and one finds thousands of acres of fruit orchards. The rich harvest of apples, grapes, plums, peaches and apricots is seen every where. I discovered th...
Light Within · 11M ago

Living with a white peacock