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Representation of Pakistani English at T.E.D

T.E.D is an American based non-profit website that shares ideas of professionals belonging to different fields. Its conferences bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less).  100 more words

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The Tasweerography dude is back

So our friend Muneeb Khwaja’s brain hemorrhage gave us quite a scare last month and the uncertainty of life struck us with a jolt. We are all very grateful to Allah to have him back on his feet and I interviewed him recently just for the fun of it. 458 more words

What does Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy have to say about the Indus Hospital?

Academy award winning filmmaker, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy talks about the Indus Hospital which was also where part of her documentary, Saving Face, was filmed.

The Beautiful Blog

Today is a”Wish comes true Day” for me.This is so cool,I am feeling like Sharmeen obaid(The Oscar winner)that’s is so lamb :P but that is so true feeling like a celebrate :) 268 more words


The tale of a panel discussion...Acid attacks and Effect on Society...

Today I went with my students to the US Consulate General Karachi for being part of a “panel discussion shown live via video conferencing” experience arranged by US Embassy in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC). 497 more words


Won an Oscar: Put it on a shelf or act?

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, first ever Pakistani women to bring home an Oscar on 26 February 2012, was applauded world wide for bringing attention and working for a very crucial matter. 517 more words

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Pakistan’s first ever Oscar: saving face - or losing it?

A slightly edited version of this article was published by Common Ground News on March 6, 2012

Pakistan’s first ever Oscar: saving face – or losing it? 820 more words