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Rab Nawaz

The author is editor-in-chief of The Laaltain.

انسان مکڑا کیسے بنتا ہے

رب نواز: سال کے آخری مہینے عزیز دوست اور سماجی کارکن رضا خان کے غائب ہونے کی خبر آئی ہے۔ جنوری کی طرح اس بار بھی ایک ہی خیال نے بوجھل کیا کہ پہلے دوستوں کے دوست لاپتہ ہو رہے تھے، اب میرے دوستوں کی باری ہے۔

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Cricket Fever Seizes Vatican; Pakistan Extends a Helping Hand

Last year in October, Vatican City founded its first ever Cricket team. Officially named as St. Peter’s Cricket Club and popularly called Vatican XI, the team is comprised of an international group of Catholic priests and seminarians from Rome.

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عدنان رشید تو پکڑا گیا مگر۔۔۔۔

عدنان رشید تو پکڑا گیا، مگر ہر دوسرے پاکستانی کے ذہن میں بیٹھے عدنان رشید کو کون پکڑے گا۔
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زندگی ہے کہ پھر بھی پیاری ہے۔

پاکستان کو بطورریاست اور معاشرہ بہت سے مسائل کا سامنا ہےاور پاکستانی فلم جیسی نایاب جنس اگر ان مسائل کو اجاگر کرے تو اس سے زیادہ خوشگوار احساس پاکستان میں کم ہی نصیب ہوتا ہو گا۔
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Two Faces of Nationalism

What has actually happened in Pakistan is quite the opposite as the Pakistani state has consistently maintained a policy of exclusion. It excluded various groups on the basis of religion, ethnicity and difference of political visions. It mistakenly tried to define its nationalism solely in terms of religion and a permanent neighboring enemy.

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لاسٹ ٹرین ہوم

یہ فلم یا ڈاکیومنٹری ژانگ خاندان کے کم و بیش دو یا اَڑھائی سال کے اُن حالاتِ زندگی کو پیش کرتی ہے جو شاید بہت سے دوسرے چینی خاندانوں کے حالاتِ زندگی سے مختلف نہ ہوں ۔
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Slackistan

The movie has been criticized for featuring such an inane topic when there is so much else going on in Pakistan. But that happens to be the beauty of this film: it presents a side of our country that is rarely seen from the outside.

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And the Search for Heroes Continues

The question of national heroes cannot be addressed without doing away with the ideological presuppositions of our state.

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Revolt Against History...The Story of Punjab University's Greatest Student Uprising

On 14 Nov. 2007 Punjab University witnessed a series of events that was unprecedented in the history of the institute.

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Revolt Against History...The Story of Punjab University's Greatest Student Uprising

On 14 Nov. 2007 Punjab University witnessed a series of events that was unprecedented in the history of the institute.

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Of Gods and Men

Rab Nawaz Set in the backdrop of the Algerian Civil War of the 90s, ‘Of Gods and Men’ is an extraordinary story based on true events that has gained great critical acclaim, including the Grand Prix Award at the Cannes

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The King’s Speech

Rab Nawaz The King’s Speech, tipped to win big at this year’s Oscars, is a rich, absorbing British drama chronicling King George VI’s struggle to overcome a stuttering problem that dominates his life and threatens his ability to lead his

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Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

Rab Nawaz After the phenomenal success of ‘A Case of Exploding Mangoes’, M. Hanif is coming up with another very exciting novel titled ‘Our Lady of Alice Bhatti’. According to M. Hanif it is a love story, where there’s also

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عبدالسلام سے ملالہ: قومی ناقدری کا شرمناک تسلسل

جلد ہی اس سال کے امن کے نوبل انعام کا اعلان ہونے جارہا ہے۔ تاریخ میں پہلی دفعہ کوئی پاکستانی اس انعام کے اہم ترین حق داروں کی فہرست میں ہے۔

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Graffiti Art – An Alternative Medium

Rab Nawaz Wall chalking is a common phenomenon in Pakistan, used mostly by various political and medical quacks to advertise their political slogans and aphrodisiac medicines respectively. Recently an edgy difference has been seen on the walls of Karachi and

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