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The End of Ricky P. Bush

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And so it happens. George W Bush has finally left. And as he bows out, as he turns away from the mics and walks off the stage, there is a sense of empathy. Perhaps even pity. He cut a sad figure didn’t he, near the end? You had wished that it would end for him, but you could finally, wistfully, ... Read More »

Shahid’s Images of the Week

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This is the first in a weekly series wherein I will post images, memes et. al selected from the Pakistani Internets (Forums, Blogs, Facebook Pages etc). This week’s gallery includes some old images as well. From now on, it will be more current stuff. For scrolling through the gallery, just click on the current image and the image preview will ... Read More »

The songs of the Jamiat

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The Islami Jamiat Talaba is not especially averse to use of music or catchy tunes. It doesn’t have jihadi nasheeds but uses catchy political tunes to which young people can dance somewhat. There are more stringent factions in the Jamiat as well, but even the ‘why are you talking to a girl’ type Jamiat walas at Punjab University is not ... Read More »