Turkish Preacher , clean shaven men and hijab

There is a certain hue and cry about a Turkish preacher who has apparently blasted clean shaven men for causing indecent thoughts. We are unable to ascertain what was exactly said as somehow the news outlets these days tend to misquote a lot and twist the words to get a certain favorable outcome. In this…

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Time Management in Islam

Islam is a systematic religion; it puts great emphasis on managing our life, time and finances so that we may have a happy and prosperous life. The timing of daily prayers itself reflects the daily management of lives. It does not say that pray all the time or at any time- it says that there…

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Grey matter to register record sales on Black Friday

Black Friday is going to land ashore on 24th November. The whole of Pakistan is bracing itself for it. Two parties are gearing up for creating record sales on this Black Friday. One party is certainly the sellers who are putting up sales in a bid to earn profits on this commercial festival. The other…

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Chickens should wear hijab

Yet another day. Yet another social issue on Pakistani social media and yet another array of dumb arguments flowing all around. It is as usual as it gets. It started with a report of a hen being sexually assaulted by a 14 year old boy. The news spread like wildfire, rightly so, and reactions came flowing…

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Why was Verna banned?

The last time I watched a Shoaib Mansoor film was back in 2011. The movie was Bol which somehow ended up being on the 14th position of all time grossing Pakistan films. I don’t find it strange but I do remember I had some difficulty watching the complete movie. It was a case of really…

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