What does secularism mean?

George Jacob Holyoake , a British writer , coined the term ‘secularism’ in 1851.Since then many have tried to re-invent it including a lot of Pakistanis who somehow believe they are the ones who have invented it and seldom revert to the original idea and philosophy behind the term. Their stress is on making secularism ‘islamic’…

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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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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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