Desi Thoughts

September 11 2011 (My day)

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It has been 10 years and I would rather forget that day but I still do remember quite a lot of things that happened on that day. It was a normal day for me and I was driving to work in Arlington (less than a Mile from Pentagon). While driving i got a text message from my roommate that a plane had crashed into the world trade center. I thought it must be some drunken Wall Street guy in a Cessna and ignored the importance of that event. By the…read more

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BBC Urdu and Sexuality

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I have been following up with the new articles on the BBC Urdu website about Sexuality, they are trying to enter a so called NO-GO area of Pakistani society. the stories either true or false give us an insight into the society of Pakistani which has existed for long in the Islamic Republic. the question is not that if they are right or wrong but the question is that does this portray the majority of the pakistani culture. I personally think this doesn’t. I think this shows the society that…read more

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Saudis Liberated

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I came across an article after reading another Article about A book entitled “Banat Al-Riyadh” (The Girls of Riyadh) by Rajaa Al-Sanea. It is said to be very controversial and inciting alot of people. Then i read the article on BBC about how Blogs and Internet has liberated the youth in Saudi Arabia from the Mullahs and Religious Autorities. It is interesting that one never sees this kind of activities in the open. Every thing about saudi arabia is very secretive and blurred. I know that the Western Media will…read more

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Beard in Islamic Republic of Pakistan's Armed Forces

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I just read an article online on BBC urdu Ofcourse. it is amazing to see this kinda crap happening in pakistan. they fired an Airforce Officer for giving out Quran with urdu trans, they ground Airforce pilots for having beards, They fire people for things like this?? What kind of Armed forces we want, the ones who fight for secularism or for Islam for which pakistan was created. They had an interesting take on it saying that Pilots cannot fly with beards due to requirements for a mask with oxygen…read more

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So He is dead

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I was reading about the death of Slobodan Milosevic today as I opened up BBC. Was I sorry that he died in the manner he did, in a prison cell. I don’t think so; I think it was a mercy for him to die like that without going thru the trial or the punishment. This will provide a closure for the families of the dead but not accountability for butchering thousands of innocents during his time. He got a not well deserved Death today in his prison cell but I…read more

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