By WhatsApp – Derivative of WhatsApp logo.svg (Source: https://www.whatsapp.com (File link: ), Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=45980063) Very few social media apps have had an impact on our lives like the (infamous) Whatsapp has. It started about a decade ago, but in Pakistan it came to be known somewhere around 2014 ~ 2015, with the advent of […]Read More And then there was Whatsapp…
There has been a lot of talk about the Pakistan Citizen’s Portal in the media. They say it is efficient and citizen’s problems are addressed swiftly. Since I work in a public office so I can vouch for it. That is because every week I have to give update to my superior office regarding public […]Read More Pakistan Citizens Portal – A Godsend App
Image courtesy of saphatthachat at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The meeting went well, I cut a nice deal, made some money, saved some money, a subordinate promised to take me for lunch on MM Alam road, the weather was beautiful, I felt confident and it looked like the perfect day. I had myself booked for the 4.30 […]Read More When shit happens…be calm and take it easy
Image courtesy of Sira Anamwong at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Got myself a haircut, clipped my nails, showered and shampooed, wore that new bright bluish suit with a red necktie matching my shoes, junior was kind to lend me his coat pin, then poured some jazzy perfume (can’t remember which) and looked myself in the mirror. Saw the […]Read More On (not) getting old!
Image courtesy of stockdevil at FreeDigitalPhotos.net It would start at around 10 in the morning daily with out fail, slowly increasing in intensity sometimes throbbing, sometimes like a burning sensation. For two hours it would ascend pushing me in to an abyss of loneliness which at times seemed unfathomable. During this time, not one but […]Read More On dealing with pain…
Sometime back the MoI in its magnanimity did a great favor to the citizens of this country by lifting the ban on arms licenses. The ban was actually imposed by the previous Government to control the worsening law and order situation in the country, which itself was deplorable as well a laughable thing to do. That […]Read More How to get a Ministry of Interior, Arms License in Pakistan
“The most dangerous thing in the world is a Second Lieutenant with a map and a compass.” For 29 years I tried to live like a “civilian” in the Army, much to the chagrin of my bosses (sorry guys, if you’re reading this, that is ), funny thing is after retirement I am Colonel Sahib […]Read More A Farewell to Arms: The Khalai Makhlooq Version 🙂