Book Review: Saans Saakin Thhi by Nemrah Ahmad

This is one of the earliest work of Nemrah Ahmad. This story talks a lot about Pakistan Cricket Board, and all the politics that goes behind the scene for selection of players and captain, etc. I think it can be generalized to every cricket board. The main story is of Amal and Riyaan. It talks…

Book Review: Daasi Dholan Yaar Di by Faiza Iftekhar

Non review Rant I am on a reading spree. I read two books two weeks ago. I finished 6 this week. I know, it amazes me, too. I will start by reviewing the one I read two weeks back, and is long overdue for a review. One I’ve reviewed already. Now coming to the first…

Deadly discrimination

Have any of you ever faced a discrimination at workplace? I am sure you have. Some will accept, some will deny, and some will keep quiet. But we all have gone through it. Discrimination comes in so many forms. Oh so many! First there is obvious discrimination based on race, cast, and religion. Then there is…

Every heart has a story, mine is coming on 28th

السلام علیکم! شبانہ مختار کی پہلی کاوش کتاب “اف یہ لڑکی”کی شکل میں آن لائن شائع ہونے جارہی ہے۔ یہ اشاعت سر بکف پبلیکیشنز کے ذریعے اٹھائیس اپریل 2018 کو شام ساڑھے چھ بجے ہوگی۔ قوی امید ہے کہ آپ کو یہ کاوش پسند آئے گی۔ پلیز پڑھئے ضرور۔ کم آپ کی رائے اور تبصرہ…

Book Review: Wo Jo Qarz Thha – episode 1

I just read the first episode of “Wo Jo Qarz Thha” by Syeda Ghazal Zaidi on naisochdigest.com First thing first, the idea of online digest is awesome. It has crossed my mind so many times. In fact, my publisher Sarbakaf Publications and myself have been working on similar lines for Islamic magazine. We would soon…

Stay tuned

I have been working on getting my first book published. This would be for Urdu audience. I am super excited. Stay tuned! Shabana Mukhtar

Review of “Akhri Station”

Written by Amna mufti, and directed by Sarmad Khoosat, this mini series is a narration of seven different stories of women from various walk of lives and their struggles. First story focuses on Yasmeen, her unemployeed-gambler-drinking husband who eventually bets his wife. She is broke after the incident, but still says nothing. When he talks…

68 hours

Ah, what a week it has been! I was out for a short vacation last week. I started from here to my hometown on last Wednesday. My phone was making noise for incoming and outgoing calls. I tried restarting it, hoping it would fix the problem. It didn’t. After a few attempts, it started giving…