‘And then there was a deafening explosion’

Visitors to the park on the evening of the suicide attack tell their stories - See more at: http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/and-then-there-was-a-deafening-explosion/#sthash.n5O8wjPl.eHgEENtO.dpuf

Warm Hugs and Hot Drinks – Winter 2015

Lahore’s winter is a treat after the mostly torturous summer heat for all. As the winter approaches this beautiful city, outings are bound to increase. Eating outside becomes easier and hassle free but most of all what we all have been waiting for is to sit preferably in the open and have our favourite hot … Continue reading Warm Hugs and Hot Drinks – Winter 2015

The peculiar case of taxation

And Pakistan’s present predicament International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) ninth review was successfully completed some days ago. We missed targets to the two key quantitative performance criteria on Net Domestic Assets (NDA) of the State Bank of Punjab (SBP), the fiscal deficit target and the indicative target on tax revenue. Yet, according to IMF, Pakistan’s economic … Continue reading The peculiar case of taxation

Lahore Literature Festival – Outside the Sessions

It rains because the earth is dry, barren and ready to soak. LLF happens because the minds are tired, unoccupied, and are ready to engage. LLF 2015 was one of the most awaited events of 2015 for art, literature, social lovers. Some might say that Literature has become an expensive hobby as purchasing books is … Continue reading Lahore Literature Festival – Outside the Sessions