Mohammad Shehzad

The writer is a journalist/researcher based in Islamabad. Email:Yamankalyan@gmail.com

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Bombay Bakery's cake

Bombay Bakery's cake

Urdu media has infinite humor to offer. The best pastime during Ramazan is to read Urdu papers. The fasting would not more be tough. Wali-e- ...

Satan’s revenge

Satan’s revenge

Coverage of national politics in Urdu print media is a testimony to the fact that the discourse in our vernacular media suffers from an uninformed ...

Shame on hatemongers

Shame on hatemongers

Mashal’s incident is the first time that our rulers have mustered up the courage to condemn mob violence in the name of religion. Prime Minis ...

Media review

Media review

If laughter is a medicine for the mind, its cheapest brand has to be the coverage of national politics our Urdu language media. Consider the ...

Kishori Amonkar lives on

Kishori Amonkar lives on

Few practitioners of classical music can expand the ascending and descending scales of ragas in a systematic way without boring the listeners with ...

Media madness marches on

Media madness marches on

Pakistan’s vibrant media has expanded in the last decade. Dozens of television channels and newspapers are in place to inform public opinion. ...

Pleasing the big brother

Pleasing the big brother

We are blessed with many brothers. They come in different sizes, shapes, forms and statures. Among all, the Arabs are the elder brothers, but Saudi ...

Mr Chaudhry’s Daughter

Mr Chaudhry’s Daughter

This piece of writing is just fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Mr Chaudhry was a g ...

Keep killing cockroaches!

Keep killing cockroaches!

My kitchen and bathrooms were infested with cockroaches — not due to lack of cleanliness. These places would be sprayed every day and great r ...