hum bhi to paray haiN raahoN meiN

Owais Mughal A common happening in street cricket is that there are usually more players than a street can accomodate or more than eleven that are allowed by cricket rules. In such case all the aspiring junior players line up and the ‘khalifa’ captain chooses his pick according to match situation or his likeness. Many […]

chiRya ghar

Owais Mughal I think Urdu language should come up with a better name for a zoo then calling it a ‘chiRya ghar’. ‘chiRya ghar’ at best sounds like a mere aviary or a bird cage. Probably a shameful place for a lion or a tiger to live in.vI once had a first hand experience of […]

Adamjee Science College, Karachi

Owais Mughal Following is something I wrote 20 years ago for Adamjee College’s annual Magazine. Time flies guys! While going through my stuff today, I found the magazine and thought of sharing the article here. Pardon me if some of the write up appears too lame in 2008. Imagine that I was just a first […]

Rehana ka karnaama

Owais Mughal The following appeared in the daily Jang’s National News section few days ago. While I am glad that Nawab Saheb got immediate orthopedic help, it somehow also brought a smile to me. Among all the global problems that bother us, it is amusing (and refreshing) to note the types of news which still […]