Reality Check, thanks to Umer Noor

26th September 2010 Shaheen Rajan 0

It has been a very long time since I met someone as authentic as Umer. He is irritating for most part, and rudely blunt the rest. He is honest to a fault. And today he said something that not only hit home but is also worthy of a blog post. […]

Theory about why you are SO different from your sibling

26th September 2010 Shaheen Rajan 0

I often wonder what makes people so different from each other. How can two people, brought up in the same household, be as different from one another as night from day. And to date, I don’t have a concrete answer. But I do have a theory. It’s something I call individual differences. In […]

‘Optimal’ investment Portfolio of Emotions

21st August 2010 Shaheen Rajan 2

As it seems, 3 am is my prime time for penning down (or rather typing out) my thoughts. Yet again, it’s the same time, and being an insomnia-inflicted person, I sit down to write about something that has been on my mind for a while. People who have crossed paths […]

Who is Fatima Bhutto?

2nd July 2010 Shaheen Rajan 1

I can’t recall how I came across Fatima Bhutto existence but something caught my interest and I continued browsing through many organic search results Google presented me with. For some reason, she seems like an interesting personality with a future worth speculating. What struck bizarre, however, was the fact that […]

Celebrating Women

4th June 2010 Shaheen Rajan 1

‘I wish I were a boy! They can do everything and I can do nothing’ Maria wailed while her mother absently nodded. And then gave a knowing smile. How many young girls wish the same thing? We have a million complaints-PMS, Child birth, injustice, harassment, even in buses men have […]

STREET JUSTICE…THE LAST RESORT?

21st May 2010 Shaheen Rajan 3

KARACHI: In a shocking incident of vigilante justice, a mob in Karachi on Wednesday burnt three bandits alive near the Timber Market, venting their anger and disgust over the rising crimes. We all came across this gory news and were trapped in the whirlwind of frightening thoughts. Where are we […]