1. September 23, 2019

    Maulana Maududi: A Brief Biography

    Syed Abul A'ala Maududi (Urdu: سید ابو الاعلىٰ مودودی – alternative spellings of last name Maudoodi and Modudi) (September 25, 1903 – September 22, 1979), also known as Molana (Maulana) or Shaikh Syed Abul A'ala Mawdudi, was a Sunni Pakistani journalist, theologian, Muslim revivalist leader and political philosopher, and a major 20th century Islamist thinker. He was also a prominent political figure in Pakistan and was the first recipient of King Faisal International Award for his services to Islam in 1979. He was also the founder of Jamaat-e-Islami, the Islamic revivalist party.

    Read More
  2. July 02, 2019


    If you want to visit the town of Baarle, head on over to northern Belgium … or the southern tip of the Netherlands.

    Read More
  3. July 02, 2019

    Tissue Paper Key Truck

    آج سے چند برس قبل ملک کے ایک نامور سیاستدان کو اپنے بچوں کے لیے کسی ایسی کتاب کی تلاش تھی جو بچوں کی کردار سازی، علم اور ذہانت میں اضافہ کر سکے- وہ میرے پاس تشریف لائے اور فرمایا، ’’کوئی ایک ایسی کتاب بتا دیں جس میں تمام خوبیاں ہوں‘‘ میں نے کاغذ کا ایک ٹکڑا لیا اور اس پر’’ تاریخ فرشتہ‘‘ لکھ کر ان کے حوالے کر دیا، وہ ملک کے لاکھوں لوگوں کی طرح ’’تاریخ فرشتہ‘‘ سے واقف نہیں تھے. انھوں نے پوچھا ’’کیا یہ کوئی روحانی یا دینی کتاب ہے‘‘، میں نے عرض کیا ’’جی نہیں، یہ ہندوستان کی مسلم تاریخ کا آئینہ ہے، پاکستان کے ہر سیاستدان، ہر جرنیل اور ہربیوروکریٹ کو یہ کتاب ضرور پڑھنی چاہیے تا کہ یہ تاریخ کی وہ غلطیاں نہ دہرا سکیں جن کامطالعہ یہ سرزمین سیکڑوں سال سے کر رہی ہے‘.

    Read More
  4. July 02, 2019

    Earth in 2100: A Look into the Future

    The world has gone through tremendous changes over the centuries. Let’s take a look at some of the areas where the developments have been pivotal in shaping the world to what it is today. The developments in these very areas can be helpful in predicting what the next century is bringing to our future generations.

    Read More
  5. July 02, 2019


    A good book can mean various things…to many it is a treasure. A good book to me would mean that I wouldn’t want to put it down till I’ve discovered the ending! Such is my experience with ‘Eragon’.

    Read More
  6. July 02, 2019


    There are moments so well-spent, that they never fade away from the attic of one’s memories. Such was the experience of IJSO 2017 at the Netherlands. Ten days of learning, observing, analysing and entertainment, all combined together made each moment worth spending.

    Read More
  7. July 01, 2019


    "The people of this city are  fond of eating Tikkas rather than reading books", these were the words of an owner of a famous book store in Peshawar which was forced to shut down, because of the lack of book readers and customers, while talking in a gathering.

    Read More
  8. June 30, 2019


    What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the writer that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours. Whom you could call him up on the phone or meet whenever you feel like it. That doesn't happen much, though.

    To pay tribute to these  friends (in thoughts)  and to keep their work alive i am starting a series of blogs to bring a little about the lives of every favorite writer of mine to one place. I am looking forward to find most of you as mutual friends of mine and these writers!

    Read More
  9. June 04, 2019


    Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a Lawyer and a Statesman who led Pakistan’s independence from India, and was its first governor-general and president of its constituent assembly. He was entitled as Quaid-i-Azam (Great Leader) and Baba-i-Qaum (Father of the Nation) in Pakistan.

    Read More
WA button WA button