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Kumail Ahmed

Contributor profile · 19 posts · joined 21 February 2012

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I'm an Engineer by profession. I'm passionate about social, economic and cultural issues in Pakistan and around the world in general.

I love to translate text from Persian, English and German into Urdu.

I blog at http://kumailcraft.blogspot.com

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28 June 2012

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Pakistan: Who Killed Pashto Singer Ghazala Javed?

Ghazala Jawad, a charismatic Pashto singer was gunned down in the city of Peshwar. Mystery shrouds the identity of her real killers. Was this an honor killing by her ex-husband,...

6 June 2012

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Pakistan: Suspected Honor Killing of Five Girls for Celebrating with Boys

Five girls are reported to have been killed in Kohistan, Pakistan, for dancing and listening to music in the presence of boys at a marriage celebration after being convicted by...

14 May 2012

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Pakistan: Partition Era Writer Saadat Hasan Manto Lives On

Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was a short-story writer, a dramatist and also a translator from Punjab. Today his centenary birth anniversary is being celebrated across Pakistan and also in India.

4 May 2012

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Pakistan: Public Reaction on PM's Contempt Verdict

The long process of contempt case against Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ended with verdict of a symbolic punishment of 37 seconds against him. Analysts say that the decision...

13 April 2012

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Pakistan: Incessant Violence in Karachi

The bloodshed in Karachi, which has killed more than 300 people in the last three months, hasn't come to a halt. The common people of the city are extremely dejected...

11 March 2012

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Pakistan: The Rise of a Union of Religious Radicals

A religious union by the name of Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) has emerged as the representative of Pakistan's extreme right-wing parties. DPC is an umbrella term for 40 religious parities of...

2 March 2012

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Pakistan: An Oscar in Pakistan

Pakistani-Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy recently won an Oscar award for the best documentary (short) film. Her investigative story titled Saving Faces shows the affects of acid...

26 February 2012

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Pakistan: Karachi's Third Literature Gala

The Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) gave an opportunity to authors and book lovers to join together and celebrate reading. Literature from Pakistan and elsewhere was discussed in the two day...

22 February 2012

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Pakistan: Deciphering the Balochistan Issue

A resolution presented by the US congressman Dana Rohrabacher on Balochistan has stirred the political spectrum in Pakistan. Condemnation has come from government and opposition parties in the national assembly....

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