when breath becomes air
Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers.  At the age of thirty-six, Paul had reached the mountaintop. Ten years of relentless training and the journey from medical student to professor of neurosurgery was complete. The Program Director at Stanford had said, “Paul, I think you’ll be the number one candidate for any job you apply for.” After all the strain neurosurgical training had put on...
This summer will be nothing less than a dream for cricket fans. Cricket World Cup being held in England, what else can one wish for? And after 27 years, the World Cup returns to the round-robin format where each team will face one another, reducing the teams to 10 this time. This news received a lot of criticism, from almost all the...
There are days in my life when I crave to explore the depths of the writings I have come across. Each and every masterpiece an author writes opens up a window to their minds. And each time I explore it closely, it gives me a chance to enter the head-space of all the characters which have been reflected over. Every character becomes...
After a month of enthralling cricket, the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League came to an end in Karachi with Quetta Gladiators finally getting their hands on the trophy which has eluded them in the past. Time to look at the stars who shone brightly in the tournament. Shane Watson (Quetta Gladiators) No surprises here, Shane Watson is an automatic...
“See, because being Cool is obviously the most important thing on earth. It’s more important than getting a job, or having a girlfriend, or political power, or money, because all those things are predicated by coolness.” Can't say I don't agree with it. There is a divergence here between Be More Chill the book by Ned Vizzini and the hit Broadway...
PSL 2016: Match 18 Fawad Rana is something between expression-less and emotional but he certainly had his hopes shattered. His mustache lowered, elbows resting on the stand and his brain is trying to process the agonizing stimulus his eyes just received. Exactly 15 balls ago, on the wicket of Muhammad Nawaz, Fawad Rana was seen dancing his tensions away. But there...
In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are. What an appropriate time to review this war story! I see so many, chanting war slogans on both sides of the border, some even excited about the idea, and all I can think about is how many of them have never read a...
The 4th edition of Pakistan Super League moved towards its Pakistan leg. Ever wondered why they call it the 'leg'? The UAE version was bigger so it should've been called a thigh. Lahore Qalanders, like all other teams this season, opted to bring all the 11 players in the field first and then chase. One difference: it wasn't UAE. The...
Aurat March 2019 was held on 8th March 2019 in the major cities of Pakistan, including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, and Quetta, to mark International Women's Day 2019 in the country. Women from all walks of life joined the March - lawyers, doctors, students, activists, housewives, children, and even men. https://twitter.com/nighatdad/status/1104286323228188672 With the feminist consciousness pervading the 21st century, Pakistani women did not lag...
Just like previous years, there has been no shortage of drama and exciting cricket in the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). The action now moves to Pakistan where National Stadium Karachi will host the remainder of the matches. Here is a look at few takeaways from the UAE leg of the tournament. Exciting Young Prospects Over the years, PSL...