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July 24, 2010

My Top 5 favorite videos on the net right now

Clinton again reiterated that Bin Laden is hiding in Pakistan during her two day recent trip to Pakistan, even though Prime Minister Gilani was quick to refute this publicly...The western media has also joined the propaganda bandwagon and keeps such ideas alive, check out the video produced by Adam E Ellick of New York Times, "Tuning out the Talibans" By Fareeha Qayoom
July 11, 2010

McKinney, Texas: Unique by Nature

Home to one of the state’s largest historic districts and USA’s fastest growing populations, McKinney’s charm and comfortable pace is quite different from the usual urban sprawl By Fareeha Qayoom; photographs by Faryal Virk
June 11, 2010

Coke Studio – season 3 Unleashed

The show stopper was not Abida Parveen surprisingly even if she’s a veteran and has a huge fan following among the young and old. For some reason, I didn’t like her song selection. It was Arif Lohar and Meesha Shafi’s Alif Allah Chambay di booti number while the runner’s up was definitely Zeb and Haniya’s Bibi Sanam Janem By Fareeha Qayoom
May 27, 2010

Book Review: The Power of Nice

The power of nice: how to negotiate so everyone wins – especially you! By Ronald M. Shapiro and Mark A. Jankowski, 268 pp. New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc. Revised Edition 2001. Paperback edition US $ 19.95 By Fareeha Qayoom