Opinion and news analysis on current affairs

January 2, 2012

Banking for Dummies

I feel technology has its place, but nothing can replace a real live human being on the other end when it comes to any transaction that requires an exchange or negotiation between two parties. By Fareeha Qayoom
May 26, 2011

A Tale as old as time – the good guys finish last

Lessons we learned on the road taught by Uncle Aslam (aka Government of Pakistan) By Fareeha Qayoom
January 6, 2011

Governor Taseer’s assassination: is this another case of exploding mangos?

The whole of Pakistan or at least the more vocals ones (talking heads on cable TV, internet and print media) has dismissed the assassination of Governor Salman Taseer as a case of ‘a lack of religious tolerance for their fellow man by one of Pakistanis’, in this case, a symbol of an ‘English Medium, educated, rich, modern, liberal, progressive, not to mention one of the top ‘political and business elite,’ and a self-confessed ‘proud’ Muslim who reportedly carried the verses of the Quran around his neck on a chain by an ‘Urdu Medium, extremist, narrow-minded, brain-washed’ so-called ‘fanatic fundamentalist’ relatively ‘young’ slightly better trained and paid ‘security guard’ a member of elite force who cold-blooded bided his time to kill his targeted victim in a quiet moment long after the event which apparently triggered and provoked his so called ‘crime of passion’ By Fareeha Qayoom
December 7, 2010

News flash for the Filthy Rich of Pakistan

Question -Why has Pak economy never taken off in 63 years? Answer -We don’t encourage the culture of entrepreneurship and venture capitalism in our economy By Fareeha Qayoom