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Vintage Beauty of Lahore Walled City

“We travel not to escape life but for life to escape us” Lahore has a mesmerizing quality about it. Its gravitational pull always seems stronger than other places. You feel like a spectacle in the hustle bustle of all the businesses, all the people, all the life yet you are also lost in the spectacle, […]

Baluchi Camel Man

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 21

Pinching heat of summer season is well known to Baloch people living West of Dalbandin as well as west of Nukundi. We had to travel west of Ameer Chah, situated in north of Nukundi. As for the matter of drinking water, it was a journey of life risk for the entire team including the Baloch […]

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 20

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 20

Summer temperature had been increasing day by day and under the circumstances a special tour program had been worrying me quite a lot. This tour program was for north of Koh e Sultan, near Afghanistan border. Thinking about this program during the hot weather had been worrying me more and more. According to information the […]

Road Trip Sialkot to Multan

Road Trip Sialkot to Multan

Road trips are joyful, enlightening and mind opener. One must find time and gather strength to manage to go onto a road trip, see the nature, see the places, meet people, and admire the beauty of Almighty. It is good for personality and it increases knowledge. Sitting all day every day in homes or on office […]

Puran’s Well Visited

Puran’s Well Visited

What happened to Puran (Pooran), an exceptionally great personality among extra ordinary human beings, constitutes five aspects of human behaviour, gentle plus vicious, that left messages for everybody till eternity:- Respect and reverence for mutual relationships among human beings. Absolute surrender to temptations on which control differentiates human from animal. Bankruptcy in courage to confession […]

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 19

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 19

(An account of journeys exclusively based on true picture of areas and the people there. No poetic or romantic false expressions are included, Excerpt from a book in process) Seven members team responsible for maintenance of Micro Wave System had its headquarter at Dalbandin. There area of duty extended from Nushki to Iran border. All […]

Trek through Motherland to be Patriotic

Trek through Motherland to be Patriotic

Books and screens introduce only a little to the beauty of sites. Visits to parts of motherland generate different type of affiliations. Mind and sensations receive a different message. Every time you touch the bushes, stones, sand particles and water of blue lake, you feel affectionate towards these. When you meet and talk to people […]

Fall of Saddam’s Great Iraq

Fall of Saddam’s Great Iraq

A paradise in the making, a state taking the shape of one of the most developed countries of the world and an Eden for the job seeker citizens of the countries of the world, Saddam’s great Iraq was subjected to conspiracies of habitual trouble makers. On extra ordinary lucrative under taking, probably making Kuwait a […]

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 14

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 14

Now comes the account of a particular day in Iraq. It was very hot right from the early morning. Mr. Mehmood chose to stay at camp. I started for the site with my team. This day’s job was well within the sand dunes. We took the vehicle into the desert as far as it could […]

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 18

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 18

(An account of journeys exclusively based on true picture of areas and the people there. No poetic or romantic false expressions are included, Excerpt from a book in process) One of the positive contributions of President Ayyub Khan (1958 to 1968) was provision of health care facilities in remote areas of the country. The period […]

ancient-coin

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 13

The Iraqi incharge of the project designated as ‘Raes ul Firka’ arranged all furniture and stores including fridge, freezer and cooking range, over to the project sight well in advance and settled everything in the hired house in a very small colony, a few kilometres from the working area. The project site was more than […]

Dalbadin-Railway-Satation

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 17

(An account of journeys exclusively based on true picture of areas and the people there. No poetic or romantic false expressions are included, Excerpt from a book in process) The project works had been progressing from West towards East, i.e. from Iran’s border to Quetta. It was the time to shift the camp headquarter from […]

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 12

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 12

The war was on. Iraqi Airways was completely grounded and sheltered. No air service of any airline was functioning because Iran had threatened that it will target anything in the air. By the end of 1980, I got about 4 weeks leave sanctioned for visit to Pakistan. The route was journey by bus up to […]

Saindak-Copper-Mine-Balochistan

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 16

(An account of journeys exclusively based on true picture of areas and the people there. No poetic or romantic false expressions are included, Excerpt from a book in process) Geographical location of the area started showing up the effects of scorching summer heat. By the middle of June, one of the surveyors got disabled due […]

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 11

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 11

IRAQ, the beautiful country of beautiful, courteous and generous citizens, is a land of jewels, gems and fossils. The country might have been captured by colonial adventurers for some time but you will never find a citizen with slaves’ mentality. Liberty is studded deeply into the temperament of everyone in cities as well as in […]

Dry Water Pond

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 15

(An account of journeys exclusively based on true picture of areas and the people there. No poetic or romantic false expressions are included, Excerpt from a book in process) I had been enjoying a hot evening of May 1970 in my camp at Naukundi, the last town of Baluchistan before Iran border, when a merciless […]

Arab Aftar

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 10

We continued the projects throughout the war. Projects were kept running at all costs. There are compact raised embankments on the banks of River Dajla and River Faraat, tops of which are used regularly as motorable tracks. These are very good communication source. These link almost all villages with the metalled roads and there from […]

Saddam's Great Iraq - 9

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 9

This was going to be just the start from Iranian side as we later came to know. The next surprising big attack by Iranians was lunched in vast captured area, in Shush, early in the dark hours of a morning. Thousands of Iraqis were captured, and thousands died without firing any bullet and the rest […]

Professional Journeys' Narrative – 14

Professional Journeys’ Narrative – 14

(An account of journeys exclusively based on true picture of areas and the people there. No poetic or romantic false expressions are included, Excerpt from a book in process) To make use of the twilight, I asked the camel man to checkup for any camp around, within about two hundred yard radius. Inspite of so […]

Saddam's Great Iraq - 8

Saddam’s Great Iraq – 8

I was on the project around Fallujah Town. Iran – Iraq War that started during last quarter of 1980 gained full momentum during 1981. Each country blamed the other for starting war. Iran had been passing through a revolutionary period under supreme guidance of Imam Khumaini. When Imam Khumaini was informed that the motherland had […]