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Saudi Arabia : Surrogacy, Sex reassignment surgery is Punishable

Saudi Arabia announced Surrogacy, Sex reassignment surgery is Punishable Public prosecution explains penalties for fertility and surrogacy procedures in Saudi Arabia By Shakhsiyaat web Desk  JEDDAH:  Surrogacy, improper in vitro fertilization and unauthorized gender reassignment measures are all punishable by law, announced the Kingdom’s Public Prosecution on its official Twitter account. According to Arab News, perpetrators

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Roohi Bano The prominent actress of Pakistan died in Turkey

Roohi Bano The prominent actress of Pakistani film and TV industry died in Turkey Roohi Bano died, sadly expressed the political leaders on the demise of a prominent actress By Saleem Aazar Roohi Bano passed away on Friday (today) as confirmed by her sister Rubina Yasmeen. According to Rubina, the 67 year old actress was

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poverty Story of an Urdu novel titled ‘Udhoora Wa’ada’

poverty Story of an Urdu novel titled ‘Udhoora Wa’ada’ by Shahid Ilyas Shami   By Saleem Aazar Though Shahid Ilyas Shami is known as a singer and a music composer but he has recently published a novel titled ‘Udhoora Wa’ada’ that has made people stunt for his creative talents to write fiction. What a nice novel

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A letter on Bahria

  By  Mrs.Naila  Respected Sir, I would like to pen down my feelings about these  recent land encroachment allegations on Bahria Town. My husband and I are residents of BTK. We have been living an extremely peaceful life here for the past couple of years now.  The launch of a project of this enormous magnitude

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‘Urdu Afsana Encyclopedia’ published

By Saleem Aazar A noted short story writer and columnist Rabia Al Raba has compiled an ‘Urdu Afsana Encyclopedia’  covering Urdu short story writers and their works titled ‘Urdu Afsana—Ahde Hazir Mein’. The encyclopedia has covered around 200 Urdu short stories writers living all over the world. The 1700-page encyclopedia has been published in two

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Profile of a writer and human right activist Gohar Taj

By Saleem Aazar Gohar Taj, a US based author of various books on different issues and a human rights defender who at the first blush looks very shy and modest is indeed of strong nerves and great energy. Surprisingly she has chosen such vulnerable areas for fighting against social and economic exploitation where ‘angels fear

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Increase in ‘honour killings’

By Saleem Aazar The increase in so-called ‘honour killings’ in Pakistan is giving bad name to the reputation of the country in the eyes of the world and it is need of the hour to check the criminals and outlaws who are brutally targetting and killing women in the name of ‘honour’ and ‘respect’. In

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Gohar Taj, a US based author

By Saleem Aazar Gohar Taj, a US based author of various books on different issues and a human rights defender seems much worried about the human right situation in Pakistan. She regrets ” Our society seems as semi dead and that is why we do not feel who is doing what… I try to resist

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An Urdu quarterly paints life in words

In present days we see a number of Urdu quarterlies being published by different literary figures and each and every quarterly needs a thorough study for writing on them and to appreciate the efforts of the editors. However as a noticed a very recent quarterly titled ‘Ijmaal’ it convinced me to write something on it.

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An author of dozens of unpublished books

By Saleem Aazar A brilliant writer of present times Jameel Adeeb Syed has not published a single book but has two dozen gunny bags full of about 200 unpublished books. Noted Writer Jameel Adeeb Syed has a plan to publish two of his books; a collection of poetry and a collection of his Urdu short

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