Author Archives: Lapsus Calami

About Lapsus Calami

I believe I have a voice that should be heard. I believe I write words that should be read. I believe I'm change, and hence my efforts to bring change.

Naat with a Bollywood twist.

There was a time, decades ago, when the sound of a Naat used to give me goose bumps. Every time there was a Naat playing on the Radio, Tv, or in my school assembly, it was like an automated system … Continue reading

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Do we really need “Life Skill based Education”?

In Britain, every year millions are spent on raising awareness about sex education, and on ‘trying’ to control the rising numbers of teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Every year I get a massive book delivered to my house from … Continue reading

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We are the winners.

After all the hype and media craze about Pakistan VS India match, it finally comes to an end with India’s victory and Pakistan’s defeat. However, I’m not going to moan here about Pakistan’s defeat, or point out the reasons why … Continue reading

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Justice for Mughees and Muneeb.

‘More than six months ago two children were mercilessly beaten to death till their blood was literally drained out of their bodies when they were hung up for display as if they were prizes from a hunting game. They actually … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Mr Rehman Malik.

Dear Mr Malik.  First of all, I’d like to congratulate you for becoming an internet sensation amongst the Pakistanis living in and outside Pakistan. In my facebook newsfeed, your video clip of the cabinet meeting has been posted by over … Continue reading

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Muslim hypocrisy or what?

The human nature is very biased, and there is an error that we all make – attribution error, we want the world to accept us and understand us based on our circumstances, but when we’re on the judge panel, we … Continue reading

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We as Pakistanis are suffering from mental poverty.

“The most important step that Pakistan can take is to pass meaningful reforms that can expand its tax base,” Clinton said while talking to reporters in Brussels after the meeting. “I know how difficult it is, but it is absolutely … Continue reading

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