May 13, 2013
Maybe I'm just plain delusional, but for a moment there, I thought I'd wake up to a New Pakistan.
Read Article Waiting for the hope-filled dawn of 'Naya Pakistan'
May 06, 2013
It is not just the big issues that wear down on a marriage, but the daily minutiae, too.
Read Article Desi girl: what marriages are made of
Apr 29, 2013
How many times have you heard someone lament about how people in the UAE are 'so fake'?
Read Article Desi girl: The UAE has its share of genuine people, too
Apr 23, 2013
A hard-lining approach is the only way to deal with people who circulate fake news, like celebrity deaths.
Read Article Don't spread fake 'news' if you want me to respect you
Apr 16, 2013
Why can’t Bollywood leave the past where it belongs and focus on new stories and musical compositions? Read Article Desi girl: Enough with the remakes, show some creativity
Apr 09, 2013
The Middle East Film & Comic Con was a relief from Bollywood - I got my fill of celebrities who didn't act like God's gift to mankind.
Read Article Desi girl: Those unsmiling Bollywood boys need to lighten up
Apr 02, 2013
I experience withdrawal symptoms if I stay away from Facebook for more than a couple of hours at a time. And then Instagram happened.
Read Article Desi girl discovers the perils and perks of social media
Mar 26, 2013
How many of you girls can honestly say that you have never tried to sneak shopping in under your partner's nose?
Read Article Why do women love to shop? To show off to other women, of course
Mar 12, 2013
What lies on the other, less explored side of Jebel Hafeet? Read Article Desi girl: Respect for our heritage written in the stones
Mar 05, 2013
Watching small-town performers put on their best show, I wondered if they would make it to bigger stages in bigger cities. I wondered if ever occurred to them that they probably won't, and if it bothered them. Read Article Exploring Pakistan's small-town performances