Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’

Ishq Aap Bhe Awalla

July 16, 2017

“Ishq Aap Bhe Awalla (Love Itself is Strange),” by the Chakwal Group and Meesha Shafi. Produced by Rohail Hyatt for Coke Studio.

“In love, my friends, you can’t even say anything
You can neither shout
You can neither shout nor can you stay quiet”

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Paar Chanaa De

January 21, 2017

“Paar Chanaa De” (“Across the Chenab,” “پار چناں دے”), performed by Noori and Shilpa Rao for Coke Studio Pakistan, September 3, 2016. The song, composed by Shiraz Uppal, is about the tragic romance of Sohni and Mehar.

Lyrics.

h/t: Azra Raza

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Osama bin Laden’s Bike

March 1, 2012

Osama bin Laden's Bike

Now it can be yours: Osama bin Laden’s bicycle. The Pakistan hideout where Mr. bin Laden died is being razed, and souvenir hunters have been scavaging the house site.

“Ali and others quickly scoured the grounds around the building and elsewhere in Abbottabad for anything that might have once belonged to bin Laden, or anyone associated with him, that hadn’t already been confiscated by intelligence agencies.

Ali was lucky enough to find a bicycle. Although the bike was in bad condition, he believes its possible association with bin Laden could mean a handsome profit down the line.

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Captured: Osama’s Computer

May 3, 2011

Captured: Osama's Computer

Osama bin Laden had a pretty tough weekend. Say what you will about the man; at least he got that bloody Royal Wedding off Page One.

He may have left this mortal coil, but Mr. bin Laden has attained a certain immortality, if only digital. It’s not because we’re all blogging about him: Navy SEALs caputured his computer and thumb drives. If you’re in his Outlook contact list, start worrying.

Image (“Blogging the Dunes”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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