Posts From Aslam

10 Great Books on Pakistan’s History

This is not a list of ‘top 10’ or ‘must read’ books about Pakistan in the traditional sense.  Rather, it’s a collection of titles that present a wide range of perspectives about a country that has a complex past and, to put it mildly, a confusing present.  It covers topics that include everything from the history behind the creation of Pakistan, to the man who led the movement, to a

The Pakistan Cricket Team Steals the Show at the 1st International Physical Disability Series

The Pakistani batsman hammered a fantastic 136 off only 105 balls with 19 fours and one six, while his partner pounded the English from the other end and scored 113 off 110 balls with 12 fours.  But wait! These aren’t your regular stars of international cricket; one of them is without his left foot and the other without the right hand.  Pretty amazing! Isn’t it? Outstanding Athleticism Despite Overwhelming Odds

Pakistan Unable to Clinch the Seven Nation Snooker Championship

A seven nation snooker championship successfully concluded in Pakistan on March 9, 2012.  The international event commenced on March 4 with prize money of $2000 for the first place and $1000 for the runner up.  The championship included players from Pakistan, India, Iran, Thailand, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain.  It was a very well planned and organized event with 20 players from seven nations. A Breakdown of The Players The Pakistani

Is Pakistan Bringing the Asia Cup Home?

How many of you think that Pakistan is coming home with the Asia Cup? I’m sure quite a few of you have their hands raised.  Regardless of all the negatives, at the end of the day, we all root for Pakistan.  However, before jumping to any happy endings, let’s see what the odds really are for us. The Odds of Winning Going onto the battlefield again after the disappointing one-day