Month: October 2015

Earthquakes in Pakistan; a personal insight and things to/not to do.

 

A view of a roadblock caused by a landslide in Gilgit-Baltistan region. -Photo courtesy Hussain Nagri
A view of a roadblock caused by a landslide in Gilgit-Baltistan region. – Photo courtesy Hussain Nagri

On 08th October 2005, I was taking my SAT exam at Avari Hotel Lahore, Pakistan, when suddenly the hall started shaking ferociously.

The magnificent glass chandeliers above us moved from left to right, the tables started crackling and frantic eyes of 100 plus students and supervisors in the hall spoke of nothing but sheer fear. Fear of dying in a concrete box amidst floors above and below us in this five star hotel. (more…)

SPECTRE, all set to release in Pakistan!

SPECTRE, the latest James Bond film, will open in cinemas across Pakistan on the same day as its US release on 6 November, 2015.

CEN - Spectre

The film is the 24th in the 007 franchise, and the fourth to see Daniel Craig take on the role of the MI6 agent. He will be joined in the cast by Ralph Fiennes and Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, David Bautista and Monica Bellucci. (more…)