You, I and the MOON.

Last night while thinking a deep thought
I looked up at the sky with a sigh!
Well…to tell the truth, I was thinking of you
Who has affected me as no one dared to do
I tried to think hard, have I really lost it to you
My heart, my integrity, my pride..to name a few!
I never used to talk, let aside think
Whether is love for real and does it really prevail?
There I saw myself looking at the moon
I absently tried to see in it….you!
 
The moon was beautiful as always, I knew
But my heart said it’s not! , when compared to you! 
The moon …I thought was so yellow so bright
Making the sky, rather the world so gay!
But my heart said something different again
Hey. ..its you who makes me feel that way! 
You have given this light of love
Wherever I look it brightens the view!
 
But the moon is so high, I tried to argue
It surely does stand out, like none other do
My heart smiled and negated my views
You have reached higher all,respect, due!
You work with devotion, are focused too
You have attained a position like passionates do!
I tried hard but nothing was gained
So I stubbornly with jealousy blurred these out too
The moon is so proud, os so far away from reach
I knew this for sire would make my heart loose!
 
With hollow tone and teary eyes
My heart smiled ironically. …
Alas! But you see..my beloved is far
Further more out of my reach!
You get to see moon, every other day
My beloved would just not show up for many a days!!!
 
Wrote by a dear Friend “F”.

DNA or ISLAMIC DNA

I was reading an article on over the mis-guided issue of ‘DNA can not be a primary evidence for rape cases’. This simple case been made contradicted and ill-logical by our society highly educated religious scholars. The shout goes to the Council of Islamic Ideology, a constitutional body, that ruled out Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sample is not acceptable as primary evidence in case of a rape but However, it can be used as secondary or supporting evidence, thanks to them for giving words on some sort of support to the evidence.

The rape cases are complicated all over the world, even with the enhancing innovations in every day technology but the justice been mostly given to the victims by the help of this highly technological tests of DNA. Irony is this, in our culture the officials don’t even treat the rape women victims as a pious or respected citizen, that lead them to show their negligence or less-importance in dealing with such cases. A recent example to this was Mukhtaran Mai story, the case was highlighted all over the world and she was portrayed as a symbol of respect for all of us, but unfortunately our justice system treated her other way round. Here comes the question – is this what any religion treat us as how to treat women, of-course NOT. The Islamic guidance and Quranic versus describes number of times on the importance and respect of a woman, all the men and women are equal, absolutely there is no difference between them and both are promised the same reward for good conduct and the same punishments for evil conduct.

The Verse goes like this “They (your wives, sisters and mothers) are your garment and you are a garment for them’.

Five years back, a girl was raped inside the compound of Father of the Nation tomb / mausoleum, its the most respected building in Pakistan where millions visit the place every year to pay homage to the founding father of the country. The place is guarded by the local police. Armed forces personnel on 24 hours duty round the clock around the actual tomb – a much respected duty for each individual. The girl didn’t commit the suicide, she was brave enough to launch her complaint with the police, the police came into action (may be they had some respect left for the nations founder), got arrested one of the guy and later on with the help of DNA tests they captured two others. Those two guys got released by the judiciary on the excuse that DNA proofs aren’t reliable enough and no one has seen (witness) the girl being raped – so no witnesses.

DNA is the only material present in all living organisms, its the only fundamental material that gives distinctive characteristics of someone. These religious council members can accept ID card identification, Passport bar code reader, new mobile phone techy gadgets but cant accept the DNA.

Few decades ago, same religious fanatics who mostly are filled with excessive and single minded zeal considered Radio as an ‘EVIL’ box, Cars as the rides of hell and unimaginable nonsense words or ‘FATWAS’ about TV. Today they all drives non-muslim maker cars, gadgets, clothes, watches and above all the guns / weapons – all Russian, european and west productions.

They must have had gone through few medical treatments and operations like heart surjeries and by passes in their life, wasnt those one were medically science governed technology? Yes it was the same science which gave gave them second life and now they are healthy enough to live a happy life.

My and my countrymen requests them to please change your thinking instead adopt less fanatism, be modest, loyal to people, give justice and follow the path which lead you to become a good human being.

Autumn Leaves.

Walking on the fallen autumn leaves,
I kept on thinking.

Kept on compromising on life,
Kept on writing poetry.

Remembering the monsoon days,
We had together.

Remembering the cozy beach walks,
When sky used to drizzle on us.

Now its hard to manage life,
There is no story in my eyes left.

Can someone bring me back my days,
My feelings my thoughts my memories.

My boat is sinking in this flood,
I am the river flowing in into another sea.

My life is like autumn leaves, autumn leaves.

London Olympics 2012, Boxing Semi Finals – 10 Aug at Excel Arena London

after watching the grand finale of women football final of London 2012 Olympics, i decided to go and watch Boxing Semi finals at Excel Arena London. As i already bought the tickets long time ago and was truly amazed with the colorful atmosphere and environment at Wembley for Football final, i was well prepared mentally and physically to have a blast of Boxing. The Excel Arena is just an awesome arena, the way officials and management built this huge complex is something they deserve a big Pat on their backs. These guys really worked hard day and night to produce a quality time and infrastructure to the crowd and public. The crowd was from all over the world, dancing, singing, chanting slogans, hugging each other, clapping, kids playing, drinking, food, souvenirs etc – you name it and it was there. May our world be like the same in Peace and Smiling – Amen. I am posting few pics of the event that will be in my heart and thoughts throughout my life and until i am breathing.

The Boxing Experience and Some Words from Amir Khan (The Champ).

The Best thing i saw at the Olympics – Super Power and Nuclear Power showing Friendship.

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Pavement to the Main Arena.

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Sea of People going to watch the Finals.

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Some Malaysians supporting their team by dancing.

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The boxing hall inside the Arena.

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Amir Khan (Heavy Weight Champ) with the fans.

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1st Semi Final of the Day. China vs Ireland.

 

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2nd Semi Final of the Day.

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London Olympics 2012 Women Football Final – 9 Aug at Wembley London (USA vs JPN)

A Dream Came True.

Since childhood, we all have been brought up watching Olympics. Olympics are the mother of all the sporting events. I always thought about that one day i would be watching it live instead on the media or TV sets. It doesnt matter if my countrymen would be playing in that particular game or not, its just a matter of Unity and Peace in sports to support the Olympics. The day came, after done some massive and detailed planning and research, i finally managed to get the tickets for two olympics events. Football and the Boxing. Initially i was little astonished when i was trying to get the tickets online, as i am being non European couldn’t get the ticket online from official website of London 2012 OIympics. I dont want to go into details here, just added few lines on how i manage the tickets, i will give details about it in my next blogs. Keep reading.

Here i just want to share what my eyes saw, my companion CANON camera captured the breathtaking scenes of Women football final. It was the biggest gathering in any of the Olympics games – 80230 official attendance.

And the Party Started :

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Crowd entering the Stadium before the Match.

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More than 80,000 people coming to support their teams.

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Before the Match, teams are forming up.

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USA on attack. Japanese defense was great.

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USA at 1st Position.

 

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Enjoyment in the stadium.

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American team thanking the crowd after the match.

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One of many US supporter.

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The end of the great Party.

Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Aug 2012

During my recent visit to UK to watch few events at the Olympics, my friends asked me to visit worlds famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival. I decided to take the train from London to Edinburgh and had an expreience of worlds most beautiful train ride in Scotland. The festival was awesome, starting from Theaters, plays, dances to Street Performers – everything was awesome, just speechless. The old and beautiful historical city of Edinburgh was giving looks of a bride.

I thought to share some pictures of the festival, so decided to start with Military Tattoo. The military bands from all over the world come here to perform.

The Show Must Go On :

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Reflection

May be “A” wrote it for me, may be this is one of so many complaints !!!  i am not sure but read these lines somewhere, wanted to share.

I heard about you once,

transparent man with iron pressed pants.

You look familiar,

Even though i can see through you.

You follow me on sun-lit days

and lamp-lit nights.

You shine in silver stream

and float it in framed photographs.

Now you gaze in glass

and hover in the hues.

Your presence is a comfort,

a clue that i exist.

Doubt reigns in the dark …..

“A”.