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Afshar Iqbal

Afshar Iqbal
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The author is Islamabad based and his areas of interest include religion, sports, entrepreneurship, advocacy, psychology, media and communications. He blogs at AfsharIqbal@bolojawan.com and tweets at @AfsharIqbal (https://twitter.com/AfsharIqbal).

Not a Dead Rubber Yet

Pakistan has finally started winning limited over games again. They have been exceptional during the last four T20s and the last three One Day...

Dairy of a Middleclass Pakistani Boy: From a Graduate to a...

The second installment of the series narrates how the middle class Pakistani boy went from a being a Graduate to a Master...of life.
From the call center job “Our Graduate” had earned just enough to manage the expenses for an admission in a private university. For the...

Dairy of a Middle Class Pakistani Boy: Life After B.A

As a child he believed he was destined to make the world a better place. However, everything changed when this average Pakistani middle class boy graduated.
“Find yourself a job. Save a little and then complete your Masters,” said the boy’s father. “Start waking up early. You are done with your...

Know the Monster: How NOT to Become an Extremist

Here is a list of five personality traits that almost all the students associated with an extremist and from which we all need to protect ourselves and our future generations.
Post 9/11 the world has become a different place and it is unfortunate that today we neither need to define extremism nor explain to...

Meet the Narcissist (Part 2)

Narcissism is a personality disorder in which a person ends up falling in love with the projected false image of one’s self.
A number of prominent psychologists around the globe are of the view that narcissists respond to early injuries (hurt, abuse etc.) by discarding their...

Meet the Narcissist (Part 1)

Meet the Narcissist
I was talking to XYZ. I choose to call him XYZ because he really was an XYZ (I hope you know what I really...