Salman Rashid

Travel: The railroad to Quetta

Travel: The railroad to Quetta

In the 1880s came the time to connect Quetta with the rest of the fast developing railway network

Updated 01 Jun, 2019 07:38pm
What do you believe in?

What do you believe in?

I spent my life believing in rubbish that could only be informed by some silly thing called logic

Published 08 Jun, 2016 11:38am
The shade that scorches

The shade that scorches

Pakistan suffers from a lack of understanding of the perils of imported trees and remains negligent of ecology

Published 03 Sep, 2015 10:43am
The funny side of… sincerity

The funny side of… sincerity

I have a handy little volume titled Murphy’s Law: Complete, by one Arthur Bloch. Among a few hundred other gems,...

Published 27 Mar, 2015 12:59pm
The funny side of…language

The funny side of…language

Salman Rashid muses over different variations of the English language found in Pakistan.

Published 27 Mar, 2015 12:58pm

The funny side of … army wives

Many years ago, I was at a military function where I heard an army wife, and the wife of a senior officer at that, say..

Published 27 Mar, 2015 12:58pm
The funny side of…bomb blasts

The funny side of…bomb blasts

Every time a bomb explodes, the otherwise somnolent intelligence agencies all of a sudden become very alert.

Published 27 Mar, 2015 12:52pm
The funny side of…travel writing

The funny side of…travel writing

The other day, a young friend of mine introduced me to a man about my age. Very enthusiastically, he told him I was a...

Published 27 Mar, 2015 12:51pm
The funny side of…obscenity

The funny side of…obscenity

I must be going blind. Or just stupid. How else would I fail to see things that should send a lecherous old fart like...

Published 27 Mar, 2015 12:47pm