Salman Rashid

Travel: The railroad to Quetta

In the 1880s came the time to connect Quetta with the rest of the fast developing railway network Updated Jun 01, 2019 07:38pm

What do you believe in?

I spent my life believing in rubbish that could only be informed by some silly thing called logic Published Jun 08, 2016 11:38am

The shade that scorches

Pakistan suffers from a lack of understanding of the perils of imported trees and remains negligent of ecology Published Sep 03, 2015 10:43am

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 Mar 27, 2015 12:59pm

The funny side of…language

Salman Rashid muses over different variations of the English language found in Pakistan. Published Mar 27, 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 Mar 27, 2015 12:58pm

The funny side of…bomb blasts

Every time a bomb explodes, the otherwise somnolent intelligence agencies all of a sudden become very alert. Published Mar 27, 2015 12:52pm

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 Mar 27, 2015 12:51pm

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 Mar 27, 2015 12:47pm