Book Promotion | Quarantine Biryani & Other Recipes

Dear readers, Lockdown has forced us to rediscover newer versions of ourselves. As it turns out, my culinary skills are not as bad as I thought. Sharing a few fun recipes and stories that I tried during lockdowns. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi…

Book Promotion | Quarantine Biryani & Other Recipes

Dear readers, Lockdown has forced us to rediscover newer versions of ourselves. As it turns out, my culinary skills are not as bad as I thought. Sharing a few fun recipes and stories that I tried during lockdowns. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi…

Book Promotion | Quarantine Biryani & Other Recipes

Dear readers, Lockdown has forced us to rediscover newer versions of ourselves. As it turns out, my culinary skills are not as bad as I thought. Sharing a few fun recipes and stories that I tried during lockdowns. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi…

Quarantine Biryani & Other Recipes (Urdu)

  قرنطنیہ بریانی اور دیگر پکوان ایک اناڑی باورچن کی ترکیبیں       قرنطنیہ بریانی (ایک معصوم چھوٹے بھائی کی داستانِ  رقیق) میں پونہ میں اپنی بہن کے ساتھ رہتا ہوں۔ ماسٹرز کے لیے یہاں آیا ہوں۔ اور جب سے آیا ہوں، کسی نہ کسی وجہ سے گھر آبائی شہر جانا ٹلتے جا رہا…

Book Promotion | Utth Jaag Musafir Bhor Bhaee

Dear reader, I have published a short essay about the national lockdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi edition, click here.  

Have I made it as an author?

Dear readers,   I wrote one essay on my take on the lockdown life, the novel Coronavirus pandemic and my outlook on life and afterlife. It got published in Alfaz-e-Hind the most selling Urdu magazine of central India. I have made it available for online readers as well. To read Urdu edition, click here. To…

Book Promotion | Utth Jaag Musafir Bhor Bhaee

Dear reader, I have published a short essay about the national lockdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi edition, click here.  

Book Promotion | Utth Jaag Musafir Bhor Bhaee

Dear reader, I have published a short essay about the national lockdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi edition, click here.  

Book Promotion | Utth Jaag Musafir Bhor Bhaee

Dear reader, I have published a short essay about the national lockdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi edition, click here.  

Book Promotion | Utth Jaag Musafir Bhor Bhaee

Dear reader, I have published a short essay about the national lockdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi edition, click here.  

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown 2.0| Day #5 | Sunday Special

Today’s post will  be in Urdu.     پانچواں دن  انیس اپریل ، بروز اتوار ہائیں؟ ایک بار پھر اتوار؟ آخر وقت کو کس بات کی جلدی ہے؟ پچھلے اتوار کو بھی صفائی کی تھی اور یہ اتوار زیادہ مختلف نہیں تھا۔ پچھلے اتوار کی صفائی میں نے اکیلے کی تھی اور اپنی مرضی سے…

Book Promotion | Utth Jaag Musafir Bhor Bhaee

Dear reader, I have published a short essay about the national lockdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi edition, click here.  

Book Promotion | Utth Jaag Musafir Bhor Bhaee

Dear reader, I have published a short essay about the national lockdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi edition, click here.  

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #23

Long working hours, scorching weather and anxiety… This is how the days are passing these days. Time really flies and yet every second feels longer than usual. Pray for me. Shabana Mukhtar  

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #22

I had to take half day leave from work to get groceries, can you believe that? After my initial stint in getting the essentials, I had decided that I will try to get the next batch of grocery long before it’s over. That is, 2-3 days in advance. On Friday, I went out to get…

Book Promotion | Utth Jaag Musafir Bhor Bhaee

Dear reader, I have published a short essay about the national lockdown owing to COVID-19 pandemic. I would be delighted to get any feedback. To read Urdu edition, click here. To read Hindi edition, click here.  

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown & My Creative Writing

The original 21-days lockdown was expected to end today. It didn’t. The pandemic is still not under control. The lockdown is extended until May 3, 2020. I have a million random thoughts during this lockdown. And, I am glad to announce that I have penned down a few. Sharing a piece – my comic, satirical…

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #21

If you had thought that the lockdown will stop people from bursting firecrackers in the middle of the night for celebrating Ambedkar Jayanti, you couldn’t be more wrong. It has been 24 minutes and people are still going at it, even howling like dogs. Some people must be wondering, who thinks about such silly details?…

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #17

Life has settled into a rut. There are rumours of extending the lockdown, looking at the worryingly increasing number of positive cases. I am scared too. I don’t step out, this is 10th day and counting. Shabana Mukhtar  

COVID-19 Diaries | National Lockdown | Day #9

I can’t say for others, but I fet that there was a general lack of motivation today.  I worked very efficiently today – fixed three defects; coordinated with a couple of folks for their stuff and have begun working on the next item. A productive Thursday; and Friday is near. Hooray! Shabana Mukhtar