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Posted on July 1, 2009 by

Another Tax, And Some Socrates…

A judge charged a man with a Rs 10,800 fine in a rape case. The man asked, “Why Rs 10,800?” The judge replied, “Rs 10,000 for rape and 8% Entertainment Tax by Zardari.” ****** In ancient Greece (469 – 399 BC), Socrates was widely lauded for his wisdom. One day the great philosopher came upon Read More

Posted on April 14, 2009 by

Trip To Syria: The Lioness’s Den

Continued from Trip To Syria: Flying Away. ************** We reached the hotel in Muhalla-e-Zainabia on the outskirts of Damascus. Imagine waking up from a deep sleep and then having to carry sixteen heavy suitcases to the hotel building. And it doesn’t stop at that. The room was on the third floor. Thank God for the Read More

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