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Is Imran Khan the Real Alternative?
imran_khanMr Khan may be the alternative to only win the elections- and that too seems only a distant reality- but what is his plan to bring change? In order to bring about a change, one must direct people towards a solution systematically by offering ways and means. A “real alternative” would be someone who can show the nation a new vision and direction; someone who can inspire people through his charismatic leadership by mustering huge support and by winning their hearts and souls. Such a leader would need terrific support from the people who would be willing to sacrifice to any extent to bring about change. In order to test the water or to gauge its depth, bitterness and sweetness, Imran Khan might be just an alternative but not a real one. Read More…

A Brief Guide to Hajj: Questions and Answers
Meeqat is a place where the pilgrim enters into the state of ihram and makes the intention of Hajj or Umrah or both depending upon his case. People coming from different countries have different Meeqat and one must make sure to know where one’s meeqat starts. Normally, the travel agents of the pilgrim should be able to specify the Meeqat. One must not pass the meeqat without entering into the state of ihram, otherwise one has either to go back to the specified station or if going is not possible then a ransom is due in the form of a sheep to sacrifice. If anyone passes meeqat without Ihram, one has to go back to the meeqat he passed through and enter into the state of Ihraam from there. Read More…

Real Life Skills for Prospective MBAs

stuck in problemPrepare yourself mentally for the harsh reality that your MBA degree is only the first step in a thousand-mile journey.  Remember – the degree by itself carries no weight unless you can supplement it with relevant experience and a strong personality.  In effect it is actually just a piece of paper with the name of the degree and the name of the university.  It is the person who has earned it who now has to prove himself out there equipped with these three letters in front of his or her name.  Anyone who tells you anything different about the magical powers of the MBA is just trying to pull the wool over your eyes. Read More…

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