Khush Amdeed (Welcome)

Welcome to Chowraha - crossroads!

Chowraha is the crossroads of thoughts, events, opinions and feelings...all that have been shaped by individuals living in an increasingly complex world inter-connected through various means of communications.

This blog is about the crossroads in society - whether it is those of a diaspora community, global media complicating the structure of nations and cultures, or individuals finding parallels in spaces unknown to them.

The above picture is courtesy a much-admired photographer (Ali Khurshid) whose work is a source of inspiration and reaffirms the belief in the complex beauty of this world.

Portfolio of work

This page is under construction:

Research papers
"Thesis on blogging discourse in Pakistan" and my corresponding interview with it can also be read here (2010)
"Good Media Bad Media" published in Global Media Journal (2010)

Published articles or blog posts from across the net

Articles published in Carbonated.TV
"Disgusting Instagram account shames runaway maids" (June 2014)
"Parkour your way through the bullies" (June 2014)
"5 apps to save your life in war" (June 2014)

Title: What happens when one brother is in PTI and the other JI...
Date: May 2, 2013
Published in: Express Tribune

Articles published in Hiba Magazine
"Hope after 9/11 - Globally" (Dec 17, 2012)
"Travelling with the Qur'an" (Nov 23, 2012)
"Da'wah in Cyber Space" (Nov 23, 2012)

30 days, 30 women,
Date: August 2012 (Ramadan)
Published in Muslim Matters

Articles published in Suite101
Topics ranging from travel, natural and organic care, and activities for children

Articles published in Ohmynews International

My Ramadan, from California to Pakistan
Published in Dawn
Web link:

Short film

Carers Trust

Annual Reports