Postcard from Pakistan – Karachi 1

For nearly a day after we landed in Pakistan’s biggest city on Thursday, the fact that security would be stepped up for Team India did not become apparent. The cricketers landed late afternoon, their flight from Faisalabad being delayed by more than three hours. Since the team was taking a …

Postcard from Pakistan – Peshwar

Shopping for the Best Laid Plans and All That It has to be a tragedy that one of our three days in this frontier city has to be a holiday. Our plans of visiting some of the famed bazaars in this area with a hoary past, after watching the two …

Postcard from Pakistan – Wagah

Sleepy Wagah wakes up to a bustling Sunday Sleepy Sundays must really be the routine for the personnel posed on duty in this dusty outpost. This Sunday, the 12th of February was slightly different, though. It was anything but a day on which anyone could put his feet up, smoke …