Students organizing charity show

The students of Greenwich University are organizing a show featuring Begum Nawazish Ali (we all know who she is by now). All the preceedings from the show would be donated to Dar-ul-Sukoon. The show is scheduled for November 25 at the university’s main campus.

They are also looking for sponsors and general donations to help them organize the show. Contact Zain if you want to contribute (or attend).

23 Comments so far

  1. Abdul Sami (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 10:51 am

    A cross dresser or Eunuch?


  2. MB (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 10:59 am

    Sami that eunush is better than THE ARMY generals dear. At least he is not making people suffer this much. He is trying to entertain for a cause (though we may have personal opinion about him, otherwise).

    He is not taking anything from us. All he is trying to give us something, whether we like his way or not. But instead of these charity shows we need more of organizations taking care of destitute than few people attempting to work at their own to get some money for the needy. And govt, he has already distanced itself from any help to the poor. the philanthropist at the only option.


  3. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 11:07 am

    MB, there are hundreds of NGOs working in Pakistan who are doing much more to help the less privileged. This is our class project and we are making a point to donate the net savings to Darul Sukoon. Please assist if you can.

    Secondly, please guys do not post comments on Begum Nawazish (Ali Saleem). This is not a post to discuss him. All we are asking from KMB readers to help. We have got some good sponsors but still we are running short of some 50K.

    Thanks to those who have contacted me and confirmed the donations. Much appreciated.

    Take care
    Zain


  4. Abdul Sami (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 11:08 am

    man that cross dresser is a son of Army Colonel.


  5. MB (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 11:15 am

    Zain : First of all sorry for making it look odd. I was just using Sami’s word. I should haver put it in commas. Second what would be the best way to do anything in this regard? Is money all we can offer? Can i on your behalf send this link to any one i deem appropriate?


  6. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 11:33 am

    MB, haan yaar pls do so if you can and get us the funds we are short of. Alternatively, you personaly can contribute as well. We running out of time guys pls come forward..

    Rgds
    Zain
    0333-2405770


  7. Mona (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 12:19 pm

    Who’s Begum Nawazih Ali?


  8. MB (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 12:21 pm

    YUP , I will. You should tell more about Dar-ul-Sakon and also the timmings and the ticket etc.


  9. MB (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 12:26 pm

    This is the one, i could get
    href=”http://amideast.org/programs_services/exchange_programs/yes/newsletter/darul.htm”>http://amideast.org/programs_services/exchange_programs/yes/newsletter/darul.htm


  10. turab (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 12:30 pm

    Sounds like its for a good cause and if we can Begum to promote it! What is better than that?

    Keep up the good work!


  11. MB (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 12:30 pm

    HERE is the correct link.

    UMAR please remove the previous post


  12. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 2:07 pm

    MB, whats your email?


  13. UZi (unregistered) on November 22nd, 2006 @ 7:44 pm

    email me the details (urooj@dailytimes.com.pk).. we’ll run stuff on this..


  14. kidal (unregistered) on November 23rd, 2006 @ 12:42 am

    I have lived in Malaysia for a long time. Its a beautiful country and a great place to live. But when I first moved there, among the things that I noticed was the number of openly gay men – from seemingly innocuous “softies” to cross-dressing gay prostitutes and drag queens.

    After a while I began to see why homosexuality was so rampant. Social acceptance is always the first thing before a taboo practice becomes mainstream. And in Malaysia homosexuality has become socially accepted. It is common to see gay men hanging out with their girlfriends, pretending to be “just another girl”.

    Its the same with the legalization of marijuana, same-sex marriage, prostitution, etc. These once taboo practices became socially acceptable and are now legal in many Western countries, including Canada.

    Having been out of Karachi for more than 15 years, I was shocked and saddened to see this man who calls himself “Begum Nawazish Ali” with his own tv show. From what I know, it’s quite a popular program. And it is so mainstream and socially acceptable that political figures regularly feature as guests (I saw Shaikh Rasheed and Makhdoom Ameen Fahim on Youtube).

    I know homosexuality has always existed in Pakistan. But to bring it out in the open where it is no longer taboo can only mean disaster. Whether you admit it or not, social conformance is an important and legitimate motivating factor for those who are trying to lead a responsible life as Muslims and Pakistanis.

    Unless we are prepared to accept homosexuality as a social norm in the not-very-distant future, we must consider it taboo, and we must maintain the stigma that is attached to homosexual behaviour.


  15. MB (unregistered) on November 23rd, 2006 @ 9:12 am

    @keepwalking :
    munib.msn@hotmail.com


  16. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on November 23rd, 2006 @ 10:49 am

    MB and UZI, sent an email to you…


  17. wasiq (unregistered) on November 24th, 2006 @ 6:49 am

    Fading everything to black and blue
    You look a lot like you
    Shatter in the blink of an eye
    You keep sailing right on through
    Every time you say you’re learning
    You just look a lot like me
    Pale under the blistering sky
    White and red
    Black and blue
    You’ve been waiting a long time
    You’ve been waiting a long time
    To fall down on your knees
    Cut your hands
    Cut yourself until you bleed
    Fall asleep next to me
    Wait for everyone to go away
    And in a dimly lit
    room where you’ve got nothing to hide
    Say your goodbyes
    Tell yourself we’ll read
    a note that says
    I’m sorry everyone
    I’m tired of feeling nothing goodbye
    Wash your face
    Dry your eyes
    Cause you’ve been waiting a long time
    You’ve been waiting a long long time
    To fall down on your knees
    Cut your hands
    Cut yourself until you bleed
    But fall asleep next to me
    Have a dream I’m falling down
    On my face
    Scrape my knees
    Scrape my hands until they bleed
    Cause you’re fast asleep next to me
    Next to me

    Black And Blue Lyrics
    by Counting Crows


  18. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on November 24th, 2006 @ 11:52 am

    Wasiq, what the hell.. Keep your stuff to your blog.. waste of KMB space…. what a shame..

    though this is good but seriously you have put it on a wrong page..


  19. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on November 24th, 2006 @ 12:01 pm

    Umar,

    Thanks a lot for posting this here. This has been a great help. I appreciate your assistance.

    A special thanks to Arsalan! Mashallah bro!

    Best regards,
    Zain Abbas


  20. Arsalaan Haleem (unregistered) on November 24th, 2006 @ 9:02 pm

    @Zain: No problem, doost..you are most welcome.

    Cheers :-))


  21. wasiq (unregistered) on November 25th, 2006 @ 7:40 am

    @keep walking…..this is for charity….it will save us all from hell…iam sure about it….

    KMB space is monitored on so many levels both manually and digitally….our comments pass through more scans than we can imagine….

    BTW,you like the lyrics,the song,or the band…?


  22. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on November 25th, 2006 @ 12:04 pm

    wasiq bro, abhi time nahi hai. i am extremely occupied with this charity stuff. get back to you later. you should have contributed though. if interested call me at 0333-2405770.

    rgds
    zain


  23. wasiq (unregistered) on November 27th, 2006 @ 2:38 am

    @ZAIN….MY man you gave your private cell # on a public domain….you must be desperate….by now you must have received a million calls from prank callers pretending to be me…..!lol.

    @unaiza nasim(oh Really???)…..see there are so many guys all around you doing good..you mustn’t give up hope.
    One sunny afternoon,i had the opportunity of visiting this place on kashmir road with a friend for obvious reasons,if i remember correctly it was a little earlier than the era you have mentioned….never the less the two groups were locked horns over the donated animal hides all over the karachi….snatching and burning the roadside camps…..it was hopeless but the few minutes i spend with these special people and the angels who take care of them made a great impact on my life…first of all i decided never to be a part of that insanity and secondly,i madeup my mind that even if i can not find a solution to the problems of the city i will atleast try to understand the problems…..



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