About Kiran Khurram

Kiran Khurram confesses to being a shopaholic and watching Friends almost daily. She is stuck in the '90s, and likes to believe Pakistan’s cricket team is still doing wonderfully well. Kiran collected twelve years of generalist Human Resource experience. A Master in Public Administration, Kiran plans to return to full-time work once her 7-month-old daughter starts school. Read more about Kiran in Contributing Writers.

About a month ago, if you had asked me: What is MMA?, my instant reaction would have been: a political alliance in Pakistan’s KPK province. I would have thought that maybe in the ever-dramatic political landscape of Pakistan, MMA was planning a return. But after 11th Nov 2016, this changed for good. I read inContinue reading
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Don’t have time? Rushing to office after a too-short lunch break? Thinking of grabbing a quick bite on the way back from your children’s school? Want something to help you forget the stressful morning? Whatever it is, it has to be good, quick and delicious!  Kebabs, shawarmas, authentic Middle Eastern delights, and those too, quick and on theContinue reading
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Singapore is one amazing place, which has almost everything; wonderful weather for most parts of the year (some might disagree), rich and diversified culture, and a bit of everything from the world. For a foodie like me, the absolute pleasure of living in Singapore is intensified by the vast variety of cuisine choices it offers!Continue reading
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MAD JACK Nothing To Go Too Mad About Shopping with friends is never considered complete without a stop-over at an eating place for a meal as we admire our purchases and think about the forthcoming credit card bills. This is an unyielding ritual I have followed for years. Of course, when your shopping companion isContinue reading
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Many of us have the privilege of travelling around the world, to see and experience new places and cherish the ‘real feel’ of each city. Our Facebook walls are filled with posts of places we visit, whether a narrow corridor of an old city, a glimpse of wall-art by local artists or a simple night-bazaarContinue reading
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Kailash Parbat More than Chaat and Puuris. Sunday mornings always remind me of the old rituals of getting up late, snuggling in bed, Daddy going out to the nearby halwai (sweet maker) to get freshly-made puuris and chholay (chickpeas) with some handmade pickle. Sundays did not feel like Sundays unless we had this weekend breakfast.Continue reading
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Do we ever truly plan to face challenges in life? Do we truly want to test our resilience in face of life’s unexpected turns? The answer to both questions would probably be “No.” Nobody really wants things to go differently from what is planned or hoped for; nobody really wants to face challenges. Nonetheless, itContinue reading
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