I am Muhammad Ilyas Khan. I belong to Southern part of Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa province (Distt. Lakki Marwat). I am a retired bureaucrat and am now settled in Pak Capital – Islamabad. I speak, read and write in more than seven languages including English, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Punjabi, Dari and
At its peak the Quartz Crisis reduced the number of Swiss watchmakers from 1600 to 600, and enabled Japan take over the lead in watchmaking – Clayton Christenson’s “The Innovator’s Dilemma” was playing out a full 20 years before its publication. Both in the crisis and their subsequent recovery, there
An average Indian Fountain Pen (any pen for that matter) comprises of ten different parts: The Cap: Finial, Cap body & Lip, Clip, Insert (inner cap), Center band The Barrel: Body & Finial, Trim ring The Nib The Feed The Section The Converter Yes, I know that I am over
The exact aetiology that makes OCD (of which we all “collectors” suffer in varying degrees) flower is, shall we say, not fully understood, as yet. Some experts postulate that we bear the condition in our genes, though what triggers the “mutation” (if that is the right term), is not clear.
Chinese Fountain Pens – random thoughts about my latest crop Fountain pens made in China never cease to fascinate me. Not the way the solid engineering of German pens, or the fine excellence of Japanese pens or the pukka artistry of British pens, or even the handcrafted brilliance of Indian