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My Wonderful Theatre Experience in Islamabad and Why This Art Form Needs More Recognition

Sheema Baloch

“What did you just say? You are going to watch theatre, that too with your teenage brother? Are you even alright?”“What’s wrong with theatre mama? Plus its Islamabad, I am pretty sure it’s going to be fun and since its Islamabad it would be kind of safe too, timings suit ...

Are we becoming a pitiful society of sarcastic complainers?

Hira Saeed

It’s easier to talk about all of the wrong doings in the world and that’s why Pakistanis have becoming increasingly vocal complainers.What we ordinarily get to hear of roads being very poorly made, dirt and garbage all around, so much traffic on the roads, call each other ignorant and illiterate ...

Technology-Addiction is Taking a Toll on Children

Asha

It is obvious that technology has impressively changed over last few decades. Technology innovation has made life more convenient and enjoyable for everyone. I still remember that I had bought my first mobile phone during my university days just because to contact my father in case if I get stuck ...

Lust & Desires

Lyba

Every now and then, Do you feel this emptiness inside you? Do you feel a pinch from the inside, feels like something from the inside is constantly pricking your heart?And you cannot figure it out. Whats wrong? everything around you is just absolutely going with the flow and its ...

A Naunehal's Tribute to Masood Ahmed Barkati

Mohsin Fareed

Writing a good book for children is not a child’s play. An exception is Masood Ahmed Barkati, who brought out a brilliant magazine for children spanning over a period of more than 65 years until he met his quietus on December 11, 2017. There is a dearth of children ...

How Giant Supermarkets Fool Us Into Buying Things We Don't Need

Huda Qureshi

In recent times there has been a rapid growth of supermarkets in Pakistan. Some of the most visited supermarkets are Imtiaz, Naheed, Chase up, Bin Hashim, Metro and many more. The reasons why these supermarkets are gaining popularity is because people are giving preference to shop from them, as it ...

Pakistan's Unchecked Overpopulation, Devastated Economy & Radicalised Religious Crises

Vidu

First Key Problem, to my understanding, that Pakistan is currently facing is its exponentially growing population. According to this year’s census, Pakistan inhabits 207 million people. This unchecked population increase is adding to the grave problems like; Lack of Sound infrastructure of Health, Education, Law and order and other social ...

Why has Pakistan not achieved a single Millennium Development Goal (MDG)?

Hafiz Usman Ghani

The experts have raised the questions on the stability of current economic systems; Professor Jay Forrester at MIT presented his model which stated that with no major change in technology, economic and social relationship, natural resources will be depleted in the next 100 years. Moreover, he also pointed out ...

My Trip to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Beautiful Mountains, Rivers & Valleys

Saba

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa the most remote area for the tourist as it possess the wonders in its lap. A trip to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would be a life time experience for anyone. Let us show the very basic information while travelling to KPK. As everyone wants to get rid of the materialism; ...

Why are some doctors so unprofessional and insensitive?

Sabeen Umar

Generally it is observed, that our society has become insensitive about other's emotions and needs. Witnessing lack of empathy in educated circle is distressing. Lack of empathy and insensitivity in medical profession is an ethical immorality.A qualified professional doctor's responsibility is not only to cure patients but also console ...

Impressions of visiting Pakistan after 9 years abroad

Muhammad Sultan Shah

After living about Nine years abroad, I recently finished yet another annual visit to Pakistan and as usual it left many impressions. Meeting a Stranger, en route Karachi I landed in Lahore from Doha and right away my next destination was Sargodha. In Daewoo Bus, a man sitting next to ...

Rain Makes Karachi the Worst City to Live In

Aleena

Rain Rain, Go Away. Come Again Another Day...Rain is considered abr-e-rehmat in Karachi since it happens quite rarely. People wait patiently for the arrival of monsoon season to enjoy the rainy weather. With rain comes its delights; pakoras, samosas and other savories.Unfortunately, here, in Karachi, the abr-e-rehmat turns into disaster ...

Why I feel free in Pakistan despite all the terrorism

Rafia Shujaat

This year, while I stayed up past midnight in the sacred month of Ramadan, I found myself making maghfira duas for my grandparents and great grandparents whom I have never had the privilege to meet in person. This very thought; of not being able to imagine their faces or last ...

Celebrating Champions Trophy 2017 in Qatar

Muhammad Sultan Shah

Pakistanis were so jubilant and swamped with the occasion that none of us wanted end of victorious mood; just fancy this fervour continues for ever... Everyone had a story to tell about celebrations of this victory over India. The same night, we (here in Doha-Qatar) also went for Sehri ...

Meet My Teacher: My Seven-Year Old Daughter

Rafia Shujaat

Just to tell a story that how my seven years old taught me something, won’t be enough. You need to know why I learned from what she taught me. As a teenager, I have lived a very mature life - a life full of experiences mostly people come across after ...