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Rumaysha Maqsood

Word patriotism means devotion, loyalty to one’s country, support every step which is taken for the betterment of country. A true patriot defends his country on every forum.We belong to Pakistan and we are very patriotic to defend our country. We can happily die for the respect of our ...

My Argument with a Misogynist Mufti

Noman Wazir

Library and coffee shops are the places, where ideas are learnt, and discussed. But in our society this kind of places can rarely be seen or attended. Although chai-shops are numerous, but they don't have such kind of environment, where one can sit and ponder over the nature of ...

My Defence of Misbah's Pushups for the Army

Muhammad Sultan Shah

In this troubled world, there are fewer moments of joy left for public. Sports are always considered a healthy activity and teams dominating sports become source of lifting their people. After decline of many sports in Pakistan, cricket now remains as sole source of entertainment which is followed from ...

Daastan's Mera Qissa: A self-published writing project for Pakistanis

Nishat

It is a bitter reality that the writing industry of Pakistan is declining at a sharp rate. The reason is obvious; we have no publishing house of our own, we have to suffer from the harshness of the world outside to get one book published. This is indeed creating ...

As a Pakhtun, I am ashamed how women are treated in our society

Amar Kamal

The birth of her was not an event of joy for family. Even the mother wishes God's decision to be the other way. For her whole life she never felt like a full part of the family but the one who extends her support to dominant members of the lot. ...

Women in Pakistan's male dominated society

Javeria Adil

Different type of relationships effect women's life differently. At most, the way she behaves and deals with others is affected. Her perspective about life and men around her becomes negative. This is all due to what she has faced in the past and is still going through. Her Views About Her ...

Rishta made in heaven. Or in drawing rooms.

Kashif Raza

So boys and Girls brace yourself because we are heading right into that time of the year where the heavens will open the 'nalkay' & tootiyan (taps) of holy hamams that we all look forward to, Not. Well, because the weather gets less harsh, colder and perfect for some ...

Things I find odd about Pakistanis

Asad Sheikh

I was twiddling my thumbs the other day when my train of thoughts led me to depressing peculiarities of our society. Despite heartbreaking, I managed to find funny sides to Pakistanis. As a result I wrote an article to ‘celebrate’ our odd behaviour. Please note, I do not entertain death threats and if you ...

So Long, DTH TV in Pakistan!

Fatima Riaz

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has recently announced the reopening of DTH license auction and date for this auction is set as October 3, 2016. This update for DTH TV in Pakistan caught the attention of many enthusiastic TV viewers and investor as a healthy business opportunity across the country. I was also following ...

Institutional Inequality of Women in Pakistan

Muhammad Faizan Jamil

Our social interaction with in the society determines our self-attitude and self-attention towards any individual or set of individuals. Social interaction is also based on different social categories e.g. race, age, ethnic distribution and one of the most considerable category is ‘gender’. These categories are having different attributes and characteristics to interact and deal ...

Intolerance is the water given to our future plants

Ashyz

Being a Pakistani or perhaps a Lahori, the first thing that comes to ones mind upon hearing the word "elite" are the Taseer's or the Tareen's. And then follows the disgusted, vicious and fierce head shake. While we all know that Pakistan's elite class isn't ambling on the ...

Living the Dead

Zainab Abdullah

Inspiration Do we need inspiration? I think inspiration is needed.Motivation is bought when you are inspired.I was listening to this inspirational speaker who said time is the only commodity you can give someone and still not know if you have become richer or poorer. He said if I have $100. ...

It's time for Pakistan People's Party to stop being a party of landlords, godfathers and agents

Ali

​I think PPP still has power to change the form and shape of towns in Sindh. Being a largest party, roots in masses and with no opposition forces or parties PPP still lacks the morality, credibility and real support in Sindh. This is not just a cry but a fact ...

Life Monopoly

Haider Zulfiqar

I am probably sitting at the most luxurious place on Earth I can be with my legs fully stretched, back resting against the pillow, fingers tipped to the Laptop; with some snacks placed on my ...

Nuclear weapons - Common threat to both Pakistan & India's existence

Salman Kasi

Backpacking extensively across Pakistan has helped me develop a knack for looking at the bigger picture and there is nothing that poses a bigger threat to our very existence than nuclear weapons. Pakistan and India today are two of the most hostile nuclear weapon states and the possibility of ...