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Women's ignorance of their rights is a tragedy for all

Maryam

Yesterday, while watching TV, I came across shocking news on a news channel. A man was murdered by his wife, leaving his two kids as orphans and they were being interviewed by the media personnel “very empathetically”. Those little twinkling eyes that weren’t even aware of the meaning ...

The Relativity

Rabbia

"Why some of the stars are brighter than the others?" She was looking towards the sky."It's all about your perception." The voice said."But my perception depends on the distance between me and stars." She was standing on a hilltop in seemingly secluded place"Exactly; it is a possibility that a star ...

We are All Hypocrites: Every Day Should be Treated Like Earth Day!

Muhammad Saad Iqbal

It was like something out of a movie. The small boy sat, gazing in awe at the numerous sign boards and infographics that littered the main streets of Karachi City. What did it all mean? \'Earth Day\' was what they called it. The multiple events and functions that hailed this ...

In Islamic Pakistan, Minorities' Blood is Worthless

Ali Arsalan

Friday is always considered an important day for Muslims. Markets close soon, Offices give longer break, Institutions terminate their procedures early, so the Muslims of the Nation can offer their prayer and we consider such privileges as the perk of being in the Muslim country.But my sinking heart posed ...

Being a Young Single Mother

Rabia Nisar

Being a single mother at young age does not actually close every door of opportunity, rather opens enormous ways to get a start again. But alas, these ways are mostly compromises, to again suffer in this men\'s world. If she marries again, she has to compromise with new husband ...

We Should Stop Portraying Women as Weak and Start Teaching Men How to Behave

Ahsan

Humans have evolved and excelled through different stages, formed clans, tribes, city states and nation states. Certain norms, values and practices kept them distinctive from each other. These norms and values formed the basis of culture. That culture being shared by people living in a certain geographical locality and ...

The Legacy

Rabbia

It was raining for the last couple of days just like a typical monsoon spell. The placid atmosphere of the city had turned serene in the late hours of the day. The cemented highway surrounded by thriving green trees was humbly absorbing the down pour. The traffic was bleak and ...

Making Hepatitis C treatment more affordable

Saad Ahmed

Hepatitis C is a liver ailment, which is caused by the Hepatitis C virus. The virus can impact on both chronic, and acute infection of hepatitis. The disease ranges in severity from low illness to days of serious, and lifetime illness. The hepatitis is a virus, which is blood borne, ...

Bad Morning TV Shows Spreading Harmful & Outrageous Health Advice!

Maira

Steroids advised for beautiful hair in a morning show Morning shows have always been in some controversy, whether it is due to blasphemy issue or some celebrity controversial interview. A lot of Pakistani housewives still watch their favourite morning shows as most of the time they provide nice entertainment. ...

Pakistan - A Nuclear State without Electricity

Meesum Raza

Pakistan and its troubles are well documented . A nuclear state incapable of providing security or uninterrupted supply of basic necessities of life like water and electricity to its citizens . It is estimated that almost 70% of the country\'s population is in the age group of 0-30 ...

Karachi - City of Hope

Hubaish R. Farooqui

Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan and the 7th largest in the world is commonly known by people as the city of lights, but I gave it a new title, \"The City of Hope\". Thousands of people migrate to Karachi from rural areas on a daily basis in search ...

Close Ties of ISI & Taliban

Meesum Raza

Pakistan and its notorious intelligence services is much maligned in the western world and even back home it has some very high profile critics! They have operated above the law for decades and are without doubt the strongest force in the country.However what can not be questioned is their ...

Filthy Morning TV Shows

Hira Saeed

Morning shows have now become more popular among Pakistani women. Every morning right after finishing their duties, they merely switched on their TV, switch from channel to channel to relishing themselves with morning shows being shown in different TV channels. I was too fond of those shows at times ...

People of Thar Severely Threatened by Climate Change

Jeetender Maheshwari

Climate Change is a serious concerns for countries like Pakistan and it has deep impact on the livelihood of inhabitants of Pakistan. As weather change has affected the livelihoods of thousands of inhabitants of Tharparkar desert, compelled migration of humans closer to barrage areas has grow to be greater frequent ...

Intra Party Elections - Recipe for Disaster?

Sidra Masood

Do you think PTI should go for intra party elections? Is it not a suicide bomb afterbeing a witness to the damage it caused to the party in 2013 elections & continues to do so without any negligence I reckon? Notwithstanding the fact that the massive support the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ...