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Education is More Than Just Grades

Rabbia

The result season is in full swing. One can find students who are over joyous for their good results while others who are dejected for not getting the expected marks. There is competition all around and parents immediately start comparing the result of their child with that of relative\'s ...

Suggestions for Local Bodies Election

Sheikh Rashid Mehmood

Being one of the hottest topics in Politics is Local Government Election 2015 & also walking around streets we can see contestants started preparation, also newspapers selling news about this forthcoming event. On the floor & underground Political parties preparing themselves to win this battle of elephants by hook ...

Will We Ever Have Interruption Free Electricity?

Ume Salma Tauqeer

As humans, we all face specific distractions and difficulties which keep us at bay from delivering our best. These distractions could either be social or economic, but we as a nation have been through far more than social, economic and psychological hardships for the past decade. About hardships in ...

Nail Biting - A Bad Habit

Irfan Mustafa

Everyone has bad habits, obsessing over TV, biting the ends of pencils or cursing. But among the most frequently discussed bad habits is gnawing your nails and regrettably it’s also among the most difficult habits to get rid of.Gnawing fingernails is a habit that usually begins in childhood. Scientific studies ...

USA: Champion of Peace or Largest Arms Supplier?

Rabbia

The quest of power has been solaced at the expense of human life since ages. Some economists refer war as “engine of growth” while others believe that war crowds out the development resources from economy. Nevertheless, there is a consensus that armed conflicts bring forth huge loss to life and ...

Women are Equal to Men

Syed Arsalan Riyasat

I being a liberal Muslim have always looked up to Turkey as a role model for the Islamic world but ever since Recep Tayyip Erdogan came into power, he has followed the agenda of radicalising the Turkish society. While all his attempts at changing the social fabric of modern day ...

Flag Bearers of Self-righteousness

Fatimah Saleem

We are the flag bearers of self righteousness. Extremism is the bud that sprouts from the sown seeds of egotism, discontentment, inequality, injustice and finally self righteousness. Dictionaries and encyclopaedias generally define it as deviation from existing moral standards. But the definition is far more complex. Extremism, as ...

Nature is Marvellous

Rabbia

"In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous" ~ Aristotle Life has become so fast and mechanical that we are unable to take out some time and wonder about the marvels of nature. The jewels of nature spread around ...

Azadi March and Electoral Reforms

Noman Farooqi

April 16th, 1963 when a protester was arrested and jailed for asking individuals to disobey unjust laws, he was Martin Luther King who took stand for the 'civil rights'. Back in the days when African Americans were considered a "property" and had no rights, it took years and years of ...

Is Azadi March a Joke?

Shahid Bilwani

Government has no choice but to show that the Azadi March is a joke because if they ever express that as a serious matter then that will be their last day although they are extremely tense and counting their final days of the kingdom. Opposition which benefits from Government also ...

Heartbreaking Scenes of Floods

Ilyas Muhammad

I am not much of a blogger but last night I was watching the disasters of flood on TV and I could not helped my self to stop writing, frankly I feel ashamed of myself while writing it's like looking in a mirror at myself, and seeing the scares which ...

The Circus of Imran Khan

Syed Arsalan Riyasat

Considering the heights of desperation which has compelled Imran Khan to claim that he will either obtain resignation of Nawaz Sharif or will accept death, I began to wonder what would Pakistan be like after Imran Khan? Many people might think that things may not deteriorate to the ...

Solar and Renewable Resources

Malik Muhammad Imran

Never did the creator of space and time say that earth solely was the responsibility of "environmental organisations". It was not their fate to keep crying their hearts out over the worsening state of pollution; it was not their destiny either to keep lamenting over the senselessness of ...

Political Fanaticism and Drama

Malik Muhammad Imran

I belong to a nation that is spending most part of its day every day, glued to a TV screen. No, it's not 'lack of an ambition in life', not 'obsession with entertainment' either. But no one still has a right to tell us to try getting off of our ...

Beyond Politics and TV - Our to do list

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

While politics has been a priority, thanks also to our beloved TV media which is playing role of an exaggerator, below mentioned are the situations within the country that are being ignored both by countrymen and of course TV news media. Drenched and occupied in the drama of power the ...