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A Writer's Agony

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

What an agony, a writer's agony... Until the writer did not record history many unknown tales and ancients have been lost in time. Even the religions have scriptures or manuals to follow. Learning by reading the writer, world moved, masses have been converted, wars have been initiated, empires ...

Khushwant Singh - True Believer in Humanity

Syed Arsalan Riyasat

On 20th March, 2014 the sub-continent suffered a great loss, Khushwant Singh, the iconic writer passed away, drawing curtains on a journey which was a symbol of courage and boldness. Of course everyone has to depart from this world, yet the news was nothing short of a shock ...

Thar Drought Needs More Attention

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

The recent hue and cry over media on Thar drought issue has finally managed to capture many eyes of fellow countrymen who had probably forgotten that the land is part of the country yet many parts of Baluchistan and KPK are still unknown. The massive relief effort to ...

For Pakistan, Against Taliban

Syed Arsalan Riyasat

For those who have always been painting a gloomy picture with regards to the unity of our society and its ability to rise against the menace of terrorism, Shahrah-e-Quaideen in Karachi was the place to be on Sunday, 23rd February, 2014. The huge rally which was primarily aimed ...

Growing Up with Myths and Superstitions

Imran Sahir

Amma told me that the White Streak of clouds in the night sky is the route of Noah's Ark. The Moon has an image of Amma Hawwa (Eve) sitting under the tree and if pregnant women are exposed to eclipses, it causes deformities in children. These myths and ...

New Colonial Cricket System is an Insult

Muhammad Ahmed Khalil

It's not just a game, it's our life. It's not just a kit, it's our skin. We bleed green. Money can never get bigger than passion and believe me, cricket is our passion. Cricket, a gentleman's game, a game which we consider holy and sacred is on the verge of ...

We Need Direct-to-Home DTH TV System in Pakistan!

Saman

There are countless advantages of Direct-to-home system over cable system. Once you have subscribed to Direct-to-home (DTH) services you will witness sharp picture and voice quality, power to choose the channels you want and o interactive elements such as video-on-demand and gaming. Most of you would say that ...

Festivity and extravagance

Rabbia

The third month of Islamic calendar Rabi-ul-awal is underway and Muslims are celebrating the advent of the "Rehmat-ul-lil aalamin (PBUH)". Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) was born on 12th of Rabi-ul-awal and his whole life is a showcase of highest standards of moral values, tolerance, selflessness, and more importantly the truth and ...

Renounce the path of reason

Saqib Ali Rana

Is Religion Irrational? 'It's cool being an atheist'. "Well I hope it is, because you're going to end up at a very warm place, so you'll need that chill ". One can understand why the moron types of the west would go for the ...

The Greatest Martyr, Shaheed Hakimullah Mehsud

Syed Arsalan Riyasat

While Imran Khan, Choudhary Nisar and Munawwar Hassan have not been unable to hide their grief over the death of a brave man like Hakimullah, they have not been able to announce or campaign for rewarding the untiring efforts of Hakimullah towards the betterment of our society. Recounting ...

Why are We Replacing Mithai with Chocolate in Weddings?

Saman Asif

No matter how westernised we get, our wedding ceremonies and specially the mehndi days always look more appealing when they are kept traditional and customary. But we can't falsify the fact that our culture has been under going through many gradual changes for years. Our society has become modified in ...

Why women must act like robots?

Sana Asif

The last time I put my precious thoughts on paper was a year ago and that was mere a paper. Moving to a new life teach me how to fit your self in new constitution of society the place I called my home after I got married. ...

Turkish Dramas

Sana Asif

Long time ago there used to be only one channel. The time was fixed for well written dramas. As clock hits 8pm families sit together in one TV lounge. They were supposed to be enough entertainment for a day. The stories were breath taking and could easily be ...

Unemployed, Frustrated and Aimless Youth

Rabbia

A ship sailing without any direction and destination would ultimately be drowned in the cruel tides of ocean. Similar is the case with humans. We need some goal in life; so that we can work out plan to defeat the inconsiderate ocean that is ready to drown us. ...

Being female is a crime in Pakistan

Fahad Khan

As we all know and say, Pakistan is an Islamic republic which is based on Islamic laws, rules and regulations. And we also say that Pakistan is the place where females are treated equally, compared to a man. But the conditions are totally different. ...