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by / on February 1, 2014 at 12:55 pm / in featured, GENERAL

As i Write

   By Sajja Shah I am not a regular writer nor do I put together words that are legendary. My compositions are not timeless. I seldom write, once or maybe twice in lonely blue moon, only when my heart gets so heavy that I am unable to contain the ache of holding it all back. Only then I spill it […]

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by / on January 23, 2014 at 2:53 pm / in featured, GENERAL

Karachi Children’s Art Fest (KCAF) 2014

    Karachi Children’s Art Fest (KCAF) 2014 25th/26th January 2014 Venue: Goethe Institut While there is a consensus, rightly so, that Children are our future, there seems to be very little that we offer them as a society, especially in regards to the development of their critical thought process. It was with these concerns that the foundation stone for […]

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by / on January 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm / in featured, GENERAL

Stereotyping in Pakistani Dramas

  By Sara Rizvi Most of the tv dramas and serials i have seen lately, objectify women as weak and helpless. Not only are women continuously illustrated as sacrificing machines who bear all the abuse, blame and humiliation because that is expected of a ‘good’ Pakistani woman brilliantly delivered through the drama “Humsafar“ but these dramas enforce how significant religion […]

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by / on January 2, 2014 at 3:03 pm / in featured, GENERAL

Say Hello to Winters!

  By Warisha Najam Coffee, peanuts, mittens, mufflers, socks, coats… yes, winters are finally here! This season is much awaited by me. It just develops a feeling of excitement and comfort in me. Yesterday I was lucky enough to experience a beautiful wintry bundle. I woke up to a grey sky, cozy blanket, static hair and goose bumps. There was […]

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by / on December 30, 2013 at 2:49 pm / in featured, GENERAL

Beauty Lies in the Eyes of the beholder

  By Warisha Najam When I came across this question ‘What does real beauty mean to you’ I tried thinking what came to my mind first – my mom? My 2 year old nephew? Aishwarya? Anjelina Jolie? No these pictures didn’t flash in my mind. What I imagined was far simpler and not a common picture of a beautiful fairy […]

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by / on December 23, 2013 at 1:13 pm / in featured, GENERAL

“Art on Wheels”

  By Hussain Dewani The rich cultural heritage of Pakistan has been impressing people in different parts of the world for quite some time now. Ethnic diversity of Pakistan has always given her an edge in terms of dynamic cultural beauty and brilliance. The art in Pakistan takes many forms like painting, calligraphy, sculpture making, architecture, apparel designing, etc.  The […]

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by / on December 19, 2013 at 3:11 pm / in featured, GENERAL

WILAAYAT KA VISA .. A NIGHTMARE !

  By Aisha Waris I am just a normal girl who has dreams and who wishes to achieves those dreams and does everything to make those dreams come true. But sometimes life takes an awkward twist…. Oh sod it !! lets not blame life and I am done with my *lets have a decent opening for my article* .. So, I […]

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by / on December 12, 2013 at 3:35 pm / in featured, GENERAL

Youth Business Loan Scheme

  By Informer They say a lot is changing for the youth of Pakistan at the end of this year . The Prime Minister’s Youth  Business Loan Scheme which will ensure monetary help to the deserving  youngsters to set up their own businesses is one of the many things being promised .Loans with negligible amounts of interest rate? Sounds like […]

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by / on November 16, 2013 at 1:36 pm / in featured, GENERAL

Happiness In Small Packages

  By Areej Fatima Naqvi I remember it almost as if it happened yesterday, I was shopping with my mother for Eid clothes, walking towards the car after leaving a shop at Zamzama I came across a child not more than 7 years old, he was selling flowers, roses to be quite exact, running here and there trying  to convince […]

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by / on November 9, 2013 at 7:19 pm / in featured, GENERAL

RECALL OF HISTORY – IQBAL DAY

  By Hina Hussain Today marks the birth anniversary of one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century Allama Muhammad Iqbal. In the history, few writers and poets have managed to ignite a flame strong enough to energize a whole nation which Iqbal did through his provoking poetry. His writings were not confined alone to spiritual space but offered […]

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