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Garbage and unhygienic conditions in Karachi

I want to gather the attention of the concerned authorities and the public towards the issue of garbage and unhygienic conditions in Karachi. It is high time to take the responsibility to make our society healthy, for which it is very important to keep our environment clean. I have been observing thoroughly that the garbage and waste are dumped on...

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Pakistan Cricket will rise to next level for sure

By: |Syed Ahad Hussain| Now that the World Cup zeal is over for Pakistan fans, it is time to evaluate what the team did right or wrong in England over the last one month. Despite having the most terrible possible start to its campaign, Pakistan did what Pakistan does usually, i.e. kept its fans, even the neutrals, on the edge...

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Overpopulation: A real state of crisis for Pakistan

By: |Maryam Qureshi| Pakistan ranks number 6 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by contributing 2.6 per cent to the World population. The masses of Pakistan don’t believe in family planning and the only statement you will get to hear from them is ‘bachay do hi achay’. Since I was a kid I recall watching advertisements by ‘sabz sitara’....

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Black Mirror: A Reality or a Hoax

By: |Simra Shahab| With an iconic video reference of British anthology science fiction television series, let's start with a topic that has always sparked interest between individuals. Today's time is literally surrounded by technology and our eyes stuck to black screens like a bee in its hive. Modern issues, specifically focusing on mankind's dependency on technology. https://twitter.com/McJesse/status/938235087396790272 "Black Mirror's Creator Dramatizes Our Worst...

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Chicken meat causing rising rates of PCOs across the world

By: |Simra Shahab|  Since 1955 had the most astounding scope of beef, mutton, and then chicken. Be that as it may, because of ascent of costs, people moved to chicken as it is the most reasonable type of meat utilization. Soon, chicken replaced mutton as the prices for mutton meat reached sky high and since the middle class crisis, the...

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1992 vs 2019 World Cup: Memes played crucial part in keeping hopes alive for Pakistani fans

BY: Maryam Qureshi Rollercoaster ride it has been for Pakistan’s cricket team. ‘Unpredictable’ is the term locals use to define this team and no doubt they are unpredictable, from turning an easy target by taking it to 6 on 6. Exactly when everything was taking a turn so did social media posts, from bashing Sarfaraz Ahmed about his unfit body...

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Corporate World: Private educational institutions source of making huge money

BY: Maryam Qureshi Pakistan’s literacy rate was calculated at 58 pc in the year 2018, the definition of a literate person who made the prestigious 58% is: “Someone who is able to read and write their own name.“ Goes to show the benchmark we set to achieve a seemingly impressive figure when compared to the third world. Private schools who...

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Dignity Matters: Zaira decides to part ways with Bollywood

BY: Taha Jalil Eighteen years old girl, Zaira Waseem who raised to fame and glory after the MR. perfectionist Amir Khan cast her in Dangal movie, has decided to leave the Bollywood industry and following the announcement, she got more fame among the people who value dignity. Recently she wrote a FB post, in which she appeared to be sagacious...

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Zaira Sheikh Peace over Career ?

By: |Simra Shahab|   Zaira is a Kashmir born 18 year old, belonging to a Muslim family of  Zahid and Zarqa Wasim. She graduated  her tenth grade from St. Paul's International Academy in Sonwar, Srinagar. For a fact she is a bright young individual who scored 92 per cent in her board examinations. Talking about a career which blossomed since she starred in...

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Will Pakistan sail through the semi-finals?

By: |Syed Ahad Hussain| Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 5 wickets in their second to last round robin match of the World Cup 2019 at Headingley. Here the current scenarios post-Afghanistan match. Fakhar Zaman is now averaging 24.7 runs per innings in World Cup 2019. He has a lone half-century, a 62 run stroke, which went in vain because it came...

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Sania Mirza backfires on Veena over ‘racy’ photoshoot in the past

By: |Simra Shahab|  Twitter is one of the freest speaking social media portals in existence where multiple people can be observed airing and sharing their opinions without much care and regard for repercussions or consequences. The highlight and focus of such diatribes are mostly celebrities and politicians with their contentious posts that quickly come before the public eye and boom,...

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In captivity: Detrimental living conditions of animals

By: |Simra Shahab| Zoos have been a major cause of concern throughout the globe, where advocates of animal rights condemn such imprisonment. Little is known about what these captive animals are actually going through. Most animal captivity is made an excuse for with borrowing crutches from "science" and "knowledge", humans who have caused horrendous damage to the environment and destroyed...

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Step in right direction: Training session over “how to own website”held in Karachi

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| I could see the spark in his eyes when I met him for the first time. Following him on the social networking platforms and constructing the persona over his writings, activism and thought-provoking posts, he was the exact person I had the first acquaintance with. His name is Fawwad Raza-- a leading Digital Media journalist who...

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Farishta Case: As a society we have hit a new low

Men are made to behave like a civilized person. There is a very thin line between humanity and savagery. If crossed, a human is deemed to be called a beast. Hands are shaking, words don't suffice what I am going to write. Farishta, a ten years old girl was allegedly abducted and killed after being raped. She went out to...

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Notorious phone call scam ‘Wangiri’ emerges in Pakistan

By: |Syed Ahad Hussain| Caution spread across social media and instant messaging services in Pakistan last week as a notorious phone call scam re-emerged, targeting numbers across cellular networks. Various citizens reported receiving phone calls from international unknown numbers - an indication of the Wangiri or one-call scam which calls people expecting that they will return the call and be...

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Humans have become a robot immune from empathy in Technological era

By: |Muhammad Tabish| In a world that is globally connected through the internet and its vast social media platforms, it is truly remarkable to find a group of people just talking, with their phones in their pockets or either on the table. Even then, there will always exist a chance when someone might pick up their phone to answer a...

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Ali Arman Baltistani’s new documentary on ‘Sehwan Shareef Mela’ will leave you in awe

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Today marks the 767 death anniversary of sufi saint Lal Shehbaz Qalander--- Syed Muhammad Usman Marwandi. The devoted people from across the country visit his shrine in Sehwan (Sindh) to pay homage and seek blessings. However, artists and directors take this opportunity to showcase their hidden talent and picturize incredible scenes from their camera. One such...

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