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Millions of women in Pakistan are at risk of breast cancer

Web Desk: Genetic disposition along with environmental factors, mainly linked to lifestyle, has presently exposed one out of every 8 to 9 woman in Pakistan at risk to be inflicted with breast cancer. October is celebrated as breast cancer awareness month globally and Pink Ribbon observes it in Pakistan as Pinktober. The theme of this year’s campaign is #SaveThe9th which...

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Massive tree cutting drives underway in Karachi again

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   In an already boiling suburb of Karachi, a new wave of tree slaughter has begun. There was this tree near the office, I photographed it many a times and named it 'the tree of woe' it stood for the 12 years I have lived in the vicinity but by the looks of it,...

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GHQ not behind Nawaz’s ouster as narrative more thrives on status quo mentality not knowing anything apart from it

By: | Muhammad Tabish Sarfaraz |(Masters in International Relations from University of Karachi) We all grow up idolizing our elders; parents, siblings, extended families and in few instances even those who are not our blood relatives. For a very long time, they are the ones who shape us; dressing, education and outlook on life even the things that are arbitrary such...

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Our plummeting collective wisdom

By: | Abdul Moiz Malik |   You switch on your TV and you won’t get even a modicum of an idea that 2 days ago, Pakistan was hit with the with its biggest terrorist attack after the traumatic APS attack. What happened in Mastung was so gruesome and horrible that no words would be enough to express the condolences...

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Tough competition expected in 44 NA constituencies as political bigwigs contesting against each other

By: |Waqas Jawaid Arain|   Pakistan gears up to another general elections as only 10 days are remaining in the polls to elect new political party for five years to rule over country. A total of 342 seats up for grabs, out of which 272 are general seats while the remaining 70 are special seats reserved for women and ethnic minority...

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ANP undeterred still resisting militancy ahead of Elections

By: Hareem Fatima (Newsone Election cell: Blogging) The recent suicide attack on the Awami National Party's candidate Haroon Ahmed Bilour is not the first of its kind that the party  went through by the state enemies ahead of elections. 6 year back, 2012,  Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, father of the deceased Haroon Ahmed, was also in the hit list of the...

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The Panama Limbo, Saga nears it’s end?

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Just as the court judge  Muhammad Bashir  came into the courtroom, all the lawyers that linked with PML-N 's party entered the room and encircled the judge's bench, their argument was that the security forces that were outside the court,  stopped the lawyers from entering the room. The lawyers tried to disrupt the...

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The traits of Super heroes

By: |Sabeen Ajaz| ( Teacher at DA Public School O and A Levels Karachi) "Even in this century you say that Holy prophet (PBUH) is our role model? Times have changed mom! and this age is so advanced! We have our superh eroes!” As I heard this, a smile crossed my face and I asked my son to sit down and...

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Dr. Shahid Masood makes triumphant return to TV screens

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Shahid Masood started his journalistic pursuits 16 years ago with the advent of private media where he conducted some of the most sought after political programming bringing the audiences to enlightenment, making it visible and understandable to the masses what was once hidden behind a thousand veils. His political commentary is a blend of...

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Kicking against all odds, Football at 2000 metres

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   There is clearly no place like Gilgit Baltistan, with snow capped mountains, lush green forests, clear blue skies and starriest of nights, crystalline waters and serene natural beauty to knock one into a utopian dream of tranquility and everlasting peace, sometimes you may question yourself, am I dead? because this feels like heaven,...

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“Eidi Barhao”tehreek getting rise in Pakistan, elders be noted

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| KARACHI: As Eid is near the corner, so as the urge by the Pakistani children seeking a rise in the amount of "Eidi" (Cash gift) from their elders. In a lighter mood, a journalist, our colleague from a different news outlet Fahad Ahmed, has come up with a funny video where it can been watched that...

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The conundrum of vote

By: | Abdul Moiz Malik |   Its funny how we used to think in childhood that all your miseries will end once you enter adulthood and things will get sorted by themselves, you just need to grow up. But, only after you enter adulthood, you realize how grandiose a delusion that was. We grow up and our problems get...

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FIFA World Cup 2018: All you need to know about the complete squad, teams, fixtures and groups

BY: |Waqas Jawaid Arain|   FIFA World Cup 2018 is all set to kick-off as just 7 days are remaining in the start of the biggest sports event of world. Russia will bring up the curtain in Moscow when they face Saudi Arabia on Thursday June 14. All you need to know about the final squads of all 32 teams...

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Free and Fair Elections that broke Pakistan

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   On 23 March 1956, Pakistan removed the status of a Dominion of the British Commonwealth and became an Islamic republic after framing its own constitution. Although the first general election were scheduled for early 1959, severe political instability led President Iskander Mirza to abrogate the constitution on 7 October 1958. Mirza imposed martial...

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Reham Khan’t

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Reham kicked off her career at the BBC after studying a postgraduate course ‘in Broadcast Journalism at North Lindsay College’, in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, according to her own official website. However, according to officials at North Lindsey, it has never offered such a course, but that is a whole other can of worms, for now we...

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Online Cab-Hailing, The big swindle

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   I have been pushed to write this article after detailed interviews with at least 8 cab hailing service 'captains' and listening to their grievances. The metropolis has been plagued with a dearth of public transport for a few decades now, one of the largest countries in the world and the biggest and most...

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Daughters Of Kashmir

 By | Umm-e-Tehniyat |   ASIFA BANO – a little nomad Muslim girl went to bring back grazing horses one evening, and never returned. Her parents were unaware that their missing 8 year old is facing physical torture and rape by the hands of Hindu zealots. They found her after three days lying in the jungle. The death of this innocent...

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