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

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| 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....

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Waging war against societal stigmas: Beyond Beauty exhibition and conference ends

KARACHI: Beyond Beautiful (BB), which continued for three consecutive days came to end on Sunday night. Newsone was honored to be the official media partners of the all empowering and inclusive gatherings that took place. The event stood for inclusion, collaboration and introspection, providing adage to the old statement, 'Beauty is skin deep'. Beyond Beautiful (BB) which went to war...

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Manto, the bold and brazen

Death anniversary of renowned Pakistani writer, playwright and author Saadat Hasan Manto is being observed on Friday. Manto was born in Ludhiana, British India on 11th May, 1912. Writing mainly in Urdu language, he produced 22 collections of short stories, a novel, five series of radio plays, three collections of essays, two collections of personal sketches. His best short stories...

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Concept of Ali Arman Baltistani: First ever Muslim-Christian Christmas song released

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| In a surprising move, as we near to the Christmas Celebrations around the world, for the first time ever in Pakistan's history a Christmas song sang by both Muslim and Christian artists has been released on Saturday. However, this was not possible without the maestro, hard working and creative Ali Arman Baltistani who came up with...

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PM Imran Khan Your Last Chance!

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Prime Minister Imran Khan rose to power on July 25th, 2018 with lot of hopes, aspirations bestowed upon him by the people of Pakistan. He sworn in as the premier on 18th August, 2018 vowing to bring visible changes for Pakistan and its inhabitants. He based his government performance over the ground of upcoming 100 days,...

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Anxiety Disorder in Pakistan

By: | Shuja Umar| To evaluate the importance of anxiety and to find out the incidence and prevalence of anxiety disorders in Pakistan through retrospective search. Anxiety may be caused by a mental condition, a physical condition, the effects of drugs, or a combination of these. Anxiety is a sensation characterized by a sense of foreboding, uneasiness and fear. Such...

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Initiate ‘The Chicken Protocol’

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Tis' the day of Jubilation and ecstasy, finally a cure for poverty which does not involve culling of the poor??? Who knows, gotta take billy's (Bill Gates) word for it. In the battle for better utilization of mother earth's free natural resources and stopping the most dangerous species of the planet from eating...

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Salman Azmi You will live forever

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Salman Azmi, poet who has served Ahlulbayt(As) is no more between us. Son of an iconic poet Dr. Rehan Azmi was known to be the future legend. Like his father he was serving the family of Prophet (Saww) with dedication and in accordance to the timely needs. He breathed his last on Saturday, 17 November 2018...

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Fanaticism and opportunity, a dirty business amid chaos

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   My blood boils as I write this, this is as much a rant as an informed opinion. The country is in tatters, the Aasia Bibi acquittal aftermath has resulted in an extremely volatile situation in the country, complete media blackout of the protests and skirmishes are being observed, mobile services are suspended in...

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Deathbed and Death-row, the untold story of Taseer

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | It’s always been tumultuous times in the mercurial land of Pakistan and we are fortunately or unfortunately (God will decide) again on the precipice of a paradigm shift in the Islamic Republic. Aasia Bibi, 53, who has been death row for eight years, was acquitted by the country's top court on Wednesday morning. Bibi's...

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Why do you ignore Arbaeen?

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| I have not seen him with my eyes. But it is as He inspires me while I write down my feelings which are ought to be spread to the larger world. Arbaeen  e Hussain (AS)--- the term does not need any introduction. But alas, the largest gathering of the world is ignored by the main stream...

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10 Questions: Khurram Waqar and the ‘Facedown Movement’ feat. Todi, the smoker

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | We sit down with the pre-eminent rock aficionado of Pakistan Mr. Khurram Waqar, lead guitarist, music director and a real cool positive individual. Khurram has been part of various rock outfits over the years with a varying degree of commercial success, most notable for forming and playing lead guitar for the Iconic 'Qayaas'. Currently...

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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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I escaped a kidnapping attempt by an Uber driver

In an unfortunate turn of events, things that are supposed to be a matter of convenience and utility can sometimes become a hassle and lead to awkward or in some case, 'dangerous' conditions. A colleague from the workplace who is juggling a job and her studies simultaneously and belongs to the opposite sex (female) "The gender which is not supposed...

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Liaquat Ali Khan’s objectives: Tracing Pakistan’s origin

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan widely known as Quaid-e-Millat (Leader of the Nation) and Shaheed-e-Millat‬‎ (Martyr of the Nation), was one of the leading founding fathers of Pakistan, statesman, lawyer, and political theorist who became and served as the first Prime Minister of Pakistan; in addition, he also held cabinet portfolio as the first...

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Karbala teaches lesson to never bow before forces of tyranny

BY: | Waqas Jawaid |   Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) is a lesson for everyone to never refrain from fighting against terrorism, extremism and intolerant ideology and emphasized on promoting affinity and brotherhood. On this day, we will have to shun our sectarian, ethnic and provincial differences and have to inculcate equality, harmony, discipline and the traits of...

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When will we apologize to our minorities?

By: | Abdul Moiz Malik |   When Dr Atif Mian was appointed to the Economic Advisory Council, I knew that it was just a matter of time before his faith causes pandemonium in our society. I was apprehensive that the government will succumb to the uproar and will have to recant its decision. But, when information minister Fawad Chaudhry...

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