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Death of a pacifist

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Twitter: @Reb_ali_ous Email: aliazlan392@gmail.com Pakistan and the world at large sits at another crossroads, what is a decisive chapter in history for many and may very well be a decisive chapter in the history of time given the nuclear capability of the states involved, the stakes on the line and the potential of the...

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The inheritors Karachi feeding people of all faith in the month of Ramazan

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Ramazan is about the feeling for others. If the feeling is dead then there is no way to claim humanity. Therefore, I decided to briefly write about an organization that is rolling Dastarkhuwan to serve food in Karachi. Headed by Shahmeer Alam Nadeem, the inheritors Karachi along with other charity organizations are working tirelessly to provide...

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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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Nishwa seeks Justice

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Negligence may be forgiven. But criminal negligence which affects human life is always detested and condemned in every sensitive world. From the administration to the high level government officials, the criminal negligence is condemned and with swift, timely action, the grievances and grief of affected parties are mitigated. But here in Pakistan it is a complete...

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Pakistan is not the perfect travel destiny, but should it be?

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |  Hotel Management, tourism and hospitality are budding disciplines in Pakistan, a country who always gets highlighted for the wrong reasons in international media but all of a sudden the country has seen a massive boom in it's tourism industry which has a lot to do with the social media upheaval created by few of...

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Blemished Indian Navy’s Invincibility

BY: Dr. Masood Khattak  Recent clashes on the Line of Control (LoC) exposed the Indian military’s self pro-claimed conventional dominance vis-à-vis Pakistan. As sequel of Pakistan’s response and India’s embarrassment in losing two fighter jets and apprehension of a pilot, the Indian Navy’s offensive venture in Pakistani waters also suffered pitiful consequence when its highly equipped Scorpene submarine got detected...

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Rising to the top: Ibne Ali pursuing his passion in ‘Rap’ genre

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| It was my first year back in 2014, when I decided that the time has come to fulfill the promise I have made to my God All Mighty in primordial stage: To serve the Ahlulbayt(AS0 with my voice. The task was uneasy as I had no experience of recordings and how the things are managed in...

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“Alhamdulillah I am a Muslim”

By: | Sabeen Ajaz|  What does one feel when saying this beautiful sentence? Yes, this phrase is used often or maybe more in western countries. For western countries there is a full stop after that but in our society it’s further elaborated on the basis of sect. Whether it seems a ritual or an important thing to disclose, if we ponder...

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Abhinandan’s War

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |    One man, a sixty year old jet fighter, a questionable taste in facial hair, swallowed papers washed down with 'FANTASTIC' tea. These are all the ingredients needed for the next Telugu blockbuster which is then translated to Hindi starring an identical protagonist to the brave and undeterred Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. The version...

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Only mothers know

By: | Shoaib Ahmed Ansari | Kids were pretty happy to have some fun as they had other plans too for recreation in City of Lights when they reached Karachi yesterday from Balochistan. They brought Biryani from famous eatery. Children identified as 9-year old Salwa, 7-years old Tauheed, 6-year old Aalia, 4-year old Faisal and 1-year old Abdul Aali were oblivion that they...

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Respect your arts and artists

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Something should've been said a while ago but there is no better time than now and there is no better place than here. Why are we so persistent with belittling and putting down people who become artists in this country, why do we take them for granted? Why are the arts looked down upon...

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Cokefest Day 2: Food, fun and rhythm make it a celebration

KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest city known for being the 'city of lights' is turning 'lit' yet again, The CokeFest is back again to revitalize and re-energize all the Karachiites before they prepare to bid farewell to a considerably long winter spell. Coke Food and Music Festival 2018-19 Karachi Day 2 Eat-Party-Dance n Eat.. Its a Family festival don't miss the exciting...

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Lahooti Melo 4 all set to dazzle Jamshoro on 9th and 10th Feb

BY: |Waqas Jawaid Arain|   The annual Lahooti Melo, founded by The Sketches front-man Saif Samejo is all set to kick off on February 9, 2019. The two-day-festival will take place in University of Sindh, Jamshoro.     View this post on Instagram   Multiple Emmy and Oscar Award winning Filmmaker and Activist #SharmeenObaidChinoy will be conducting a solo talk...

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The untold story of Pakistan’s nuclear tests

BY: | SERWAT FATIMA | In the Chaghai district of Balochistan, there is a mountain sealed and off-limits to general public. This is the Ras Koh Mountain region where, on 28th May 1998, Pakistan conducted its first set of nuclear tests and entered the list of Nuclear powered countries. This was a celebratory moment for the complete Islamic Ummah in general and...

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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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