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Stop Being Judgmental: Empathy missing from society

By: Sabeen Aijaz Ubuntu Nguni Bantu (language spoken in south africa)term meaning "humanity." It is often translated as "I am because we are," I dont know why but the glitter in this actor’s eyes and his smile is not letting me believe that he committed the horrific act of suicide . He being a hindu or an Indian doesn't stop...

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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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Saboor Aly is trending on twitter and I had to write about it

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | The first thing I asked when I got to know about the episode as it trended on top of the social media website, 'twitter' was, who is 'Saboor Aly'? Sorry for my lack of knowledge and preparation before I type this piece down but, I am not here to critique the young woman on...

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Emerging Artist Shahrukh Abbas sings ‘Aya Ramzan’ and it’s amazing

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Artists fraternity is eager to showcase their love for God and the holy month of Ramazan by recording Nasheeds. Likewise, a very talented and emerging singer Shahrukh Abbas has come forth with a soothing Kalam "Aya Ramazan" In his three minutes video, the singer is expressing the gifts Ramazan brings forth for the believers. The Kalam...

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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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