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Inside the Poems

By Aymen Zaheer • Mar 27th, 2014 • Category: Features

Today the world is taking its advance paces in every walk of life. Apprenticeship is always demand of time both in science and arts. Unlike painting and sculpturing but poetry is beyond this term. It is personal and non transferable legacy of the poet. It pulsates right from his birth and ends on his death [...]

Indulgence in Internet Technology

By Abida Rahmani • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Features

Internet has become a vital part of our lives over the recent years. This World Wide Web technology has turned the whole world into a global village. Back in early 1996 on a visit to Toronto Canada from Karachi Pakistan, my brother introduced me to internet technology for the first time. It was an absolute [...]

Fawwad Alam in no mood to shave off moustaches

By Muhammad Asif Khan • Mar 14th, 2014 • Category: Features

Still fresh from the Asia Cup performance, the young left-handed batsman of Pakistan, Fawwad Alam has said he wants to carry his prominent moustaches for some time, adding that there was no superstition attached to it but it was more of a public demand now. “I am not superstitious at all. I grew moustaches for [...]

Final of Asia Cup 2014 Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka

By Saleem Awan • Mar 8th, 2014 • Category: Features

Fever of Cricket in Pakistan is at it’s zenith today in every nook and corner of the country. After winning two matches in a majestic fashion, Pakistani team enters into the final facing the world’s another best one day side Sri Lanka, the island country. From Pakistan, the ace is Shahid Afridi and from Sri [...]

Rebirth of Shahid Afridi

By Haris Hashmi • Mar 5th, 2014 • Category: Features

The more you press Pakistanis down, the more they will rise. Pakistanis are the most resilient nation on the face of planet. You name the crisis and it will be present in its extreme in the Pakistan, but even then Pakistanis progressing and the morale of the Pakistanis is as high and bubbly as ever, [...]

Sharif Girls Get Old Unmarried, But Veena Malik Gets White Wedding

By Amna Gilani • Feb 24th, 2014 • Category: Features

Pakistani girls, hundreds of thousands of them in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Faisalabad, Multan, and in every town and village of Pakistan are getting old and their hair are turning white but there is no sign of their marriage. And that is because they are daughters of noble and sharif parents and they prefer [...]

Tax Directory Pakistan 2014 - 2015

By Dr. M. A. Khayal • Feb 16th, 2014 • Category: Features

Soon you will be able to switch on your computer, tablet or smartphone - hop onto the Internet and browse through annual income and tax paid by your friends, relatives, neighbors, boss, colleagues, your local MNA, MPA, Nazim, shop keepers in the markets, your fiancee or husband or lover, or even your grandmother. Yes, first [...]

Kalash Wine and Kalash People of Pakistan

By Amna Gilani • Feb 13th, 2014 • Category: Features

It’s one thing to speak about Pakistan’s diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds during the NGO conferences and it’s quite another to actually go out there and experience them. I have been lucky enough to spend weeks with the Kalash people in beautiful Rambur valley couple of years back. This valley is truly a piece of [...]

Food that helps in curing arthritis in Pakistan

By Farzana Panhwar • Feb 11th, 2014 • Category: Features

Definition of arthritis.
The word arthritis means “Joint inflammation”. Inflammation is one of the body’s natural reactions to disease or injury and includes swelling, pain, and stiffness. Inflammation that lasts for a very long time or recurs, as in arthritis, can lead to tissue damage.

Due to immobility it leads to obesity, cholesterol and heart diseases. [...]

Just asking… please don’t kill me

By Rai Azlan • Jan 31st, 2014 • Category: Features

It is ironic that we are still bloated to our bits in the issues that normally nations resolve in first five or ten years of their formation. Probably this factor is the biggest reason for the conflicts and confusion we have over almost everything. This is the reason a bunch of terrorists manage to pocket [...]