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Hafeez Dedicates Innings to Phil Hughes

By Tazeen • Nov 29th, 2014 • Category: Features

Phil Hughes was a great player and even greater human being. Phil was a fighter cricketer and set a new standards in the game. His tragic and untimely demise has sent large sad shock waves throughout the Cricketing world and every player and cricket fan is sad and heart-wrenched.
Pakistani batsman Muhammad Hafeez almost made a [...]

Biometric System for Teachers in Punjab Schools

By Sameer Shaharyar • Nov 13th, 2014 • Category: Features

In a very commendable step, the Punjab government of Pakistan has introduced the biometric attendance system in all the public schools of the Punjab. This biometric system will keep track of when the teachers are coming and when they are going. It will have far reaching positive effects on the education standard in the province.
Ghost [...]

Kaam Vali Masi Ki Chuti

By Muskan Hina • Nov 12th, 2014 • Category: Features

Masi problem is a real critical problem in Pakistan. Masi is the temporary maid who does the cleaning, dishwashing, laundry, and other household tasks and receives money in return. Finding a Masi in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and even in the smaller city is an uphill task.
Even the harder task is retaining the Masi after finding [...]

Solar Storm in Pakistan and Darkness

By Tazeen • Nov 12th, 2014 • Category: Features

Everybody is discussing solar storm in Pakistan and darkness for the 6 days in upcoming December 2014. Pakistani social media is abuzz with the news and as usual everybody is coming up with his or her own theory, aftermath and the reasons behind it. Some are even quite comical and funny.
This is just a natural [...]

Farzana’s achievement by use of rehabilitation services in Karachi

By Farzana Panhwar • Nov 6th, 2014 • Category: Features

I am in my late 50’s. Basically a bio-chemist. Belonging to an educated family. Happily married. Working together in the same companies. Sudden death of the husband. Not able to cope-up with sever shock. Entered into severe depression. Family crisis erupt and move to settle at shelter home. Where depression depends and hindered in daily [...]

Islamabad Airport is Worst Airport in World

By Tazeen • Oct 26th, 2014 • Category: Features

It’s official now. Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad is world’s worst airport in the World. Huffpo has carried the story from a travel site, which has polled some 18,000 passengers from around the world and then has released a report on the basis of comfort, conveniences, cleanliness and customer service.
The top ten worst airports in [...]

Hawaldar Anchors in Pakistan

By Haris Hashmi • Oct 23rd, 2014 • Category: Features

On social media, the term ‘hawaldar anchor‘ is used for those Pakistani TV anchors who explicitly, shamelessly, brazenly, and immorally support establishment and its toadies. In the recent London Plan conspiracy, where 90% of media was compromised by the handlers, numerous hawaldar anchors surfaced to the scene.
In Pakistan, there always been journalists who remain on [...]

Onion benefits and its future in Sindh Pakistan

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

The onion scientific name is Allium Cepa, while Cepa is a latent word its meaning is onion. Its other names are bulb onion or common onion. It is a vegetable. Allium also includes Egyptian onion, Japanese bunching onion and Canadian onion also used ad food. The time when onion gets flowers is called bolting.
Onion may [...]

The Mystery of Shepherding

By Aisha Noor • Oct 9th, 2014 • Category: Features

Allah Almighty, the best of planners, put his creature through various situations which is not understood at that time but later on the wisdom behind the conditions is revealed. Things are not as simple and clear as they seem to be. Allah says in the Qur’an, “And it is possible that you dislike a thing [...]

Blondes in Pakistan

By Amna Gilani • Oct 1st, 2014 • Category: Features

A Pakistani beauty is normally all about long black hair, fair skin color, dainty, petite, and delicate girl with shyness oozing. Big eyes, upright nose, bookish features, and long eye lashes are what makes a typical Pakistani girl a symbol of perfect beauty and grace.
Interestingly, in recent times, that trend seems to be changing slowly. [...]