Why must a ‘good Muslim’ save us?

Recently, I have come across many status updates on my timeline that really hit me deep. It is very common for me to see the following opinions pop up on my news feed:

Pakistan ko bachanay k liye humain acha Musalman ban’na pareyga.

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Pakistan’s legendary singer, Mehdi Hassan, passes away in Karachi

Legendary Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan passed away after a protracted illness in a private hospital in Karachi on Wednesday, Geo News reported.

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The best place for a woman to live is Canada

Policies that promote gender equality, safeguards against violence and exploitation and access to healthcare make Canada the best place to be a woman among the world’s biggest economies, aglobal poll of experts showed on Wednesday.

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Apple launches new ‘retina display’ MacBook

Zeebiz Bureau

San Francisco: Ending all speculations, Apple Inc Monday announced it was upgrading its notebooks and launched the ultra thin, next generation MacBook Pro at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2012) in San Francisco on Monday.

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Pakistan Cricket Team working hard to win match against Sri Lanka

If one was to look at the scorecards of the ongoing series, the honours have been shared evenly by both teams — Pakistan and Sri Lanka have been convincing winners in the matches they dominated.

Yet both teams have had their fair share of weaknesses to overcome as the third One-Day International (ODI) takes place . . . → Read More: Pakistan Cricket Team working hard to win match against Sri Lanka

Apple inches away from founder’s legacy

It was only a year ago at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) that the late Apple chief executive officer Steve Jobs made his last keynote address, wowing the audience with his usual charisma.

Successor Tim Cook has shown himself more inclined to let others do the talking.

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NAB stands for “No accountability Bureau”

An audit report available with The Express Tribune suggests that the country’s apex anti-corruption authority is itself marred by financial irregularities worth Rs77.8 million.

According to the 2011-12 audit report, the auditor general of Pakistan discovered financial irregularities and misappropriation of advances collectively amounting to Rs77.87 million in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The report . . . → Read More: NAB stands for “No accountability Bureau”

Pakistan will provide the sequel to the Godfather Trilogy

NOTES FROM A SOCIAL SCIENTIST

By Dr. Haider Mehdi

If you have not watched Francis Ford Coppola’s epic film, The Godfather, you should. In fact, every Pakistani ought to watch this film. This movie is instructive in many ways in understanding the intricacies of how political influence is bought by money-loaded “Mafioso,” and how the Mafia . . . → Read More: Pakistan will provide the sequel to the Godfather Trilogy

Putting an end to child labor

Today is World Day Against Child Labour. Launched in 2002 by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), World Day Against Child Labour is intended to highlight the plight of child workers and serve as a catalyst for change. It is an opportunity for companies to examine their processes and explore what they can do to ensure that . . . → Read More: Putting an end to child labor