Atiqa Odho talks about marriage as an institution after third wedlock

On June 8, 2012, seasoned actor Atiqa Odho tied the knot with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founding member and architect Samar Ali Khan, at a small gathering in Karachi.

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Loving the public bus experience

Let me admit that no matter how much I hate Karachi’s publicbuses, deep down inside, I like them too. Of course, I can’t stand the stench, the over-crowdedness and the awkward stares I have to face. But I must say that I am in love with the sheer experience it has to offer.

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Was Munter wrong?

Recently, in an interview with BBC Urdu, the US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter revealed that he had met with PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif. He further stated that both leaders had assured him of a pro-US government if elected.

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When is it too late to change?

“It is never too late to become what you might have been.” – GEORGE ELIOT

I believe that we all reach certain key points in our lives. We all reach roads that cross where our lives hit a certain threshold of “pain” that we are no longer willing to settle for. This threshold is different . . . → Read More: When is it too late to change?

Kashmir: the Martyrs’ Day

By Sajjad Shaukat

The Martyrs’ Day, popularly known as Youme Shuhada-e-Kashmir is observed on July 13 every year on both sides of the Line of Control and all over the world by the Kashmiris to pay homage to 22 Kashmiris who were martyred in 1931 to free Kashmir from the brutalities of despotic Dogra rulers. . . . → Read More: Kashmir: the Martyrs’ Day

DG health’s mysterious disappearance

Former director-general health Dr Rasheed Jumma, who is an approver in the ephedrine quota case, has mysteriously disappeared, Express News reported on Friday.

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Want to write a book?

Do you feel there is a book inside of you “wanting” to come out? Do you want to share what you have learnt with others? Have you found yourself thinking, “I would love to write a book one day” but just never get around to it?

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Impact of Eastern Muslim welfare states on Europe

By Brig Samson S Sharaf

In the study and commentary of Arthashastra written by Vinshnugupta Kautilya Chanakya, I learned that the sub continent had a formative influence on the Arab World of antiquity in arts, governance and sciences. Later, through trade and warfare, this knowledge fused with the Persian and Chinese schools of thought transferred . . . → Read More: Impact of Eastern Muslim welfare states on Europe