By Yasmeen Ali
In Pakistan,depending on your place of residing,there is no electricity from six to twenty hours a day. Whereas it has hit hard the lives of the common man,making it impossible to function on a day to day basis,it has also brought down production in industrial sectors drastically,costing . . . →Read More:What needs to be fixed?
We reached the university hostel. My parents very were happy because I had been admitted in one of the top notch universities of Pakistan located in Punjab. It was the first time in my life that I was going to stay away from my home and I was petrified.
I was accommodated with my seniors . . . →Read More:Ragging,borderline sexual abuse
Click to enlarge. Data source:World Values Survey
By Max Fisher
When two Swedish economists set out to examine whether economic freedom made people any more or less racist,they knew how they would gauge economic freedom,but they needed to find a way to measure a country’s level of racial tolerance. So they . . . →Read More:Map on the wall,Who is the racist of them all?
Mr Sharif offered India a joint investigation and the full sharing of what it reveals. He also promised a thorough inquiry into Kargil and agreed to share its full report with the Indian government
The first thing that strikes you about Nawaz Sharif is his smile. It is big and broad and seems to cover . . . →Read More:The ways of the tiger
By Sumera Khan
ISLAMABAD: “For me,Mustafa is everywhere,he never left us. Our 7-year-old daughter Rameen is proud of her father’s martyrdom,” says Sadia Mustafa,widow of Major Mustafa Sabir,who embraced martyrdom last week during clashes with militants in the Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency among other 23 military personnel. Rameen talks . . . →Read More:The ongoing struggle in Tirah Valley
By Ikhlaq Ahmed
My little sister is well into adulthood. Mentally,however,I’d say her behaviour is that of a particularly sober and socially adept five or six year old. This is due to a combination of Down’s syndrome and profound hearing loss (which has obviously been a hindrance to her development). It also means that she . . . →Read More:Stop staring at special people
Ever since Imran Khan gave his political quest the name “Tsunami” I have pleaded with the PTI to please change the name to,say,“clean sweep” or “landslide victory” or whatever,for tsunamis are hugely destructive storms that can devastate whole towns and cities,even countries,and kill hundreds of thousands of people,animals,trees:whichever and . . . →Read More:The tsunami needs taming
By Nadia Khawaja
Fairness creams devalue natural South Asian beauty
We have all witnessed the fairness complex at some point in our lives,be it taunts about our complexion from our aging grandmothers,comparisons of skin color in front of the mirror,or,the media’s glorification of fair skin (Snow White,anyone?). While a . . . →Read More:Fairness creams promote low self-esteem
Chinese commuters got a shocking surprise earlier this week when gallons of putrid foam started oozing out of the street.
The photo was reportedly taken in the city of Nanjing around 9 p.m. on Monday and the substance covered an area of “forty or fifty square meters,”according to a translation of news outlet . . . →Read More:What is this stuff?