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Karachi knife attacker …an unsolved ‘mystery’

By Farah Jamil ‘Knife attack’ – a trending term nowadays. This does not seem to be horrible when you are just sitting on your couch and tuning into different news channels but going out of home every day and crossing the same area may sound a bit dangerous. Mystery continues to surround the attacker in…

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Meet Shahida – The first international Kata karate player

By Farah Jamil ‘Champions keep playing until they get it right’ – Billie Jean King 22-year-old Shahida Abbasi from Quetta proved this quote right by becoming Pakistan’s first international female Kata Karate player. An athlete cannot run with money in his/her pockets. He/She must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head…

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Beaches of Karachi: Ordinary yet an extraordinary consideration required

By Farah Jamil Karachi is a metropolitan city with dynamic people, but trouble is seemed when its marked beauty becomes a deadly serene. Many people lost their precious lives just because security warnings were taken lightly. We can’t blame or point an individual for these misfortune events as most of the time people themselves lose…

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Stay healthy on this ‘Meaty Eid’

By Farah Jamil Today, marks the start of Eid ul Adha, the greater of the two Eid celebrations and one of the holiest occasions in the Muslim calendar. On this occasion, Muslims around the world give sacrifice of animals to follow the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS). While for some, Eid ul Azha is all…

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Sameera Lakhani, another entity of pride for Pakistan

By Farah Jamil “A woman is a full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” ~ Diane Mariechild     Sameera Lakhani – 20, proved the quote right by becoming the youngest Pakistan ACCA affiliate in the world at the age of 17. Someone who wants to have a successful life – must…

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Happy Birthday Pakistan

By Farah Jamil One more year passed and Pakistan turns 70. On this day, great enthusiasm is being witnessed among people especially in children and youth of Pakistan. On August 14, the spirit of independence touches not just Pakistanis living in the country, but also those who are far from their homeland. As Pakistan is turning…

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Unemployment – An acute problem of Pakistan

By: Farah Jamil ‘I have a degree but not job because I don’t have reference better known as ‘safarish’ – is the most common line said by every single individual of our country as a considerable proportion of our youth is currently unemployed. Almost every youngster in Pakistan endorses the fact that the country is…

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#PanamaCase: Top trend of social media this week

By Farah Jamil Panama papers– an unprecedented leak of 11.5m files from the database of the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. Panama leaks case revolves around the offshore properties of the ruling Sharif family as well and it’s the most prominent case in the history of Pakistan – even in the political…

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Ways to get success in your life

By: Farah Jamil  No matter how old you are, where you’re from or what you do for a living, we all share something in common—a desire to be successful. The truth is – success isn’t a goal or destination — it’s a MINDSET you take on to achieve your goals. Each person’s definition of success…

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#MainEdhiHun: The Richest Poor Man

By Farah Jamil The legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi was not just a name, he was a phenomena – an ideal that exemplifies what ‘service above self’ is all about. He was a renowned social worker, humanist and a Ray of hope for the orphans of Pakistan. Also an angel sent from heaven to serve…

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Monsoon rain in Karachi – Blessing or Curse?

By Farah Jamil We often crave for things that we don’t have – it’s human psyche. Likewise, rain is one of the most desirable things, and more so here because it comes for short intervals of time. Rain simply beautifies the atmosphere around us. The sound of rain charges everyone and children, in particular, enjoy…

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Eid Delights

Eid is upon us! Muslims all over the world are celebrating Eid Al-Fitr this weekend, as the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end. Eid is a festival to express sentiments, affection and care. Filled with money and gifts, the highlight of the festival is the amazing food delicacies that tantalize your taste buds….

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Honour Killing – An ugly truth of Pakistan

By: Farah Jamil Honour Killing- homicide against women has increased tremendously over the last 2 decades both on national and international level; and it tends to increase even more in the foreseeable future. To kill an innocent woman for simply forbidding her family’s wishes is nothing short of cold-blooded murder. There is no legitimate Islamic…

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