Social Issues

How Can A Middle-Aged Woman Build Her Career First Time In Pakistan

At your midlife, if you are coming right from your home without any work experience and relevant education, it is real hard to get a job in Pakistan. These days, employers want to give jobs and on-hand training to youngsters, who are comparatively quick learners and fast

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14th August-Youth of Pakistan Demands Entertainment!

Many Pakistanis don’t know they are going to Celebrate 14th August today. They are too busy mourning over their endless problems that come along poverty. Middle class and above are celebrating the day with heavy hearts, grieving quietly over the non-access of full time electricity, water and

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Why Only Imran Khan? Let’s decide on merit this time!

It was the end of semester and my hopes were rising. I was very sure of my methodical teaching and on hand training of students. So, I was expecting better work assignments from my undergraduates. But when their work went through my hands, I was shocked. They

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Why People Switch Over Jobs Again & Again

A couple of years ago, I shared my diverse interests with a friend while saying, “I still don’t know what I will become when I grow up.” He advised, “Be practical. Go experience your passions to figure out what exactly you want to do with your life.”

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Pakistan Independence Day May Not Bring Great News This Time

Happy Independence Day to all Pakistanis! This time, 14 th August came in with the ambitions of building a New Pakistan through Azadi March and Inqilab March. Though Imran and Qadri are two different schools of thought but they have a common ground; both want to topple

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Why Students Copy & Paste in Pakistan

I resumed my university education again in 2008 and thus came across some burning issues of the students of today. I still remember how teachers used to condemn ‘copy paste’ assignments and leave no loop holes for students to come up with plagiarized work. Still, some students

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7 Reasons Why Talented People Don’t Find The Right Opportunities

These days, many talented people are frustrated over not getting work opportunities that not only match their actual passions and skills, and, help them grow immensely but also allow them earn handsome amounts of money. They have all the relevant education, exceptional work experiences and unmatched skills,

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AEWO: One in a Million Schools

I used to see innocent faces of slum area kids; black with sun, sunk in bellies of skeletons because of hunger, dim eyes showing no awareness of being alive, and, half-dressed, no matter it is winter or summer. Sometimes, I saw them in streets, begging. Sometimes, they

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Being True to Yourself Needs a Positive Attitude

What we want to do in life depends upon who we actually are. So, knowing ourselves is very crucial. Unfortunately, in Pakistani society, we are not allowed to think out of the box. We are norm-bound society. Log kia kahain gey (What people will think of us?)

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The Ultimate Solution to YouTube Ban in Pakistan

Acts like Blasphemy is among the matters hugely condemned by any religion or school of thought. Pakistan was forced into banning YouTube on Sep 17, 2012, because of its video release, The Innocence of Muslims. It seemed like a hasty reaction to the atrocious act. In fact,

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