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Time to grab our #GreenLight for food before it is too late

I was recently a part of spectacular picnic where there was plenty of fun, plenty of water, plenty of food and plenty of soft drinks of various brands. Since I was the people manager at the event, my responsibility was to take care just about everything. When the lunch was served, everyone started to ask me ‘drink kidhar hai?’ (Where is the drink?) I assisted everyone in getting their drinks

#EveryDayIsMothersDay should be new Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s day. Really? I didn’t know about it. Let me change my profile picture on all social media platforms. 24 hours go by and you change your display picture again. Job done? Surely not. This day is generally celebrated all across the world on the second Sunday in the month of May. As soon as this day fast approaches, there’s this buzz in the air about the day as there are certain morning shows

After 4,600 years, we can finally see deep inside Egypt’s mysterious pyramids

You may have wondered what the inside of a pyramid looks like. Not the cavities and passages you see on “The Mummy” — the actual structure of the creation, how it was built to last all these years. The pyramids of ancient Egypt are about 4,500 years old. They have stood the test of time, great monuments on the landscape. Dusty gold and majestic. Now we can learn a little

It’s time to celebrate with #BariPepsi

All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. It’s a proverb which means that a person becomes dull and boring if he doesn’t get the time off from work. My life was going in the same direction but a week ago; I thought about organizing a picnic. My Uncle has a house in a certain society some 20 kilometers before Murree. Nobody lives there and the spot is

There will be a huge new ‘Panama Papers’ data dump

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is about to unleash a huge data dump about how some of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful people hide their cash. The group has already released a host of information regarding how major figures in politics and business store their wealth in tax havens. On Wednesday the ICIJ said in an email that on May 9 it would “publish what will likely be

Foodpanda’s Blog: PK Magazine and Panda peeks – Hoagies

All of a sudden, out of nowhere, some relatives appear at your place at an odd time. You are now required to prepare a dinner for them. YES! You could have ordered the food online via Foodpanda but these relatives want you to cook something for them. Is it too much to ask for? Definitely not especially with the assistance of Foodpanda. Among those relatives, there’s an aunty and her young

Three Pakistanis Click at the Sony World Photography Awards

Pakistani talent has been hogging the limelight these past few months in various fields ranging from science to film making. This past week has similar news hitting the headlines from the realms of photography. Three Pakistani photographers have been shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards. The Sony World Photography Awards are the world’s biggest photography competition. Organized by the World Photography Organization, being shortlisted for this competition is a

Honoring FATE – LUMS Honors winners of the US State Department Competition

LUMS held an event on Monday, March 7, 2016 to honor its students, the team of FATE who recently won first prize in the P2P: Challenging Extremism competition in the United States organized by Edventure Partners, Facebook and the US Department of State. The event was attended by Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi, the Vice Chancellor at LUMS as well as Syed Babar Ali, the Pro Chancellor at LUMS. It

Ethical Hacking As A Career

For those of us who grew up in the 70s or 80s they have spent a simple life, life that saw no internet, life that was not monitored by any sensor devices, which witnessed invention of new things and gradual change in technology. To find any information or to do any research was a hectic job; the reason was clear that there was no internet among people. Newspapers were rarely