Your Guide to a Fab Pakistani Summer

If the temperature is any indication, summer is upon us. If you are feeling a little lost after all those Iftar parties and Eid festivities, and do not know what to do with your life anymore, you have come to the right place. Behold: a list of things to do to make your summer feel less redundant and more productive. Watch something No, not a masala flick at the cinema

Indian car exports alone is four times the size of Pakistan’s total car production

With massive influx of imported cars, dumping of second hand cars and lower safety standards in the country, Pakistan’s total car production numbers have proven to be embarrassing recently. The statistics released by Pakistan’s Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA) reveal that country’s total car production, when compared with the same statistics of India highlight that car exports alone in India are more than four times the size of total cars produced

Edhi: The Man Who Keeps on Giving

Think of the words “Philanthropy” and “Social work”, and the first agents of change to come to mind are NGOs, smiling photo ops and foreign aid. Yet it was these very things that Abdul Sattar Edhi shunned in the pursuit of his humanitarian service to mankind. Edhi lamented the money wasted in paper pushing and air conditioning high rise offices of NGOs, shied away from glitzy events and publicity, and

Forget literacy, education is need of the time

There was chaos in the air. Shrill voices and displeasing exchange of words were tearing through my ear drum, before I could make my way to reach Masjid Al Haram’s women section after performing ablution in an underground washing area. I witnessed a roving herd of savages in the middle of the holy city of Makkah, I was almost in a state of unspeakable awe at the sight of my

The fiasco face of Kashmir Struggle

The streets which saw the desolation for more than three days witnessed an awful response from its own people. The tragedy which unfortunately took more than 5 lives in a week took a ghastly change when people came out on streets passing the slogans on each other praising the collaborator. The trauma was not yet came to end when people hailed the efforts of one collaborator who had served in

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

India’s Loss is Kashmir’s Win

Cricket is a game and is being enjoyed across the globe when it comes to world cup. This year after the Asia cup, the world t-20 started but it didn’t carried happiness for the Asian teams. Before the start of final match all the teams of Asia disqualified and people were disappointed from the said performance of Asian countries. The defeat of India by the hands of West Indies brought

The tale of murky politics in JNU

The current political situation in India is rotten. At first it started in Dadri where a mob lynched a person over a rumour that he had consumed beef. The beef politics sparked anguish in between the people that they started giving life threats to each other. From Dadri to Kashmir many were lynched and it gave another reason to people to object on the work of BJP. The BJP which

Federal Government Not Interested In Rehabilitating FATA TDPs

According to statistics published by the South Asia Terrorism Portal (SATP), an estimated 150,000 families were displaced by Pakistan Army’s counter terrorism operations in FATA, predominantly in North Waziristan Agency and Khyber Agency. To be more specific, data provided by the FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) on October 5, 2015 showed that there were 638,144 Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs). Operations Zarb-e-Azb and Khyber were launched with the full support of