Category: Opinion

News, Opinion

Coronavirus: Will it Ever End?

With the sudden surge in contagion cases due to the coronavirus 5th wave in recent days in Pakistan, everyone is skeptical about the future of coronavirus. A question that arises…

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Opinion, USA

The Vietnam War and Its Everlasting Cruelty

Many forget that war has no victor. Everyone loses in war. And the enormous scale and duration of the Vietnam War swallowed countless lives. An estimated three million Vietnamese people,…

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News, Opinion

The Murree Tragedy

In an unfortunate tragedy on the 7th of January, 22 people lost their lives in freezing temperatures amid extreme weather and heavy snowfall in Murree. Videos spread like wildfire across…

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Opinion, Social Issues

Career Choice: A Dilemma for Students

When a young student completes his higher secondary school education, he faces the ‘choice’ of his future career. He hits a wall- a wall of indecisiveness and confusion. The student…

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Opinion, Social Issues

Woes Of The Third World

As a citizen of the 3rd world, my favorite childhood game used to be “what if I were born in ………”. Those used to be fun times when I would…

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CPEC, Opinion

SINOSURE: A snag in CPEC

This article looks at the latest hurdle in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The contemporary, main obstacle in CPEC is a Chinese organization SINOSURE. It is the Chinese Export…

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CPEC, Opinion

CPEC: A Better Future Or An Eye Wash

“China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will move the world” Napoleon Bonaparte would be doing back-flips in his grave seeing how true his…

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CPEC, Opinion

CHI-PAK Economic Corridor: CPEC

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a key initiative of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative concept. The pilot project exemplifies China and Pakistan’s strengthened bilateral cooperation, which has been…

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Opinion, Pakistaniyyat

Iqbal’s Ideology and Pakistan Today

Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Shair-e-Mashriq, wasa man of vision, which no one had, an Islamic socialist, a scholar, and a revolutionary poet. The spiritual father of Pakistan, whose dream of creating a separate…

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News, Opinion

Social Media: Society’s Trojan Horse?

The dot-com revolution, in the late 20th Century, spiraled across the globe and was pivotal in shaping the dynamics of the basic social interaction between individuals. Without any hassle, social media…

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Opinion, Social Issues

Mental Health And The Coronavirus

Another Pandemic Worsened by COVID-19 The word ‘pandemic’ can seem a little too extreme to people, especially when referring to mental health. But the word ‘crisis’ seems too small, too…

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News, Opinion

Pakistan: The Crime and Terrorism

The activation of the notions of “terrorism” and “counter-terrorism” heightens the degree of uncertainty, resulting in increased compliance and an ever-increasing degradation of civil freedoms and human rights. Individuals who…

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Opinion

The Health Care System in Pakistan

A health care system is rated by considering the different aspects. While Pakistan’s system has improved during the years and proved to be relatively strong during the pandemic time, it…

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Opinion

A remote world of 23 deserts

Australia’s interior is dotted with deserts including the Great and Little Sandy deserts, Tanami, Simpson and Victoria deserts. In the 19th century, white settlers begun arriving in these areas. Before…

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Opinion, Pakistaniyyat

Islamic Architecture in Pakistan

Known for the vibrant colors and symmetrical designs, Islamic Architecture has been a crucial part of the Muslim culture since the 7th century. It is inspired by different groups and…

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Opinion

Autism: IN DEPTH

Often considered as a disease, Autism is one of the many conditions which is considered a social taboo in our society. Unacceptance for such kids is prevalent in our country….

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News, Opinion

EFFECT OF COVID-19 ON ENTREPRENEURS

A global pandemic has gripped the world and turned the world as we know it upside down. When staring at the terrifying face of COVID-19, no one is safe, and…

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Opinion, Pakistaniyyat

The Story of Ali Sadpara

Atif Aslam once said ‘You won’t become a legend in this country until the day you die’ and with each passing day, this seems to be true. In February 2021,…

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Opinion

Photoshop: Changing the perception of beauty

In the current age, photoshopped images have taken over our society and it is extremely hard to differentiate between photoshopped and real pictures. These photoshopped images have done enough damage…

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Opinion

The closure of Marghazar zoo at Islamabad

“The only creature on earth whose natural habitat is a zoo is the zookeeper.” – Robert Brault. Recently the world witnessed the hard-fought freedom of the world’s loneliest elephant –…

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Opinion

The dilemma of teenage limbo

“One moment we’re broken and then we’re fine. Lost in the puzzle of the teenage mind” – Tate McRae Teenage; a period of 7 years, 2555 days of memories, scars,…

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Opinion, Social Issues

Low Income: Not a Curse

Stale food, old clothes, leftover items, and toys our kids don’t find attractive enough. That’s all we have to give to our maids, no? And still, we expect complete sincerity…

Aiman Rahim on
Opinion, Social Issues

Social and Physical Bullying

In today’s date, we fail to have a complete understanding of the difference between social and physical bullying. What is bullying? Bullying. It’s such a strong word, such a frightening…

Hamna Atiq on
Opinion, Social Issues

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

In a world where evil runs rampant, where the innocent are locked up and the abusers live free, where lies are mostly portrayed as the truth, where friends turn into…

Reem Kirmani on
Kashmir, Opinion

Tale of a Lost Nation

Pin Drop Silence. Not a single sound could be heard except for the occasional flickering of the illuminating fire set up in the room’s corner. I glanced down at the…

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News, Opinion

Why is Yemen at war?

Unlawful detentions, forceful disappearances, and torturing detainees continue in Yemen for the fifth year as well. Yemen, one of the poorest countries of the Arab world is facing a civil…

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News, Opinion

The CoronaVirus – An Alternate Perspective

The CoronaVirus outbreak in China has been popularly attributed to the consumption of bat meat, however uncertainty regarding the epidemic’s exact origins has culminated suspicion and certain conspiracies exist as…

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Opinion

Hybrid Warfare and the role of Social Media

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.” -Napoleon Bonaparte The battles fought in the multi-dimensional area of the internet have marked the 21st century unsafe….

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Opinion

The Human Odyssey

Have you ever laid down and gazed at the stars? Have you ever imagined the immense magnitude of this universe? What is out there? What other worlds? Any other lifeforms?…

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Opinion

DRESS UP AND PLAY PRETEND

A million subscribers on YouTube?  A thousand followers on Instagram? She had a trip to Bahamas? He seems so happy in his life! She got into university of her choice…

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