Happenings

Team PNEC Moving Up a Gear

The Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) is a trail-blazing educational project for engineering students – unique in concept and rich in hands on experience. It integrates practical development and a competitive challenge with the values behind sustainable development, respect for a diversity of individuals, energy control and environmental protection. The rules are…

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Is Love a Reason to Justify Acid Attacks?

By Sakina Kavi Acid throwing has become one of the evils that a number of Pakistani women have been suffering from in the recent times. Although the survival rate is high among acid victims, it is nevertheless true that even in spite of surviving, the kind of life they live…

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UEFA Champions League Final

By Hammad Manzoor Shah The UEFA (The Union of European Football Associations) club season concluded on 19th May 2012 at Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, with the UEFA Champions League Final between FC Bayern München (Germany) and Chelsea FC (England) bringing in a lot of morality play in the jumble…

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Indonesian Football Brawls – Solidarity? Nonsense.

By Maria Listuhayu Prajna Pratita Monday, 4th June 2012, on a silent dawn, another Indonesian football supporter died. The victim came from Surabaya (East Java). His name is Tomi, a 12th grade student. He was founded lying in the stadium stands right after a brawl between supporter and police. Tomi died on…

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Dialogue and Inclusiveness, Central to Democracy

By Zahid Masood One early morning away from hustle and bustles of the capital, of the county, a group of young minds left for enlightenment and comprehension of democracy in the tranquil hills of Nathiagali in the wake of celebrating International Democracy Day. A three days conference had been arranged…

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Pakistan, Stop Bullying

By Sultan Abdul Haseeb,  Margalla College of Dentistry Do you know that children from the age group of 12-16 in the USA commit suicide  due to bullying by their peers? Do you want this to happen in Pakistan? No! People have an important role to play in our lives. Everyone…

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ISV Egypt – Locally Engaged and Globally Connected

Active Citizens programme of British Council links young leaders from 24 countries, including Pakistan and UK. The programme encourages young people to engage with their communities through social action projects. It also provides them with an opportunity to establish linkages with young people from other communities through its national and…

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NASCON 2012 – Power of Ideas

A legacy in the making! NASCON 2012 begins April 20th, 2012 at FAST-NUCES Islamabad.

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Snow and Below

By Amna Javed Image source: Reuters “One hundred and thirty-nine brave Pakistanis, 124 of whom were members of the Pakistani army, lie buried under 80 feet of snow on the Siachen Glacier after an avalanche crashed down on a battalion headquarters at Gyari near Skardu on Saturday. The massive avalanche…

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NASCON 2012 – Together for the Better!

NASCON 2012 is an annual technology centric mega-event that serves as a competitive junction for the skilled youth of Pakistan. Being held at FAST-NU, Islamabad since the last 10 years, NASCON covers all three major disciplines of Engineering, Computer Science and Business Administration, this year; NASCON aims to utilize the…

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Dedicated to Ahmed Jawed

This one’s for you Ahmed Jawed*. I’m not sure if you’re able to read this blog post, but somewhere deep down inside, I feel you can. I don’t know what forced you to take such a drastic step; to take your own life and bid farewell to this world, and…

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iRun 2012 | Challenging Your Limits

For those of you who are seeking an escape from the study burdens of your new semesters and countless hours on Facebook, NUST Adventure Club is bringing iRun 2012, the perfect get away from your sluggish routines. So on 7th of March, clear the decks, muster your strength, take your…

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Meet Hannah Schöffmann, Our Representative

My name is Hannah Schöffmann, I am currently seventeen years old and I am from Austria. I love learning new languages, reading, going out with my friends and listening to music. Another passion of mine is travelling and meeting people from other countries. I am an open- minded person, getting…

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Youth Media Festival 2012

Dates: Feb. 3-5, 2012 Venue: Pakistan National Council of Arts Constitution Avenue Islamabad REGISTER NOW AT http://www.mediafest.wasit.org/registrations.html Last date for registrations: Dec. 30, 2011 WASIT is an emerging society comprising of skilled, talented and innovative youngsters from GIKI. The team has been involved in the organizing of many national and…

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Money? Seriously?

I’m writing this on the request of Fahaad Humayun, a great friend and a greater human being. Recently, we’ve seen some people coming up with all kinds of stories, rumours and propagandas to defame ‘the Voice of Youth’. What’s amazing about these people is that they belong to the same…

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