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We (Pakistanis) are More Civilized!

By Mariam Khan  Image source: www.criticalapp.com  We Pakistanis are always labelled as an uncivilized nation. We are intolerant, ill mannered still we are more civilized and brave as compare to other civilized nations. How? A nation deprive from the necessities of life. A country where food is not sufficient, access…

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College is Over? Seriously?

By Kiran Fatima It seems like yesterday when I was a nervous youth and made my way into my new class in a new college. The first day was boring and restless but the actual struggle started from the second day. It was a battle that changed me to what…

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What Did You Do with Your Old Cell Phone?

By Fakiha Hassan Rizvi Image source: earnbyrecycling.com Cellular phones have become an integral part of our lives. The increasingly popular trend of owning cell phones has taken the form of a ‘social adaptation’. The brand phobia is at its peak these days which propels many to go for the latest…

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Showing the Filled Side of the Glass

By Naveed ul Haq Image source: www.findingsalesadvantage.com  I had this thought in my mind over the last few months. It popped up while I was playing with my TV remote keys and switching local channels for good 3-4 hours. There were ordinary news, headline news, breaking news, talk shows, drama…

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Part 1: Quoting our Anatomy Teacher

By Sultan Abdul Haseeb  Margalla College of Dentistry Image source: www.nmh.com   I recently joined a medical institute to pursue Bachelors in Dental Surgery. Before joining, I was quite skeptical that as it’s a medical institute and studies are a lot tougher than they’re at other institutes, I will not get…

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The Paparazzi Recipe

By Moiz Khan  Riphah International University Image source: www.ctchoolaw.blogspot.com  Pakistani media has witnessed a sheer amplification in the past few years. New channels have risen up to stand for competition against other channels. Pakistani Media has shaped into a provider of prime entertainment for countless people. Following its growth, our…

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Seven Reasons Why I Will Marry a Chef

By Mariam Khan  Image source: www.dreamstime.com  “Are you insane or out of your mind? This is hilarious! Out of all; engineers, doctors and bankers; you will marry a chef?! Great!” These were the few remarks I received on saying the following sentence, “I will marry a chef”. Why Chef? Reason…

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The Science of Relationships

By Zunaira Shaikh “I want three things in a relationship: Eyes that don’t cry, lips that don’t lie, and love that won’t die.” Relationships have a wide meaning. They evolve with time and change us along with them. The how, when and where is difficult to explain, however, our entire…

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The Ruling Class

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence By Wardah Shahid Image by the author Source: Internet Ruling class is a term which refers to a certain group of people in the society. They are the ones who basically decide the rules along with the society’s political policy. My…

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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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A Lesson for Those Who Can See

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence International Disabled Persons Day Special  By Syed Hassaan Tahir Institute of Communication Studies University of the Punjab, Lahore Image source: wristbandconnection.com Since 1992, ‘International Day of Disabled Persons’ is celebrated throughout the world every year on the third of December. 7%…

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Gora Rang, Gori Larki – Fair & Lovely

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence By Maryam Khan Image source: jezebel.com The demand for ‘gora rang’ (fair complexion) from to-be daughter-in-law is one of the major problems faced by many girls as far as their marriage is concerned. A girl is rejected on the basis of…

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Pakistani People – Like the Pizza Flavor

By Sultan Abdul Haseeb Margalla College of Dentistry Image source:  www.ocbc.com  And why do I say that?  Here’s how: We, Pakistanis, will not try the new pizza flavor on the menu. We are used to eating and ordering the same old pizza flavor everyone would like. We are afraid to…

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Blocking Porn to Safeguard Kids – Some Interesting Recent Developments

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence By Naveed Haq The Internet is evolving as a dynamic and prevailing source of information. This connected world has something for everyone. The widespread adoption of Internet has presented challenges for global users, the extent of pornography in cyberspace and its…

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Peace – A Modern Myth

By Nihal Khan  Lahore Grammar School Image source: www. ciudadtijuana.info Everyone has their own perspective of ‘peace’. Some think of it as Utopian times where people have the Freedom of Speech, Power, Choice, and basically everything our current governments have failed to provide us (I don’t blame them, we can’t be gratified)….

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