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Stepping into the ‘Communication World’

By Fakiha Hassan Rizvi  Institute of Communication Studies  University of the Punjab, Lahore  Image source: www.pollsb.com/polls/are_newspapers_dying ‘August 2010’, perhaps the most dreadful month of my life till now. I was engaged in a battle with my parents and there were only two possibilities (like in any battle), either I had to…

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A Tribute to Dear Diary

By FD.Sheikh Professionals Academy of Commerce Pakistan / Dubai Image Source: www.pxleyes.com Dear Diary, I don’t know, I don’t know what sort of anxiety has entangled me these days. They say life is too short, very short in fact and combating with various checkpoints we are supposed to accomplish innumerable targets,…

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Team Emenents Make Pakistan Proud!

By Anonymous It was July the 7th. The Sepang International Circuit pit lane looked all jammed with students, technical staff and reporters capturing the start of the Shell Eco Marathon 2011. Members of the team EMENENTS from the College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (NUST) were busy doing the last minute…

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I Love Weddings… Not!

By Tayyaba Iftikhar NUST Business School Image Credits: http://flickriver.com/photos/tags/puspa/interesting/ I’ll start off by solemnly swearing that I never actually liked going to weddings and even though begrudgingly, I end up being a part of these sparkly, sometimes over the top, cringe-inducing extravaganzas. I endure them with a snarl smile. The…

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The Living Corpse

By Munazza Farooq  Military College of Signals NUST Rawalpindi Image source: criticalapp.com/archives/5926 The agony, the pain, the grief, the choking sensation… the state of mind when a person wants nothing in the world except death… death, the end of this savage pain… the pain, rooted so deeply in one’s heart,…

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Crash

By Zain R. Mian Lahore Grammar School Mr. Taufeeq poured out a simmering cup of his favourite blend of chai from an old antique kettle that had been nestling atop the stove for quite some time now. He added a lump of sugar and a spoonful of powdered milk into…

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Boosting Naureen’s Self-Esteem!

By Hina HR Khan University of Karachi Edited by Yamina Javed English Intern the Voice of Youth Image by the author “Hina! Help me out! Why can’t I speak up in front of our class when the teacher asks me to? Why? Why? “Why do I always feel under pressure…

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Littering: A National Crime

By Muhammad Bilal Awan CIIT Islamabad Image source: www.safedriving. wordpress.com Back in 2008 Sir Mushtaq used to teach us Electric Circuits Analysis-I (ECA-I). He was a retired army Colonel. Sir Mushtaq had this habit of sticking to the course material during the lecture and he would rarely talk about about…

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Mujhe Engineering ka Shauq Hay

By Muhammad Fahaad Humayun Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC-NUST) Image by the author Source: Internet “I like engineering”, that’s what I used to reply whenever people, mostly friends of my dad, asked me what profession I am going to adopt. Oh! I loved engineering back then. And if it’s possible…

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Just Different – When I moved to Karachi

Lubaina Ehsan The City School, Karachi Image source: thedigeratilife.com This piece of writing is no criticism and nor an attempt to devalue any city or citizen of Pakistan. It is not politically influenced nor is it for advertisement purposes. It is just a mere experience of how different two places in…

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Life Goes on

By Nazish Nawab Presentation Convent School Risalpur Image source: www.lodging4vacations.com The eldest of the three moved ahead due to his quick steps and came to a halt. It was there, the waves rising and falling as if dancing in their own fashion, the splendid scene of the beach was before…

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Unresolved Differences

By Zain Rashid Mian Lahore Grammar School Image source: www.christinadimitriadis.com The splendid aroma of a piping hot microwaved dinner wafted into the living room of House 62 Fleming Drive from its adjoining kitchen. The smell drifted into and spread about a room belonging to a distinctly bourgeois household; there was…

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Journey of a Water Droplet

By Naveed Hassan College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (E&ME – NUST) Rawalpindi I was messing around with the shutter speed during our blessed loadshedding hours. Out of some 200 pictures taken, I managed to capture the story of a water droplet Contact:   Impact:   Splash:

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A Story

By Mahlaqa Hussein Image source: www.blog.lsinsight.org Hey dear readers!! Today I want to share with you a story which for me is more than a story. A lot more it is, actually. I would call it a turning point in my life, a defining moment. It is the story about a…

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Letter to My Mother

Mother’s Day Special By Arsh Azim University of Peshawar Peshawar Image source: http://www.coachjudithblog.com Dear Mom, I don’t know where you are but you still reside in my mind. You’re not in my heart because you never gave me a feeling of being a mother or maybe I was too young…

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