People To Ditch This Year And Why

Hey you yes you! The one looking at our article right now! We are talking to you. You are awesome and you are no less than anyone in the world. We repeat no lesser than anyone. You don’t need the wrong people around you anymore. They are the one who are a reason you feel low. You don’t need to feel...

10th Aalmi Urdu Conference 2017

Anwar Maqsood and Bushra Ansari in the 10th Aalmi Urdu literature conference
The Foundation of the International Urdu Conference (Aalmi Urdu Conference) celebrated it's 10th glorious year of Urdu Literature, poetry, prose and plays at the Karachi Arts Council. In the pace of modernization, The Arts Council Of Karachi opened its doors to a five-day conference solely to celebrate the ideology of Allama Iqbal, love and passion of Bulleh Shah and the...

The Promising Story of Akhuwat

When your foundation is built on a vision of eradicating poverty, educating the less privileged, empowering the marginalized, spreading humanity, teaching principles of compassion and equity; then you are bound to make a powerful impact in the society and become a promising reality. Akhuwat organization is one such reality which hopes to alleviate poverty by empowering socially and economically marginalized families through interest-free microfinance and...

Meet the Twin Comedians – Putting a smile across all faces.

Rida and Kinza Amjad have always been partners in crime. Whether they are skipping classes or starting a tech start-up on their own. Students at SZABIST, soon to be graduates, this pair is young, vibrant and highly ambitious. October 2016: Watching a Stand-Up Comedy show which left them in splits of laughter as well as with flushed cheeks, they had an...

10 Reasons Why Every Student Should Join Rotary International!

The name 'Rotary' or 'Rotaract' might ring a bell or sound familiar to some but you'll be surprised to know that Rotary, an International Organisation comprises of over 2 million members in more than 200 Countries all across the world! Here's a short clip in case you don't know about: One of the best things about Rotary is that its open...

GEAR-ing towards success.

GEAR stands for generating employment alternatives to promote self-reliance, it is a social entrepreneurship initiative which was launched back in 2010, the purpose of the enterprise is to help the deprived segment of the society to stand up on its own feet. The idea is to enable these people to earn their livelihood through their own businesses. GEAR provides them...

Superheroes re-imagined celebrating No shave November

Movember or No Shave November was started as a trend all across the globe with the aim of spreading awareness about cancer; the concept is to embrace our hair, which unfortunately most of the cancer patients have to lose. The trend has become popular amongst the youth all throughout the world. Here we can see these superheroes re-imagined with their...

Rescuing Paws And Whiskers

How many times have you witnessed an animal being run over by a car? How many times have you seen them being shooed away? If you have, how many times have you gone to their rescue? Although the city of Karachi now has a well-connected animal welfare community, it is unfortunate that an average citizen does not raise their voice...

You Do Not Deserve To Be Bullied!

Speaking to those who have been bullied, you never deserved that kind of treatment! Speaking to those who are being bullied, stand up for yourself now! Speaking to those who actively bully, seek out help because you are better than this!  Like any other problem - bullying needs to be taken seriously too. The victims of bullying, harassment, and abuse often end up...

Not My Shame

It is a bright sunny morning and she can barely keep her eyes open, there is hustle bustle all around. The weekly bazaar has attracted a huge swarm of people. She considers holding her mothers' hand for a brief second and then brushes off the thought the very next, "I am a grown-up" she murmurs to herself. She sets her...