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The Significance of Muharram (and Ashura)

The Significance of Muharram (and Ashura)

The month of Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar, and one of the four sacred months of […]

Nov 6, 2013     No Comments
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Colors Of The Rainbow

Colors Of The Rainbow

The word Queer is an umbrella term for sexual and gender minorities. Why such a word (which also means “having […]

Nov 5, 2013     No Comments
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The Turn Of The Tide

The Turn Of The Tide

“You should climb over this rock.” Zaid told his sister as he led her through the slippery stones and the […]

Oct 24, 2013     No Comments
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Madonna…and Islam?

Madonna…and Islam?

Hot news this week is that “Like A Prayer” singer Madonna has revealed in an interview that she is studying […]

Oct 20, 2013     No Comments
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It’s not my fault!

It’s not my fault!

Recently there has been an increase in rape cases all over the country, much to the shock and dismay of […]

Oct 4, 2013     1 Comment
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Light Years

Light Years

Exploration is in our nature, we want to observe, learn and see more. In olden days our ancestors gazed up […]

Sep 24, 2013     No Comments
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Blood Money

Blood Money

They say money is the root of all evil. For me, this has purported to be nothing but the truth. […]

Sep 23, 2013     No Comments
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Recalling Gotham City

Recalling Gotham City

Would you describe yourself as an optimist, a pessimist, or both? We often hear people complaining about the escalation of […]

Aug 21, 2013     No Comments
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In the Name of Honor

In the Name of Honor

Everyone of us must be familiar with the term ‘honor killing’, which is generally referred to as ‘an act of […]

Jun 2, 2013     No Comments
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Life: An Unpredictable Yet Precious Journey

Life: An Unpredictable Yet Precious Journey

“It all happened in a split second. There were jokes and future contemplation in our talks, and in a flash, […]

May 18, 2013     No Comments
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I Know Of A Better Karachi

I Know Of A Better Karachi

Nowadays whenever we turn on the TV, we hear news about a bomb blast resulting in a huge number of […]

May 8, 2013     No Comments
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Then came the Rain

Then came the Rain

It is the monsoon season. People go to their schools, offices and shops, glancing up at the sky filled with […]

Dec 8, 2012     No Comments
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