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Dear World Leaders, You Seriously Need to Grow Up!

World politics provides a pretty gloomy picture these days. The more you look into it, the more it is evident that incapable people seem to have somehow worked their way up and taken over governments of various countries around the globe. I write to name 3 world leaders who I believe need to grow up fast and behavior in a...

4 Struggles of a Woman Who Smokes in Pakistan

Woman Smoking

Now let me begin this piece with a disclaimer: Smoking is injurious to health. There is a mountain's height worth of research on this subject and my article in no way is trying to negate the bad effects of cigarettes on health. But that said, there is a huge population in Pakistan that smokes and at least 5.7% of the...

PCB’s Selection Policy Makes Little Sense. Here’s Why!

Inzamam-ul-Haq

A couple of days back Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced a 16 member Test squad for the upcoming tour of UAE against Sri Lanka. It was a matter of hours following the announcement that fans with in the country and outside of it began questioning the policy of the officials concerned. Here is a look at three reasons why whatever...

We’re Loving the Way Pakistanis Came Out in Support of Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan

After three days of trending at the top, Mahira Khan is finally not a top Twitter trend in Pakistan. We hope this would help the dust to settle on the utterly unnecessary scandal that erupted because of four pictures that weren't even scandalous! A lot of people took those pictures as an opportunity to exhibit how judgmental and self-righteous they...

Season 10 of Coke Studio Has Ended But We’re Still in Awe of Ali Hamza for His Musical Prowess

Ali Hamza Coke Studio Season 10

Coke Studio received mixed reactions this year with some appreciating the brand’s contribution in preserving the musical heritage of Pakistan and others criticizing it for not meeting the standards it had set for itself. However, amidst the fog of this whole discussion, we cannot in anyway discredit the work of artists who outshined others and gave undisputed hits while retaining...

Beyond Ideas of Wrong Doing and Right Doing

Mahira Khan

So, I was hoping the whole Mahira-Khan-smoking-in-a-little-white-dress would not blow up into an unnecessary scandal. However, since the actress is the top trend on Twitter since last night, clearly, my hope did not materialize. As I type, Twitter is a war zone between two distinct ideologies. Not that it's otherwise any different but this time Mahira Khan, has unwittingly found...