Exhilarating patriotic melodies and roars of canons in all major cities; these mark the onset of the all-important Pakistan Resolution Day, the 23rd of March. This day commemorates the adoption of the glorious Lahore resolution, which called for the creation of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent. The resolution was presented at the Minto Park, Lahore, on the eve of an annual … Continue reading What Should Pakistan Day Mean to Us?
It was raining cats and dogs that day. The normally blue sky was now densely coated with shades of grey, and the sun was nowhere to be seen. It was as if the earth was a container, and the clouds were its lid. Whereas, we were the poor insects trapped inside, waiting for someone or something to set us free from the shadowy atmosphere … Continue reading A Twist of Fate
This Independence Day, “Don’t ask what this country has done for you, ask what you can do for this country!” Plant a tree But don’t forget to water it. Tend to the minority Remind them that they are our brothers, and Pakistan is as much theirs as any other Pakistani National’s. Choose any medium you can, but make sure they see it. … Continue reading 7 things you can do for your country right from home
A subset of roughly 51% of the population is occupied by brave, unsung heroes for whom each day is a battle-Females. You and I are part of this battle just as much as anyone else, as defenders, offenders or as by-standers. A discussion of the struggle of widows demands an acknowledgment of a lack of society’s support towards these individuals; the absence of sociological safeguards … Continue reading Fem-Power – the Return
“The Art of Selflessness” by one of our highly esteemed writers, Ishaq Ibrahim : ” If your love is only a will to possess, it is not love.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist The idea of selflessness is not a contemporary one. It has existed ever since mankind has and persisted to this day. Simply put, selflessness is to be concerned about … Continue reading The Art of Selflessness
On 3rd April, the sun didn’t rise alone. It rose with many young aspirations, of participants from different schools and colleges who had been invited to a one-of-a-kind event at NUST. They were about to get the ultimate taste of a day in the life of a NUSTian. Students from Westminster, BMI, Torcia Academy and IMCB arrived at the glorious campus of the National University … Continue reading One Step Closer to their Dream!