Nowroz, the festival of nature!

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Nowroz, the festival of nature!

Nowroz is an ancestral festivity marking the first day of spring and the renewal of nature. In harmony with the rebirth of nature, Nowroz always begins on the first day of spring marked by vernal equinox. It is a cultural…

Zainab and Asifa: Living in Darker Times

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Zainab and Asifa: Living in Darker Times

ASHRAF LONE We are living in darker times and these are turning more darker with each passing day. The killing of children in conflict zones like Kashmir, Palestine, Syria, Afghanistan is continuing with no stop to these. From 2008 onwards…

Islam as The Antidote to Rape Culture

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Islam as The Antidote to Rape Culture

Raees Ahmed There is no denying the fact that women in our contemporary society find least respect and safety in every corner and institution. Men have put forth their greatest efforts and energy to harm these noble creatures. Rape and…

Are teachers prohibited to marry?

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Are teachers prohibited to marry?

At the time when the world is sending their felicitations and best wishes to Indian star cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma on tying their knot in Italy we have an unpleasant story in this part of the world.…

An open letter to Naeem Akhtar

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An open letter to Naeem Akhtar

Nadeem Gul Dear Sir, Hope you will find this letter in a good health. I was delighted that you have finally shown some concern towards us, the misguided youth. You want cinemas to be restored for us. It seems that…

Recounting The September 2014 Flood Horror

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Recounting The September 2014 Flood Horror

We woke up to the sonorous sounds of rain. And in the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfello, "the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain". We too had the same feeling. We had no…