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My Wedding Wallet

My Wedding Wallet

'I was rejected twice for not being a government servant before I met my dead bride.'

ABID RASHID BABA Just because we embarked on Noah’s Ark in twos doesn’t mean we have to complete the entire trip in pairs. But then we can’t go against the universal scheme. Loneliness is reserved for God and every mortal is expected to pair up for life. Jane Austen firmly believed that one could marry […]

 Mugees Ul Kaiser

Evaluating Scientism: Is Science The Only Way to Truth?

Evaluating Scientism: Is Science The Only Way to Truth?

More fundamentally, science observes reality through the lens of subject-object dualism thus fragmenting its vision of whole reality at its very genesis. Mugees Ul Kaiser stresses, 'Note that even though being dualist in nature, science overtime has completely neglected the subject as Husserl noted.'

The splendor of science and scientific achievements has cast its spell on modern civilization, penetrating its way deep into modern mentality. Although the achievements of science cannot be belittled or negated in any way but the glamour associated has gradually developed into a philosophy of Scientism which is problematic. Captivated by the speedy and substantial […]

 Sheikh Javaid Ayub

When The Eggs Hatch: On Consciousness and Existence

When The Eggs Hatch: On Consciousness and Existence

In this write-up, Sheikh Javaid Ayub deduces the philosophy of life by drawing the analogy of egg and hatching with human life and education.

When the eggs hatch, life is born. The birth of life has never been an easy task, but a difficult journey indeed. Life, in order to exist, has to break the chains that keep it submissive, subdued, confined, fossilised and hence dead. These shells have always been the guardians of the status quo. Birth cannot […]

 Web Desk

Chilly Childhood

Chilly Childhood

Farhat Jabeen  With no male member in the family, six females struggled to survive. Life is a razor edge. Tumultuous times teach life lessons. Permutations and combinations of life make us a strong human being. Sometime back sans roommates, I was secluded in my hostel room. While recalling the unhindered childhood, I could not bury […]

 Aojhal Junaid

Even the graves

Even the graves

A boy I saw Beneath the minaret that echoes The calls to unseen heavens And to unfelt success. They boy was younger to me by ages And taller to me by miles Looking like a dirty cloud That bore many shades of grey Some darker than the other While others still the darkest I pierced […]

 Guest Author

The Spectre of Inferiority Complex

The Spectre of Inferiority Complex

Owais Farooq Since the dawn of mankind human beings have always tried to achieve great heights and somehow it was mostly achieved by the youth. The youth of any nation are its real resources. The mankind has always tried to overcome the challenges it faced by inventing new methodologies. However, when we spread our gaze […]

 Guest Author

Adversity

Adversity

Faizan Bashir Adversity from the beginning. Inside of me, will take you to a heck of a long journey, where a few are able to bear with the whole journey. I cannot give vent to what I had suffered, with eyes, people won’t let me suffer anymore. Who had been with me, who weren’t, the […]

 Guest Author

A Personal Account: Hope and Determination amidst Adversity

A Personal Account: Hope and Determination amidst Adversity

Faizan Bashir We often listen the stories of those, who had suffered either psychologically or physically to such an extent that life seems more bulky than hefty mountains for them. Although they tried to have patience, hope and determination to go on and on. Some may turn up with flying colours. The one who had […]

 Guest Author

Are We Namesake Muslims?

Are We Namesake Muslims?

It is a tragedy of our times that people, particularly Muslims, are becoming very cavalier. They have lost their faith in the Supreme Leader of this ephemeral cosmos. Their hearts are filled with the love of this materialistic world. Committing sins has now become so common as to be normal. We don’t bother about sins, […]

 Guest Author

An Open Letter To Kashmiri Restaurant Owners

An Open Letter To Kashmiri Restaurant Owners

Dear Restaurant Owners of Kashmir, First of all I must eulogize you for all your efforts and extreme hardwork to nourish our taste buds. The quality and variety of food is on the rise day by day. It would be unfair if I not thank you for bringing into our Valley the chain of first-rate […]