This Senseless Killing Must Stop

100 killed in a bomb blast, 43 sacrificed in a bus Massacre, 2 shot dead and sadly the list continues. How many more lives will it take to fix this country? Around 60 years ago, an idealist said, “You will be free; you will be free to go to your temples, you will be free…

Why Can’t I Bike My Way Home?

On May 4th 2015, it was 6:30 PM in the evening and after a long and tiring day at the office I was on my way back. For your information my mobility – to and from the office – is completely dependent on a van, which unfortunately also happens to be a Taxi. Just to…

Living on Nothing: Poverty on the roll!

Low income and inflation in Pakistan deprive many people of basic necessities. In the debt of 1,240 million dollars from World Bank, Pakistan is still struggling to plan effective policies to cater to the basic needs of its ordinary citizens. People living below the poverty line find it extremely hard to make ends meet on…

Designer Lawn: A Necessity pushed too far

Summers are like Christmas for most Pakistani women, whereas, the same season leaves most of them unqualified in the race of designer lawn. Women living below the poverty line find it extremely hard to make ends meet on their limited incomes and in the face of rising expenditure, not many women can afford to buy designer…

Heaven’s Fallen

Supernatural Season 9, Please be  back with a bang – Heaven‘s Fallen was not so disappointing after all ^__^ Supernatural Season 8 brought back the series on track. I almost stopped watching Supernatural after season 5 (which I think would’ve been a perfect series finale). This season of Supernatural has been the best in a…

For the Love of 90’s in Pakistan

90’s saw an era of relative charm especially if you were associated with Pakistan, even better if you grew up home. From yasoo-panjoo-haar-qabootar-doli to charismatic cricketing legends to undoubtedly the best musical era we have ever witnessed.This post is inspired from a Facebook status I recently came across. After reading it realized that how much our young generation…

Freedom of Expression – Myth or Reality!

I was reading a really good book, had a final project due and a couple of other assignments which really needed my attention.  Now as the Fridays are off, i decided to complete all my tasks that are due over the long weekend. My friend texts me asking me to attend this seminar “Save to…

Linda Market or Landa Bazar

British have left their legacy in Pakistan, one of them being Linda Bazaar, now known by Pakistanis as Landa Bazaar. Linda, a kind-hearted British woman, started this project as a Charity for poor people. After watching the deprived and underprivileged people around her, she requested her friends for donations and the place for their distribution was named…