You Do Not Deserve To Be Bullied!

Speaking to those who have been bullied, you never deserved that kind of treatment! Speaking to those who are being bullied, stand up for yourself now! Speaking to those who actively bully, seek out help because you are better than this!  Like any other problem - bullying needs to be taken seriously too. The victims of bullying, harassment, and abuse often end up...

10th Aalmi Urdu Conference 2017

Anwar Maqsood and Bushra Ansari in the 10th Aalmi Urdu literature conference
The Foundation of the International Urdu Conference (Aalmi Urdu Conference) celebrated it's 10th glorious year of Urdu Literature, poetry, prose and plays at the Karachi Arts Council. In the pace of modernization, The Arts Council Of Karachi opened its doors to a five-day conference solely to celebrate the ideology of Allama Iqbal, love and passion of Bulleh Shah and the...

Study Reveals Link Between Increased Suicide Risk and Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

A study shows that suicidal teens tend to be significantly influenced by Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’, resulting in increased risks of suicide. Surveyed teenagers at risk of suicide who related to the main character were found to be more influenced than others The show was first aired in 2017, showcasing the story of Hannah Baker, a high school student who...

Opening the Door to the Truth of Apartment #746 – SPOILER ALERT

Claiming to revive theatre in Pakistan, Stage Nomad carriers a critical responsibility of improving the mindsets that pervade our society. However, with their play Apartment #746, they seemed to have lost sight of this vision. The play began with Abbas and Amna preparing for their worst nightmare, which soon turned into my worst nightmare. Their take on comedy really made...

fostering new hope; A future in better hands

We are telling you a story of hopes, dreams, and future. It is not a usual story of any school being adopted by some organization. Instead, it’s a story of passion, enthusiasm and hard work. It is a story about sharing responsibilities, a story about energetic youth that is willing to give without receiving back. It is a story...

HUNARMAND; LIFTING UP ARTISANS, ELAVATING CRAFTS

After agriculture, the production of handicrafts is the largest source of income among the rural population of the country. Talking about the handicrafts is almost talking about the country itself. It is so vast, colorful and dynamic yet very simple in its true nature, same as our homeland. The artisans are not trained at any institute; this talent runs in the...

The Indie Arts and Craft Show

Indi Arts & Crafts
The fourth in a row, Indie Arts & Craft Show was held on the 16th of July, Sunday, at the Royal Rodale Club under The Crafter's Guild. Over 70 participants from Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad and Dubai attended the event to showcase their various skills. This event assists 85 percent women-based enterprises.    The artwork includes paintings, illumination art, stationary, paper craft,...

People To Ditch This Year And Why

Woman walking on a road
Hey, you yes you! The one looking at our article right now! We are talking to you. You are awesome and you are no less than anyone in the world. We repeat no lesser than anyone. So, forget what people have to say about you. You don’t need the wrong people around you anymore. They are the ones who are...

Domestic Frights

The unsung, ruthlessly consistent heroes of domestic flights who inspired the terrible pun in the title of this piece make the 2 ish hour suspensions in the air amusingly eventful. These eclectically mixed passengers with their endless supply of Khalifa plastic bags and suspiciously wrapped suitcases can loosely be assorted into categories most frequently found on local airlines. You will...

How A Meeting With Death Changed Perspective Of This Entrepreneur

This is a story of a girl who in her early twenties was satisfied with her success. Melinda Richter was a tech-savvy and was working on ordering a drink from the vending machine through a cell phone. She had a dream job which took her to different parts of the world. She was in Beijing, attending a leadership conference regarding her...