Category Archive: Featured, Lifestyle

Are you Eligible for Marriage?

Are you Eligible for Marriage?

So here’s the deal- to work in society for jobs as a Teacher, Nurse, Doctor, Engineer, Researcher, possibly Cake Decorator or even Mechanic (at least in developed nations) you either need a...
She had a Pretty Face

She had a Pretty Face

Desires of gender harassment never derail a man of becoming a monster. It is actually one of the saddest sides of our society where man proudly calls themselves as hunters and tries to prey...
Of Rote-Learning and Robots

Of Rote-Learning and Robots

Through the crests and troughs of my not-so-long life, I have come across many machines of diverse kinds and stupefying variations. In this so-called cyberpunk era, where it is quite hard to...
Shoe-Cide Attacks

Shoe-Cide Attacks

History of shoe throwing, shoe tossing or “shoe-cide” attacks is probably as old as humans. It can be safely inferred that initially the only intended use of shoes was to protect feet. However...
Ditch Mangoes for Lawn

Ditch Mangoes for Lawn

There’s absolutely no hoax about the fact that summers are no longer famous for the juicy mangoes- thanks to the mushrooming lawn options – each one carrying a flashy designer label. All you...
Pied Beauty

Pied Beauty

Two sparrows are resting at the tree. One is grey and another one is white, coming from two different rivers. Grey one says, my river is the most beautiful river and it goes to sea. White one is sure...
Losing Norms and Values

Losing Norms and Values

Weekend always come as a relief from hectic routine of 5 working days. I always make sure to make these 2 days ideal for me and for my family. Thus this time we planned to watch a movie and went to...
Do Daughters have Less Duty towards Parents?

Do Daughters have Less Duty towards Parents?

When I was born, there were some who smirked at my soft-gender. Some suggested my mother should appropriate only a portion of love for me that’s rightful for a traveler staying only until its time...
Valentine Day Forever

Valentine Day Forever

February 14th, the day of red hearts and cupids. This day offers a wonderful chance to express or endorse their love.  I never understood why we only set aside one day per year to focus on one of...
Why I am celebrating Valentines Day as a Pakistani Muslim

Why I am celebrating Valentines Day as a Pakistani Muslim

  Jamat-e-Islami is observing Youm-e-Sharm-o-Haya day today. If you ask Pakistani women they would like Pakistani men or Taaro Maroons to observe this day every day.   Sadly there is a...
A Case for Introvertism

A Case for Introvertism

Is being introvert a bad identity? Apparently, our society has an extrovert-dominated culture which the students realize as soon as they enter the education system but they grasp the true magnitude...
‘Tis Better to have Loved and Lost

‘Tis Better to have Loved and Lost

Let no one who loves be called unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow. ~ James Matthew Barrie   Rainbows are beautiful aren’t they? But quite the treacherous one of nature’s many...
The Sweatshops Culture – Voice from London

The Sweatshops Culture – Voice from London

Yesterday, when I walked into my international trade seminar I was amazed at hearing the perspectives of the diverse student body who hailed from the western countries. The topic under discussion was...
Do Women Deserve Less Money than Men?

Do Women Deserve Less Money than Men?

I never knew that organizations devise their pay scales according to need based formula. While working in one of the prestigious academic sectors of Pakistan in Islamabad, I came across an argument...
Winters- the Best Season for Marriages

Winters- the Best Season for Marriages

Most of the energetic youngsters like me have set some target and goals at the beginning and end of every year. For achieving those goals and targets, it needs some extra, continuous hard work and...
How to Deal with your Teen Titans?

How to Deal with your Teen Titans?

A life changing moment after marriage and kids for all parents specially the free workers of home paid with love i.e. mothers is when their little munchkins start becoming hunky lads and inspiring...
Authorial Identity from Folk to Modern Literature

Authorial Identity from Folk to Modern Literature

It was a sunny Sunday morning here in Perth, Western Australia and a part of my heart was insisting on me to go out with friends, but, a pending university assignment was a hurdle in fulfillment of...
If We Stay Numb, We’ll be Doomed

If We Stay Numb, We’ll be Doomed

‘Another terrorist attack in Peshawar,’ said the newscaster in an overly alarming tone while the breaking news kept flashing with perfect suspense-thriller sound effects. Perhaps another blast,...
Balochi Embroidery- an Ancient Art

Balochi Embroidery- an Ancient Art

Balochistan is the largest province in terms of area. No other part of Pakistan can match the rich variety of stitches in traditional embroidery created by the women and also well-known from the...
Is Teacher a Slave?

Is Teacher a Slave?

It’s ironic how despite being one of the most respected professions, it is often looked down upon. Forget about what people underscoring its importance as a profession, instead think about how a...
Should Wives Share Financial Burden?

Should Wives Share Financial Burden?

That is the question of the day. The condition would have been simpler if we were talking about roommates here; however, here are life-partners involved bound with pre-conceived socio-cultural gender...
Breaking of the Nupital Knot

Breaking of the Nupital Knot

Has anyone noticed recently how many marriages fail around us? Now I am not talking about the odd couple that we often come across in shopping malls or nearby gatherings the tall, fair, shy girl with...