Celebrating Human Rights Day today

Celebrating Human Rights Day today

Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year. December 10th marks World Human Rights Day, the anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 10, 1948. Human Rights Day – the UN General Assembly proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...

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Remembering the legendary Junaid Jamshed on his second death anniversary

Remembering the legendary Junaid Jamshed on his second death anniversary

The second death anniversary of singer-turned evangelist and Islamic scholar Junaid Jamshed is being observed today. Sitting here, writing a blog that is an obituary for Junaid Jamshed. This is surreal. It is unbelievable. And is an unpleasant and painful task, but one that I must carry out as someone who knew...

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World Disability Day: Recognizing the strengths and struggles of the disabled community

World Disability Day: Recognizing the strengths and struggles of the disabled community

On December 3 each year we celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities. It was proclaimed in 1992. The United Nations proclaimed this as a recognized day for the celebration of the achievements of people living with disabilities across the world. It is also a day upon which we promote...

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Breaking the ice:Kartarpur corridor a step towards peace

The Kartarpur initiative launched by Pakistan,is primarily aimed at reducing tensions between the two countries(India-Pakistan).   History and Background of KartarPur Border: The 16th century shrine in Narowal district was where the founder of the Sikh religion, Guru Nanak, breathed his last.The Gurudwara was built to commemorate the site where...

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Food Adulteration afflicting youth of Pakistan

Food Adulteration afflicting youth of Pakistan

Sale of substandard and unsafe food at public places is causing health hazards to the citizens in the city. In the absence of any check and balance over the sale of unsafe food items the situation is going from bad to worse. The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has been insisting...

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Futuristic Perspective: Reforming education system in Pakistan

Futuristic Perspective: Reforming education system in Pakistan

Pakistan was described as “among the world’s worst performing countries in education,” at the 2015 Oslo Summit on Education and Development. The new government, elected in July 2018, stated in their manifesto that nearly 22.5 million children are out of school. Girls are particularly affected. 32% of primary school age...

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Iqbal Day – The Maker of Civilization Under Philosophical Reconstruction of Pakistan

Iqbal Day – The Maker of Civilization Under Philosophical Reconstruction of Pakistan

An airport, university, countless schools and roads – the list of places and institutions bearing the name of Allama Iqbal goes on and on. Iqbal came to prominence in a time when the Muslim World was in apparent decline. Spain was long gone. The Mughal Empire was dead. For Muslims in...

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Pakistan’s Heritage and Tourism: Encounter, engagement and experience

Pakistan’s Heritage and Tourism: Encounter, engagement and experience

It is a globally recognized fact that revenue generated through tourism activity has yielded more than any other sector of business. Tourism stands on the verge of coming of age and we must strive to make Pakistan a tourists’ destination; with the influx of tourists inevitably changing the entire outlook...

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Report: Living Planet Under Assault – Deadly alarming trends and a path forward

Report: Living Planet Under Assault – Deadly alarming trends and a path forward

The World Wildlife Fund and partners have tracked population changes in Earth´s animal species for decades. News from the latest “Living Planet” report, released this week, is grimmer than ever. The report is always a must-read update on the state of the planet, but this edition is especially important for...

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Rise or Grind: Composing life by balancing personal and professional space

Rise or Grind: Composing life by balancing personal and professional space

For a lot of people, the pursuit of a healthy work/life balance seems like an impossible goal. Despite the worldwide quest for Work-Life Balance, very few have found an acceptable definition of the concept. Here’s a proven definition that will positively impact your everyday value and balance starting today. With...

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