Tag Archives: love

Happy New Year!


Everybody hates the buzzkills of the world. Especially at this time of fun and frolic. The year has changed; you are enjoying the winter holidays and feeling all good about the world. You even manage to enrich the lives of everyone who is friends with you on social media with your resolutions for the coming year. However, you would eventually ... Read More »

Plight Of The Refugees: Our Role?

A Syrian refugee holds a baby in a refug...A Syrian refugee hold

By now, I’m sure we’ve all read this famous quote by Warsan Shire:“You have to understand that no one puts their children on a boat unless the water is safer than the land.”  We may have even seen the heartbreaking photos on the ‘Humans of New York’ page that are accompanied with the always shocking, always depressing stories that narrate ... Read More »

Travel Photography: Children Of Kashmir (By Shahzeb Younas)

I left the backyard area to join my friends. After walking away for about 30 seconds, I hear a shout out from behind, as I turn, I have this perfect moment awaiting to be captured

I was thinking of possible reasons why people like to travel and visit new places. Everyone looks so fresh in their travel pictures. There is a glow upon the face and happiness reflecting in the smile when I see a friend’s out-of-country picture. One obvious reason is that people get too tired of their current situation and life that they ... Read More »

To Karachi, With Love


It’s enigmatic, it’s aggressive, it’s enchanting, it’s scandalous, it’s vibrant, it’s magical – it’s yours. Karachi. The City with many names: Krokola, Kolachi, Karachi; the city where the impossible becomes possible, where past hostilities are overruled in the favor of fun and gaiety of the present. A metropolitan stretch of land with a spectacular array of massive buildings built randomly, ... Read More »

For The Love Of Fiction


  Is fiction a waste of time? We don’t need made-believe stories, some people argue. We need ‘solid’ disciples in our educational curriculum; history, science, logic – disciples that can translate into personal and professional success. Novels don’t help with real life, they say. I beg to differ. Stories are a tool of power. Wearing the guise of leisure, they ... Read More »

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