Ahmed Umer Sohaib

  • TImagine, you dine fish at a desi hotel. As you witness the skinning of fish before your eyes, you find traces of plastic in its intestine. Won’t you, for a fraction of second, recall all those previous times when you had dined fish but you didn’t bother see it deboning before your eyes? ...

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  • TPTI’s promise before elections to create 10 million jobs for youth is being viewed now as a mere rhetoric after one fiscal year has passed. Pakistan has seen a major influx of unemployment at the rate of 6.2% in last decade. Under the current economic crunch, the common citizen is confounded ...

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  • TBishop Usher preached to thousands that the world came into being at 9 am, Sunday 23rd October 4004 BC. John Wycliffe – a renowned philosopher – provided adequate evidences to Usher regarding fossils that earth was made some hundred thousand years ago. As his notion was contrary to ...

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  • TIn early 80’s, when Zia had captured the throne after a coup, his loyal aides filled his ears with a notion that he ought to take few unpopular measures in order to consolidate his rule. The loyal aides put before Zia the conclusions of why Ayub Khan failed despite being so popular and having ...

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  • TA heart wrenching incident took place two months back when two children lost their lives due to food they dined in from a renowned restaurant in Karachi. The mother survived the food but her both children lost their lives. As the tragedy became a breaking news, Director Food Authority showed ...

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  • TThis 16th of December marked the completion of four years to the tragic incident of APS Peshawar attack. Ceremonies were held and tributes were payed to the martyrs of APS Peshawar yet the burning question is still unanswered. How Pakistan is more secure today than 2014? Akif Azeem (a survivor of ...

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  • TTwo weeks ago, a renowned religious scholar was dauntlessly saying on a TV channel that the earth doesn’t revolve around the sun and it is static. He went far to fortify his theory through holy and sacred reasons and castigated people for teaching science to their children. These statements ...

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  • TThis is how it happens in world’s biggest democracy when peace building measures are about to taken. Controversies are spun and mayhem is created to discourage the approaching peace. Thus, decades of arch-rivalry spills nothing but blood and hate. Still, the enigma hasn’t ...

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  • TThe turnout in general elections of Pakistan has been unsatisfactory. It was least in 1997 with 35% and maximum in 2013 with 55%. Youth’s turnout in elections was even low. One major reason of low turnout is that rigged elections have become a norm in Pakistan and that is why youth’s ...

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  • TIt is rare that heat of summer and general elections reach to Pakistan at the same time. As the date of the general elections 2018 has set, the political sloganeering will further echo despite a slight rise in the mercury by next month. It is however to be bore in mind that future of the country is ...

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  • TCyber bullying has evolved as a major problem in Pakistan in recent years. It has become a mundane experience as thousands of young people receive unsolicited slanderous, insulting, and negative messages and comments on their social media accounts. The Express Tribune conducted a survey in 2013 and ...

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  • TJames Freeman Clarke once said, “A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.” I am certain the second half of saying was never read and pondered by people’s representative in Pakistan. The politicians of Pakistan are embroiled in devising flawed ...

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  • TI was appalled to hear the news of a heinous attack on the worshippers at Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta. My inner Pakistani instantaneously got scared to face the portrait of Jinnah, garnished on the wall of my guest room. I could recall his remarkable speech:“You are ...

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  • TThe fierce war of words between the liberals and conservatives of our society has fueled the fire, lit by an eminent celebrity Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy. The Oscar award winning film maker took a mundane societal practice to twitter and lambasted an institute and entire country in front of the social ...

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  • TPakistan ranks 5th in the world, with approximately 0.5 million new registered Tuberculosis (TB) patients annually, depicts our health policies and system in profound stagnation. Many developed countries have combated this anathema with novel strategies and got rid of it. It has, however, been ...

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  • TThe modern age has not only changed the behavior and attitude of contemporary generation of Pakistan but also redesigned the subjects of beauty and health, completely. The generation that opened its eyes at the dawn of 21st century, is more enlightened yet vulnerable to the fluctuating ...

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  • TIllusions are born, and they die, in the human mind. This is perhaps the best part about illusions because they reflect no flash of sentiments and emotions – the worst part too. It is human nature to have disoriented illusions at times. Like many others, I had my own perceptions regarding the ...

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