Pakistan Observer

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Good governance!

Governance is not an easy job, especially in the sub-continent where the rulers and politicians have had a difficult time connecting with people. It’s true that not many have been able to gain the trust of their people due to bad practices. Further, ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Marriage ceremonies & noise

Day before previous day, one of my neo-rich neighbour arranged a rock musical session on the rooftop of their house during marriage ceremony that much disturbed me and other residents in the vicinity, the whole the night. Not only this but on the oth ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Terrorism in Pakistan

At present our country and society are faced with suicide attacks, bomb blasts and targeted killing coupled with intermittent battles with militants. According to Finance Division’s statement, Pakistan’s economy suffered a loss of more than Rs 2.1 tr ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Pakistan political scene

The evolution that has emerged in the politics of the country is getting more interesting day by day with the frequent and sudden changes that seem positive to some extent, I believe. The recent show of PPP in Karachi led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari wi ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Need versus greed

Of the many markers of seniority, nothing is more aggravating than the constant critiquing of the contemporary, and the glorification of the past. Still, as a card-carrying member of the Curmudgeon’s Club, I have to say that I find the new generation ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Spending on dharna

Imran Khan has been demanding Nawaz Sharif and others to reveal their wealth in Pakistan and abroad. Following his own logic one would ask him first simpler questions s limited to his dharna and not a long history.

How much is Imr ...
Thursday, October 09, 2014 Details

Impact of social media

Using social media sites is among the most common acitvities of todays children and adolescents. Any website that allows a interaction with any social media site; includind social networkingsites such as facebook, Myspace, whatsapp, Tango, gamming si ... Thursday, October 09, 2014 Details

Eid celebrations

It is a clear injustice when we are celebrating this Eid together with our families and on the other hand there are people celebrating Eid away from their homes which include those who have been sitting for their rights in the sit ins and especially ... Thursday, October 09, 2014 Details

Child labour

Child labour is the biggest curse in the Country. If a child is made to work from, an early age with no scope of going to school is called child labour. Education is the fundamental right of every child. In Pakistan almost 50% of child is working and ... Thursday, October 09, 2014 Details

Hero of Pakistan

Abdul Sattar Edhi was born in 1928. He had been working selflessly for sick and destitute for more than 60 years. A humanitarian and philanthropist, Edhi is the soul behind Edhi Foundation which is funded by donations from fellow citizens. The Edhi F ... Thursday, October 09, 2014 Details

Students’ Day for students’

Whole world celebrates teachers’ day, labours’ day, mothers’ day to name a few. People organize programmes to pay homage to beloved ones and it’s a tremendous tradition. However, the most important word which is missing in this lexicon is “students ... Thursday, October 09, 2014 Details

Alcoholism booms in Pakistan

The death of 17 people in Hyderabad by drinking fake alcohol arises the questions on the authenticity of Prohibition law of 1977 regarding liquor. However, this is not the only case that happened for the first time,such kind of many incidents have be ... Monday, October 06, 2014 Details

Gullu you won!

A vandal, with nearly a foot long awful mustaches, dressed up in uncomely jeans or perhaps trousers, and an untidy T-shirt, raising slogans, accompanied by Lahore police—people prefer to call Shahbaz police, and mercilessly breaking vehicles with a b ... Monday, October 06, 2014 Details

How to control floods

Floods are now become common in Pakistan. Since 2010, every year we read about floods in one river or another. Floods are mainly due to heavy rainfalls, for they causes the rivers to overflow, inundate the surrounding areas and cause great damage. Ro ... Monday, October 06, 2014 Details

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The number of beggars in Islamabad has rapidly increased in the past few years. These beggars are part of a ‘beggar mafia’. Recently I saw a woman with a one-year-old child, who was half asleep. The child was wiggling. I asked the woman why he was wi ... Monday, October 06, 2014 Details

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