Pakistan Observer

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Traffic accidents and reasons

Mini buses, trucks, coasters, cars, jeeps, motorbikes, cycles, rickshaws and how can I forget qinchis? All on the same road and in any lane that the driver likes you will find them. Karachi is a city where roads are busy at all the times. Motor vehic ... Monday, December 22, 2014 Details

People invite death

Traffic system, roads and facilities for pedestrians inside Wah Cantt area are quite up to date; but when we walk a few steps outside Wah cantt on G.T road, things are totally adverse. There is no protection on the road near the institutions, like CO ... Monday, December 22, 2014 Details

Methyl Bromide: A potent pesticide

Methyl bromide is a broad spectrum pesticide used in the control of pests, nematodes, weeds, pathogens and rodents. In the U.S., Methyl Bromide is used in agriculture, primarily for soil fumigation, as well as for commodity and quarantine treatment, ... Monday, December 22, 2014 Details

Democracy: A tool to cure terrorism

Today, the most severe threat to humankind is terrorism. From 1990s onward, terrorism turned out to be a ‘giant’ gravely distressing the existence of a lay man more or less in every nook and corner of the globe. The famous terrorist incident of Septe ... Monday, December 22, 2014 Details

Water shortage

Electricity shortage is at its peak in our country. When electric supply breaks down from one power unit it affects the whole country. No doubt we have to make new dams to overcome the problem of power shortage in the country; but is it only the powe ... Monday, December 22, 2014 Details

Voilence against women

The UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women states that: “Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women” and that “violence against women is one of the crucial social mecha ... Monday, December 22, 2014 Details

Darkest day of Pakistan’s history

The beasts of terrorism gave the proof of their impotence by targeting the students of Army Public School in Peshawar resulting in the cold blooded murder of around 135 students without any sin. Every Pakistani as well as peoples from abroad are grie ... Saturday, December 20, 2014 Details

My heart bleeds

Another 16 December proved to be the darkest day in the history of Pakistan. There is no sign of humanity in this part of world now. Assassinating children is the height of brutality. Who knew that their children will never come back to their homes a ... Saturday, December 20, 2014 Details

Begging in Pakistan

When you stand at a traffic signal or at some religious place, at railway/bus stations or any other crowded place, you see a lot of familiar faces called ‘beggars’. Begging in Pakistan is not something new to our society. The elderly, disabled, kids ... Saturday, December 20, 2014 Details

Utility of academic societies

There are countless universities in Pakistan which are giving an outstanding performance in providing their students with the best of knowledge. Although, education is the major and the only topic that comes to mind when we talk about such institutio ... Saturday, December 20, 2014 Details

Cell phones and youth

In ancient times, when there was no technology nor any means and ways to communicate. People used to send their messages via pigeons. As time passed, different ways and methods were adopted to send messages and to be in touch with the loved ones. Tod ... Saturday, December 20, 2014 Details

Peaceful protest?

With Imran Khan was coming to Karachi on Friday, it was not expected that ordinary life would come to a halt. However that is exactly what happened. There were numerous sit-ins by the PTI supporters all over the city which caused inconvenience to the ... Saturday, December 20, 2014 Details

Unity, need of the hour

Recently we have faced the most barbaric attack of the nation’s history in which we have lost 140 precious lives including 132 children. This is the new wave of terrorism we are facing in reaction of the military operations going on in tribal areas. ... Saturday, December 20, 2014 Details

It could be me or you

What if it was you or me on one of those desks or benches of the Army Public School, Peshawar; how does it feel? The school witnessed its walls chalked and corridors washed with blood of 134 innocent students. Breathtaking it is. Switching on the new ... Saturday, December 20, 2014 Details

Will our killing be remembered?

The afternoon of the 16th December, 2014, proved to be the most mournful, horrible and deadliest day of the world history. Terrorists attacked a school in Peshawar and shot innocent children straight on the chests, killed teachers and principal of th ... Friday, December 19, 2014 Details