R Umaima Ahmed

  • 'Every dog has it day' is a phrase used to say every down has an up. When we talk of loyalty, caring, security, and love we give examples of dogs. Every living being has a right to live and dogs are living beings as well. Recently animal rights activists protested in front of Karachi Press ...

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  • ‘Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science’ launched the Third Volume of the report ‘Powering Pakistan for the 21st Century’ which indicates that the education system in Pakistan should be reformed into fun and activity based teaching to gain attention of the students. The ...

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  • Alif Ailaan a campaign which aims to bring education at the front and center of public discourse in Pakistan, has a goal to enroll every Pakistani girl and boy in school and not only keep them learning but ensure quality education, recently collaborated with the Pakistan Alliance for Math and ...

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  • In the wake of the current situation that has engulfed Pakistan, The Grief Directory (a platform that connects families of victims of terrorism to those who want to help) has chalked out some useful tips for the masses. Everyone must go through it if an unfortunate loss has happened to a friend or ...

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  • Dr Fatima Ali Haider, Co-founder of The Grief Directory a group that tries to bring together victims of violence and those that may help them in their recovery, explained to a gathering how she deals with her pain after the loss of her son and husband in sectarian violence. “My pain begins ...

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  • Hamza Malik who has been on the music scene of Pakistan for a few years now, has released a fresh love song that would leave the listener wanting more. Tere Bina his latest number’s video has recorded at Kattas Raj the centuries old Temple complex, near Kalar Kahar. The lyrics are written by ...

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  • The report on Quetta Carnage paints a clear picture of where the National Action Plan (NAP) stands after two years. The plan which was inked after the APS Peshawar massacre on 16 December 2014 in which 144 lives were lost, has hardly brought any significant change in the society. The institutions ...

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  • LAHORE - It is often said, “Small coffins are the heaviest to carry.” But it seems that December has become to most painful month of the year. Every year the memories of 2014 start haunting us. 144 children and staff died on 16 December 2014 but as a nation we lost our ...

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  • “Why don’t you shoot me? I don’t want to live anymore,” cried a shattered Shanaya, a transgender person while speaking to The Nation. Shayana was in Sialkot to earn her living when she was picked up by some people then beaten, had her hair cut, raped and forced to drink ...

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  • Menstruation is one of the most perplexing episodes in a young girl’s life especially when, not having been warned about it by her mother or any other elder female person, it happens unaware. In olden time girls were told to never tell anyone about their ‘P,’ and to not even ...

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  • By the end of September, tensions gained momentum at the LoC border, which resulted in 2 Pakistani soldiers killed in alleged “surgical strikes”, as claimed by the Indian army. The resulting negative feelings however, did not remain limited to the border area but also poured into the ...

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  • In the recent rise in temperature on both side of the border due to war hysteria, few ambassadors of peace have refused to chant slogans of war. Chintan Girish Modi from India and a supporter of the campaign called #aaodostikarein started an online petition “Indian and Pakistani citizens ...

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  • Pakistan and India have reached a new low in their relations after Thursday’s attacks across the Line of Control. Pakistan lost 2 soldiers in the unprovoked firing on the LoC and gave a befitting response to the Indian army. According to Indian DGMO Lt Gen Ranbir Singh “The ...

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  • LAHORE-Asher Azeem is working on sequel of the controversial Maalik as the movie was based on two parts. “Now we are starting work on Maalik 2,” said the renowned actor and filmmaker during the exclusive talk with The Nation. The veteran director also clarified that ISPR had nothing to ...

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  • Lahore High Court has ordered to lift ban on the screening of the film 'Maalik', reported Waqt News.  According to recent reports, LHC has ordered to lift the ban on the film 'Maalik' in Punjab. The court has stated that the ban is a violation of Article-19 and 19A. Released in April this ...

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  • LAHORE-In September patriotism and resolve to stand with our armed forces at every step is always invoked. Commercial sector, artists and even school children express their support in different ways. Keeping up with its tradition of honouring Pakistan’s war heroes, CFx Comics will launch the ...

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  • In September patriotism and resolve to stand with our armed forces at every step is always invoked. Commercial sector, artists and even school children express their support in different ways. Keeping up with its tradition of honouring Pakistan’s war heroes, CFx Comics will launch the latest ...

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  • Are you a Lahori? Are you hungry? Want to eat something but can’t decide what? Time to grab your cell phone now and browse through Foodible, an app that would help you choose delicious food! Now restaurants, cafés and other eatables will be at your fingertips.  Foodible is a ...

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  • Independence Day is always an important occasion in the life of any nation, and so it is for us Pakistanis. Everyone has their own way of expressing their love and appreciation for the country and this year was no different, despite of the fact that Pakistan has been struggling to survive the ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan’s women cricket team got recognition by photographer and author Mahwash Rehman who paid a pictorial tribute to the women cricketers by publishing a book highlighting their journey, ‘Women in Green and Beyond’ in the field of cricket. The book published by ...

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  • Pakistan’s Women in Green (the women cricket team) got recognition by photographer and author Mahwash Rehman who paid a pictorial tribute to the women cricketers by publishing a book highlighting their journey, Women in Green and Beyond in the field of cricket. The book published by ...

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  • LAHORE - The Cyber Crime bill is the latest topic being discussed in Pakistan, as people are concerned about their privacy, yet they want to secure themselves from cyber-attacks. Earlier investigations by police and other agencies lacked evidence resulting in criminals walking free from the courts. ...

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  • Cybercrime bill is the latest topic being discussed in Pakistan, as people are concerned about their privacy, yet they want to secure themselves from cyber-attacks. Earlier investigations by police and other agencies lacked evidence resulting in criminals walking free from the courts.With progress ...

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  • JoSH The Band is all set and ready to take on the world of electronic dance music (EDM) this July with their release of their new song Kama in collaboration with the world-famous Hardwell a DJ, Remixer and Record Label Holder under the banner Revealed Recordings; the song with Domeno featuring ...

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  • A two day training titled Gender Equality, Physical Safety and Digital Security of Female Journalists was held in a local hotel in Lahore by Civic Action Resources (CAR) in collaboration with Solidarity Center under the supervision of Lala Hassan, a human rights activist. Females from different ...

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  • Amjad Sabri’s death has broken many hearts and people have paid tributes to him in their own way. Some arranged candle light vigils, other’s sand or played his kalam, and a group of artists have made a painting of the celebrated qawal in Karachi working with Farrukh Shahab, a senior ...

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  • LAHORE - Amjad Sabri who was shot dead by unknown assassins yesterday was born on December 23, 1976, to a household known for qawwali. He was the son of Ghulam Fareed Sabri and nephew of Maqbool Sabri. Maqbool and Ghulam Fareed formed the duo of the Sabri brothers who became international ...

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  • Amjad Sabri the famous qawwal of Pakistan was on his way to participate in a Ramazan Show at a private TV channel with his relative Saleem Sabri, when unidentified men opened fire at his car near his house in Liaquatabad area of Karachi. Amjad Sabri died on the way to the hospital while Saleem ...

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  • Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Government has fixed the budget for Transgender community. KP Finance Minister Muzaffar Syed presented the budget of 505 billion for 2016-17. An amount of 200 million rupees has been fixed for the Transgender community from the KP budget. “This has come as a ‘break ...

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  • Trans Action Alliance (Peshawar) Coordinator Alisha is admitted in the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition at Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa after being shot eight times on Sunday. Lady Reading Hospital Director Col. Hamid Saeed spoke to The Nation and said, “She ...

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