R Umaima Ahmed

  • TDomestic help has always been a vital need in homes especially in these days of people running short of time it has gained more importance. However before employing domestic help checking their credibility and background is a essential which usually is a hassle. To make it easy for people to get ...

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  • TAnd for women are rights over men similar to those of men over women.” (Quran, 2:228) This quote sums up everything a woman can be if she is not chained to patriarchal norms. Women have struggled for the right to vote, empowerment, employment, education and more, for ...

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  • TProvincial Youth Minister Jahangir Khanzada believes that if youth is provided with the right platforms to grow and implement their ideas they would take Pakistan to the heights of fame. Youth Minister was speaking at a launch ceremony of Pakistan’s first rural ‘Innovation Hub ...

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  • TLAHORE - The day 2 of the Afkar-e-Taza Think Fest 2018 at Alhamra Arts Council had a good array of subjects and speakers and it was well attended by people not only from Lahore but outside also. A discussion on Ishtiaq Ahmed’s book, “Pakistan: Still a Garrison State,” moderated ...

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  • TLAHORE - Alhamra Arts Council was bustling with historians and authors at the Think Fest 2018 organized by Information Technology University Lahore. A variety of topics were discussed ranging from politics, education, history and media. One such discussion was on the book ‘Standing up to the ...

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  • TLAHORE: Alhamra Arts Council was bustling with historians and authors at the Think Fest 2018 organized by Information Technology University Lahore. A variety of topics were discussed ranging from politics, education, history and media. One such discussion was on the book ‘Standing up to the ...

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  • T“I don’t know what to do with Mehak’s Christmas clothes,” said Sohail Yousaf, father of Mehak who was martyred in the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church attack in Quetta on 17th December in which initially nine people died but the count rose to twenty over time; a large number ...

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  • TThe year 2017 has been an unparalleled expressly in terms of acid attacks on women in Pakistan. One such victim is Beenish Sharif an acid survivor from Lahore who got justice from the Anti-Terrorism Court in her case. Asmat Ullah, the culprit in this case was awarded 60-year imprisonment as ...

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  • TPakistan could not have won freedom without the untiring efforts of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Today we are celebrating 141st birth anniversary of father of the nation. People often talk about Jinnah vision of Pakistan. The debate has been raging for seven decades but no one has completely ...

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  • TSmall coffins are the heaviest to carry said Usama Naseer, a survivor of the Army Public School Peshawar. Since the incident life had changed for everyone at APS. The memories still haunt them and make reality a living night mare. Usama Naseer recalls the incident when his friends were killed by ...

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  • TAakif Azeem lost 17 friends in the terrorist attack on Army Public School Peshawar on 16 December 2014. Despite being a witness to horrifying scenes and loosing so many dear friends he lives to fulfill their dreams. Today he has become the hope for many children and a motivational speaker. Speaking ...

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  • TCivil Society and families of Army Public School (APS)  are staging a ‘Taleemi Dharna’ outside Press club in Peshawar. Their demands include forceful implementation of National Action Plan and article 25-A. The Taleemi Dharna had started right after the APS attack, in which 144 ...

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  • TBrigadier ShahidUllah Jan Sitara e Jurat (Retired) is from an infantry battalion that moved to East Pakistan in March/April 1971. Shahid was a Lieutenant at that time, this is his narrative, personal experience of the war and as a Prisoner of War recalling: “After landing at Dacca the unit ...

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  • T16 December 2014 shook the foundations of Pakistani nation. The murder of 144 children of Army Public School Peshawar in a terrorist attack was unprecedented in the annals of history. A large number of people came forward to condemn the attack and help the families to recover from their loss. A ...

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  • T  Muhammad Waleed Khan is a survivor of the December 19, 2014 attack on the Army Public School Peshawar, he received bullets in the face and legs during the attack. After the attack Waleed went abroad for treatment and there he came to know why he was saved – to live for others. Waleed ...

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  • TWhen tragedy struck an Army Public School Peshawar on December 16, 2014, life changed drastically for everyone. People of Pakistan stood up united against terrorism and wanted action against the culprits. Majid Maqsood was one of the survivors who escaped the attack and moved forward in search of a ...

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  • TMajor (Retd) Shamsuddin was a lieutenant in December 1971 and was posted in a Signal unit in Pasrur, near Sialkot. It was commonly known that war with India was imminent and deployment of the Pakistan Army in the Sialkot sector was almost complete. Following are excerpts of the ...

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  • TThe 2ndLt. (now a retired Colonel) Naeem-ul-Haque landed at Dacca East Pakistan in June 1971, after attending his basic course which was reduced to about nine months instead of the scheduled eleven due to the war situation. He reported for duty at Janaida, and was sent to Mymensingh. Around ...

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  • TAhmad Nawaz is a survivor of the Army Public School, Peshawar attack of December 16, 2014, in which 144 students lost their lives at the hands of terrorists who stormed the school. Ahmad who lost his younger brother Harris Nawaz in the incident was himself injured grievously. After initial ...

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  • TAt 9:00 pm on 12 September 2017, Beenish Sharif got off from the Dentist’s Clinic where she worked in the posh Defense Housing Authority area of Lahore. By 9:05 pm she was outside where as usual her father was waiting to pick her up. As she came out of the gate she was surprised to see Asmat ...

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  • TLAHORE -  Women in Pakistan have started taking things in their hands to improve their standard of living. One such lady is Hamida Ali Hazara who is out to break stereo types in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan. Hamida comes from one of the most persecuted community of Balochistan – ...

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  • TWomen in Pakistan have started taking things in their hands to improve their and their loved ones' standard of living. One such lady is Hamida Ali Hazara who is out to break stereo types in Quetta the capital of Balochistan. Hamida comes from one of the most persecuted community of Balochistan ...

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  • TThe Hazara’s of Quetta are one of the most persecuted community of Pakistan; yet in the face of all adversity that they face, there are people who are rising above the gray cloud to shine; one of them is Kalsoom Hazara who is the first female Karate Champion of Pakistan. Coming from the ...

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  • TLAHORE -  It is often said that one incident should be enough for authorities to take action. In July a lady who went to Hunza valley for site seeing was harassed by some boys. At that time she had no medium to launch a complaint against them so she took their pictures and started a social ...

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  • TIt is often said that one incident should be enough for authorities to take action. In July a lady who went to Hunza valley for site seeing was harassed by some boys. At that time she had no medium to launch a complaint against them so she took their pictures and started a social media campaign ...

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  • TLAHORE: The NA-120 constituency on Sunday was the most happening place of Lahore as three most prominent political parties were in a race against each other. Two of the contestants are registered voters of NA-120 while Dr Yasmin Rashid of PTI, is not a resident of the area. It is assumed by many on ...

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  • TSharoon Masih, a fifteen and a half year old Christian boy who died on 30th August at Vehari during a fight that broke out between him and Muhammad Ahmed Raza another student during school hours. According to Sharoon’s Uncle Liaqat, Sharoon had complained of being harassed and insulted for ...

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  • TLAHORE - Sabah Zaman, winner of the ‘Mein Hun Pakistan’ (I am Pakistan) competition, is awaiting Rs500,000 prize money from the government of Pakistan even two months after conclusion of a logo design contest. The competition to design a logo for the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan ...

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  • TLAHORE: The winner of ‘Mein Hun Pakistan’ (I am Pakistan) competition, Sabah Zaman still awaits to get the cash prize of Rs 500,000 from the Government of Pakistan, after nearly two month of the finalisation competition to make a logo for the 70th Independence Day celebrations. The ...

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  • TThe role of the Pakistan Air Force in the 1965 war was pivotal in keeping the Indian Air Force at bay and allowing both PAF and Pakistan army freedom of movement in the air and ground. Wing Commander Aman ullah (SJ) was a F86 pilot who’s dedication and flying ability in almost 30 sorties ...

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