Aimen Zaheed

  • My final year found me miserable. It brought with it the sudden realization that the academic journey that I had started as a confused, scared humanities student six years ago, would soon be coming to an end. The prospect of leaving a place that had become my second home and delving into the ...

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  • When Hassan Rouhani became the seventh Iranian President in 2013, many hoped that the clouds of oppression and religious extremism hovering over the Iranian skies would eventually disperse. The signing of the historic nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers added further weightage to this ...

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  • October 8, 2005; early in the morning, 8:52 am, Pakistan was rattled by a massive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 on the Richter scale. The nation woke up to total chaos and annihilation. The earthquake resulted in more than 80,000 people losing their lives. The injured were numbered at about ...

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  • I am in a state of utter disgust of the “issues” dominating Pakistani social media right now. So Saif Ali Khan said that he had lost faith in Pakistan, and every anchor, actor and Facebook jihadi felt the need to answer him back, admonish him and take the anti-India rhetoric to a ...

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  • These summer vacations, I decided to spend my time in more meaningful pursuits than yawning all day long and living on American TV series. With this goal in mind I enrolled into The Citizen’s Foundation Summer Camp Program. I must confess that the idea of grabbing another certificate and ...

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