Hira Shaheen

  • TLiving in a developing country with economic instability, meager health budget, incompetent and lazy public administration and scarce sense of civic duty, its not surprising to find a chaotic health system. Even though progress of a country crucially depends upon sound health of its work force, ...

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  • TA few months back I was sitting in Ali auditorium with a friend listening to Adeel Hashmi and Mira Hashmi reading letters of Faiz and Alys. They were written in times Faiz Ahmed Faiz had to endure prison. With a piano playing in the background, Adeel Hashmi’s narration put me in the trance a ...

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  • TIf you have been active on social media recently, you would have become familiar with the app Sarahah. It's the new internet fad and apparently, everyone is jumping the bandwagon and trying it for good. Basically, it’s an app where you can sign up, share your account's link publically and ...

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  • TWhile I go through my daily chores, the news on my TV updates me on the happenings around the world. War, poverty, injustice and death; there is too little to celebrate and so much to mourn about. I move quickly around the kitchen, completing my daily cooking ritual, I rush towards my ...

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  • TIt's Valentine’s Day and social media is flooded with ‘Say No to Valentine's Day’ posts. Some are otherwise, but I choose to ignore them considering my forever alone dilemma. I noticed some flyers as well, while driving back from college yesterday. They were designed to convince ...

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