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Author: Shabeer Ahmed

Shabeer Ahmed writes on society, culture, languages, education, international relations, and politics. He loves to travel around the world to learn about people, communities and culture.
Syed Munawar Hasan….End Of An Era
News, Politics

Syed Munawar Hasan….End Of An Era

WITH the sad demise of Syedd Munawar Hasan, the former ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, a vacuum has created that can never be engulfed in years to come. He was perhaps from the last lineage of the leaders who in true sense uphold the definition of genuine leadership, scholarship, spiritualism, and intellectualism. Perhaps, the world would never see again such a brave political leader, social reformer, and religious orator. Syedd practiced what he preached and he would never do a deal on his principles and what he believed was right. Born in 1941 in Delhi, Syed Munawar Hasan’s family migrated to Pakistan and settled down in Karachi. He spent all of his prime time studying various political ideologies popular in those days. Initially, he was very impressed by the National Students’ Federation and...
Top-Ten Higher Educational Marketing Ideas to Consider During COVID Crises
Digital Marketing, Education

Top-Ten Higher Educational Marketing Ideas to Consider During COVID Crises

WHILE the universities in Pakistan are reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an insight into their ongoing marketing campaigns for FALL 2020 shows that either they do not take the pandemic seriously or perhaps they are not ready to take future students and their parents into confidence as what arrangements have been made to keep campuses secure from the fatal virus. Advertisements that have been appearing in the media before the pandemic used to incorporate the details such as facilities offered at varsities, qualification of the faculty, libraries, cafeterias, industrial linkages, and scholarship, etc. are being repeated without any details about precautionary measures to be taken at varsities. There is no mentioning of preventive measures such as wearing of facemasks, setting up virus d...
8 Ways To Stay Energetic In University Life.
Education, Health

8 Ways To Stay Energetic In University Life.

IT appears that being a student is a critical phase of one’s life as challenges manifold you and your intellectual growth may be at risk amid assignment pressures, classroom lectures, preparing for mid and final exams, it is advisable for today’s students to take care of themselves and acclimatize a balancing lifestyle to cope with the pressures. Life in academia is not a bed of roses rather it calls for your energies, your physical and mental health to be fit enough to digest difficult lessons, and do well in overall performance. If you’re a real student and currently enrolled in a degree program at a university, here are some of the techniques that might heal your worries, study burden and bring a positive change in your student life. 1. Positive attitude toward everything It is true ...
Five Things to Keep in Mind Before Purchasing a Property in Dubai.
Business

Five Things to Keep in Mind Before Purchasing a Property in Dubai.

Buying a property in a foreign country is an exciting experience, especially when you are buying a home or luxury apartment for your family to live in it. Dubai is a dreamland for owning the property as people from across the globe favor the idea of living in Dubai. With the high rents of housing, property in Dubai is a lifetime investment for you and for your family. If you are in the process of finalizing a property deal in Dubai, it is highly advisable to be aware of certain critically important things. Here are some things that you must keep them in mind before paying for the purchased property.w 1. Who owns the property? This is the most important for you to know who is the real owner of the property you are buying from. Check their name on the deed and get verified from the releva...
A Critical Analysis of Pakistani Government’s Decision of Cancellation of Exams
Opinion

A Critical Analysis of Pakistani Government’s Decision of Cancellation of Exams

As part of the drive against the spread of novel coronavirus, the government has further extended the closure of educational institutions until July 15. Moreover, all board exams have been canceled and the students have been promoted to the next classes based on last year's results. With the announcement of this policy, students studying in universities started a campaign on social media to get their exams annulled too, and to be promoted like the students of schools and colleges. They have complained of ‘discrimination’ on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education. While schools around the world are reopening day-by-day, in Pakistan the government is stuck to take any reasonable decision with reference to educational institutions. This decision for not opening schools is creating a co...
Are Showbiz Women Stronger?
Opinion

Are Showbiz Women Stronger?

Since the footage of breaking into the house of the model and actress Uzma Khan and resultant physical abuse went viral on social media, a large number of people have been talking about it. Still there seems no full stop to people’s comments. What we saw in the videos a woman named Amena Malik along with guards and some other women allegedly Amber and Pashmina Malik who are said to be daughters of property tycoon Malik Riaz barged into the house of model Uzma Khan. They threatened the actress and her sister, hurled abuses, slapped them and sprinkled liquid on them. We can also see in the videos shattered glasses and damaged articles strewn around the property, as well as blood stains on the floor. Despite the terrified victims pleaded for mercy, the invaders kept on beating and abusing th...
Save The World From Poverty And Hunger
Opinion

Save The World From Poverty And Hunger

While the world is experiencing severe economic recession due to the coronavirus pandemic, which according to the IMF is far worse than the Great Recession of 2009, now its awful effects are being felt in the form of shortage of food, unemployment, depression and mental issues. Can you imagine as to how the most horrible scenario would be there if food crises turn hard-hitting? Who will save the people dying from hunger? Can our nuclear technology, our industrial infrastructure, our Social Media companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and our so-called economic theories can keep us alive without food? What about our tall and magnificent buildings like Burj Khalifa, Eifel Tower, the Great Wall of China and Wall Street? Have they any solution to hunger? Can the G-7 group have the capabili...