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Pakistani Dramas Legitimizing Extramarital Affairs By Twisting Narratives

It is rare that you come across Pakistani dramas that deviate from the routine tropes. Every now and then, when you see dramas like...
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Victim Blaming: The Practice Of (Almost) Every Pakistani

While a number of Pakistanis do react against movements like Aurat March, crimes against women continue to happen. Let's look at that infamous placard,...
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Personal Reflection: Is 18 A Marriageable Age?

In his attempt to convince me to get married, my dad started telling me how our religion advocates girls' marriage at the age of...
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Is Scattered Knowledge Of Western Ideology Misleading Pakistanis?

Western ideology, in recent times, have began appearing all over the world. Concepts such as atheism, feminism, toxicity, have spread all over. However, these...
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It’s Time For Some Pakistani Parents To Unlearn Toxic Behaviour

One cannot shy away from the idea that we have to respect our parents. Almost every culture and every religion endorse this. However, in...
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New Zealand Double Standards: Women’s England Tour Continues Amid Threat

The cricket tour between England and New Zealand has been going on for a while now. However, when it came to Pakistan, both countries...
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Poor Quality Of Clothes – What Are Local Clothing Brands Up To?

The latest ban on imported items from abroad, including clothing items, has left many Pakistanis stressed and confused. Where do they get their clothes...

Designer Lawn Dresses; A Facade Or A Need?

Come spring season, and our calendars are marked with the launch campaigns of the latest designer lawn collections. The spring-summer/ mid-summer campaigns never leave...
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Personal Reflection: Is Patriarchy Boiling Into Misogyny?

Time and again, I have come across this narrative that feminists standing up against patriarchy is wrong. It is said that they should stand...
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Yasir Hussain As Serial Killer: Can Viewers Differentiate Fiction & Reality?

Yasir Hussain becomes part of a very few projects but his dramas, his statements, his appearances, almost always steal the light; that is how...
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Why Are Pakistani Ads Focused On The Urdu Speaking Community?

A number of Pakistani ads that pass by your eyes, you will find to be in the Urdu language. Be it an ice cream...
Why Do Pakistanis Turn Every Dangerous Calamity Into A Picnic?

Why Do Pakistanis Turn Every Dangerous Calamity Into A Picnic?

Nowadays, it's common to hear about potentially dangerous situations or warnings in the news. There seems to be no scarcity of possible catastrophes, including...
5 Things You're Doing Wrong In A Job Interview

Why Is It A Norm That Companies Ask For Last Job Salary?

If you have ever been in a job interview, especially in Pakistan, you must be familiar with the payslip query. Instead of telling you...
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Case Of Right Family Systems In TVCs & Pakistani Dramas: Who’s Doing It Right?

The TV may be taking a backseat in the media worldwide, it is very much a mainstream platform in Pakistan. In Pakistan, TV has...

Celebrities and Plastic Surgery: Why Do We Criticize Them?

Plastic surgery has been a hot topic in Pakistan for the past decade. Despite initial apprehensions about its acceptance in an Islamic country, it...

Generalizing Women As Bad Drivers – An Unfair Stereotype?

If asking about what tasks women are not good at? The consensus would be driving! It sounds pretty sexist, but that is the truth....
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As A Pakistani, Here’s Why You Should NOT Watch House Of Secrets

House of Secrets may not give competition to Squid Game. They are from different categories altogether but the documentary season has been trending at...
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Passing Comments & Judgments – When Will It Stop?

A recent interaction became the point of origin for this personal reflection. "Have my dark circles become better?" "I think they have grown darker!" Validation is what...
The Economic Impact of Rising Petrol Prices in Pakistan

The Economic Impact of Rising Petrol Prices in Pakistan

Pakistan is one of the emerging countries with a heavily reliant transportation industry on petroleum. The rise in fuel prices has a huge influence...
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Atif Aslam Viral Hug: The Dark Side Of Fan Culture

More than often, die-hard fans lose all rationale and pull off the craziest stunts to grab their favorite stars' attention. Particularly during concerts, we...