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The Best Charity

Continuing the discussion from last week, “Communication Advices from the Quran”, we now go to the next phase of this topic. When communication takes place in a distorted form and based upon the presence of external factor(s) like biases, situation, etc., it is quite likely to give rise to a …

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Communication Advices from the Noble Quran

By SALMAN RIZWAN Communication is the process of passing information and understanding from one person to another. In simple words it is a process of transmitting and sharing ideas, opinions, facts, values etc. from one person to another or one organization to another. If the communication is done just to …

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The Power of Optimism

By SALMAN RIZWAN These days the single most important perspective that is needed is “Optimism”. In a world where we are surrounded by negativity and pessimism and face a constant bombardment of bad news on conventional and social media, it becomes even more critical to keep a positive attitude and …

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Most important Asset

Normally the success of a person is measured by the number of assets he owns. As it gives a good measure of how he has fared in this world. Several books, workshops, discussionsetc., on being successful invariably measure the success in terms of wealth and prosperity. In the west, a common question to ask a so-called successful person is, “what is your net worth”?

By Salman Rizwan Normally the success of a person is measured by the number of assets he owns. As it gives a good measure of how he has fared in this world. Several books, workshops, discussionsetc., on being successful invariably measure the success in terms of wealth and prosperity. In …

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If #metoo then why not #youtoo?

By A.Q. Siddiqui: The #metoo campaign has stormed all over with such a ferocity that was never seen before in media, social or political life. Some scribes have defined it as a power that rippled highest echelons of Indian society. But in truth it is a product of today’s unbridled …

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The Failing Lifeline of Metropolitan Lahore (Part III)

Aside from the growing realization over the perilous loss of groundwaters on account of being the singular source of both potable and irrigation supplies underneath Lahore District, mechanisms for reversal of the same are but non-existent.  The strategy needs to account for both land and water resources.  Preceding discussion under …

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The Real Story of Hijab

By A.Q. Siddiqui The Hijab or wearing of headscarf by a Muslim girl is in news time and again. From UK, France, Netherland to India’s Supreme court, headscarf is discussed and frowned upon as a malaise. But Hijab is attracting more young girls everywhere than what the practice was a …

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The Failing Lifeline of Metropolitan Lahore (Part II)

The falling groundwater aquifer levels across metropolitan Lahore are a cause for concern for municipal water managers and the sustainability of this source could only be ensured through preservation of land comprising agricultural tracts and open spaces. Efficacy of rainfall infiltration is owed to undeveloped land and asphalted/concreted areas dissipate …

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