Category: Blog

  • Talks with the Taliban? Think again!

    The Right-wing political parties gained the upper hand in the May 11th 2013 General Elections in Pakistan; parties like the PML-N, PTI and JUI-F had massive popular support. The Left-wing, liberal parties like the PPP and the ANP suffered grave losses. With ‘Talks and Peace deals with the Taliban’ amongst their top agendas, these winning […]

  • Pakistan General Elections 2013: An Overview

    Pakistanis voted on May 11th, 2013: it was followed by the first democratic transfer of power in Pakistan. The general elections were largely free and fair, with the exception of some alleged rigging in Karachi, and some other parts of the nation. The polls recorded a massive, highest ever turnout of 60%. The polls saw […]

  • Happy Mother’s Day

    This video is made for and dedicated to my mom; undoubtedly the best mother in the whole wide world! I really love you a lot! I know you love me more than anything else in the world! I always pray and wish for the best for you and would do anything for you; just like you do for […]

  • Pakistan: Vote now!

    On 11th May 2013, the people of Pakistan will vote and elect our Parliament’s lower house, the National Assembly; along with the Provincial Assemblies of the four Provinces. This will be a landmark day, that will decide the future of Pakistan for the next 5 years to come. This day, Pakistani’s will, according to their […]

  • Are we too risk-conscious these days?

    “I have this brilliant new idea! I believe it could change the way we live our lives, revolutionize the order of the society, make lives better!” popped a thought in my mind, “This just wouldn’t make lives better, people would be happier! This might be it! I could be famous, and probably rich! I will […]

  • St. Michael’s Inter School Science Competition 2013

    On 12th March 2013, St. Michael’s Convent School held its 2nd Annual St. Michael’s Inter School Science Competition.. This competition was started last year by Mr. Javed Khan, our A Levels Biology teacher. This event aims to create an awareness and interest in the A Levels Biology students about the latest research and development in the fields […]

  • An Assessment of Pakistan’s Human Rights Record

    Ever since Pakistan became a sovereign state, the issue of human rights has been one of grave importance. The partition of India in the second half of 1947 saw one of the worst massacre, as thousands of individuals were slaughtered, made homeless, raped and abused in the process of migrating to the homeland of their […]

  • Tribute to Bishop Emeritus Anthony Lobo

    The Founder Principal of St. Michael’s Convent School Bishop Emeritus Anthony Lobo passed away in the early hours of February 18th, 2013. The Bishop was not only the Founder of St. Michael’s Convent School, one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Karachi and in Pakistan, but a key figure in the educational development of […]

  • CBMUN 2013

    CBMUN was held from 8th to 10th February 2013. The event was organized by the Literary and Public Speaking Society (LPSS) of the Institute of Business Management (IoBM). It was my honor and privilege to be the Assistant Committee Director of the First Committee of the General Assembly, DISEC, at CBMUN! Those three days were among the most treasured times of my life. I would […]

  • Happy News: Once in a Blue Moon

    I love discussions over current political situations and scenarios, read and watch the news (almost) everyday, and have friends and family to discuss the news with. It occurs to me: “Why is the news so negative” Every news-person and journalist I happened to inquire, gave me the response on these lines: “Negative? This is reality. The world is […]