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 […]

Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness

More than a year after the American Revolutionary War, the second Continental Congress, on 2nd July 1776, unanimously approved for the creation of an independent United States of America; independent of the Great Britain. The congressional committee selected Thomas Jefferson (later to become the 2nd Vice President and the 3rd President of the United States) […]

St. Michael’s Debate Championship 2013

In February 2012, me, along with A Level 2nd year students took the initiative and organized the first St. Michael’s Debate Championship (SMDC), a parliamentary debate championship, based on the Asians format. The event was a great start; 16 teams from prestigious institutions across Karachi participated. The three day journey was an amazing one, it […]