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  • US MAIL
    US MAIL
      

    This refers to the story “Say no to child marriage” by Aqil Baba (January 22, 2016). I agree with the writer since I also live in the same society and have faced plenty of social and cultural problems. Girls and boys are compelled to marry early. When they marry young, they lose so many values and opportunities in their lives. They have so many wishes, especially to be educated, which are forgotten afterwards.

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  • HAPPENING
    HAPPENING
      

    Peshawar and its neighbouring areas have been in news recently for all the wrong reasons. I really don’t want you to bring ‘terror’ or ‘terrorist’ to your mind while reading this because there is so much more to the city than what we’ve been witnessing of late.

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  • SPEAK OUT
    SPEAK OUT
      

    It was a dark misty winter morning, but winter never comes with its real charm for Pakhtoons. It always comes with some sort of grief. But I think I understate the case when I use the “grief” because it was not only grief but a lifelong tragedy which has effects on different generation at different times.

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  • COVER STORY
    COVER STORY
      

    We all knew it would start up again—the shootings on a massive scale, the unnatural silence in the evenings, the siege mentality—but for the moment, for today, Karachi was getting back to its feet, as it had always been able to do, and that didn’t just mean getting back to work, but getting back to play: friendship, chai, cricket on the street, conversation.

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