August 14, 2018
By Adeela Akmal

Team Auj received a standing ovation at the award ceremony of FSUK for their untiring effortsIn the spirit of Independence Day, You! highlights the achievement of Team Auj, the first ever all-female team from Pakistan, representing their country at the International ‘Formula Student’ competition...I“With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve. Think a hundred times before you take a decision, but once that decision is taken, stand by it as one man. No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you.” - Mohammad Ali JinnahIn light of...


By Adeela Akmal

beautyDressing up in patriotic attire can be tricky, you want to make a statement but you also don’t want to overdo it. This week You! has some tips and tricks for you to put together the perfect ensemble for Independence Day... This kurta will make a bold statement paired with plain pants & dewy makeupOf fashionable attireThere was a time when dressing up for 14th August was as easy as earing a white shalwar kameez with green dupatta over it. Over the years, many trends have changed and until last year, everyone wanted something bigger and better. But that was then, and this is now - overly patriotic getups feel somewhat out of...


By R. Khan

healthYou! talks to Karachi-based herbal medicine expert, Dr Siddiq Patni, regarding the problem of migraine among womenMigraines aren’t common headaches. These are severe pain attacks that severely affect your daily routine. These are sudden episodic pains which are more severe in nature that can last for five hours to three days, says Karachi-based homeopath and herbal medicine expert, Dr Siddiq Patni. “Though migraine is a common health problem among men and women but it is one of the leading serious health condition affecting women the most. Not only this, women experience migraine differently than men as the symptoms vary and the...


By Iqra Sarfaraz & Adeela Akmal

independence day specialFor Pakistanis, it’s the perfect time to celebrate Pakistan’s Independence with a weekday jam-packed with barbecues, day at the beach, fireworks, green and white decorations and all things joyous. After all, cool breeze from the seas and rays of hope in the recent times have taken them aback. Meanwhile, our favourite celebs are also not left behind. This week You! turns to a few stars to let us know about their expectations from future, how they are going to celebrate Independence Day and message to the fellow countrymen and women out there...Faysal Qureshi I hope that the promises made by the new...


By Mubashir Ahmed

eidwearWhere Eid-ul-Fitar is all about Eidi, vermicelli, hot and spicy channa chaat, fruit trifle and sweet delights, Eid-ul-Azha is about Mutton roast, Kababs, Biryani and fun-filled family BBQ night. But of course bangles, pretty palms with henna and mesmerising Eid dresses are always a part of every festival. After all, girls are all about looking at their best on the festive season.Every year, several Eid collections by our favourite brands offer a diversified range of silhouettes which every girl wants to have in her wardrobe. Keeping this in mind, one of Pakistan’s leading luxury designers Zainab Chottani has recently announced the...


By you desk

festivalPakistan has rich culture, customs, etiquette and beautiful architectures. The spices and taste of Pakistani cuisine is famous worldwide. It’s known for their marvellous and unique varieties which are a blend of distinctive flavours. Pakistan has some of the most diverse and flavourful traditional dishes with a deep history that connects it to a particular province.The citizens of Pakistan celebrate its Independence with enthusiasm and zeal every year. This time around, Avari Towers Hotel is hosting ‘Jashan-e-Azadi Food Festival’. The concept of the event is to provide mouth-watering and lip-smacking delicacies of each region...


By Buraq Shabbir

harassmentHarassment, or sexual harassment in particular, is in no way an easy phenomenon to deal with, whether we speak about Pakistan or any other country in the world. It’s a universal problem that has affected millions out there, with hardly any of them speaking about it. Many refrain from opening up due to the fear of being judged, blamed or not trusted because it is, “As difficult to prove as it is to disprove,” according to Kellyanne Conway. SSP Shehla QureshiHowever, this doesn’t diminish the need to raise one’s voice against such heinous acts that have serious effects on the victim’s mental and physical wellbeing....


By Lubna Jerar Naqvi

opinionOn a recent trip to a South Asian neighbourhood, it was a pleasure to see how being a Pakistani was a big source of pride. It was nice to hear praises for my country, contrary to the negative image it has acquired for reasons beyond our control. It was heartening to see that people from other countries wanted to hear about our country, culture, how women lived here and what we ate. Most of which they already knew from the stories they heard in the news - mostly of attacks and bloodshed as a result of terrorism.They asked if women in Pakistan are allowed to step out of the house; seek education; drive; forced to get married against...


By you desk

Dear Professor Nadine,I am a 23-year-old girl. My problem is that I am in love with my best friend's husband. I am engaged to my cousin and my wedding date was set only last month, but how can I marry my cousin when I love H? I saw H for the first time at his wedding with my college friend, R. For me, it was love at first sight. I think of H all the time; he is good looking, smart, well-spoken and well-groomed. I am a lot better looking than R, and my fiance is just an ordinary looking guy. I don't know what R has that I lack; H seems to be in love with her, and treats me like a younger sister. I have tried to impress him with my beauty,...