Ever since I was a child, I have passionately wanted to serve the motherland anyway I can. And the passion only grew in strength and intensity in the events that followed 9/11 terror attacks and the situation Pakistan and its armed forces found themselves in.
In the modern day quest for scientific research and knowledge acquirement, Pakistan’s ship, teetering at the brink of a predictable wreck, lags far behind the major players in the international scientific community.
This writing explains some of the popular Indian subcontinental superstitions and how, contrary to popular belief, they remain an integral part of our lives even in the 21st century. Holding history as a lamp, it explains how our ancestors might have formed the popular superstitions during ancient times and for what purpose, if any.
Recently I was editing the second chapter of my manuscript, currently named [the chapter] ‘Immutability’, when I realized how it is practically impossible to finish a detailed investigation on the Indian subcontinent without the referencing of popular Indian subcontinental superstitions — a belief in something beyond reason.
The first day at the university! Alone…tense….apprehensive…alienated?
Yes, it does happen to almost everyone of us. Transition from high school or college to a big university, from a bunch of known people to thousands of unknown faces, from the comfort of a well-known premises to a sprawling campus where each day is a battle for survival is rather a daunting experience.
Teachers play a crucial role in our society, as they are the custodians of building a sound knowledge base for our coming generations and providing responsible, learned and hardworking individuals to the national mainstream.
Building effective communication skills through listening and speaking is an essential part of forming social and personal relationships. Our ability to reach out to people and understand them is a great way of not only learning from each other’s experiences, but also an opportunity to view the world from other’s perspectives.
Kids nowadays are exposed to media resources more than ever across an increasingly wide range of platforms and technologies. We live in a time where our kids can now be termed as smartphone midgets.