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Yasmin Elahi

The lost joys of reading

The lost joys of reading

Can any of my young friends tell me which and when was the last book you read? Published Jan 05, 2019 07:13am
Manners matter!

Manners matter!

Fareed walks into the lounge where his dad is absent-mindedly flicking through the TV channels. Published Oct 27, 2018 06:48am
Bounties unbounded!

Bounties unbounded!

What comes to your mind when you think of Ramazan? Some of you associate this month of fasting with lips parched ... Published May 19, 2018 06:05am
A simple guide to popularity

A simple guide to popularity

Always remember that a soft voice, which expresses a logical view, is more effective than a loud one. Published Oct 07, 2017 06:09am
The greatest sacrifice ever!

The greatest sacrifice ever!

There are people (specially our domestic help) who can enjoy dishes prepared with meat ... Published Sep 02, 2017 03:31am
Ramazan reminders

Ramazan reminders

The holy month of Ramazan is a reminder of some lessons which need to be learnt and re-learnt. We are blessed every... Updated May 27, 2017 07:47am
Edhi: the man, the legacy

Edhi: the man, the legacy

Abdul Sattar Edhi For the last few days I have been struggling for words. So much has been written ... Published Jul 16, 2016 05:53am
Making the most of vacations

Making the most of vacations

My little friends must be feeling excited these days as the long summer vacation has begun. With the temperatures so... Published Jun 04, 2016 05:46am
The multitasking wizard!

The multitasking wizard!

A mother is a multitasking wizard, who performs day after day with no complaints of weariness or boredom Published May 07, 2016 06:50am
Living within a budget

Living within a budget

Be grateful for what your parents can provide instead of grumbling about what they can’t! Leading a simple lifestyle. Published Mar 19, 2016 06:41am
Tackling the exam

Tackling the exam

January is usually a tough month for most children. They are back to school after the winter vacation and their ... Published Feb 27, 2016 06:45am
The true spirit

The true spirit

Eidul Azha is just round the corner. As I step into my terrace with my evening cup of tea, I hear happy shouts of... Published Sep 26, 2015 07:05am
Heritage Sites in Pakistan

Heritage Sites in Pakistan

FRIENDS, I am sure most of you know that Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) ... Published May 31, 2015 06:47am
In search of Quaid’s Pakistan!

In search of Quaid’s Pakistan!

DECEMBER 25th is a day of national importance for Pakistanis, as it is the birth anniversary of the Father of the... Published Dec 27, 2014 06:22am