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Published March 2, 2024

Commuting on the streets of Karachi

This is regarding the story “Commuting on the streets of Karachi” by Syed Zain Husain (YW, January 20). The story described the experience of common people traveling every day by public transport.

The various modes of transportation are often not comfortable, but since people have no choice, they face a lot of trouble. The story highlighted the importance of understanding and empathy for people who commute through public transport every day.

Saif Raza,
Lahore

The power of windmills

This is regarding the cover article “The power of windmills” by Rizwana Naqvi, (YW, January 20). It was a well-curated article.

According to the Global Climate Risk Index, Pakistan is ranked as the eight vulnerable country to long-term climate risks. In this regard, windmills are great alternatives in creating clean energy compared to other resources like coal, etc, which are the root causes of deteriorating climate change.

Aurangzaib Khan Kakar,
Quetta

A dream fulfilled

This is concerning the story “A dream fulfilled” by Wania Kanwal (YW, January 27). This story highlighted how tragedies can turn someone’s life from good to bad, but also how a small realisation and a glimmer of hope can change the course of life once again.

Therefore, one should never surrender to the situation. Instead, one should face reality and remain steadfast.

Talha Khan,
Islamabad

Stop waffling

This is regarding the article “Stop waffling” by Shahmeer Asif (YW, January 27). There is no doubt that we often speak unnecessarily, or use unnecessary words when we actually can communicate more precisely. Our lack of understanding and intuition leads us to verbosity, which can bore others.

I agree with the writer’s explanation and the given tips to reduce and stop waffling in our lives.

Syed Ariz Aziz,
Multan

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The article “Stop waffling”, by Shahmeer Asif, was relatable to various situations in students’ lives when they rely on using unnecessarily complex vocabulary to impress readers or listeners. However, these words often lack meaningful content.

This is merely a waste of time for the listener or reader, and such verbosity often goes unnoticed or leads people to avoid individuals who do that.

Hania Shafiq,
Peshawar

Published in Dawn, Young World, March 2nd, 2024

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