6 things you can do to tackle workplace harassment

I recently came across a case of workplace harassment and was appalled to witness the audacity of the accused. While talking to him, I wanted to punch him in the face at various points, but refrained from doing so because a new case would have started against me. I am a strong believer of gender ...

Five toddler-friendly restaurants to go to in Karachi

  As a mother of a toddler, I can relate to every woman in the world who is trying to keep their social life alive with little monsters trying to ruin, or at least sabotage, it. Don’t give up just yet. While trying to do the same, I explored many restaurants in Karachi to socialize with ...

The tale of a Khaadi sale

For a very long time now, I have stopped going to the sales of any outlet for many reason. The biggest one is that by the time I am done juggling home, baby, work and my social life and reach the outlet, most of the stuff is already sold out and the sales persons look ...

Sultan of the hearts stays true to his legacy

A Salman Khan movie recently got released (on Eid) and – being the die-hard Sallu Bhai fan that I am – I knew I had to watch it no matter what. The name, the storyline and other cast members of the movie don’t matter as long as Salman Khan is in it. Because frankly speaking, ...

Will there be another Edhi for the needy?

It was in news for the past two to three months now that Edhi Sahib was not well and was hospitalized on and off. It was disturbing news but, with my own life happening at the same time, I didn’t pay much attention to it. And, perhaps another reason was that I couldn’t bring myself ...

5 of 5 – My Shining Star: Tears of Joy

I was in the labour room for the past 10 hours now when the doctor came in, check me and told me that she will be back immediately after breaking her fast to check me again. The hour went by quickly. When she came in next, she wasn’t alone. She had two junior doctors with her. ...

3 of 5 – My Shining Star: Expectation vs. reality in maternity ward

During the drive to the hospital, which was 25-minutes-long, it was too difficult to keep still. The pain, though manageable, kept throwing me off-guard with its increased intensity every time. I was registered at the Aga Khan University Hospital (one of the most reputed hospitals in Karachi) for the delivery, with a really efficient and courteous ...