Category Archives: Life Style

Silence of the Voices


Pakistani women must embark on a long journey in order to find and form a strong identity, says ZOIA TARIQ.

Ever wonder how much the world has changed for women in the last two decades? In the South Asian region, women empowerment is a hot issue today. In Pakistan, too, the masses are familiar with terms like gender equity, gender disparity, gender based violence, women entrepreneurship and gender advisors. These issues are frequently discussed and analysed on TV channels, newspapers, seminars and radio shows. Various platforms have been developed in different sectors to empower women and advocate female literacy in Pakistan. Continue reading

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On Objectification of Women in Mainstream Hollywood Movies


RIFAT MUNIM divulges the subliminal messages surrounding women and sexuality in Hollywood films.

We’re all living in America
America, America
We’re all living in America
America is wonderful.

(‘America’, Rammstein)

This is the refrain of a song by the German heavy metal band Rammstein. But one has to watch the music video to grasp its full potential. The song makes a compelling case that Hollywood films have permeated through all continents, all races and all societies in the world. Continue reading

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Someone ordered a pair of shoes?


As a rule of thumb, customisation is always better than standardisation. You are unique. No one is like you; you need things according to your very specific needs and desires. We can easily picture ourselves walking to a tailor and ordering a suit but how many of us have thought of wearing custom-made shoes? Continue reading

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GPIT Celebrates International Women’s Day by People and Organization


The event was expertly moderated by Manizeh Shahrin Sayeed from Strategy and Planning, P&O.For the first time ever GPIT celebrated International Women’s Day: Women Leadership, Inspiring Futures in grand style at North South University on 8th March, 2012. A host of prominent women were among the guests to inspire and motivate the ladies of GPIT. Along with the GPIT contingent were students from North South University as an initiative to inspire young minds. Participants received personalized flowers, books and gift vouchers for being part of this momentous occasion. Our CPO, Syeda Yasmin Rahman and CFO, Kjersti Thoen was among the esteemed panel of speakers along with our CEO Peter Anthony Dindial. Continue reading

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Bangladesh Bijoymela

The Muktijuddher Bijoy Mela Parishad is the organization formed with the collaboration of the gallant Freedom Fighters. Being propelled with the inflammatory clarion call of Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujib, the Father of the Nation, the wave of fiery flames, at the time of extreme national crisis, passed through the vein of the Bengali Nation. The Bengali Nation, fostering the indomitable spirit of freedom instilled by our Father of Nation, stood against the undermining efforts of the Pakistani Rulers. At the cost of our audacious Freedom Fighters, the desert of East Pakistan was made fertile, and the nation comes with a flying colour overthrowing the tyrannical chains of enslavement instituted by the Pakistani Rulers. The Bijoy Mela Parishad stands erect upholding the emblem of this indisputable fact. Continue reading

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December 7, 2011 · 5:39 pm

Pahela Baishakh


Symbol of the timeless

It is that time of year when the Bangalees celebrate their heritage and, through that celebration, assesses their place in the universal scheme of things. For the Bangalees, like millions of others across the globe, have a claim on history based on the cultural tradition their ancestors shaped for them, one that they renew annually through Baishakh. Continue reading

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Love for deshi saries


Sari
There is more to it than six metres of unstitched fabric. Draped in this timeless piece, Bangladeshi women find their individuality. It exudes her persona, radiates her composure and appeal, asserts her poise. The story of the sari — the tradition — has been one woven in time, spread over millennia. From the civilisation by the banks of the Indus River to wardrobes of fashionistas of this generation — the sari has been the quintessential attire an essential woman can’t do without. Continue reading

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