Author: Khunsha Agha Khan

Surviving in hot, humid weather can be a challenge, but with the right strategies, you can stay comfortable and healthy. The most important tip is to stay hydrated, as your body loses more water through sweat in such climates, increasing the risk of dehydration. Make sure to drink plenty of water, aiming for at least 8-10 glasses a day, and avoid sugary and caffeinated drinks, which can contribute to dehydration. Carrying a reusable water bottle ensures you’re always sipping throughout the day. Dressing appropriately is crucial in managing the heat. Choose lightweight, breathable fabrics such as cotton, linen, or moisture-wicking…

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In today’s fast-paced world, where consumerism and materialism often take center stage, a growing number of people are finding solace in minimalism. The minimalist lifestyle, which focuses on simplifying life by eliminating excess and embracing only what truly matters, is gaining traction as a way to achieve greater fulfillment and happiness. Here’s why adopting a minimalist lifestyle might just be the best decision you ever make. What is Minimalism? Minimalism is a lifestyle choice that prioritizes simplicity, intentionality, and the removal of excess. It’s about focusing on what adds value to your life and letting go of what doesn’t. This…

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Mental health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, yet it remains a largely misunderstood and stigmatized topic in many parts of the world, including Pakistan. Despite the significant strides made globally towards recognizing and addressing mental health issues, Pakistan still struggles with a deep-rooted stigma that hinders open discussion, support, and treatment for those in need. It’s time to break this silence and bring mental health to the forefront of societal awareness. Understanding the Stigma In Pakistan, mental health is often shrouded in misconceptions and cultural taboos. Many people associate mental health issues with weakness, laziness, or even possession…

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As the summer sun beams down with its full intensity, our skin requires special attention to stay healthy, radiant, and protected. The combination of heat, humidity, and increased sun exposure can wreak havoc on our skin, leading to a host of issues such as sunburn, dehydration, and breakouts. To help you navigate the warm months with glowing skin, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to summer skincare. Understanding the Impact of Summer on Skin During summer, our skin undergoes several changes: Essential Summer Skincare Tips Addressing Common Summer Skin Issues Conclusion Summer skincare requires a proactive approach to protect and nourish…

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Pakistan is a land of breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and diverse cultures. While popular destinations like Murree, Hunza, and Swat often steal the spotlight, there are numerous lesser-known yet equally enchanting places waiting to be explored. Here are some of Pakistan’s hidden gems that promise unforgettable experiences away from the typical tourist trails. 1. Ratti Gali Lake, Azad Kashmir Nestled in the heart of Neelum Valley, Ratti Gali Lake is a high-altitude glacial lake surrounded by snow-capped peaks and lush meadows. The trek to the lake is an adventure in itself, offering stunning views of the valley and its diverse…

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As the summer season approaches and temperatures soar, it becomes crucial to ensure the well-being of animals and birds around us. Both domestic and wild animals are vulnerable to the harsh effects of extreme heat, and it’s our responsibility to help them stay cool and hydrated. Always ensure that your pets have access to fresh, clean water by placing multiple water bowls around the house and in the yard. For birds, place bird baths or shallow dishes of water in shaded areas of your garden, refilling and cleaning them regularly to prevent the growth of algae and bacteria. Make sure…

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The city of Lahore has witnessed a remarkable transformation in cleanliness and sanitation standards, thanks to the relentless efforts of the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) under the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz Sharif. During the recent Eid-ul-Adha celebrations, the LWMC embarked on an unprecedented 72-hour non-stop cleaning operation, setting a new benchmark in public service and sanitation. A Record-Breaking Operation The scale and efficiency of the cleaning operation were truly remarkable. Over 54,000 tons of green waste, offal, and animal waste were disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner over the three days of Eid. The…

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On a significant Tuesday, Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz unveiled a groundbreaking initiative aimed at transforming the public service delivery system in the province. The newly launched “Maryam Ki Dastak App” promises to bring a range of government services directly to the doorsteps of the residents of Punjab, tackling long-standing issues of inefficiency and accessibility. A Game-Changer in Public Services The “Maryam Ki Dastak App” offers a plethora of services including the issuance of domicile certificates, e-stamping, birth and death certificates, marriage and divorce certificates, vehicle registration and transfer, as well as tax payments. With this app, residents no longer…

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In a commendable display of leadership, Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif has once again demonstrated her commitment to the welfare of the people. Amid a trend of declining inflation, the district administration in Lahore has announced a significant reduction in the prices of bread – commonly known as “double roti” – much to the relief of the residents. This initiative is part of a broader strategy to curb inflation and ensure that essential commodities remain affordable for all. Price Reduction: A Significant Relief for Consumers A recent notification issued by Lahore Deputy Commissioner Rafia Haider has fixed the maximum…

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In a significant move towards inclusive education, Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif has announced the establishment of 300 Special Education Schools as Centres of Excellence across Punjab. This announcement came during a special education ceremony focused on providing hearing aids and launching an enrolment campaign for out-of-school special children on Thursday. The ceremony was marked by Maryam Nawaz’s heartfelt interactions with the special children. She left her seat to sit among them, holding a special child in her lap, and closely observed the medical tests being conducted for children with hearing impairments. The CM also inspected the handicrafts and…

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