Ghazal Ullah

A student at the Karachi Grammar School in the 11th grade, Ghazal is interning at The Express Tribune. She enjoys reading and writing.

Edhi: The man who dedicated his life to Pakistan

The first time I encountered Abdul Sattar Edhi was when he was present at a conference that the volunteers at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) had been given the privilege of hosting. The banning of organ trade was the topic under discussion. The founder of SIUT, Dr Dr. Adibul Hasan Rizvi, was adamant that such widespread practices should be proclaimed illegal in our country. He condemned organ trade, saying that instead of helping the organ sellers get rid of poverty, it trapped them further by adding expensive medications to their daily list of necessities. The tumultuous applause ...

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10 reasons why Vampire Diaries is way better than Twilight

After I finished reading the Twilight Saga I swore to myself that never again would I indulge in another vampire romance story. My oath remained unbroken for the next few months, until that one memorable day when my friend and I were on the way home from school. “Oh guess what!” she said excitedly. “I started watching Vampire Diaries and, oh my God, the guys are so hot. You have to watch it.” The next thing I knew I was sitting in front of the computer, about to click play on the first ...

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