Author: The Youth International

It’s not the First Time “Ertugrul” star, Esra Bilgic, won Pakistani Hearts

It’s not the first time Esra Bilgic, who plays Halima Sultan in Ertugrul, won heart and minds of Pakistani fans after airing the eminent Turkish series “Resurrection Ertugrul” on Pakistani state TV (PTV), but she had triumphed our hearts in 2018 as well when she lashed out the famous Indian actress, Priyanka Chopra, for war mongering tweets after Indian Air Force attack on Pakistan in 2018.  The Turkish series “Dirilis: Ertugrul” or “Resurrection Ertugrul” has break records of popularity throughout the Muslim world. The series is also known as the Muslim “Game of Thrones”, however, “Resurrection Ertugrul” is a...

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Deteriorating Conditions of Indian Muslims: Genocide is in the Offing?

Not only me but millions of progressive thinkers used to criticize the partition project on the bases of religion and we used to romanticize the secular nature of the Indian constitution. However, since Modi’s assertion into the throne, he proved us all wrong and finally, Jinnah won after 70 long years. Since the inception of modern India, minorities, especially Muslims, have encounter scores of challenges in all spheres of life. Though Article 25, 29 and 30 of the Indian constitution bestows equal rights to all Indian citizens irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, and the language they speak, however, minorities have faced institutional bias and systematic deliberate neglect. Media is a very influential tool in creating an image of a society, sect, religion, personality or country. It is the media that shape our collective and national minds. Muslims of India are always portrayed by the Indian media as regressive and fundamentalists. The Hindi language media has more aggrieve and negative stance pertaining to Muslims compare to the English press. The English press of India has a more balanced stance regarding Muslims than Hindi language media. After the partition of India, Muslims majority Pakistan became an Islamic republic and India chose a secular path. The founder of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, used to say that Muslims and Hindus are two different nations based on their culture and...

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It’s normal to feel nervous in some social situations. For example, giving a presentation may cause that feeling of butterflies in the stomach. But in social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia, everyday interactions become difficult because you fear being scrutinized or judged by others. Social anxiety or social phobia is an extreme fear of being judged by others, evaluated negatively or being rejected in social situations or performances or a condition of extreme self-consciousness. People with a social anxiety disorder may be worried about acting or visibly anxious e. g blushing or stumbling over the word. As a...

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Phobias: Major Causes and their Types

There are so many cases all across the world, in which acceptance of more than 2 daughters is difficult, even for modern, educated, settled families, it’s difficult to welcome more than two or three Baby girls and it’s natural. but what not I right am to create fear, risk and phobia in mothers heart for daughters. 19 years old young girl was living a married and middle-class life and maybe happy too. Her husband was the only child and support to his mother. Things went wrong when she had her third daughter. After delivery, no one was contented because...

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Why do scientists need to engage with the media? African scientists have been conducting cutting-edge research to tackle the continent’s health challenges but they need to do more to engage with the media. Listening to presentations at the 14th meeting of human heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Consortium that was held in Ghana last week (23-27 September), it was refreshing to me to know that African scientists have mapped the complete set of genes of over 50,000 research participants from across Africa.  This achievement has the potential to enable scientists to study and tackle diseases such as sickle...

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