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By Dr. Farooq Ahmad Wasil

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    Humanity the Casualty

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    A Lost Childhood

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    The Road

    Pain is something that manifests itself in many ways. Many a time it shows up in psychosomatic symptoms in us. Excessive anger, hatred, helpless frustration …all of these have an effect on our mind and our bodies. I also would like to include our consciousness in this list. In normal parlance ‘mind’

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    Beholding the World

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    Shining or Shooting Stars?

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    Wings to Fly…

    Are our children flying? Do they have wings? Even if they have wings are they ready to take off? Is the environment providing a platform for the wings to grow strong? Why our children going to college and

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    All dressed up and?

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    That’s not my job!

    Wither Education? This has a certain urgency to it that cannot be denied especially upon reading the news report yesterday wherein Members of the Legislative Assembly have raised grave questions to the Education Minister.

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