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Stay Safe in Ramadan in Pakistan

20/08/2016 0 Comments
Stay Safe in Ramadan in Pakistan

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 29th May 2016   If you do a quick search on the internet for personal safety concerns during the month of Ramazan you will find that a majority will address rash driving. Yet this month is also known for a high number of criminal incidents. Let’s […]

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How to conduct a safety drill

24/05/2016 0 Comments
How to conduct a safety drill

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 7th Feb 2016   In recent days the media has been broadcasting images of various safety and security drills conducted by the law enforcement agencies and educational institutes. You can be certain that there will be even more in the days ahead as authorities aim to […]

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How to Survive the Passport Office in Pakistan

28/10/2015 0 Comments
How to Survive the Passport Office in Pakistan

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 6th September 2015   Getting a passport shouldn’t be much of a hassle, but if you do not have appropriate information about the fee and documents needed, you can end up wasting valuable time. Follow the checklist below to save yourself from the clutches of unauthorised […]

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Detection of Fake Note (Urdu)

04/02/2015 0 Comments
Detection of Fake Note (Urdu)

This article was published on Dawn News in Jan 2015 جعلی نوٹوں کی کرنسی کی گردش کے دوران موجودگی ایک اکائی کا معمولی جزو ہوسکتا ہے تاہم اس وقت کیا ہو جب ایک نوٹ آپ کے پاس ہو؟ کس طرح آپ ایک جعلی نوٹ کو آگے بڑھانے کے امکانات کو کم کرسکتے ہیں؟ ایسے موضوعات […]

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School Security

03/02/2015 0 Comments
School Security

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 4th Jan 2015     Securing our schools In the wake of the Peshawar tragedy a number of voices have been raised to question the authorities on what is being done to secure schools from another such incident. The initial response was to bring forward the […]

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Don’t get fooled again learn to detect a Fake Pakistani Currency Note

29/12/2014 1 Comment
Don’t get fooled again learn to detect a Fake Pakistani Currency Note

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 21 Dec 2014   Detect a fake note Norbert Almeida Published Dec 21, 2014 06:46am Counterfeit banknotes are but a fraction of the currency in circulation. However, what happens when you obtain one? How do you reduce the chances of being passed a fake note? Are […]

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Driving in Fog

16/12/2014 0 Comments
Driving in Fog

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 16 Nov 2014   Browse through the news headlines in Pakistan over the past few years during the winter months and not a week goes by without a report of a road accident that has claimed many lives. Read a little bit more and you’ll find […]

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Shopping Securely during Festive Season

21/07/2014 0 Comments
Shopping Securely during Festive Season

This was first printed in Dawn Magazine on 6th July 2014 It’s the festive season; the malls and markets are crowded and you jostle through the masses while juggling your countless bags and keeping an eye on your children. Parking is miles away and you snake your way through the traffic snarl ups. You’ve made […]

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Are you prepared for Emergencies? Do you have a Grab-Bag?

11/07/2014 0 Comments
Are you prepared for Emergencies? Do you have a Grab-Bag?

This Article was first Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, June 22nd, 2014 Do you live in a zone impacted by natural distastes, earthquakes or floods from rising rivers or sea levels? Are you concerned that your town or city is prone to sudden outbreaks of unrest and shutdowns? In Pakistan this is not unheard of […]

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Watching your watchmen

23/06/2014 0 Comments
Watching your watchmen

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 8th June 2014 They started out by patrolling the neighbourhoods on foot blowing a whistle periodically. As things changed they went mobile with a cycle and were given a baton to protect themselves. Then overnight they were made to wear a uniform and given a gun, […]

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