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The smile in his tears – A Rescue

The smile in his tears : On a recent trip to a mall in Bangkok while waiting for an elevator suddenly the lobby was filled with screams of women and children. The general initial reaction was of indifference as there … Continue reading

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Travel and Terror

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 31st July 2016   As the travel season peaks, the focus has been on the threat of terrorism in major tourist hubs. While concern has been around travel bookings, hotel safety, … Continue reading

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ATM FRAUD

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 17th July 2016   Recently there have been some news reports about ATM fraud that was discovered in Karachi. The criminals used skimmers to capture banking data off of debit and … Continue reading

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Surviving a Lightning Storm

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 26th June 2016   This monsoon, the met department has forecast heavy rains all over the country. And with heavy rains, there are increased chances of lightning strikes, which are known … Continue reading

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Public Spaces and Personal Safety

    In recent times, events both man-made and natural have necessitated a review of personal safety action plans for authorities, organisations as well as individuals. Media coverage of incidents at two famous malls in Pakistan, one in Islamabad and … Continue reading

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Express Kidnapping

This article was first published on 1st Nov 2015 in Dawn Magazine   An express kidnapping is when the victim is abducted and forced to withdraw their own ransom from an ATM or bank. One method is when the kidnapper … Continue reading

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Travel Scams

This Article was first published on 22nd Nov 2015 in Dawn Magazine on You may be travelling for business or on vacation; but there are chances that you may commit a mistake or just not give serious thought to something … Continue reading

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DO you know how to keep your child safe ONLINE and OFFLINE ?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 23rd August 2015     Keeping children out of harm’s way is one of the biggest challenges in today’s society. Online stalking, physical harm, abductions, and attacks on their educational institutions … Continue reading

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Do you know how not to be ripped off by a Landlord or by a domestic servant?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 26th July 2015   We often do not realise or take care of some basic things while renting a property or hiring domestic help and later run into problems which could … Continue reading

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