July 20, 2018
By US Desk

FeedbackDear Editor,Recently, I read a few of your latest issues and I would like to suggest Us magazine a few things. You should do a magazine related to summer treats, in which you can give small, easy and quick to make recipes that the youth enjoys in summers. Other than that, you can give out a magazine related to the upcoming elections in which you can make youth aware of how important voting is and what few things they should keep in mind while voting. The youth, especially the ones who are voting for the very first time would find this issue extremely helpful. Lastly, you should add more music related content to attract music lovers...


By S. A

Election edition1. When were the first direct general elections held in Pakistan?A. 1947B. 1954C. 1962D. 19702. Who was the first prime minister of Pakistan?A. Muhammad Ali JinnahB. Muhammad IqbalC. Liaquat Ali KhanD. Louis Mountbatten3. How many times have general elections been held in Pakistan so far?A. 8B. 10C. 12D. 144. At least how old does a candidate have to be to become the prime minister of Pakistan?A. 30B. 35C. 40D. 455. And what about the president? What is the minimum age?A. 30B. 35C. 40D. 456. What is the total number of national assembly seats?A. 178B. 224C. 342D. 4187. Which party has won the elections the most times?A....


By Laraib Zakir

READERS’ ANATOMY“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.”—Rene DescartesWe all read differently and in our own style. Some of us are really fast-paced readers whereas some of us prefer to read at a snail’s pace and there is more to all this!As fast as lightningShe gets hold of the book, firmly places on the lap and starts reading. She reads as if the book would run away if she didn’t read it now. It needs to be finished, now or never. The eyes, shifting rapidly read along the lines as lips mumble with curiosity. There’s no time to talk to any intruder, or eat, or drink or...


By S. A

Answers1. DWhile there had previously been local and indirect government elections, the polls of 1970 were the first general elections held in Pakistan, and the only ones held in the country while it still comprised of East and West Pakistan, ultimately playing a role in the secession of the former. The main contest was between Awami League - the major party in East Pakistan, which ultimately emerged victorious - and Pakistan Peoples Party - the leading party in West Pakistan .2. CNawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan was the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. He was appointed to the post in 1947 after partition by the founding fathers of Pakistan...


By US Desk

Winning hearts An all-girls team from National University of Science and Technology , Pakistan claimed global fame as they built a single-seater Formula car at the Student Formula Competition held in UK.The team, Team Auj, consisted of 15 girls belonging to different disciplines including electrical engineers, industrial designers and business management.Designers capitalise on election fervour Asifa&Nabeel promotes peace and unity by launching their new line of kurta shalwar for General Election ’18. And Hina Butt comes up with her limited edition line “mn” for the supporters of PML-N.The Wimbledon finals ...


By Muhammad Nabeel

COVER STORYIt’s over... the phenomenon that had engulfed this planet for the last 30 days ended on the 15th of this month with France lifting the trophy for the second time in their history.The FIFA World Cup is a truly global event that almost never fails to amuse its worldwide audience. This year’s World Cup, staged in Russia, can be dubbed as the World Cup of upsets. Some of the most illustrious names in the world of football had to face the humiliation of exiting the tournament very early.The likes of Ronaldo and Messi could not make the most of what could be their last appearance in the World Cup. Similarly, the mighty Germans also...


By Muhammad Omar Iftikhar

FIFA World Cup 2018 turned out to be a roller coaster ride for football aficionados around the world. The 21st edition of the World Cup, held for the first time in Russia, saw 32 teams battle on the field for a chance to become World Cup Champions. The tournament that lasted for 31 days, however, was nothing short of extraordinary. Germany, the defending champions, eyeing their fifth Championship win, were knocked out during the group stages by South Korea! France won their second title and Croatia became the runner-ups for the first time in history. Read on to relive some amazing and shocking moments of the FIFA World Cup 2018.Brazil’s...


By Sameen Amer

Coming SoonOut this week * MoviesMamma Mia! Here We Go Again - musical, sequel to 2008’s Mamma Mia!; Sophie learns about her mother’s past while expecting a child.The Equalizer 2 - action, sequel to The Equalizer ; a retired CIA agent seeks revenge after one of his friends is murdered.Unfriended: Dark Web - horror, stand-alone sequel to 2014’s Unfriended; a guy finds a laptop and soon discovers that its previous owner will do anything to get it back.Celeb TweetsConan O’Brien : In the new James Bond movie, Bond apologizes to women for his behavior and is never seen again.Mindy Kaling : Paul Rudd has been handsome for 40...


By US Desk

My aunt is so protective of meHello Guru,I am a big fan of your column. I am an 18-year-old girl. I am studying commerce in one of the prestigious colleges in Karachi. I belong to a well-off family. I study in co-education so I have male friends, too. My parents are quite broadminded and they have no objection on my male friends. I have a good life and I enjoy time with my friends. My only problem is my unmarried aunt who lives with us. She is so loving and caring but she is extra protective of me. I have three elder brothers and since I grew up with them I am more like a tomboy. And as the only daughter in the house, I have also been...