By Abeer Saqib, Shaleen Khan and Rohma Nasim
Pakistanis are famous for their immense love of food, their delicious, wide-
ranged cuisine, yet it is ironic that as of 2018, 60% of its 20 million population faced food insecurity and around 33% is malnutrition. As you spend money lavishly on a three course meal from the latest restaurant in town, in the cold streets of Pakistan, an innocent child dies hungry that very moment in an underprivileged area. At least, 1200 children below five years of age die every day in Pakistan and majority of the deaths are caused by malnutrition.
The students of Lahore Grammar School (LGS) recently made a humble
attempt by collecting money through a fundraiser in the school. A team of
volunteers ‘Ghazaa’ successfully carried out a food drive where the students we were able to feed more than a hundred people.
While it was a small part in the whole scenario of food crisis, the
project opened our eyes to the reality of poverty, something people of our privileged background can never truly understand, and we saw just a fraction of the lives they lead. No one deserves to live this way. Which is why it being our job to try and help them to the greatest of our capability.
From a father who leaves his home 5 o’clock in the morning to the mother who sacrifices her portion of food to feed her bawling baby, to that child begging on the street, Pakistan’s food situation is deteriorating day by day.
You can help solve the food crisis to a great extent in the simplest of ways: Next time you see a beggar out in the cold, try to provide him or her with a small amount of food or ration, rather than wasting your leftover food at home or at a restaurant, pack it and give it to a poor person on the streets, you can gather funds from your neighborhood or school and carry out a little food drive in a slum area nearby.
Find ‘Ghazaa’ on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for more updates and ideas and help us solve the food crisis in Pakistan by playing your part, take a step towards humanity and a leap away from such crises.
The Best Dressed Celebrities at Paris Haute Couture 2019 Fashion Week
Many of the world’s finest celebrities flew to Paris over the weekend to indulge in some stunning high fashion at Paris Haute Couture 2019 Fashion Week. But they didn’t just observe. Whether they were sitting front row or snapped heading into a show, they also embraced their own eye-catching senses of style and we narrowed it down to the best ones!
Celine Dion is essentially the queen of Paris Fashion Weeks, turning the streets into her own personal runway. Wearing some of her wackiest and coolest looks yet, this year’s Haute Couture week has been no different. Her first official Haute Couture Fashion Week event was Schiaparelli, which would be presenting its first collection under Daniel Roseberry’s creative direction. Dion had a custom look made by Roseberry—a black halter-necked dress with a pleated skirt and matching elbow-length gloves. She finished it off with a headpiece by Stephen Jones, milliner to the stars, and sunglasses by Féroce.
Mandy Moore just made the streets of Paris a real life runaway. The This Is Us actress is most certainly cementing her place in the fashion industry and has proven herself quite the fashionista . Wearing a sheer striking blue cape dress with an embellished golden belt created by designer Peter Dundas, at the Dundas Fall 2020 Haute Couture Fashion show, the brunette beauty bewitched everyone with her outfit and equally mesmerizing makeup look.
Check out the chicest look on our newest MJ: Zendaya. She wore a cropped whitetuxedo shirt with slouchy plain black ankle cut trousers that displayed her tights and stiletto heels. She had her hair slicked back and we just can’t get over how perfectly she pulled this look off at the Armani Privé Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2019 show on July 2!
Margot Robbie: For the Chanel Haute Couture Fall-Winter show on July 2, the Once Upon a Time In Hollywood actress rocked a black and white checkered jacket with criss-cross print tweed pants matching with plain back heels and it surprisingly worked! Keeping casual, simple but chic.
This just might be the blonde beauty’s most daring outfit to date. Christina Aguilera dons a vintage tattoo kimono-style dress with a corset (that acts as a belt), black knee-high boots paired with flashy accessories and makes a statement with red lips and nails at the Jean Paul Gaultier Haute show.
MTV Movie and TV Awards 2019 – The winners
The MTV Movie & TV Awards celebrated the best on-screen work of the past year this past Monday night. Netflix had a whopping 14 nominations for its TV shows and films, including the award winning “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” – Noah Centineo & Lana Condor for “Best Kiss”
“It was a who’s who of Hollywood celebrities – stars like Daniel Levy, Dave Bautista, David Spade, Elisabeth Moss, Jameela Jamil, Kumail Nanjiani, Melissa McCarthy, and Tiffany Haddish were all there.
“Shazam” star Zachary Levi hosted the show. “The Rock” was awarded the Generation Award, and Jada Pinkett Smith was honored with the Trailblazer Award.
- Best Movie – “Avengers: Endgame”
2. Best TV Show – “Game of Thrones”
3. Best performance in a movie – Lady Gaga (Ally) – “A Star is Born”
4. Best performance in a show – Elisabeth Moss (June Osborne/Offred) – “The Handmaid’s Tale”
5. Best Hero – Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man) – “Avengers: Endgame”
6. Best Villain – Josh Brolin (Thanos) – “Avengers: Endgame”
7. Best Kiss – Noah Centineo & Lana Condor (Peter Kavinsky & Lara Jean) – “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”
8. Reality Royalty – “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”
9. Best Performance – Noah Centineo (Peter Kavinsky) – “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”
10. Best Fight – “Captain Marvel” – Captain Marvel vs. Minn-Erva
11. Best real life Hero – Ruth Bader Ginsburg – “RBG”
12. Most frightened performance – Sandra Bullock (Malorie) – “Bird Box”
13. Best Documentary – “Surviving R. Kelly”
14. Best Host – Nick Cannon – “Wild ‘n Out”
15. Best Meme-able moment – “The Bachelor” – Colton Underwood jumps the fence
16. Best Musical – A Star is Born – “Shallow”
Here’s all the latest scoop you need on what’s been happening around town and across the globe. (June 8th – June 16th)
1 – It’s more than just a game – Fans around the world are tensely hoping the weather stays clear during the most anticipated World Cup 2019 clash between Pakistan and India
2 – The newlyweds, Iman Ali and hubby Babar Bhatti are on their honeymoon in Istanbul
3 – Photos of KP Minister of Information Shaukat Ali Yousafzai and his fellow officials sporting cat ears and whiskers went viral on Friday night after the social media team running the live broadcast on the official PTI KP Facebook page forgot to disable the cat filter
4 – Instagram accounts turn blue as people all around the world Standing in solidarity with the people of Sudan who are being forced to endure countless horrific atrocities
5 – North west turns 6!
6 – On Saturday, Notre Dame Cathedral held its first mass since the devastating fire that tore through the building two months ago on April 15.
7 – It has been seven years since the Ghazal King Mehdi Hassan passed away but his absence failed to fade away and his ghazals rule over many hearts even today
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