Imama Khan

Ms Imama Khan is an Islamabad-based researcher. Her articles have appeared in The News, The Pakistan Observer, Global Village Space, and Matrix Mag.

CSS in Pakistan: Pursuit of a Crippled Bureaucracy

Written by Imama Khan 8:47 pm

The pursuit of civil service positions in Pakistan, primarily through the CSS examination, has become increasingly popular among youth. Imama Khan ponders the rationality of this pursuit, keeping in mind the herd mentality of Pakistan’s youth. Pakistan’s civil bureaucracy has its roots in British colonial rule and the “babu culture,” favoring English-speaking men issuing commands. Despite global reforms, Pakistan’s bureaucracy appears to be regressing, marked by corruption and nepotism. It begs the question of whether joining the bureaucracy really translates to “serving the country.”
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India’s Moon Landing: A Remarkable Milestone

Written by Imama Khan 7:44 pm

India has achieved a momentous milestone by successfully landing a spacecraft, Chandrayaan-3, on the Moon. This groundbreaking endeavor, which has garnered global attention, marks a significant step for the country’s space exploration program. The mission, led by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), showcases India’s prowess in the field of technology and highlights its commitment to pushing the boundaries of scientific innovation. With this successful landing, India joins an exclusive group of nations that have achieved the remarkable feat of a lunar landing.
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Fame, Filters, and Folly: The Captivating World of Social Media Influencers

Written by Imama Khan 12:00 pm

In the digital age, social media has now become a pervasive part of our everyday lives, brimming with a plethora of content from a myriad of “influencers” and self-proclaimed celebrities. Attracting a throng of admirers, the lavish lifestyles and “positive vibes” generated by many of these influencers have created an almost cult-like following. Whilst many are motivated by a sincere admiration for these stars and their online personas, the worrying truth is, it is driving an ever-growing number into complete fandom and fanatic devotion.
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