Month: March 2015

Wake Up World! We are destroying this Planet….

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Lady Gaga is a core interested personality for us. If Madonna falls from Oscar stage we all rush to watch that video. We consume our time on reading posts and Tweets on Facebook and Twitter. We spend our leisure time by watching TV or going out on our vehicles. 

If we want to travel abroad even within the country we prefer air traveling because its fast   (No wonder we can lost a whole plane with no clues despite the fact we have advance radar system installed almost everywhere in world).  

We have more cars on road and these cars (almost) consume fuel which is resulting CO2 and other deadly dangerous gases in our environment. 

Research from Europe’s environmental watchdog says hundreds of thousands of lives are at risk from air pollution in the next two decades.

And the European Environment Agency says governments are failing to act. Out of 20 environmental trends identified by the agency, not one is expected to improve.


India has been ranked by the World Health Organisation as having 13 of the world’s 20 most polluted cities. By the way Pakistan is competing Europe regarding its efforts against air pollution in fact all kinds of pollution (shame on us if we know the reality). 

A study just out in Mumbai estimates that high levels of pollution are likely to reduce life expectancy at birth by 3.2 years. I would also add something else, a slight distraction from the topic, that India has recently ban a BBC documentary in its country. Why is that particular BBC documentary is banned, go on Google or YouTube to find out yourself (get some time for some serious issues around the world). 

China is also making strides to tackle its air quality, bringing in a law which subjects polluters to unlimited fines.

There are many videos and evidences on Internet that tell us our governments and the behaviour of people towards global environment is absolutely rediculous   

So how much harm is being done by pollution, to the planet and its people? And are governments doing enough to clear the air? The answer is governments are absolutely non serious and even their priority is to produce such weaponry that can destroy humanity within no minutes. 

We the masses can make a big difference if we start protecting our environment and then we would be able enough to pressurise our governments to halt everything that is moving this planet Earth towards its doom. 

At the end, I am currently travelling in a plane and watching the clear blue the most beautiful sky and repenting that we are destroying ourselves and mother nature. 

Umair Butt 


Where do we stand? 

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Today in this complex global village we have seen disturbed stories from across the globe through social media, TV and other sources like web. 

Millions of people are suffering due to the lethal interest based international relations among the states. The old imperialist powers are still digesting the resources from around the world either by hook or crook. 

Despite having enormous, up to date, quick and cheap information “as information is power” the negativity against the humanity is at it’s peak. We are witnessing more deaths, epidemic outbreaks, injustice, wars and human rights issues. 

Forget the tussel between major powers, Middle East is a burning battle ground for the ‘blood suckers’ oh! I mean oil and gas looters. 

If I start writing something more about the Middle East then I might not be able to write on a particular issue that grabbed my attention and gave me ‘again’ painful itchy feelings. 

Yesterday when I was scrolling down my Facebook newsfeed page; I read a post that also had a picture with it as proof saying, a home work lesson is given to kids by Stevenston Primary School in Motherwell in which Palestinians were described as “separatists”. Kids were asked describe the “terrorist activities” and give two reasons why the Palestinians “feel they have the right” to amount terror attacks in Israel. 

So the school administration is giving such home work to 11 years kids. What a mature strategy to brain wash kids from such age. When they would be grown up, their perception and understanding to Palestine would be based on hatred and bias. 

Anyways, people from all the ethinicities have condemn such a move from this school but what next now? 

Palestine is a burning issue in world since the creation of Israel. Palestinians are suffering more than our imaginatios, those imaginations that we create after media reports or from social media. 

Muslims all around the world always raise their voices against the atrocities and lethal acts of Israel over Palestinians. Not only Muslims now we have seen the most respected Western intellectuals and common people are also criticising Israel’s barbaric moves agains Palestine. 

Now just to condemn Israel by protesting and chanting slogans is not enough as we are doing this from the last six decades. We need to move on and change our understanding to solve this issue and secure Palestinians from their ethinic cleansing.