July 28, 2015

Science a Blessing

Science a Blessing

English Essay on "Science a Blessing"

We are indebted to science for the facilities its has placed at our hands our daily life has become comfortable and easy due to scientific inventions which have saved labour, time and dependence on others.
Science has provided us with extra incredible eyes in the form of telescopes and microscopes to enable s to see the wonders of creation to which we are blind with our naked eyes. It has provided us with extra brains in the form of calculators, and computers to calculate, to memorize and to solve problems. These devices we use daily. It has also provided us with extra limbs in the shape of automobiles, aero planes, lifts and elevators that we, daily, use. It has provided us with extra ears in the shape of phones to hear distant calls. From the time we awake in the morning to the time we go to bed we use scientific inventions. Electricity has been tamed to do u service. We use electric shavers, electric heaters. electric ovens, electric hearth, refrigerators, radios, televisions and thousands of electric devices placed by science at our disposal.

Scene at a Railway Station

Scene at a Railway Station

English Essay on "Scene at a Railway Station"

My cousin had come to US from Lahore last March. After a fortnight he intended to return and got his seat reserved in Tezgam. We reached cant onment station half an hour before the departure of the train, bought platform ticket for three persons who had come to see the cousin off and hired a cooli to carry his luggage.
A ticket chocker was standing at the gate. We handed over to him our tickets. He nipped them and then returned them to us. As we stepped in I saw a large crowd. Some were standing or talking. Some were smoking and some were on the move. It appeared as if there was some fair. A few hawkers were selling their articles such as bangles, sweets, cigarettes etc. There were a few tea stalls and Pan cigarette cabins on platform number one which people had surrounded and were buying tea. cakes, pastries coca cola, cigarettes etc. There were some benches on which people were sitting.
After a few minutes, Tezgam was at the platform. Soon there was a stir. Everybody moved briskly towards the train. Everybody was trying to get in. Coolies were busy in throwing the luggage inside he compartments through the windows. There were shouting, callings noises and commotion. Sonic people were trying to get in to the train through the windows. There was such a noise and tumult as if Doomsday had come.

A Visit To a Hospital

A Visit To a Hospital

English Essay on "A Visit To a Hospital"

Last March I went with my cousin to see one of my relations who was a student of Dow Medical College and lived in the Hostel. He took us to his room and entertained us. Then we asked him to show round the Hospital.
First of all we went to the Emergency room. There were benches, chairs and cots lying in the verandah and nearby rooms. In two rooms doctors were examining the patients. Three doctors were attending to the injured people lying on the benches or cots and groaning. A nurse was arranging to transfuse blood plasma. A few patients were getting glucose or saline drips.
Then we went to surgical block. The block comprises of two three-storied buildings. On each of the storeys big rooms were constructed. In those rooms general patients were kept. On every storey there was a room where a doctor and a few nurses were present. The records of patients were kept in these rooms on a table. There was silence all over the area. Then we went to see the operation theatres. They were very tidy. In the centre of each of the two operation theatres there was a table covered with milk white sheet. Over the table there was a big round light apparatus having five bulbs inside and a reflector. An orderly was sitting near the tablet.

July 15, 2015

A Visit to a Museum

A Visit to A Museum

English Essay on "A Visit to A Museum"

A museum is a place where objects illustrating antiquity, arts, science etc., are kept, exhibited and studied. In foreign countries there are museums for different articles such as railway museum, clock museum, fossil museum, natural history museum etc.
During last summer vacation I was with my uncle at Halifax. We went to London for a week. One day we went to see British Museum . The museum is kept in a huge building comprising of many storey’s.
The antiquities kept there are divided into sections, such as coins and medals section, Egyptian antiquities section, Greek and Roman Antiquities section, Medieval and Later antiquities section, western Asiatic antiquities section, Prehistoric Roman British Antiquities section and so on. Each section comprises of many rooms, each for different period or place.
In the coins sections coins and medals of different periods are kept. We saw coins of Macedon (357 BC) and Silver Coins of Akragas (421 B.C). Coins of Kanishka of India were also there.

A Visit to a Zoo

A Visit to a Zoo

English Essay on "A Visit to a Zoo"

A zoo is a place where different animals from different countries are kept. In other countries arraignments are made to provide their natural surroundings to these animals but in Pakistan they are kept in cages.
One day our family decided to visit zoo. It opens at 0800 hrs in the morning. We bought entry tickets at the main gate and went inside. As we walked a little distance, we saw some zebras looking at us. These were kept in an open space fenced with iron bars. Not far away was an other iron fence covered with wires. In this fence we saw antelopes gazelles, and other kinds of deer. Sonic of them were homed. Some of these dears were grazing and other were looking at us. From there we came to a water pool covered on every side with thick wires. We saw flamingos, pelicans, different kinds of storks, cranes and other water birds like coots, herons, ducks etc. Most of them were busy in catching fish and swallowing them. We stood and saw them for some time. From there we came to a series of cages where parrots of white, crimson, and multi coloured plumage were kept. We had never seen such beautiful parrots. Some bad crowns on their heads. A few yard farther there were cages of falcon and eagles. Some of them were dreadfully big. One was bald.

A Picnic

A Picnic

English Essay on "A Picnic"

Last summer, when I was at Karachi, my uncle decided to go to Paradise Point for an outing (for picnic). We hired a bus for the entire day and reached there at 0800 hrs in the morning. We hired a hut there, took our breakfast consisting of toasts, Jam and tea and bought fresh water from some local resident at rupees ten a tin.
Then I, with my cousins, went for a stroll along the shore. We collected shells of different types and colours. Some conches were also collected. We talked of waves, storm, ships whales and sharks. Waves after waves came and wetted our feet which were without shoes. We moved a few steps up the beach but the waves chased us. By and by it was full tide.
After the stroll we decided to bathe but uncle did not allows us. He told us that the sea was high and stormy and it was not advisable to bathe. Reluctantly, we sat on the sand by the hut and played ludo for some time. Tired of ludo, we again went for a stroll. We met some other boys who had also come form Karachi for picnic. We talked about our schools, house and other things and then we decided to play Kabbadi.

July 12, 2015

An Evening at Sea Side

An Evening at Sea Side

English Essay on "An Evening at Sea Side"

During my stay at Karachi, I had an occasion to go to Clifton, one evening. Clifton is one of the places of Karachi where thousand of pleasure loving people go daily and enjoy. He who does not have a car of his own, catches a Clifton bound bus at Saddar.
Clifton presents the scene of a great Lahore Mela every evening. A multitude, comprising of males and females of all ages gather at the beach. They talk, gossip or laugh. Children run, chase each other and enjoy. Hawkers and Theta walas sell Beetles, cigarettes, chats, mineral water, tea, other eatable things, balloons and other articles.
A wall has been constructed along the beach to keep sea water away from the beach. People sit on the wall and watch the waves coming and breaking at the wall. Camels and horses are brought by local residents. Children and even grown up boys and girls sit on them and enjoy short trips along the beach on them. Groups of people stroll along the beach talking, smiling or laughing.

Saddar at Evening

Saddar at Evening

English Essay on "Saddar at Evening"

Saddar is the oldest market of Karachi (Pakistan). Once it was considered the main market of Karachi and despite the construction of a number of very attractive and big ones, Saddar has not lost its importance. A visit to Saddar is always exciting. All the day-long the streets are crowded with visitors, buyers, hawkers, and others. The foot paths of all the roads passing through Saddar are occupied by vendors and shopkeepers selling all kinds of goods, and it gets so congested that one has to make one’s way through with difficulty. The main road is always congested with buses, cars, Taxis and motor cycles.
As evening approaches, Saddar becomes livelier and livelier. It gets over crowded every where. Restaurants are filled with people busy in talking, laughing, eating and drinking. Nearly all the shops are crowded with buyers. Neon-signs, coloured bulbs and tube lights of different colours make Saddar look like a fancy place. Roads are over flooded with the lights from cars, taxis and buses.