Convocation 2009

Convocation for the graduating batch of 2008 was held today at the Textile Institute of Pakistan’s Bin Qasim Campus. Arif Hasan, Chancellor TIP, and Dr.Zubair Bandukda, President TIP, presided over the event. The key note speaker for this year’s convocation was Prof. Salima Hashmi, internationally acclaimed painter.

The honour of giving the valedictory speech was given to valedictorian Salman Tahir of BBA (Hons.) Textile Management & Marketing, while the prestigious Eqbal Ahmed Award was awarded to Ali Hakeem of BSc. (Hons.) Textile Science.

A total of 110 students, belonging to business, textile science and textile design departments were awarded degrees.

Love and its kinds…

Its this love that amazes me constantly by its sheer power to alter and define our lives. Shakespeare said, “Love is truly blind.”, and I believe, it truly is. For most of the people love is not defined. Its a feeling that can save everyone from the pains and miseries.

I have found four kinds of love in my life.

The first,  being one  in which love inexplicably fades. It happens when you don’t trust your relationships any more or in cases where one doesn’t get in return what he expects. Its more of a love which always needs a push from others around or requires from the other soul mate of your life but in turn you don’t get it. Thus this first category of love is always asking in return for what it does.

The second love is the love where your love is lost in memories. The one in which you realize your loves importance quite late when it has gone quite far from your reach and you are left with nothing but just their memories of it. The sorrows and pain in this love are to such an extent that one loses hope to live his life any more. Continue reading “Love and its kinds…”