Child prodigy: Lights dim on a beautiful mind

Published: December 29, 2011
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Aarifa Karim Randhawa.

Aarifa Karim Randhawa.

Aarifa Karim Randhawa. Aarifa Karim, a Pakistani girl from Faisalabad who became the world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in 2004 at the age of nine, is in a critical condition in a hospital.

FAISALABAD: In 2004, Aarifa Karim Randhawa was the youngest ever Microsoft certified professional in the world. Born in 1995, she received the prestigious title at the age of nine.

On December 22, Aarifa was admitted to Lahore’s CMH hospital after suffering cardiac arrest. On Thursday, doctors said there is no hope for her survival, and that her life support could be switched off ‘at any time’.

Aarifa’s father, Lt Col (Retd) Amjad Karim Randhawa told The Express Tribune that she had suffered an epileptic attack, which caused severe brain and heart damage. Randhawa said “only a miracle will allow my brilliant, genius daughter to live now”.

After the news of Aarifa’s condition emerged, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif took notice and offered economic support to the family, but they have refused to take the money.

When Aarifa, now 16, was given the title of a Microsoft professional as a young child, she visited the company’s headquarters in the US.  When she met Bill Gates himself, she had two questions: Why weren’t children allowed to work for Microsoft, and why such few women worked for the organisation.

Her love for technology, however, started long before she was recognised internationally. After discovering computers for the first time at the age of five, she pestered her father for a personal computer, and after that there was no looking back.

Aarifa’s father recalled the year in which his daughter passed the test which enabled her to be declared the youngest professional certified by Microsoft in the world. “When she passed the test at age nine, everyone thought the result was wrong,” he reminisced. She wanted to make software just like Bill Gates, he added. She would say that she wanted to work for children and poor people.

Proudly, he said she came from a ‘low-profile’ family, but she would always say she wanted to study all over the world and then come back to help the people in her village. Her dreams were never for herself alone.

Aarifa’s achievements go far beyond recognition from Microsoft alone. The 16-year-old, a student of Lahore Grammar School’s Paragon campus, has represented Pakistan in various international forums.  In 2005, the child prodigy received the Fatimah Jinnah Gold Medal from the government as well as the Salaam Pakistan Youth Award. In addition, she has received the president’s award for Pride of Performance, medals from IT professionals around the world, and also became a brand ambassador for PTCL in 2010.

Her talents however, are versatile. Besides excelling in the field of science and technology, Aarifa also flew a plane at the age of 10.

Aarifa’s life hangs in the balance, and while most have given up hope, her father says: “I am praying and I want everyone to pray for her”. (WITH ADDITIONAL INPUT FROM THE NEWS DESK)

Published in The Express Tribune, December 30th, 2011.

Reader Comments (224)

  • Khurram Mansoor
    Dec 29, 2011 - 2:24PM

    May she get well soon. May Allah protect her.

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  • sashayub
    Dec 29, 2011 - 2:29PM

    wish her a speedy recovery

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 2:50PM

    get well soon….May Allah give her long life Ameen

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  • THE
    Dec 29, 2011 - 2:51PM

    May Allah give her good health and quick recovery. Ameen.

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  • Patriotic
    Dec 29, 2011 - 2:58PM

    God knows that this girl is more precious for Pakistan than all of our politicians combined! I really hope she gets well soon. She has a bright future ahead of her, and I for one really want her to accomplish all she can to her maximum potential. May Allah grant her health and a speedy recovery and bless her with happiness! Aameen.

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  • Farrukh
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:04PM

    Can you give me her family’s contact details or tell us to contact us http://www.krcnhc.yolasite.com << Contact number and clinic address is gvn there.
    Thanks

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  • Shahrukh Achakzai
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:06PM

    May Allah give her Health and bring her life again on normal routine

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  • madiha
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:07PM

    May Allah talah give her health & she recovers soon ameen

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  • CB Guy
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:13PM

    ALLAH shifa dain. Ameen

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 3:14PM

    Get well soon Arifa,. I cant explain How grieved I am to hear this

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  • sardar umer sial
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:21PM

    Inshallah, she will get soon. she is a talented little girl, having potential to give motivation to many of elder ones like me. we are proud of her and hope she will continue her successful life after recovery. i also to want to get master this computer programming skills.

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  • Farooq
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:39PM

    Ameeen!

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  • Taha Ali Adil
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:48PM

    MAY ALLAH GIVE HER QUICK HEAL, COMPLETE the DESTINY.

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  • trtk
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:51PM

    effects of over-burden/pressure from family

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  • Khaqan
    Dec 29, 2011 - 3:53PM

    May Allah give her health!!

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  • Ed
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:00PM

    Very Sad news indeed.
    She was such a sweet and intelligent kid the last I recall of her.
    May Allah revive her and give her good health.

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  • smssr84
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:01PM

    May Allah give her health!! … this is super sad!!

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  • Ali
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:03PM

    May Allah cure her and she get well soon. Why we keep losing our heros and left with all the trash!

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  • Sana
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:04PM

    we need people like her for the progress of this country…please Allah don’t take her away from us…!!!

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  • Ebtesam Khalid
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:06PM

    I totally agree with Patriotic!! She is indeed valued more!! May Allah Bless her with speedy recovery and a long, healthy and successful Life.

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  • faraz shah
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:07PM

    she is the gem of Pakistan…… v should pray for her…..INSHALLAH…..SHE WILL BE FINE SOON…AMEEEN

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  • Adil
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:08PM

    How smart, wealthy or larger-than-life you may be, you have to surrender before Nature. Before God. Mankind is weak and vulnerable. If humans realize this, there would be no arrogance or injustice in this world – driven by a collective recognition of a supreme being…

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  • Junaid Khaliq
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:08PM

    May Allah protect her and bless her with health. Aameen

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  • Everlast
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:10PM

    Get well soon little one.

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  • Rizwan Ahmed
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:13PM

    We all pray for her good health and quick recovery..

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  • Bravo
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:13PM

    Said to hear. hard time for family .

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  • Dee
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:18PM

    Oh God, I hope she gets well soon :(

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  • sum
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:20PM

    Get well soon Arifa..my heart is going out for you!!

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  • Aftab
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:22PM

    May she get well soon .. INSAH ALLAH she will be fine

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  • Adeel Siddiqi
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:23PM

    She is very precious. May God bless her. Ameen

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  • Syed Arslan Bukhari
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:23PM

    May Allah Bless Aarifa with good health and long life. ameen and I request from all the readers to pray for her. I truly believe that only prayers can change destiny. Allah will surely listen to our prayers for Aarifa. and she will be back on the path of triumph and prosperity. Insha Allah

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  • Haris Javed
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:25PM

    May ALLAH SWT recover her soon.. she really is an asset for us..

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  • Zulfiqar
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:29PM

    Get well soon girl, you have alot to give to this country !! May Allah give you health and happy life…..

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  • Samia
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:31PM

    May Allah Bless her with life. Ameen

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  • Tariq
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:33PM

    May Allah make her well again to achieve all that she can with her immense talents. Ameen.

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  • Adil
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:33PM

    May Allah give her health and lots of success ahead. Ameen!

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  • Haris Javed
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:33PM

    “She was invited to the Microsoft Headquarters in the US by BILL GATES for being the World’s youngest MCP”
    AYE ALLAH SWT WE NEED MIRACLE.. PLZZ RECOVER HER…

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 4:35PM

    Get Well Soon.

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  • Doctor
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:36PM

    From what I have gathered she hasn’t got a chance but still miracles happen. Insha Allah she will survive! (Ameen)

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  • MAHER ALI
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:42PM

    It is very very tragic that a very brilliant mind of our country is in critical condition.. Whole nation is praying for her good health…

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  • Raza
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:42PM

    trtk
    posted an hour ago

    effects of over-burden/pressure from family

    Such an ignorant statement to make. If you did take time out to post something the least you could have done was sent out a prayer! You have no idea what parents go through when they see their child suffer like this.

    I hope that Allah blesses her with a quick and speedy recovery and that she may grow up to bring even more pride to this country!

    Don’t believe in miracles…rely on them!

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 4:47PM

    @trtk , very bad remarks at the moment. MAY ALLAH PROTECT THIS GIRL.

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  • Rida Tahir
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:48PM

    wow! she has achieved so much in sucha young age which many of us can only imagine of doing in our life! why does our media never promote these people and bug us with news bullettins about them every single minute of a day! all I see in the news is some crap! sigh… May Allah grant her and her family strength and courage. ameenRecommend

  • Osman Warraich
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:50PM

    May Allah bless her with health and happiness and get well soon dear little angel

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  • naeem hussain
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:50PM

    May Allah give her health and long life to make more achievements for herself and Pakistan Insha Allah.

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  • emkay31
    Dec 29, 2011 - 4:59PM

    May Allah bless her with health!

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 5:04PM

    we are proud of you.. I will remember u in my prayers.. May Allah bless you and give you life ameen,, its a big honour to have a genius citizen like you.. u’re a motivation to me and many others LONG LIVE

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  • MAD
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:05PM

    We should pray for her early and painless recovery alongwith others who are suffering. Having said that i feel publishing the poor girls picture like this is inappropriate

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  • Ammara
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:05PM

    Allah please bless her with good health. AMEEN.

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  • M Bilal
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:07PM

    Oh Allah, pls. give her health and long life…. Please…

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  • azra batool
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:09PM

    bimar e karbala ke sadqe mein is bachi ko zaroor shifa milegi–elahi ameen.inshallah puri family is imtihan se juldi guzar jae

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  • Ayesha
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:09PM

    Brought tears into my eyes :’(..May you get well very soon girl..and InshaALLAH you will because GOD knows that this country needs you…

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  • Rehan siddiq
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:11PM

    May Allah give her health, long life & she will be stand with her family.

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  • bhai
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:14PM

    God protect her and give her health back!

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  • Wajahat Ali Khan
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:14PM

    Ya Allah! Rehem Farma. May She Get well soon.
    She is in critical situation and seriously I am feeling hard for Her. Love you Sister.

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  • Sajid
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:21PM

    Get well soon. You are extremely valuable to our nation plz get better.

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 5:23PM

    She is a pure Diamond, May Allah bless and save her. Amin.Recommend

  • M. R@fique Zakaria
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:26PM

    She is pride of Pakistan. Allah jald sehtayaab kare – Aameen.

    M. R@fique Zakaria
    Karachi.

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  • Ayaz Munir
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:26PM

    How sad it is to see, that Aarifa intelligent brain whichis the pride of our country has been damaged. Its not the time for comments only, we need to do something more than this for our national Pride Aarifa

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 5:27PM

    Ya Allah ST is bachi ko sehat aur tandrusti dijye, Ameen, May Allah ST bless her and save her life in good health, Ameen, she is a national treasure, not even an asset, Imran Owais Kazmi

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  • Zoya
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:33PM

    May she recover soon. Ameen =l

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  • SKy
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:33PM

    Don’t leave us like that….u need to fight….please

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  • Shahzad khurram
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:37PM

    May Allah Bless our daughter of Pakistan..INSAH ALLAH she will be fine

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  • Abdullah
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:38PM

    May God bless her with good health!

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 5:39PM

    Kindly correct her name she is not Aarifa but Arfa. Thanx

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  • Abdullah
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:40PM

    May Allah bless and save her.

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  • Pakistani
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:42PM

    Allaha Is ke haq mai jo behtar samjay………….. many sympathys with his parents

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  • sumeet
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:45PM

    get well soon girl.your country needs you.my prayers and good wishes for you.a wellwisher from india.

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  • Ch Allah Daad
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:49PM

    Ya Allah have mercy on her,, give her health. She is so precious.

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  • mariyam farooq
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:51PM

    Allah apne habib S.A.W k sadqe se usay sehat dede aameen.

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  • Jat
    Dec 29, 2011 - 5:57PM

    Please get well soon

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  • justice to be done
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:00PM

    Please pray for this miracle !!

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 6:12PM

    May ALMIGHTY ALLAH bless her..Honestly while i am reading this i feel very sad for her ,she is very precious for Pakistan,I wish she will get well soon & i pray for her in my prayers..INSHAHALLAH she will recover fast.AMEEN

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  • Muhammad Zubair
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:13PM

    May Allah give her health .or is waqt in ki family ko himat or hosla ata farma .Aameen

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  • PAK Rules
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:20PM

    Whole PAKISTAN is praying for her speedy recovery, i’m sure she will get thru this. INSHA’ALLAH

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  • Karim
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:20PM

    Sad turn in life! I wish her the best of health soon.

    To Mr. Shahbaz Sharif: Please give this economic support to the thousands of homeless people who are rotting on the footpaths of Lahore. They are as human as anyone else.

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  • Asim Malik
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:24PM

    Good & timely approached by Govt Punjab.
    Keep it up Shabaz….

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  • Hu Jintao
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:26PM

    May Allah give bless her with health and fast recovery. Ameen

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  • Julia Smith
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:27PM

    I pray she get well soon.

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  • Julia Smith
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:28PM

    We should pray for her early and painless recovery along with others who are suffering.

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  • asfand
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:30PM

    i still cant believe she is going thruogh this! u really are a motivation for me after hearing your story it was an honour studying with u and our school is really going to miss you! loosing you will be a great loss to us our school (LGS) and to our nation. may Allah almighty give u health. ameen

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  • Truth
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:41PM

    May Allah grant her speedy recovery. She is an asset to our nation.

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  • Faraz
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:44PM

    She is very precious. May God bless her. Ameen

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  • Shahid
    Dec 29, 2011 - 6:45PM

    May Allah give her health

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 6:55PM

    God please save her.

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  • Waseem Abbas
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:01PM

    Invoke Allah Jalla Shano for as you can see my tear for because to our beloved country Pakistan need for such youngest so Oh’ my Almighty Allah I invoke to be soon recovered her so that …A’meenSumA’meen!

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 7:03PM

    Allah please give her health and long life and empower her to do the best for Pakistan. AMEEN

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  • SMJ
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:04PM

    May Allah gave her health and prosperity by the sadqa of Beemar-e-Karbala.

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  • Max
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:05PM

    Get well soon.

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  • Imran Ahmed
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:14PM

    Oh Allah Plz. Give her health and long life. please

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 7:20PM

    Ya ALLAH! Only YOU can heal, cure and give her complete health. Pakistan requires such brilliant minds and hearts to work and guide this country, by your permission. Please, please, please Ya ALLAH give her a healthy and long life. Aameen, Summa Aameen.

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  • Sayed Ali
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:22PM

    She is the Sister and Daughter of Nation…… We are praying for her speedy recovery. Inshah;Allah she will be back to normal soon. Allah Kareem.
    Sayed Ali Zakir Naqvi

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  • usman
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:31PM

    This girl is a matter of great pride for our country. So much sad news in Pakistan. God give us a miracle.

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  • Naeem Siddiqui
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:33PM

    Aarifa Karim! We are proud of you

    You will get well soon inshallah

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  • Muhammad Arshad
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:39PM

    May ALLAH S.W.T give her health…!
    Aameen

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  • Tahir Aslam
    Dec 29, 2011 - 7:52PM

    I pray to Almighty Allah (SWT) to grant her health. She indeed is most brilliant girl of our country. Remember me if I can be of any service.Recommend

  • Muteeh ur Rehman
    Dec 29, 2011 - 8:09PM

    ALLAH ap ko sehat atta farmay,AAMEEN
    We as the pakistani nation proud on u dear sister of Pakistan……

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  • LAraib
    Dec 29, 2011 - 8:20PM

    Please ALLAH Give her health Ameen Ameen

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  • Hamid
    Dec 29, 2011 - 8:21PM

    Allah zindagi aur sehat de, Aameen.

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  • nadeem khan
    Dec 29, 2011 - 8:28PM

    i am a non-believer in religion…..but i rspect and love this young girl that i realy PRAY she must come back to life…i am very heart-wrenched, dead tired sinse i heard she is in comma…i believe she will survive..

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 8:36PM

    She’s an asset to Pakistan and those around her. May Allah grant her full recovery and a bright, happy future! Ameen.

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  • Khalid
    Dec 29, 2011 - 8:41PM

    May Allah bless her good health

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  • dasmir
    Dec 29, 2011 - 8:59PM

    May God give her a long and healthy life.

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  • Najeeb Anwar
    Dec 29, 2011 - 8:59PM

    Allah is larki ki mushkil asaan farmaye. Aameen.

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  • ali
    Dec 29, 2011 - 9:14PM

    I will pray for her health. IA she will recover. Why cant our govt send her abroad.

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  • Danish
    Dec 29, 2011 - 9:21PM

    INSHALLAH, Allah will give her health and lots of success ahead. Ameen!

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 9:24PM

    Allah knows, what is best for her. We can only pray.
    Wish you best of luck

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  • fazal Ur Rehman Sharif
    Dec 29, 2011 - 9:34PM

    May Allah give her long life with prosperity we all are with her , I am doing BS-Computer Science
    and for me she is a vibrant path . We will pray for her at every moment of our life ,
    May Allah Bless Her…

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 9:41PM

    Ya Allah swt may save the Life of this Young Talent of Pakistan. May she as a Miracle of Allah swt recover fully & soon. Looks like either Meningites or some Drug reaction but Allah is Great & does Miracles.

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  • ezza
    Dec 29, 2011 - 9:43PM

    reallyu sad to hear about it, May Allah bless her with good health (she is my sister’s friend’s cousin).

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  • From Toronto With Love
    Dec 29, 2011 - 9:44PM

    May Allah grant her long healthy and happy life. Ameen.

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  • azaz
    Dec 29, 2011 - 9:44PM

    our leaders always come up to financial support statements though they never do then but this time her family need moral support not financial….salute to her family that they refused it.. and those who needs financial support in real our leaders then seems quiet
    Anyway they dont wanna go to other topic but just wanna pray for this little gem of pakistan.. May ALLAH give her quick recovery AMEEN

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  • Romm
    Dec 29, 2011 - 9:50PM

    @ Farrukh
    Col Randhawa is the name of father of Arifa Recommend

  • Truth From Pakistan
    Dec 29, 2011 - 9:59PM

    May Allah bless her with full and speedy recovery. Aameen

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  • sidi
    Dec 29, 2011 - 10:08PM

    gws..! inshaalah

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  • Saim Baig
    Dec 29, 2011 - 10:16PM

    May ALLAH bless her with health & a long life.
    Get well soon Aarifa!!

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  • Fahad Raza
    Dec 29, 2011 - 10:17PM

    I am heart broken to hear this. May Allah give her full recovery. Aameen

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  • SadSmileyEmoticon
    Dec 29, 2011 - 10:18PM

    If her parents or loved ones are reading this, ALOT of people are praying ALOT for this beautiful girl and Inshallah she will become better.
    On another note: Why are all the only remaining good things about Pakistan getting affected??? :( :( :( :(

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  • maria
    Dec 29, 2011 - 10:21PM

    get well sooooon ………..

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  • adnan shahidullah
    Dec 29, 2011 - 10:24PM

    get well soon….

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  • hak
    Dec 29, 2011 - 10:39PM

    Ya ALLAH, please accept our dua.Make her well soon.Amin

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  • MK
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:04PM

    Don’t worry people. She will be fine InshaAllahRecommend

  • ali
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:04PM

    Allah subhan watallah please give her good health. AMEEN

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  • Naz
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:06PM

    Arfa….You are very special to all of us… Plz get well soon…. Us (your family and friends)are in deep tension and want you to get well soon…Plzzz everyone Pray for our child… I know their Parents wont be able to bear it…… May Allah grant Arfa with Health….. Ameen

    Love you :(

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  • AliJ
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:08PM

    Ya Allah, Please save the talented young girl. Aameen

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  • Dr. Aleem
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:11PM

    From what doctors have to say about her….it seems that we need a miracle to save her life from this tragic epileptic attack.
    But there is hope…….I have seen people recover from similar conditions….although such cases are only few and far in between but still we should never lose hope…..Lets pray for her…….
    May she have speedy and full recovery…as such attacks can leave very bad effects on nervous system and cognitive abilities…. May Allah make her as normal as earlier

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  • TruthNFacts
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:15PM

    May Allah bless her with health and a new life (ameen).

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 11:25PM

    My lil champ, may Allah protect you and save you for the betterment of Pakistan. You are precious for all of us.

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  • zsardar7
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:34PM

    get well soon ……………..Allah give her good health Recommend

  • Saad R.
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:45PM

    Get well soon Arifa…… we are all praying for you…….

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  • obscurantist
    Dec 29, 2011 - 11:55PM

    being on a ventilator is a dismal condition..yet we ought not to lose hopes..ALLAH can do anything in her favor.so let us just pray for the health of this precious life

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  • Dec 29, 2011 - 11:57PM

    May Almighty bestow her fast recovery with best of her health. May He shower His divine miracle from His infinite miraculous bounties.

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  • Sane Voice
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:06AM

    May Allah grant her health and strength to all people including her family, in these testing times.

    Ameen

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  • ishaq
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:41AM

    Ameen

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  • MK
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:48AM

    All our prayers are with her. @trtk, please spare kind thoughts and don’t spread negativity. Remember, kindness begets kindness.

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  • farah
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:50AM

    may she live long with good health Aameen

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  • Abdul Wajid Riaz
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:58AM

    No doubt she made Pakistan proud, she lifted up the Pakistani repute with her talent. We all should pray for her recovery may Allah Bless her n grant her health. ameeen.!

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  • zAIB
    Dec 30, 2011 - 1:08AM

    ALLAH KARIM pls give her long life and helth AMEEN

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  • Rakesh
    Dec 30, 2011 - 1:33AM

    May she become healthy soon!

    Please do not post her photograph in that condition… Put up a nice one.

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  • moeed
    Dec 30, 2011 - 1:38AM

    @patriotic you spoke my heart she is precious to pakistan may god give her health

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  • Shahzeen
    Dec 30, 2011 - 1:49AM

    May she gt well soon……Ameen

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  • Aamir
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:20AM

    Oh ALLAH (SWT), please bless her with healthy/long life and expedite her recovery …….ameen summah ameen

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  • Shahid
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:29AM

    What else could be said ?.My heart is broken.Can she be transported to USA ???. What the doctors say?.

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  • Khadim R. Abdi
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:48AM

    I, pray to ALLAH SWT to bless Aarifa Karim with unlimited health,long life,may her parents be blessed with her life,I salute you our GENIUS,Mushkil Kusha ALI helps here Ameen.

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  • Dec 30, 2011 - 3:02AM

    Allah give her Health and strength to continue her success Ameen.

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  • Binte
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:25AM

    Allah, we need your highly talented creation to be in our world a little longer. Please work your miracle!

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  • Rida
    Dec 30, 2011 - 4:15AM

    She’s NINETEEN. And may God save her. :’(

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  • JustAnotherPakistani
    Dec 30, 2011 - 5:05AM

    What’s Allah got to do with it? Let’s hope the doctors can do something.Recommend

  • Izhar Minhas (USA)
    Dec 30, 2011 - 5:55AM

    When I saw this video on TV tears started running down and I prayed to Allah (SWT) to give her life and early recovery. Insha’Allah she will get back to normal. May Allah (SWT) keep the rising star of Pakistan alive and give her perfect health. Ameen Suum Ameen.The entire Pakistani nation is praying for Aarifa.Recommend

  • john doe
    Dec 30, 2011 - 6:13AM

    The world needs more people like Aarifa Karim. May Allah Bless Aarifa Karim

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  • Nakhtar
    Dec 30, 2011 - 7:03AM

    Allha rehm framey.Ameen

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  • Tridev Acharya
    Dec 30, 2011 - 7:10AM

    Waiting for her hard recovery .. GOD CANT DO SUCH INJUSTICE TO THE GIRL … WHO IS MUCH TALENTED … PRAY AS FAR AS POSSIBLE UNTILL SHE IS SAVED .. AND CAME BACK TO A BIG RECOVERY .

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  • Tridev Acharya
    Dec 30, 2011 - 7:12AM

    *Truth is always the winner and it will win this time also .. *

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  • Iftikhar Ali
    Dec 30, 2011 - 8:25AM

    technology sucks everyone
    May Allah bless her with health!

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  • Afshan
    Dec 30, 2011 - 8:33AM

    Praying for her life and health. InshaALLAH all the DUAs for her will work and she will recover Ameen.

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  • Izhar Minhas (USA)
    Dec 30, 2011 - 8:50AM

    Can any one keep me posted related to my very precious daughter of Pakistan. My email address:[email protected]
    I am really worried for her well beingand praying for her early recovery. May Allah (SWT) have Mercy on this rising Pakistani star & Pakistan as well. Ameen

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  • Arsalan
    Dec 30, 2011 - 8:52AM

    Hope she is able to recover inshAllah. Prayers are with her.

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  • e-samosa
    Dec 30, 2011 - 8:57AM

    Terrible news. I desperately hope she feels gets better.

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  • Sachal Sarmast
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:01AM

    My daughter, I have prayed for you, you will wake up and bloom.

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  • M Bilal Sohail
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:04AM

    May ALLAH recovers her soon and she get rid of these (crisp) moments from which she is being going on…..

    Prayers from the core of my heart….

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  • Zalim singh
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:05AM

    may god bless her.

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  • Tabish Bilgrami
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:17AM

    May she live long and fulfill her ambitions. Ameen!

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  • Rizwan
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:24AM

    May Allah listen to all the prayers and give us back the true wealth, pride n future of our beloved nation

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  • sunil vohra
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:24AM

    May she recover and pursue what she loves most

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  • Sabir Nazar
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:26AM

    We are very proud of her achievements, May her parents have strength at such critical time…Ameen

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  • Fasih Khan
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:31AM

    May Allah Almighty Bless Her with health and happiness. Ameen.

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  • Monia
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:31AM

    May Allah bless her with peace in this world and the world hereafter….may Allah give her parents the strength to deal with this trying time.

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  • rubina hassan
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:40AM

    May Allah bless her with health and long life Ameen!

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  • M. Salman Khan Ghauri
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:55AM

    Allah bless her with good health. Ameen

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  • Nadeem
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:57AM

    May Allah bless her with health and she may live long.She is pride of our nation.

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  • RizwanTKhan
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:58AM

    Miracle will happen Inshallah and the kid will get well.

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  • saraali
    Dec 30, 2011 - 9:59AM

    I am really sadden by this news. My prayers are with you. May Allah grant you good health. Ameen.

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  • SAM
    Dec 30, 2011 - 10:06AM

    Hey my GOD, MY ALLAH, please give her life back, please give her a beautiful, wonderful, amazing, healthful, strengthful life once again…..Aameen…..I know you are there to listen to our prayers, so please give her life….Aameen.

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  • roshan wadhwani
    Dec 30, 2011 - 10:11AM

    Ohhhhh!!!!!!! really very sad to hear! Heartiest pray for her May Allah Bless her with a new life and may she recover soon to serve this country and achieve her goal..Ameen

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  • Pakistani
    Dec 30, 2011 - 10:12AM

    May ALLAH giver her to sehat-e-kamla wa ajla.

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  • Gulzar Soomro
    Dec 30, 2011 - 10:40AM

    We all pray for her good health .

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  • Ismat
    Dec 30, 2011 - 10:52AM

    May Allah give her a long, healthy, happy and successful life (Amen).

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  • Muhammad Imran
    Dec 30, 2011 - 10:54AM

    May ALLAH keep HIS blessing on her, but I read the following article, which may be related to this event. Her parent should read the following article.

    http://www.wired.com/politics/security/news/2008/03/epilepsy#

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  • Gulshad ahmed
    Dec 30, 2011 - 10:57AM

    O God heal her. She is our asset.Recommend

  • Saquib
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:03AM

    Ya Allah we know what you have done, doing and will do is right, because you know what is right and wrong for us.
    But please our lord if my pray give life to this little girl, then please accept my pray for her and for all those people who are in bad health condition or in any tension.

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  • donz
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:17AM

    May Allah bless her health and long life AMEEN

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  • Muhammad Saleem Usmani
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:27AM

    May Allah Almighty give her a speedy and complete recovery.

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  • Jamal Hasan Shah
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:30AM

    May Allah Bless her with speedy recovery and a long, healthy and successful Life.Ameen

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  • dr H.Z
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:47AM

    i have seen miracle happen INSHALLAH she will get well soon i am going for umra tomorrow i will pratt for her in haram and about that remark over burden or family pressure i think that person dont have kids of his own he dont know the pain of parents no one wants to see there kids in pain rite now shez not the younget ms person shez her parents little princess hanging between life n death so mister instead of giving this brytal remark say some good prayer for her if u cant do this then dont write painful remarks any ways i will pray for her life

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  • saqlain mujtaba
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:49AM

    God protect her and get well soon

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  • mishall
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:49AM

    My prays are with her and her family. She is truly an asset and will be a great lost.Our very own child genius.

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  • mishall
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:53AM

    My prays are for her and for her family. It is indeed a tough times for her and her family. She is truly an asset. I pray for her recovery. Please update us all on any thing about. If she needs blood let me know. We need all start a campaign for her.

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  • Faheem
    Dec 30, 2011 - 11:55AM

    My prayers and best wishes for her and her family. She is a daughter and a pride of Pakistan.

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  • Dec 30, 2011 - 12:10PM

    she IS a miracle… may ALLAH bring her back to life…

    and according to our honourable president and prime minister, we need asifa to guide us through the hard times!

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  • I Khan
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:22PM

    and saquib,she is 16.not a little girl. read the passage.

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  • Zafar
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:23PM

    I pray for her full recovery. We need more of such prodigies in this country.

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  • AD
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:39PM

    May Allah bless her

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  • kashif m
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:49PM

    God bless her

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  • nadia
    Dec 30, 2011 - 12:52PM

    May Allah Give her health and courage to her family ,ameen. She is a gem

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  • Kamran
    Dec 30, 2011 - 1:28PM

    Rest In Peace. We will miss you

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  • Sobia
    Dec 30, 2011 - 1:43PM

    We don’t want to loose such a precious gem.Oh Allah we wan’t to see her shining in the whole world like before.May you recover soon …Ameen !!

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  • Muhammad Taimoor
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:10PM

    May Allah save her life. Ameen

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  • Hira
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:44PM

    May Allah bless her with good health and long life… Ameen sumameen

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  • shuja
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:46PM

    O God she is daughter of this nation.O God we need such shiningstars at our this gloomy state of our country.O God we cant afford to lose this lovely baby.God pleeeeeese……

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  • TAHSEEN
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:47PM

    May Allah bless her… and give her healthy long life…..Ameen

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  • Bilal Aslam
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:53PM

    Allah is ko seaht day Ameen

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  • kaalchakra
    Dec 30, 2011 - 2:56PM

    This is incredibly sad……I am at a loss for words.

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  • FN723
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:00PM

    Hoping and praying for a miracle.

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  • Michael Dallaire
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:01PM

    May peace be with you. A heart breaking, but also inspirational story of a brilliant young mind.

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  • WAQAS
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:07PM

    ALLAH JI Aarifa Karim KI MDAD FARMYEN. AAMEEN

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  • M Jalil Haider
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:25PM

    I pray that Allah gives her shifa-e-kamila. Ameen

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  • hawaiianon
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:26PM

    Why didn’t the family accept financial assistance? Is she getting all the medical care she needs? I really hope they’re doing all they can to save her.

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  • Dr Shariq Ali
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:27PM

    Every one of us whom i know is preying for the little genius, oo god please help her, u can do miricles, she is our nations pride. dear Aarifa please come back.

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  • Dec 30, 2011 - 3:27PM

    May Allah bless her and give her complete health. Ilahi Ameen

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  • Mard-e-Haq
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:40PM

    I pray for a miracle Aarifa.

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  • Jared
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:55PM

    Get wellRecommend

  • Kashif
    Dec 30, 2011 - 3:58PM

    May ALLAH (swt) bless her with a speedy recovery and long, healthy and happy life.. Ameen!

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  • Nathaniel
    Dec 30, 2011 - 4:45PM

    May modern Science restore her previous health.

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  • Dec 30, 2011 - 4:52PM

    May Allah protect her and see her through these trying times…the same Allah that gave her an epilitic attack. Thank you for harrming this child, Allah is great!

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  • Ryan P
    Dec 30, 2011 - 4:58PM

    I hope she gets better, this is truly a shame and a shock. May she get the miracle she deserves.

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  • Dec 30, 2011 - 5:18PM

    She is such a prodigy, I was once also an MCSE and know how hard it was to become one, and she did it at 9! Just 9 years old! What a bright star she is!

    My prayers for the family.

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  • Brittany
    Dec 30, 2011 - 5:19PM

    How sad for this to happen to such an amazingly talented person. Sometimes doctors are wrong. Maybe she can be the rare exception again and recover.

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  • Steve
    Dec 30, 2011 - 6:06PM

    Religion aside. Get well young one. I hope you make a recovery.

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  • A thakur
    Dec 30, 2011 - 6:36PM

    This is really heartbreaking news. Aarifa get well soon. Pakistan needs daughters like you.

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  • Roger Craton
    Dec 30, 2011 - 7:10PM

    I rarely pray, but I begged for the life of this poor child to the Merciful Benefactor. May she recover fully and continue inspiring people around the world with her genius.

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  • Iqbal Ahmed
    Dec 30, 2011 - 7:19PM

    Mat Allah give her long life with good health.

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  • Iqbal Ahmed
    Dec 30, 2011 - 7:22PM

    May Allah give her Long Life with Good Health.

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  • JimmyJohn
    Dec 30, 2011 - 7:25PM

    God Bless Her…

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  • Dec 30, 2011 - 7:38PM

    Prayers and well wishes, my dear. I wish you the best and hope for your recovery.

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