Category Archives: Pakistan

Celebrated humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away in Karachi

KARACHI: Celebrated humanitarian and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi passed away at the age of 88 in Karachi on Friday night. Edhi’s funeral prayers will be offered on Saturday after Zuhr prayers at the National Stadium, after which he … Continue reading

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Famed qawwal Amjad Sabri gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI: Renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri was shot dead in Karachi Wednesday afternoon, after unknown assailants fired at his vehicle in the city’s Liaquatabad area.

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The day I declared my best friend kafir just so I could get a passport – Dawn – 01.Jun 16

If you are a conscientious Pakistani, or if you don’t live under a rock, it is hard to ever forget or ignore the kind of infuriating discrimination and shameful persecution that members of the Ahmadiyya community suffer in our country. … Continue reading

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The Mangled Political Landscape of Jammu & Kashmir – by NYLA ALI KHAN

The conception of a representative government that would enable the devolution of administrative responsibilities to districts and villages; a socialist system in which the state would control the means of production so as to ensure the fairest distribution of goods, power, … Continue reading

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In Karachi, a Fatal Mix of Heat and Piety – MOHAMMED HANIF – JUNE 26, 2015

KARACHI, Pakistan — WHEN I go to buy my drinking water, I don’t ask for water. I ask for Nestlé. Then I drive home with five 20-liter plastic bottles and make sure that we make every cup of tea, and … Continue reading

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Remember the Ahmadis of Lahore, remember the forgotten – Dawn – 31 May.15

A small girl who I will call Hina, sits perched on a stool, in the one corner of the living room untouched by the light streaming in from a procession of windows. Everything else is astir; rattling like an incongruous … Continue reading

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The Hidden Tears of Punjab by ANDRE VLTCHEK

A lane, a narrow passage to Jallianwala Bagh Garden inside the old city of Amritsar, in the state of Punjab. It is a monument now, one of the testaments to madness and crimes committed by the British Empire during its … Continue reading

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