Global Mountain Forum concluded in Passu, Gojal

Global Mountain Forum concluded in Passu, Gojal

Israr Salahuddin  Passu, August 31: The Global Mountain Forum on sustainable development of wakhi people concluded successfully in Passu, Gojal. The aim of the forum was to provide opportunity and platform for wakhi researchers,writers,bloggers,and others to share their research findings and learning about mountain areas around the globe. On the...

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AKU-EB launches Middle School Programme, aiming to ‘develop 21st century skills’

AKU-EB launches Middle School Programme, aiming to ‘develop 21st century skills’

Islamabad, August 30, 2015: With an aim to foster an environment which exposes students to experiential learning and prepares them for future work environment, Aga Khan University Examination Board launched its revamped Middle School Programme. A project-based learning approach for students of grades 6 to 8 that provides an opportunity to...

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Female subjugation in Pakistan

Female subjugation in Pakistan

Zainab Sarwar Sheikh Pakistan is no stranger to violence against women. The particularly male-dominated society of our country has almost ensured that female emancipation is not possible at all in the wake of rising female subjugation. Rape, acid attacks, honor killings or forced conversions; you name it, we have it....

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Symposium on ‘sustainable development of Wakhi people’ starts in Passu, Gojal

Symposium on ‘sustainable development of Wakhi people’ starts in Passu, Gojal

Report: Didar Ali | Photos: Asif Sakhi Gojal, August 29: The “Global Mountain Forum 2015”, a 2-days International Symposium on Sustainable Development of Wakhi People started in Passu village of Gojal valley. Dr. Prof. Kazuo Mizushima Japan, Prof. Dr. Hermann Krueutzmann Germany, Stephen F. Rasmussen Ex. GM AKRSP and Specialist of...

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Rs 47 billion allocated for AJK, GB under PSDP: Barjees

Rs 47 billion allocated for AJK, GB under PSDP: Barjees

Islamabad: (PR) A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan was held under the chairmanship of Senator Sajid Mir at Parliament House in Islamabad. Minister for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir informed the Committee that 47 billion rupees have been allocated for Azad Jammu and Kashmir and...

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