Discrimination on the basis of gender (8/17/2017) - By SAAD MASIHUDDIN Gender discrimination is one of the major social issues we are facing in Pakistan. Although we have come a long way in different other sectors, but even in this twenty first century, where people all over the world are working to update their lifestyles and better living,...
Dozens sustain minor injuries as football fans pelt each other with stones in Skardu (8/17/2017) - Skardu: Several dozens of people sustained minor injuries as football fans supporting two teams clashed in Skardu on Tuesday. The clash started when two local teams, Newranga and Shaheen club were playing in the final match of the SCO Cup Football Tournament 2017. According to details shared by locals, FC Newranga...
Islamic Feminism, and Feminism now (8/16/2017) - I have been attending seminars and lectures essentially meant for highlighting women rights. I am the eye-witness, along with my hearing sense, to various discussions of which the soul topic at the epicenter was women’s liberty. I have been a part of various debates focusing on domestic violence and its...
Independence day celebrated at Brilliance School of Studies Kosht, Chitral (8/16/2017) - By Farid Chitral:  The 70th Independence Day of Pakistan held on 14th August 2017 at the premises of the Brilliance School of Studies (BSS) Kosht. Member district Council from UC Kosht Advocate Ghulam Mustafa was the chief guest and Maulana  Sirajud din  presided over  the program.  Very large number of...
The Distance between Doctors and Psychiatric Patients: A Subtle Form of Discrimination against the Mentally Ill? (8/16/2017) - By Neelum Shaukat If we consider the word “reject”, it means to not give someone the attention, love and care they want and expect. It also means to keep a distance and refuse to give sufficient care. Normally everybody needs love and affection but if a person is suffering from...
Snow Leopard Hunza: More than 10 goats killed by Snow Leopard in Raminji village of Gojal Valley (8/16/2017) - Hunza: A snow leopard has killed at least ten goats and injured more than a dozen in a pasture located in the Raminji village of Chipursan valley, Tehsil Gojal, said locals. The locals have said that they have lost hundreds of thousands of rupees due to the leopard’s attack. They...
President Mamnoon lauds Aga Khan’s development initiatives (8/16/2017) - ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said the continued efforts of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) through its multiple projects in the country were making a visible difference in the lives of the peopleand infrastructure. The President expressed these views while talking to President of Aga Khan Council for Pakistan...
Importance of Sex Education (8/16/2017) - By Hira Akram Every single thought has its own pros and cons. As long as any word, or any topic, is considered to be a taboo, and not mentioned, the weightage of its cons will be heavier. If people aren’t talking about something, it means they lack confidence and courage,...
Sarfa Ranga Desert Rally starting in Skardu on 17th August (8/16/2017) - Skardu: The first Sarfa Ranga, Cold Desert, Rally is scheduled to start in Skardu from the 17th of August, i.e. tomorrow. During the first of its kind event, desert rally enthusiasts from across the country are expected to compete for championship at the world’s highest cold desert, located amid the...
Ban imposed on sale and use of soft drinks in Gilgit’s educational institutions (8/15/2017) - Gilgit: Sub-division administration of Gilgit District has banned the sale of soft drinks and ‘energy drinks’ inside schools. The decision was announced by Assistant Commissioner Naveed Ahmad, who said that the ban was necessitated by the fact that the soft drinks, and energy drinks, are hazardous for health of the...

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