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A Narrow Escape

A Narrow Escape

Rehan Khan The churlish breeze from Northern hills was blowing softly in the early part of the day. Perched at the foothill and opposite to the largest hospital of Gilgit, my house was offering a panoramic view of the entire city on the morning of 20th December, 2007. I abruptly...

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Negotiating pluralism

Negotiating pluralism

Aziz Ali Dad A hallmark of great nations is that they do not eschew challenges; rather, they intellectually and practically engage with them and bring about change in society. One of the challenges faced by modern societies was the issue of pluralism that is described as “a state of society...

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Faith-based education

Faith-based education

Muhammad Ali GENERALLY, faith-based communities have been conscious in educating their young generation in their faith, values and practices. Like many other communities, the Muslims also have a long and diverse tradition of educating their children in their faith and values. Today, rapid changes in human knowledge and society have...

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Women of Hunza, excelling in “male dominated” fields

Women of Hunza, excelling in “male dominated” fields

Young women in Karimabad, in the Hunza valley have proved that they can work in male dominated fields and become accepted in the society. Norway has since 2008 sponsored a project which aims at giving poor young women the opportunity to self-sustainability through income in non-traditional sectors. More than 100...

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Change of guards in Islamabad, and Gilgit-Baltsitan

Change of guards in Islamabad, and Gilgit-Baltsitan

D J Mathal At last, the Supreme Court of Pakistan sent Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani packing for his recalcitrance and refusal to write to the Swiss authorities for reopening the money laundering case against President Asif Ali Zardari. On April 26, the apex court while declaring Mr Gilani guilty of contempt of court...

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