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Value of education is to bring peace

This is an interview of Safida Begum from Gulmit, Gojal in Hunza, who received scholarship for an M.Ed program at the Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED), Karachi, which changed her life forever. I believe if we want to bring peace, education is a strong vehicle and...

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Low wage staff of NAPWD end strike after two days

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan HUNZA, August 26: A strike by staff of all power stations of Northern Areas that lasted for two consecutive days has now come to an end after many rounds of dialogue between the ‘Action committee of Fixed-Pay Staff Water and Power Department’ and officials of Northern...

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Govt plans to save Palas Valley

Islamabad, August 26, 2008: The city of Palas in Kohistan is known for its natural resources, dense forests, exotic species, including Western Tragopan (medium sized brightly plumaged pheasant) and efforts are underway for the inclusion of the city in the global heritage list. Talking exclusively to The Post, National Project...

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LSO Convention 2008 starts at KIU, Gilgit

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan Gilgit, August 26: The ”‘LSO Convention 2008’ organized by Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) has been started at Musharraf  hall, Karakoram International University, Gilgit. The convention is scheduled from August 26-28, participated by delegates from different LSOs from Northern Areas and Chitral. The main objective...

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