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Film Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Film Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

 Reviewed by Shahana Shah Director: Mira Nair Starring: Riz Ahmad, Kate Hudson, Shabana Azmi, Liev Schreiber Based on the novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid If you forget the Erica of the novel and ignore the fake look and sound of the Lahore Mira Nair has created, The Reluctant...

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Santa Fean building school in Pakistan to honor daughter

Santa Fean building school in Pakistan to honor daughter

At age 80, when most people are at home relaxing, Santa Fe native Diana MacArthur is planning a three-week trip to northern Pakistan, where she is building a school. Her goal is to complete construction on a 23,000-square-foot building for students in nursery school through eighth grade by the end...

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Netherlands Fellowship Programmes for Master’s Degree, PhD Research and Short Courses, 2013/14

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation is offering Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) for developing country applicants. The fellowship is available for master’s, PhD and short courses. Students must be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries in the NFP country...

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Pakistan Scottish Scholarship Scheme (PS3) for Women in Pakistan, 2013/14

The Scottish Government is funding Pakistan Scottish scholarships for women. These scholarships are awarded to pursue a Masters’ degree at any HEC-recognized university of Pakistan. Candidates from rural areas are encouraged to apply to the PS3. Award-holders will get the tuition fee for the Master’s courses, University hostel costs, Subsistence to the award-holder and travel...

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Gilgit-Baltistan’s legislators call on President

Gilgit-Baltistan’s legislators call on President

Media Report Islamabad, September 2:  A delegation of members of Legislative Assembly of Gilgit-Baltistan led by its Chief Minister Syed Mehdi Shah called on President Asif Ali Zardari at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Monday. The delegation besides Chief Minster GB included Wazir Baig, Muhammad Jaffar, Musa, Muhammad Ali Akhtar, Ali Maddad...

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