Monthly Archives: May 2013

The road less travelled: From Ismail Goth to Harvard

Karachi:  “If someone had told me ten years ago, that one day I will be going to Harvard, I would have asked them what Harvard was,” stated 23-year old Anum Fatima in a gentle but poised tone. Seated amidst endless ... Read More »

Vernal parliamentarian set to shine on political stage

SHABQADAR: Aisha Gulalai from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has become the youngest member of national assembly (MNA) to be nominated on a reserved seat for women.  Before her, the late Mehrunnisa Afridi of the Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) ... Read More »

Wilson Lee (Senior Program Officer NED USA)

Wilson Lee (Senior Program Officer NED USA)

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World Hunger Day: At least 1.5 million children suffer from acute malnutrition in Pakistan

MINGORA: Swat was declared a food insecure district in a seminar titled ‘Empowering People, Ending Hunger’ held in Mingora on Tuesday to mark World Hunger Day. Organised by Lasoona, Society for Human and Natural Resource Development and Welthungerhilfe, a German non-governmental ... Read More »

Attack on polio team in Peshawar kills woman, injures another

PESHAWAR: Unknown assailants opened fire on a team of polio workers in the Badbher area of Peshawar, killing one woman and leaving another critically injured, reported Express News on Tuesday. The injured women were shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital ... Read More »