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Peshawar Army School victims struggling to cope one year on

Andaleeb Aftab, a chemistry teacher at the army-run school where she lost her son Huzaifa, scene of the APS massacre of December 16, 2014

Pakistan is observing the first anniversary of one of the deadliest terror attacks in its history – the black day when 141 people, including 132 schoolchildren, were brutally murdered by terrorists in Peshawar. One year has passed since the horrific Peshawar school massacre but there is still pain in hearts and tears in eyes. The intensity of the tragedy made ... Read More »

Pakistani students pledge to defeat Terrorism through Education

ISPR releases new song on APS tragedy

ISPR’s new song on APS tragedy calls for avenging the victims of the deadly massacre by educating the enemy’s children RAWALPINDI (Pakistan) – Ahead of the first anniversary of tragic terror attack on Army Public School (APS), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a new song to pay tribute to the martyrs of APS who were killed in Peshawar attack on December ... Read More »

Pakistan Cricket League Peshawar dedicates team to APS students

Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar announced to dedicate the team to martyrs, students and teachers of Army Public School

Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Peshawar announced to dedicate the team to martyrs, students and teachers of Army Public School in an attempt to denounce terrorism by promoting sports PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – The Peshawar franchise of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be dedicated to the children and teachers of the Army Public School (APS), who lost their lives in a brutal ... Read More »

At least 20 killed, 30 injured in Parachinar market bombing

Parachinar is the capital of Kurram tribal region and the largest city of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan

KURRAM AGENCY (Pakistan) – At least 20 people were killed while and 30 wounded when a bomb ripped through Parachinar area of Kurram Agency on Sunday. The death toll is expected to rise after the explosion in market in Parachinar because of high casualty. The market was filled with a large number of people who were buying second-hand winter clothes. ... Read More »

Pakistan tests Shaheen-III missile successfully

Pakistan tests Shaheen- III missile successfully

Islamabad: Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile, with a maximum range of 2,750 kilometers. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the test flight was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system The statement said the successful flight test, which landed at its impact point in the Arabian Sea and validated ... Read More »

Humanitarian response facility set up in Sukkur

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Pakistan Government and Internation donors join hands to enhance and Response in Sindh SUKKUR (Pakistan) – A new Humanitarian Response Facility (HRF) has been opened in Sukkur on Thursday. This HRF will be the second one in Sindh (and the sixth in Pakistan overall) following the construction and hand-over of the HRF in Hyderabad to the Sindh PDMA in April 2015. ... Read More »

Report highlights Livelihoods and Food Security of FATA Returnees

Report highlights Livelihoods and Food Security of FATA Returnees

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – As families return to their homes in FATA region, there is an urgent need to tackle livelihoods and food security situation in the region to support the returnee populations’ sustainable path to stability and prosperity, experts highlighted at a seminar. To offer better understanding on livelihood and food security in FATA, a report has been launched recently ... Read More »

Muniba Mazari named Pakistan’s first national Goodwill Ambassador

Muniba Mazari named as Pakistan’s first national Goodwill Ambassador

Islamabad – Pakistan’s young activist and artist, Muniba Mazari, has been named as Pakistan’s first female Goodwill Ambassador by UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. As the Goodwill Ambassador, she will work to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. “I am a strong supporter of UN Women and the ... Read More »

Experts urge for Community-driven development in Pakistan

Experts urge for Community-driven development in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – People should always be at the heart of the development process and basic needs of the communities can only be met if they are empowered to set their own development agenda, remarked Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, speaking at a conference. Addressing the participants at National Conference on Community-driven development, Mr Sartaj Aziz ... Read More »

Youth explore climate change issues through Arts

Student taking selfies with their artworks on Climate Change at at 5th Pakistan Mountain Festival in Islamabad

5th Pakistan Mountain Festival begins in Islamabad Islamabad – An exhibition of as many as 135 oil-on-canvas paintings by the youth from local colleges and universities explore climate change through the arts to create a platform for education and dialogue. The exhibition opened on Tuesday December 8 at the Ibex Club, Lake View Park. A large number of students, environmentalists, art lovers and ... Read More »

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