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Gaza remembers Razan al-Najjar, nurse killed by Israeli forces

Gaza remembers Razan Najjar, nurse shot dead at Israel border

Thousands of Palestinians participate in the funeral of  Razan al-Najjar, nurse killed by Israeli forces Thousands of Palestinians, many dressed in white medical uniforms, took part on Saturday in the funeral of a nurse who was shot dead at the Israel-Gaza border. Razan al-Najjar is known to the world as the 21-year-old Palestinian medical nurse shot dead by an Israeli sniper during protests ... Read More »

Quetta’s Hazara women break stereotypes by opening women-only restaurant

Quetta's Hazara women break stereotypes by opening women-only restaurant

Social activist Hamida Ali Hazara started a restaurant in Quetta named Hazara Restaurant A group women from Hazara town’s Baluchistan – a region known for highly male-dominated society breaks all stereotypes by running restaurant only for ladies. The restaurant is only dedicated to women to come together, sit and engage while having delicious food for a change getting service from ladies comfortably. ... Read More »

Pakistanis remember the ‘Angel of Mercy’ on first death anniversary of Edhi

Abdul Sattar Edhi

Actors, politicians, social activist pay tribute with ‘Main Edhi Hoon’ hashtag on social media Pakistanis are mourning the first death anniversary top humanitarian and philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who passed away at the age 88 on July 8, 2016 due to kidney failure. Abdul Sattar Edhi is known as Pakistan’s most respected figure for his contributions to the society, Abdul ... Read More »

State Bank unveils Commemorative coin worth Rs. 50 in memory of Edhi

State Bank unveils Commemorative coin worth Rs. 50 in memory of Edhi

Abdul Sattar Edhi is only social worker who has been honored with a Commemorative coin. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has launched a special coin on March 31 in honour of late humanitarian and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi. Keeping in view, the meritorious services rendered to humanity, the Federal government had directed State Bank of Pakistan for ... Read More »

Google honours Pakistan’s ‘Angel of Mercy’ with doodle

Google honours Pakistan's 'Angel of Mercy' with doodle

Google pays tribute to ‘Angel of Mercy’ Edhi with doodle on his 89th birthday. Google honored Abdul Sattar Edhi with a Google Doodle, which is a tribute from Google to his organization’s welfare services elderly, Doodle depicts a man standing on a street with an ambulance, hospital and a woman and child. On Tuesday 28th February, which is the 89th ... Read More »

Saddest moments for Pakistan in 2016

The year 2016 comes to a close; we remember the defining and sad moments that this year gave us. This year was full of surprises, twists, and amazements that made us proud but on the other hand, we faced lots of challenges, bad memories, and heart-rending incidents, however they didn’t result in diminishing our morale. Here are some defining and ... Read More »

Attack on Syria aid convoy kill dozens as ceasefire fails

Damaged aid trucks are pictured after an airstrike on the rebel held Urm al-Kubra town, western Aleppo city, Syria September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

At least 12 aid workers killed in Syria airstrike on a convoy carrying aid to war-torn Aleppo after ceasefire ends The United Nations confirmed Monday that an airstrike hit an aid convoy near Aleppo killing and injuring several people including aid workers, which came hours after the Syrian military declared a one-week truce brokered by the United States and Russia. ... Read More »

Edhi – Pakistan’s most loved person laid to rest with state honour

Legendary Edhi’s funeral prayers offered at National Stadium Karachi

President Mamnoon Hussain, COAS Raheel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff, Air Chief, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif attended funeral prayers of Edhi KARACHI — Funeral prayer of Pakistan’s most loved person and renowned philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi was offered with state honor at National Stadium Karachi, after which he was laid to rest in Edhi Village in a grave that ... Read More »

Security situation improves in Kurram but humanitarian support needed

Report highlights Livelihoods and Food Security of FATA Returnees

“It is a sign of your bravery and strength that you have survived these past hard years, and that you are now ready and willing to return to your areas. The international community is committed to helping you to return, recover and develop” said Neil Buhne ISLAMABAD – Kurram Agency is witnessing stable security situation in both areas of return and recently de-notified ... Read More »

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