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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 »

Pakistan deprived of angel and humanitarian hero – Abdul Sattar Edhi

Celebrated humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away in Karachi

Pakistan has been deprived of the real hero and saviour. Country’s poor, homeless and orphans have lost a father figure KARACHI – Legendary humanitarian and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi passed away at the age of 88 in Karachi on Friday night. ‘Abdul Sattar is dead,’ his son and heir to his charitable empire Faisal told media. ‘My father ... Read More »

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrate Eid ul Fitr

muslims celebrate eid

Millions of people around the world have gathered for prayers and feasting to mark the end of the Holy Month Across the world, millions of Muslims have marked the end of Ramadan with prayers, feasting and family time. Traditional greetings during the Islamic holiday begin with Eid Mubarak, which means “Have a blessed Eid.” Families gather together to pray, share ... Read More »

Muslim world condemns terror attacks in Saudi Arabia

Pakistan, UAE, Turkey, Iran, Qatar and other leaders from Muslim world condemn terror attacks in Saudi Arabia and urge for unity among muslims Gulf and Arab States strongly condemned terrorist attacks that rocked Saudi Arabia on Monday, pledging to unify efforts to combat terrorism in all its forms. A suicide bombing outside Prophet’s Mosque (PBUH) in Madina killed four Saudi ... Read More »

Unilever and doctHERs partnership to improve healthcare in Pakistan

Unilever and doctHERs partnership to improve healthcare in Pakistan

Young Entrepreneur Award winner Dr Sara Saeed from DoctHERs and Lifebuoy take ‪‎collective action by partnering up to improve healthcare access in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Lifebuoy and doctHERs have agreed to work together for the improvement of healthcare across Pakistan, the two companies have announced. The partnership between Lifebuoy and doctHERs will enable increased outreach of quality healthcare by educating new mothers about simple ... Read More »

UNHCR doubles grant for Afghan refugees returning home

UNHCR doubles grant for Afghan refugees returning home

Commending Pakistan’s generosity for hosting one of the world’s largest refugee populations, the UNHCR Chief urged global community to support returning Afghans and host communities ISLAMABAD – The United Nations refugee agency has increased assistance package for registered Afghan refugees who were opting to return to Afghanistan under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary return programme. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo ... Read More »

Juma-tul-Wida observed with religious reverence in Pakistan

Juma-tul-Wida observed with religious reverence in Pakistan

A large number of fasting faithful thronged the mosques and Imam Bargahs to offer Friday prayers and seek blessings of God Almighty ISLAMABAD – Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of holy month of Ramazan, was observed with religious zeal and fervor across the country on Friday. Jumatul Wida has a special significance since it is a prelude to the departure ... Read More »

World Bank approves 200 million for Balochistan water project

World Bank has approved 200 million dollar for a water management project in Balochistan which will benefit some 43,000 farm households WASHINGTON — The World Bank approved a $200 million credit to strengthen Balochistan government’s initiative for community-based water management for irrigation in the province. Balochistan Integrated Water Resources Management and Development Project will support investment in two of the ... Read More »

Pakistani startup for kids with special needs wins big at US contest

Pakistani startup for kids with special needs wins big at US contest

Team of startup WonderTree made Pakistanis proud by winning third prize at the GIST TECH-I startup competition held at Stanford University WonderTree which develops interactive, augmented reality-based games for children with special needs using Microsoft Kinect technology, with a focus on home-based physical therapy, biofeedback and tracking won the third prize at the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Tech-I ... Read More »

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