Let the Kashmiris live freely!

Opinion Kashmir issue could be solved through plebiscite, as per UNO Resolution. I stand in solidarity with the people of Kashmir where innocent people live in dreadful environment to witness continued carnage, and even children cannot breathe freely. Kashmiris have been living miserable life since the partition of the subcontinent.  Inhuman incidents of tyranny by […]

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Environmental injustice rampant around the world

The history of disproportionate environmental impacts on Black, Indigenous, and people of color often goes back for centuries. A recent review of 141 Indigenous groups by University of Helsinki conservation researcher shows how colonialism directly led to the development of environment-polluting infrastructure built without the consent of — and differentially affecting — communities in their […]

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A festival of love and bondage

While the usage of Rakhi is inscribed within our mythology and even within ancient and medieval history, Tagore gave an all-new interpretation of Raksha Bandhan, at least in Bengal during the turbulent period of ‘Banga Bhanga’ (partition of Bengal) in 1905. He deftly used the concept of brotherhood, togetherness, and ‘the thread of protection’ as […]

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Assistance for Poor: Sindh govt. to start cash transfer from September

Rs.20 billion have been earmarked for cash transfer to those affected by coronavirus under Sindh Peoples Support Program; Chief Secretary reviews arrangements Karachi: Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah presided over a meeting of steering committee to oversee the implementation of Pro-Poor Social Protection and Economic Sustainability Initiatives. The meeting was attended by Haris […]

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Thar Foundation provides business grant to 11 Thari villagers

Villages include six women; the grant aims to help them develop their own business for livelihood                                                                                               By GR Junejo Islamkot: A group of 11 local villagers including six women were provided business development grants of Rs.50000 each under Thar Foundation’s livelihood program on Tuesday. The Foundation provides small enterprise development grants of Rs.50000 to […]

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Police Jawans donate blood for thalassemia patient children of Tharparkar

Blood Camp was organized cooperation of Tharparkar Social Organization to mark ‘Police Martyrs’ Day’ By GR Junejo Mithi: A number of policemen donated blood for Thalassemia patient children at a camp organized in collaboration with Tharparkar Social Organization (TSO) at police lines Mithi on Tuesday. The blood donation camp was set up to mark the […]

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Subcontinent’s powerhouse of talent: Kishore Da

Kishore’s versatile career spreads over around 41 years, during which he acted in 113 films, including his lead appearance in around 40 films, sang a total of 2,905 songs in 11 languages, including 2,648 Hindi-Urdu, 154 Bengali, 8 Gujarati, 4 Bhojpuri, 3 Marathi, 3 Oriya, 3 Assamese, 1 English, 1 Punjabi, 1 Kannada, and 1 […]

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