A Nuanced Approach to Understanding Pakistans Madrassa System

By Umair Qazi

Since the 9/11 attacks, the Muslim world has been bombarded with hate and resentment. In some cases, the stereotype of angry bearded men in correct but to associate it with all Muslims is akin to declaring every Chinese is a kung fu master.

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Munter Appreciates the blossoming Shalimar Gardens

LAHORE: US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, his wife Dr Marilyn Wyatt and Consul General Nina Fite on Sunday visited the Shalimar Gardens, classified by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

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Public destroying Lahore Fort architecture

By Sonia Malik

Sergeant Barry of the Indian British Army etched his name, regiment number and birth place on a white marble pillar at Emperor Akbar’s Diwan-i-Khaas at the Lahore Fort in 1886. It is one of the oldest surviving examples of vandalism at the city’s iconic monument.

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Lyari unrest kills 5 more people

At least five people, including a police officer of the Crime Investigation Department (CID), were killed in Lyari on Sunday as the operation against criminal elements entered its third day.

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Red Cross Worker Killed over nonpayment of Ransom

Khalil Rasjed Dale, 60, had worked for the Red Cross for years, carrying out assignments in Somalia, Afghanistan and Iraq, the group said

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — The body of a British Red Cross worker held captive in Pakistan since January was found in an orchard Sunday, his throat slit and a note attached to . . . → Read More: Red Cross Worker Killed over nonpayment of Ransom

3 militants killed in latest drone attack

Three militants were killed and two others wounded in a US drone attack in Pakistan’s restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Sunday, security officials said.

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B is for bomb

Angry parents are demanding to know why their kids are being taught about bombs and knives at nursery schools in a northern Indian state.

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Fasten your seatbelts

The Bhoja air crash was yet another crash in Pakistan’s history. Yet again we saw the deaths of innocent lives. Yet again we saw looting at the site of the crash. Yet again we saw politicians making this an opportunity to point fingers to the CAA, the airline, the government and their political rivals. But . . . → Read More: Fasten your seatbelts

What’s this ‘special’ paan

Bhai jaan! Yahaan sub milta hai: meetha paan, tambaaku wala paan, khushboo wala paan aur aap kay liye khaas, special paan.

(Brother, you will find everything here; sweet paan, tobacco paan, scented paan, and just for you, a very special paan.)

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Fashion fail

Fashion is not just what you wear. Sometimes, it’s a statement; sometimes, it’s a call to action. But in Pakistan, fashion is resilience – an ‘in your face’ to the forces that aim to destroy the country.

Pakistani fashion is fast evolving into the counter-narrative that will put this nation on the fast-track to progress.

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