Elephant cries after getting rescued

This is Raju. Raju lived on tourist handouts in India, sometimes eating garbage just to keep his belly full.

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Karachi burning as MQM workers protest against arrest

The world’s largest democracy hit the ballot

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23rd March celebrations in pictures

Pakistan Day parades evoke national pride and mark the commemoration of the Lahore Resolution.

A Navy band performs the national anthem during Pakistan National Day at the tomb of Quaid-i-Azam in karachi on March 23, 2014. Pakistan National Day commemjorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution, when a separate nation for the Muslims of . . . → Read More: 23rd March celebrations in pictures

India’s leprosy colony

It is perhaps one of the world’s most misunderstood infectious diseases. Believed by many to be both incurable and highly contagious, leprosy is, in fact, neither.

If caught and treated early enough, disability can be averted. But if left untreated, it can cause progressive and permanent damage to the skin, nerves, limbs and eyes.

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Amazing offices

Some offices can be boring and stifling, but definitely not these – we made a list of the coolest and most well-designed office spaces in the world.

Not all work spaces were created equal – some can reduce workers’ morale while others can keep them happy and inspire them to be . . . → Read More: Amazing offices

Breathtaking Swat

The happiest places on Earth

Looking for the happiest place on Earth? No, it’s not in Anaheim, California. The world’s reserves of joy and well-being seem to be concentrated in Northern Europe, according to the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network‘s 2013 World Happiness Report.

Take a look at the infographic below for the world’s happiest countries, and how global happiness has . . . → Read More: The happiest places on Earth

Sunday snaps from the PIFD launch and more

Tribal Life

You don’t take a photograph; you make it, in the words of American photographer Ansel Adams. Taking realities and transforming them into art, some 17 photographers from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) displayed their work at the National Art Gallery on Thursday.

Through the photo narratives, they discussed the unique perspectives and insights they . . . → Read More: Tribal Life