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As terror attacks recede, tourism in Pakistan starts to thrive

    As terror attacks recede, tourism in Pakistan starts to thrive

By  Chris Kay After a bone-jarring mountain journey, Alan Cameron surveys the snow-capped peaks of Pakistan’s north near the Saiful Maluk lake. “It’s beautiful — well worth the effort,” said

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Lost whispers

Amir Hussain Nihal There are fairies, demons, witches and flying saucers in the valleys surrounded by the gigantic mountains and snowy peaks of Hunza. This is how grandmothers used to

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The misfits in the ‘Land of the Pure’

By Waseem Altaf Qurattulain Haider, author of one of the greatest Urdu novels ‘Aag Ka Darya’ had come to Pakistan in 1949. By then she had attained the stature of

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Together we can achieve a lot more than as an individual: Alyna Rahim

    Together we can achieve a lot more than as an individual: Alyna Rahim

Alyna Rahim, 23, was born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan. She spends her free time doing origami, listening to music, occasionally singing, and reading mystery novels. Prior to joining the

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Snow leopard is no longer endangered, but still vulnerable

  Snow leopard is no longer endangered, but still vulnerable

News Desk The snow leopard is no longer an endangered species, but its population in the wild is still at

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Marx & makeup mix: 17 jobs, including Sania waiter, to JNU

  Marx & makeup mix: 17 jobs, including Sania waiter, to JNU

Pheroze L. Vincent New Delhi, Sept 11: Pictures of Bollywood and Telugu film stars, cut out of newspapers, adorn his walls

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Those Street Libraries

  Those Street Libraries

By  Waseem Altaf Street libraries or “aana libraries” existed till the 70s but gradually vanished in the 80s. Presently, these

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Those musical days

  Those musical days

By Waseem Altaf We had an old Bush radio at home. Whenever I listened to songs being played, though I

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Best way to tackle climate change

  Best way to tackle climate change

Fakhra Muneeb   Climate change has become the biggest challenge for the world. But the populated South Asia countries such

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High Altitude Callousness

  High Altitude Callousness

Hanniah Tariq “The mountains are calling” has become the taqia-e-kalam or catch phrase for every Tom, Dick and Harry (replace

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