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Hajj tragedy - Muslims need to set up a body to manage

   Time to take Mecca away from Saudis   Given repeated disasters during Hajj at Mecca & Medina and the distortion of Islam by Saudi ru…

Started by Oostur Raza

0 Sep 27, 2015

Pakistan Civil Society

Duke Political Review--Examples of Pakistan's growing civil society:: Humaira Bachal started teaching when she was twelve years old. Backed…

Started by Riaz Haq

0 Mar 26, 2015

Pakistan's Rising Middle Class

The Emerging Middle Class in Pakistan: How it Consumes, Earns, and SavesDr. Jawaid Abdul GhaniProfessor, Strategy and Marketing Research,Ka…

Started by Riaz Haq

0 Mar 19, 2015

Pakistan: A Land of Opportunity?

Opportunity Pakistan Report by i-genius commission on social entrepreneurship: In September 2013, fifteen people (Commissioners) from Austr…

Started by Riaz Haq

1 Nov 7, 2014
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Pakistan Education Emergency

Earlier this year, a Pakistani government commission on education found that public funding for education has been cut from 2.5% of GDP in…

Started by Riaz Haq

4 Nov 4, 2014
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Great work of Pakistanis

Congratulations to all Pakistanis working in the Silcon Valley with devotion

Started by Mohammed Anwar Khan

3 May 5, 2014
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Basant Festival in Lahore Changa Manga

The Department of Railway has decided to start the special train from Lahore to Changa Manga. The provincial government of Punjab has also…

Started by Khurram

0 Jan 31, 2014

Access to Electricity in Pakistan

Here's a BR report on "phenomenal" progress on electrification in Pakistan: Pakistan has made substantial progress in electrification both…

Started by Riaz Haq

3 Jun 9, 2013
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Aalu Anday- Pakistan's Protest Music

Here's a Times of India story on "Aalu Anday", a satirical music video gone viral on Youtube: NEW DELHI: When the music video of "Aalu And…

Started by Riaz Haq

1 Mar 4, 2013
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Pakistanis Donate Generously to Charities

"Righteousness is not that ye turn your faces towards the east or the west, but righteousness is, one who believes in God, and the last day…

Started by Riaz Haq

1 Mar 1, 2013
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