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D.I.Khan: Shaukat Wazir, a Pashto folk singer from the tribal areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, gives voice to a child’s longing for school and learning with his lyrics: “Father give me an environment where I can learn, father take me to school.” Wazir had to abandon his passion for poetry and music after the Taliban’s dominance in

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 Most visits to public hospitals, police stations, and schools turns into a nightmare.  This is the argument the Centre for Public Policy and Governance at the Forman Christian College Lahore made in its report on, “Improving Governance, Reforming Provincial Civil Services in Punjab.” According to the report, 80 percent of the public service officials are

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  New York:  The antagonizing remarks of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has incited the Pakistani community in the U.S. to get involved in politics and actively campaign for his rival, Hillary Clinton. In fact, for the past 15 months Clinton has enjoyed the support of affluent Pakistani Americans who have helped her raise several

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court this month acquitted a man of murder he had been jailed for 19 years ago, unaware that he had died in custody two years previously. “We have no words for how to return the 19 years of his life he spent in jail,” the judge Asif Saeed Khosa said as the

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Karachi: Of the scores of journalists that have been killed in Pakistan since the year 2002 only five deaths have been prosecuted. The vast majority have gone unpunished, due to a culture of fear and impunity, according to senior media professionals. In 2014, when 14 journalists were killed, the International Federation of Journalists declared Pakistan

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