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Pakistan-origin woman among top five educators of Canada

OTTAWA, CANADA -UNS : A Pakistani-Canadian woman has been recognised as one of the top five educators across Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Ms. Sabrina Rehman, from Little Scholars Montessori in Ottawa, has received the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards (PMA) for Excellence in Education. …

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Malala attack was ‘staged’:PTI MNA

PESHAWAR -UNS: The 2012 attack on Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai was not a real terrorist attack and was ‘staged’ by groups, including rights activists, claimed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Musarrat Ahmad Zeb. Making the outrageous claim at the micro-blogging website, the PTI leader, who belongs …

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Donkey trade with China: Should Pakistan be worried?

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Last month, it came to light that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is planning to sell donkeys to China as a part of its Rs 1 billion Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-China Sustainable Donkey Development Programme. The intent of the programme is to bring in Chinese …

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Horsemen of Hunza: Pakistan Buzkashi game faces final whistle

HUNZA  – In a remote northern Pakistani valley surrounded by giant ice-capped peaks, villagers gather to watch a game of Buzkashi, an ancient equestrian sport once seen as a key test of virility that is now struggling for survival. Baksh Dil Khan, a retired schoolteacher …

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Medai can play key role in prevention of extremism,terrorism

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Conference on “Role of Media in the Prevention of Extremism and Terrorism” concluded here at Faisal Masjid campus of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) on Tuesday with recommendations that Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) to develop common media strategy in order …

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‘Pakistan, China to decide any country’s CPEC membership’

BEIJING -UNS – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Monday Pakistan and China will decide whether to add any country in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. While talking to media persons during One Road One Belt forum, PM Nawaz responded to one of the questions saying that …

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Angry mob lynches boy for relations with girl

GARHI HABIBULLAH – A terrible incident of honour killing took place in Garhi Habibullah tehsil of Mansehra where an angry mob killed a boy for alleged relations with a girl. Young Abdul Sattar was shot dead after being beaten by stones and sticks by an …

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PM Sharif, President Erdogan discuss bilateral matters

BEIJING -UNS: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met here Saturday on the sidelines of One Belt, One Road Forum and discussed issues of bilateral interests. The two leaders exchanged views on matters of regional and international importance. Nawaz Sharif …

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China reiterates support for Pakistan on Kashmir issue

BEIJING -UNS – During his meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Beijing, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang reiterated that China is standing by Pakistan and will continue to extend moral and diplomatic support at every forum. On the occasion, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reaffirmed …

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Kashmiri Leadership & Paths to Resistance

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai “The history of liberty is a history of resistance.” President Woodrow Wilson Nel Noddings, eminent American educationalist wrote in Peace Education: How We Come to Love and Hate War that “Gandhi, convinced of the power of Satyagraha, suggested that it …

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