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Bilquis Edhi: mother of Pakistan’s orphans and unwanted children

Esha Saima Bilquis Bano Edhi was the widow of the Pakistan’s most prominent philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi ,  a nurse and one of the country’s...

As many suffer, some Afghans are trying to pick up threads...

Nooria Bazwan The fall of Kabul has drastically affected the economic lives of Afghans and it has become nearly impossible for them to keep afloat. The...

Sohan Halwa, a delicacy of Dera Ismail Khan

Saad Sohail Though Sohan halwa is made in different areas of the country; however, its variety made in Dera Ismail Khan is known for its...

Remembering Faqir of Ipi

Mufti Muhammad Karim Akhtar Orakzai Anniversary of famous Pashtun freedom fighter Mirza Ali Khan Faqir of Ipi was observed on April 16. Mirza Ali Khan was...

47 percent of Afghan refugees in Pakistan in rely on social...

Mehrab Afridi About 47 per cent of the Afghan refugees living in Pakistan are using the social media platforms for information and education purposes. According to...

Despite hurdles, Afghan students have not given up on Pakistani universities

Shams Aziz Mashal Shakirullah, a second semester student at the Nangarhar University came to Pakistan in the aftermath of the fall of Kabul, hoping to...

Away from media glare, Afghan refugees continue to face issues in...

Shumaila Afridi “My name is Hussain Khan and we require information regarding which type of patients come from Afghanistan and which patients are allowed to...

Afghan refugees facing problems in Pakistan due to language barriers

Nooria Bazwan A large number of Afghans have shifted to Pakistan following the fall of Kabul earlier in August last year and living in Peshawar...

University fees hindering higher education dreams of Afghan students in Pakistan

Nooria Bazwan It was always a difficult task for Afghan students to enroll into Pakistani universities; however, following the fall of Kabul it has become...

Afghan journalists among those most affected from the fall of Kabul

Maryam Ayub Media is among those sectors which have badly suffered due to the fall of Kabul earlier in August last year. Ismail Zhawanday, a resident...

Afghan refugees complain Pakistani media ignoring their issues

Muhammad Tayyab Many of the old and new Afghan refugees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa complain that local media does not reports on their issues as they...

As many Afghan refugees struggle, some are rebuilding their lives

Bakhtar Himat Haseebullah, a resident of the Afghan province of Ghazni, came to Peshawar some two months ago. Haseeb has opened a shop dealing in...