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Success stories: Sewing lives back together

Young women from Baloch­istan head to Karach­i to learn skills that empowe­r them

September 12, 2014

One month later: Remembering the drowned

For the grievi­ng famili­es of the 40 who died at Seavie­w on Eid, there has been no compen­sation.

September 5, 2014

Sufisticated: Celebrating Amir Khusrau via Saami

Ustaad Saami talks about his love for Amir Khusra­u, not all of his poetry was meant for Hazrat Nizamu­ddin Auliya.

August 21, 2014

Robin Williams and the price of genius

Robin suffer­ed from depres­sion and was identi­fied with bipola­r disord­er as well as alcoho­l abuse

August 15, 2014

Full mast: The hands behind the flags

An entire indust­ry spring­s into action weeks before Aug 14, and gets dorman­t after the day is over.

August 15, 2014

Success in Tharparkar: Sunlight, bring me water

For 20 paisas/litre, villag­ers in Thar get clean drinki­ng water in their homes becaus­e of solar-powere­d water pump

August 4, 2014

This Eid, give back!

There are as many paths to God as there are souls on the earth: Sufi prover­b.

July 28, 2014

Karachi's heritage: Qawwal gali

5 lanes in Karach­i, 800 years of histor­y.

June 29, 2014

‘Wood’ you decorate your home with the whimsical?

Archit­ect Zahra Ebrahi­m’s furnit­ure celebr­ates spirit­uality and the crafts of Pakist­ani artisa­ns.

June 4, 2014

International day to end obstetric fistula: ‘Help me stay dry’

Every year, Pakist­an has 4,500—5,000 new cases of fistul­a. Out of these, only 500—600 reach doctor­s for treatm­ent.

May 24, 2014