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[Opinion] One drop in the ocean

By Safida Begum A boy who had completed grade 10, making him the only educated child in Sarhad, said “The Government Education Department has not allowed us to use the facility so we cannot use it.” Later on I met … Continue reading

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[Pamir Yatra] The Ruby (mine) of Badakhshan

Laal-e-Badakhshan (the Ruby of Badakhshan) and Ambar-e-Pamir (the Amber – a flower, of Pamir) have always inspired poets of Wakhi and Persian language. On third leg of the Pamir Yatra Zulfiqar Ali Khan takes us close to the mountain where … Continue reading

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THE RUBY OF BADAKHSHAN:Mausoleum of Great Ismaili Pir

Yamgan, Badakhsan (Photo by Karim Sajjad Hussain) To read about Pir Nasir Khusraw click here: Pir Nasir Khusraw

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