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  • Abdul Sattar Edhi is feeling better, says Faisal Edhi

    ISLAMABAD: While refuting rumours regarding the health condition of renowned philanthropist and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi, his son Faisal Edhi said on Saturday that his father is feeling better now...

    While talking to a private news channel, Faisal Edhi said that Abdul Sattar Edhi was taken to hospital for routine dialysis...

  • Let Edhi be Edhi

    Edhi would not have liked it one bit...

    They could not make it to Karachi’s National Stadium that day because of the presence of so many VIPsHe had prepared his grave during his lifetime in Edhi Village which provides shelter to the homeless, the destitute, orphans and the sick...

  • Accused in Edhi Foundation robbery threaten Faisal Edhi with ‘dire consequences’

    Faisal Edhi, son of late philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, on Saturday said the men accused of looting the Edhi Foundation head office in Karachi in 2014 allegedly threatened him of "dire consequences" if he did not stop pursuing legal action against them...

    In October 2014, eight robbers stormed into the Edhi Foundation head office in Mithadar, held its staff hostage at gunpoint, woke up the late philanthropist who had the keys to...

  • FWO contracted to develop Regi township

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Development Authority has awarded a multi-billion contract to the army’s subsidiary, the Frontier Works Organisation, for developing the much-delayed Regi Model Township...

    The start of development work in the township launched in mid-1990s has been delayed for around two decades due to land disputes and the government’s disinterest, the relevant PDA officials told Dawn...

  • ICC Champions Trophy arrives at Edhi home in Karachi

    A month after the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 tour was launched in Dubai, the trophy arrived at the Edhi home in Karachi on Thursday...

    Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who attended the launch ceremony in Dubai, was present at the event at Edhi Home where the trophy was displayed to honour the services of Abdul Sattar Edhi...

  • Rickshaw drivers in Lahore protest against ride-hailing services, Orange Cab scheme

    Rickshaw drivers in Lahore took to the streets on Thursday to protest against ride-hailing services Uber and Careem and the Punjab government's Orange Cab initiative to provide 100,000 cars to those unemployed in the province, a press release issued by the Awami Rickshaw Union stated...

    com, Awami Rickshaw Union Chairman Majeed Ghauri expressed "severe" displeasure at the online ride-hailing services operating in Lahore, claiming they...

  • When home is not a home

    They preferred Pakistani schools instead of educational institutions in their home province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan, due to the low standard of education there...

    “I hadn’t lost heart and continued studying in the evening at home after assisting my elder brother as a munshi (record keeper) at his auto-parts shop near the Torkham border during the day,” he told me when I visited the school at Bacha Maina...

  • For Hariri, Saudi Arabia no longer feels like a home away from home

    WHEN I heard that President Macron was ready to whisk Lebanon’s kidnapped prime minister to Paris with his family — victims of the gentlest hostage-taking in the history of Saudi Arabia — I couldn’t but recall what Saad Hariri said to me a few years after he first became Lebanon’s premier in 2009...

    I was sitting in his office in his Koreitem Palace — a vast, ugly monster of a building not far from the Hamra district of Beirut — and I...
  • Home away from home

    Mitharam Hostel, Sewakunj Hostel and Jinnah Courts Hostel were homes away from the home for students of the ’50s, ’60s and early ’70s; these were the golden era of student life...

  • Sikh pilgrims reach a home away from home

    LAHORE: More than 400 Sikh pilgrims arrived in Lahore from India on Sunday to commemorate the 176th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh...

    “We always feel Pakistan a home away from home as many temples of our spiritual and religious leaders are here,” group leader Raam Paal Singh told reporters on the occasion...

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