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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...

  • 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...

  • No yolk! Bosnian villagers shoe eggs to keep age-old craft alive

    Now only a handful of men in the village are still practising the art of fitting miniature horseshoes to eggshells, including 69-year-old Stjepan Biletic who trained to do so when he retired from schoolteaching after the 1992-95 Bosnian war...

    “There is an old saying that it is more important to keep customs alive than villages,” Biletic said, who hopes that he will be able to pass the skill on to his grandson...

  • India's angry Dalits rise against age-old caste prejudices

    Among the attacks on Dalits in the past month: a 13-year-old girl who was beaten up for drinking from a temple water pump; a Dalit team in the traditional Indian sport of kabaddi attacked by a rival upper-caste squad for winning a match; an impoverished Dalit couple hacked to death following a disagreement with an upper-caste shopkeeper over a debt of 15 rupees (22 cents)...

    Living in such close quarters, they are becoming less...

  • Old-age security

    THE Employees Old-Age Benefits Act, 1976 was promulgated with a view to providing benefits to those employed in industrial, commercial and other organisations...

    Employers have to pay a monthly contribution to the Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI), which is responsible for the administration and management of the scheme...

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