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Gojal Valley celebrates Nowruz Festival

Group Photo of the finalists with the guests

On 21 March, Ismaili Muslims worldwide observe Navroz (Nowruz), a festival celebrated in many Muslim communities and cultures, particularly those belonging to the Shia. For many communities, it marks the beginning of a new year and the first day of spring. More generally, it signifies a time of spiritual renewal and physical rejuvenation, as well as the spirit of gratitude ...

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Story of Marisa Bibi from Kalash Valley

Marsia bibi of Kalash Valley

This short video is story of a young girl ,Marisa Bibi wiho lives in the remote village of Kalash Valley and is affected by Polio. The family and friends of Marsia are very concerned about the rapid growth of polio victims in the region especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. World Health Organization has warned that  if effective measures are not taken ...

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Beautiful Pakistan

Snowfall in Gojal Valley

A production of aiaphotography.co.uk Photography: Dr. Imran Rashid Amer Raja   Share this:

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Khaplu and north of Pakistan needs tourists to come and help them

skardu

BY AGHA IQRAR HAROON | I have known Muhammad Iqbal Balti, owner of Baltistan Tours Pakistan from the extreme north of Khaplu Valley since 1983 when I started my career as a tourist guide. At that time I was a second-year student at the Government College Lahore. It was quite fun to work as a tourist guide during summer vacations. ...

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Essential Rules Of Effective Design

dirty-water

IT is the name that never was – and most would agree better for it. Natalie Massenet has revealed that she initially wanted to call Net-A-Porter “What’s New Pussycat?” When the entrepreneur – and BFC chairman – first started out, she was riding the crest of the Pashmina trend wave, selling her friend’s imported scarves online. As the business grew ...

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Success story of Mountain Women

success story of women

The film has been made in a workshop under the ELLY project of CIDA with the support of AKRSP and Mountain Youth Resource Organization. Community people were trained to make films on issues and depict success stories from the community by using mobile phones. Share this:

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Women learning the art of landscaping

young women from the scenic Shigar Valley in the mountainous northern areas of Pakistan learn the principles of design and landscaping. In learning these skills to transform a rubble strewn field into a one-of-a-kind teaching garden, these women sow the seeds for their own

Young women from the scenic Shigar Valley in the mountainous northern areas of Pakistan learn the principles of design and landscaping. In learning these skills to transform a rubble strewn field into a one-of-a-kind teaching garden, these women sow the seeds for their own . Film Director: Mahera Omar Producer: MO productions Share this:

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Chitrali Dance on a tune by legendary Ustaad Jan Ali

chitali dance

The mountain music of Northern Pakistan is unique in it’s own. Here a video of some youngsters dancing on a Chitrali tune played by Ustaad Jan Ali and his group. The dance patterns are bit different from those we see in Gilgit, Hunza and Baltistan. The Chitrali tunes are faster and the drumbeat pattern also varies from those in rest ...

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Students from Hunza visit IRC studio Lahore

Hunza students visit to Lahore

By Maryam Zahid : IRC had the pleasure of having aboard 25 students from Government Degree College Ali Abad Hunza. A batch of arts and science students accompanied by their assistant professors Mr Sherbaz and Mr Aslam Nadeem visited the IRC office Lahore. During their visit, they had the opportunity to visit the office, the studio and watch some provocative ...

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Gulmit Durwoza-A fading historical symbol

Gulmit Durwoza

By Didar Ali Buildings of today are material evidences for future generations to find their roots, no matter how small in structure or poor in design they are. One cannot abandon such evidences from the past, especially in the contemporary era nations are fast losing material evidences, which means losing nation’s heritage, historical evidences and cultural identity. The historical Gulmit ...

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