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A hill station called Murree

In the days of the British raj, when the white-hot sun of the subcontinent’s summer drained colonial administrators of energy and patience, and stifling

16 years later, bodies of climbers emerge from Himalayan glaciers

The bodies of top mountaineer Alex Lowe and his cameraman have been found in a Himalayan glacier, 16 years after they were buried by

Gojal: The unending beauty of Pakistan’s North

(By SYED MEHDI BUKHARI) It’s the second week of November. There is a tremendous silence around me; snowflakes fall gently from the sky. The

Inter-religion trust: Muslims caretakers of Christian holy site

(By Oren Liebermann) The key to one of Christianity’s holiest sites is held by a Muslim family, and it has been for centuries. This

Fantastic scenes of Holi in Karachi

Holi, also known as the festival of colours, was celebrated at the premises of the Shri Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple in Karachi on the night