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A legacy of Bangladeshi architecture on show at the Dhaka Art Summit

In the wake of partition, the Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru enlisted Le Corbusier to build a new Punjab capital. The result, of course, was Chandigarh. A decade or so later, the Pakistani government invited their own super-star architect to bu...

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Mohenjo Daro is in danger of deteriorating beyond repair in the next 20 years if the Pakistani government does nothing to preserve the site, one of the oldest cities on the planet.

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Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, is a relatively quiet city consisting of mostly Federal Government offices, Parliament House, the official residences of the Presidenr and Prime Minister along with the Diplomatic Enclave. It has both beautiful architecture and a very green scenery where people from all around the world come to visit. The city is fradually growing into a beautiful metropolis with many restaurants and hotels.

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Benazir Bhutto “The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity and opportunity to progress.” The first woman elected to lead a Muslim state and twice elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. Bhutto fought for freedom, democracy and equality until her assassination in 2007.

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from Bloomberg.com

A Bigger-Than-Ever Reason to Watch India's Elections

This article explains why the rest of the world should watch India's elections. Apparently, it has population implications. It might help or hurt metro/inner city families who live in poor income areas.

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Cross headstone on grave in Christian cemetery. The largest Graveyard of Christians in Karachi. The oldest grave stone show the sign of people buried in 18th century. Most of old graves are of Polish people who stayed in Karachi to join royal army in world war. The city’s district government in 2011 installed two new gates and paved the pathways inside the graveyard. - Pakistan!

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Save Christian Mom Asia Bibi from Execution A Christian mom has been sentenced to death in Pakistan for her faith. Asia Bibi was falsely accused of “blasphemy” – speaking against the prophet Muhammad. Now this wife and mother of five will hang for her Christian faith. She would be the first woman executed under Pakistan’s Shariah blasphemy law. This is the ultimate human rights violation. … Add your name to our letter to the government of Pakistan demanding Asia Bibi’s freedom.

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