India and Pakistan must unite to fight terror…  

Originally posted on Journeys to democracy:
A student in Chennai prays for those killed in Peshawar. Schools across India held a two-minute silence on Wednesday. Photo: R. Senthil Kumar/ PTI My op-ed in The Indian Express today, Dec 18, 2014… Together we can  By Beena Sarwar In an unprecedented move, students at schools across India observed a…

Education crusader, volunteer English teacher gunned down in Afghan attack

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press – Roshan Thomas spent weeks at a time living in Afghanistan’s impoverished communities and opened her Canadian home to youth seeking opportunities outside the war-torn country. In the comparative safety of a well-guarded Kabul hotel dining room, however, the B.C. woman’s crusade for educational equality…

Kalash tribe, Ismailis in safe hands — Pakistan Today com

KP govt report says Pak Army patrolling valley to counter terror attempt by Taliban Says a unit of AK-42 Regiment has been sent to valley (…) In reply to a suo motu notice taken by the court on February 20, KP Advocate General Abdul Latif Yousufzai submitted a two-page report explaining that the army and…

Taliban propaganda — Daily Times com Pakistan

What is of paramount importance to note here is that there is no conflict between Sunnis and Ismailis in Chitral. The reason is that most of them are connected through blood relations. Ethnically, though the people are heterogeneous, the dominant culture is that of peace and harmony (…) What we infer from the above picture…