Land of yellowing leaves

ZPKB presents multiple points of views and reflections about life in Pakistan for the ordinary person.


This Pakistani Plus Size Hijabi Just Got Featured on BBC For All The Right Reasons!

I asked for low-fat milk when we went to get candies in Pakistan, I was so concerned about my weight even at that point.

Is the Internet empowering women in Pakistan? We find out!

These social networking sites not only help in communication but also play a major role in empowering women, encouraging civic participation among women in Western, Middle East and Asian countries. Today on women’s day we look at people who have using social media and technology for gender empowerment.

Man arrested in Peshawar on incitement of violence against Pakhtun activist Gulalai Ismail

Islamabad, 22 January 2017: Hamza Khan, a 23-year-old student from Mardan has been arrested by Peshawar Police on Monday on charges of incitement of violence against Pakhtun activist  Gulalai Ismail. The arrest has been made against an FIR registered by the Peshawar Police on 20th November 2017. Once Commoners, Now Heroes As per detail, the accused had

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The Pashtun Long March Asks for Justice After Years of Ethnic Targeting

“Naqeeb Teray Khoon Se, Inqilab Aye Ga,” (Naqeeb from your blood we will bring about a revolution) chants a crowd outside the National Press Club in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. Thousands of ethnic Pashtuns from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and elsewhere in Pakistan have staged a sit-in in front of the National Press

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