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New book tells kids about Pakistan’s superhero, Edhi

The children’s book chronicles his life and work

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June 12, 2019

 

Happy birthday, Edhi

Remembering Abdul Sattar Edhi on his 91st birthday

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February 28, 2019

 

It’s Payback time for the nation

By Khurram Zia Khan Some people possess unique persona, they have something majestic in them which attracts others. The great humanitarian, Abdul Sattar Edhi was also one such person who the entire nation looked up to, particularly in the time of crisis. From early age, virtue of kind-heartedness was inculcated in Abdul Sattar Edhi sahib…

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October 25, 2017

 

#MainEdhiHun: The Richest Poor Man

By Farah Jamil The legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi was not just a name, he was a phenomena – an ideal that exemplifies what ‘service above self’ is all about. He was a renowned social worker, humanist and a Ray of hope for the orphans of Pakistan. Also an angel sent from heaven to serve…

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July 10, 2017

 

Nawaz Sharif pays tribute to Abdul Sattar Edhi

ISLAMABAD: In his message on the occasion of death anniversary of Abdul Sattar Edhi, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that Edhi’s like personalities are an asset not only for the country but the whole humanity. Paying glowing tributes to him, Nawaz Sharif said Abdul Sattar Edhi devoted his entire life in the service of humanity…

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July 8, 2017

 

First death anniversary of Abdul Sattar Edhi today

One of the most renowned philanthropist and social worker of Pakistan Abdul Sattar Edhi is being remembered on his first death anniversary today. Edhi’s biographer Tehmina Durrani, in her open letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, demanded public holiday on his death anniversary. He was born in Bantva, Indian Gujarat in 1928. Later, Abdul Sattar…

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July 8, 2017

 

Edhi’s first death anniversary tomorrow

The first death anniversary of renowned philanthropist and social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi will be observed on Saturday (tomorrow).

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July 7, 2017

 

SBP to issue Rs. 50/-Abdul Sattar Edhi Commemorative Coin

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has announced that it will issue a Commemorative  Rs50 Coin  in  memory  of  late Abdul Sattar Edhi on March 31. Keeping  in  view  the  meritorious  services  rendered  to  the  humanity  in  general  and  Pakistanis  in particular,  the  Federal  Government  had  decided  to  issue  Commemorative  Coin  in  memory  of  late…

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March 28, 2017

 

Orange Line project named after Edhi

KARACHI: The Orange Bus Line project has been named after eminent social worker, late Abdus Sattar Edhi, says an announcement here on Thursday. It said that the Sattar Edhi Bus Line route would start from Orangi Town Municipal Administration and will be connected with Green Bus Line project at Board Office Nazimabad. Sindh Transport Minister,…

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March 2, 2017

 

PM eulogizes late Edhi’s services for humanity

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said the whole humanity always feel obliged to people like Abdul Sattar Edhi who had sacrificed their lives for the betterment of humanity. Late Edhi had sincerely served the humanity despite limited resources which were acknowledged worldwide. Such people would also succeed in the life and hereafter, the…

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February 28, 2017

 

Google honors ‘Angel of Mercy’ – Abdul Sattar Edhi

Google paid a tribute to renowned philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi (late) on Monday with its Doodle honors on the eve of his 89th birthday. Google displayed a photo on his homepages in various countries including Australia, portraying him with the ambulance of Edhi foundation, a mother with two kids, hospital home, pet dog and a…

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February 27, 2017

 

LLF graced with the presence of Michael Palin

The fifth edition of the annual Lahore Literary Festival will take place today (Saturday) at the Faletti’s Hotel. LLF was adorned with the presence of Michael Edward Palin, an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He has written numerous books and travel documentaries. According to the LLF press release: “This year’s three-day, free and…

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February 25, 2017

 

PM flies back after brief Karachi visit

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif came to Karachi on Friday morning. After spending some hours, he flew back leaving the bereaved families of Abdul Sattar Edhi, Amjad Sabri and Hanif Mohammad waiting for him. Watch this video to know the whole story.

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August 19, 2016

 

Faisal Edhi sad as PM leaves Karachi

‘Had you turned up, I would have shown you Abdul Sattar Edhi’s room,’ said the philanthropist’s pensive son Faisal Edhi who was expressing disappointment over Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speedy Karachi visit. Talking to SAMAA late Friday, he said Edhi Home was in full preparations to receive PM Sharif. Watch this video to know what…

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August 19, 2016

 

Light in the darkness of sorrows:Abdul Sattar Edhi

By: Syeda Saadia Never in my life I found writing an uphill task but from last few days I didn’t have courage and words to scribble my thoughts and feelings. On this juncture I felt words often become worthless; some sacrifices and passions are so great that even the most beautiful words become insufficient to…

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July 26, 2016

 

Edhi was an inspiration beyond Pakistan: US envoy

KARACHI: American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale paid his respects to the family of revered philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, praising the late humanitarian for his philanthropy and “compassion for humanity.” He said Edhi “promoted human rights through his tireless work assisting the needy, regardless of ethnicity or religion, and his philanthropic work reached many communities…

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July 25, 2016

 

Misbah dedicates Lord’s Test win to Edhi

Skipper Misbahul Haq dedicated Pakistan’s win against England at Lord’s Test to late philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi. Watch what he had to say.

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July 17, 2016

 

SBP starts work on design of Edhi commemorative coin

ISLAMABAD: The work on design of Rs 50 commemorative coin in memory of late Abdul Sattar Edhi has been started, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said Sunday. According to an SBP statement, the decision to issue commemorative coin was taken by the federal government and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had accorded his approval in the…

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July 17, 2016

 

SBP to issue Rs 50 coin in memory of late Edhi

ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan would issue a commemorative coin of Rs. 50 in memory of late Abdul Sattar Edhi as a small token of appreciation to remember him in the history of Pakistan. SBP Ashraf Mahmood Wathra announced this while addressing to a `condolence’ gathering to pay tributes to late Abdul Sattar Edhi…

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July 16, 2016

 

All possible steps being taken up for Owais recovery: Zehri

KARACHI: Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri said Thursday his government was making all out measures for recovery of Owais Shah, the kidnapped son of Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah. He said this while talking to media after offering condolence to Faisal Edhi on the sad demise of his illustrated father Abdul…

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July 14, 2016

 

Mohammad Hafeez urges nation to continue to support Edhi Foundation

Opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez said that people should continue supporting the late philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi’s organization Edhi Foundation. Watch what he had to say.

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July 14, 2016