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Pratham USA believes all children have the right to an education. Credit: prathamusa.org

Stars Shone as Archie Panjabi Hosted Pratham USA’s Annual Gala

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“Every child in school and learning well.” Pratham USA’s motto speaks to the millions of children in India that are hungering for the education both in an out of the classroom.

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Ranjana Khan with sons and guest

Fashion Meets Compassion in Star-Studded Evening Honoring Ranjana Khan

For world-renowned jewelry designer Ranjana Khan, the decision to participate in Fashion for Compassion: An Evening of Runway and Heart took a mere five seconds.

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A family fights through floodwaters remaining from 2010's monsoon season in the Sindh Province of Pakistan. Credit: Colin Crowley

Nation of Pakistan Hit by Floods Again

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It was only a little more than a year ago when Pakistan was last hit by devastating floods. But here they are again. For the past two weeks, heavy rains and flooding have wreaked havoc and heartbreak for people in the cities of Karachi, Quetta and the Sindh province in the south as a whole.

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India Day Cupcake by Butter Lane

Another Sweet Treat: Pakistan & India Day Charitable Cupcakes

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Earlier this week we told you about our Ramadan-inspired cupcakes by Butter Lane. Now we’re just as excited to tell you about our specialty independence day cupcakes!

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Pakistan Day Cupcake

A Sweet Treat: Ramadan-Inspired Charitable Cupcakes

We’re so excited to announce our partnership with one of the best cupcake shops in NYC, Butter Lane Cupcakes, to bring you Ramadan-inspired cupcakes. What, you ask, are Ramadan-inspired cupcakes?

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All photos by Amina Elahi

Video: Payal Singhal at Chicago Global Runway

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Looks from Payal Singhal’s collection at Chicago Global Runway on Friday, June 24, 2011.

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All photos by Amina Elahi

Video: Khoobsurat by Mani Kohli at Chicago Global Runway

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Watch models strut their stuff in Mani Kohli designs from her Khoobsurat collection at Chicago Global Runway on Friday, June 24, 2011.

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All photos by Amina Elahi

Video: Chicago Global Runway Fashion Show

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Weren’t able to make it to Chicago Global Runway on Friday? No worries. Divanee’s got you covered. Watch our exclusive interviews with Sahar Dada and supermodel Saira Mohan as well as footage of the show.

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Above image courtesy of Akira's Facebook page. All other photos by Amina Elahi.

Akira Reps Its Home City at Chicago Global Runway

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Among the Pakistani and Indian designers at Chicago Global Runway on Friday, June 24, the Akira collection stood out for its connection to the Chicago style scene. Models dressed head to toe in clothes, accessories and shoes from the local eight-year-old boutique took to the runway with something the other designers lacked: edge.

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All photos by Amina Elahi

Sahar Dada Shifted From Neutral to High Class at Chicago Global Runway

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Chicago-based Pakistani designer Sahar Dada showcased her latest collection to a packed house at the Chicago Cultural Center on Friday, June 24. The first annual Chicago Global Runway featured designs from Dada, Mani Kohli, Akira and Payal Singhal.

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