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Traditional Solutions to Modern Problems

Now you may or may not be aware of it – you can be forgiven for being quite unaware of what is going on on the Western side of your national border – but the Eastern neighbors of Punjabis are Pashtoons, more commonly known as Pathans in India. Pathans have …

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About Da Pulay Poray Drama

[:en]Da Pulay Poray (‘Across the Border’) is a radio drama set in the border regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan, looking at the everyday life of people living in the Pashtoon heartlands. The drama features characters that convey themes relating to a wide range of health, educational, social and conflict-related human …

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A Unique Insight on the Border Regions

In January, PACT Radio was invited to attend the recording for the upcoming second series of An Everyday Story of Afghan Folk. With the original actors, producers and writers of the first series returning, PACT Radio wanted to find out more about the experiences of those involved with the drama, …

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The Pulay Poray: Exerting a Positive Influence

The Pulay Poray, (“Across the Border”) was set up over 4 years ago by PACT Radio, and it is the second radio soap launched in the Pak-Afghan borders by John Butt, the first being the BBC’s highly successful ground-breaking soap opera for Afghanistan, New Home, New Life. John Butt says: …

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Bringing The Archers to Afghanistan

In the 1990s, as Head of the BBC’s Afghan Education Drama Project, John Butt – who now heads PACT Radio – was known in some circles as the “man who brought The Archers to Afghanistan” when he set up the radio soap opera, “New Home, New Life”. Like The Archers, …

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