Archaeological site of Chinglai in search of proper recognition

In the remote part of Buner, there is small village known as Chinglai which has historic significance due to his 3,000-year-old archaeological relics.

Electioneering gains momentum in tribal districts

Electioneering has got momentum for first ever provincial elections in tribal districts and candidates are using different strategies to woo voters.

By 2050, what if we can’t see the forests or the trees? 

Most of us are familiar with the old saying that sometimes we ‘can’t see the forest for the trees.’

All sexual abuse victims deserve justice like Zenab

Little girl from Mohmand tribal district, Farishta did not know at the time of stepping outside her home for playing that she would be raped and killed.
Pashto films destroying Pashtun culture

‘Pashto films are destroying Pakhtun culture’

Sadly, the Pashto movies portray an ‘unrealistic’ image of Pashtun Society.

A reliable and convenient Pink Bus Service is a step forward towards women empowerment

Beside many other issues and barriers which have curbed the development and empowerment of women in society in different walks of life, the issue of transport is one of the concerns for women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
religious minorities enjoy complete freedom in Pakistan

‘Minorities enjoy complete freedom in Pakistan’

According to Gilani Research Foundation Survey, 87 % Pakistanis including minorities believed that minorities in Pakistan have freedom of speech and equal rights.
Peshawar BRT prototype bus.

Peshawar BRT: A major step in city’s public transport

The project is being implemented with the assistance of ADB and it is believed with its completion, the city dwellers will travel in a state of the art transport system.  

May Day reminds of widening gap between haves and have-nots

While coming from Nowshera to Peshawar for job on daily basis, I notice several things, particularly the widening gap between the haves and have-nots.

‘Pakhtun Tribal, Native Americans deprived of their rights’ (last part)

In America, everyone respects others. All staff members are treated equally. The Staffer can work better in the environment where he enjoys respect.

Afghan refugees’ voices missing from media coverage in Pakistan

Millions of refugees fled to Pakistan after soviet invasion of Afghanistan.After soviet withdrawl from Afghanistan, many of them returned to their country

Two days Training in Washington DC (Part-2)

The purpose of the US visit was to attend a training sponsored by the State Department. I was among the 10 participants selected by Internews.