But this challenge has also given an opportunity to avoid the fallout -- the kind of -- Afghanistan had already witnessed after the USSR withdrawal in 1979.
Women especially in rural areas of Sindh do not wish to file complaints against their harassers to avoid threats and criticism.
I was raised in Darra Adam Khel. I went to school there until the age of 17. The attack on the police by the anti-merger demonstrators hurt me deeply.
Local teams don’t have enough budget to hire media specialist so the best initiative to make it live with mobile phones and let the people know the talent.
Officials said edict of over 12 Ulema of the world is available which states that polio vaccine is safe and it has no negative effects.
Gursal border, which connects Mohmand tribal district with Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, is closed since 2011 which has impacted business activities and people-to-people contacts severely.
In order to encourage youth in the newly merged tribal districts, the government has launched an Insaf Rozgar Scheme to fight off poverty and joblessness.
I was staring at the ceiling fan of my room and did not realise how much time I spent like this due to anxiety over uncertainty surrounding my career.
19-year-old Fatima says she wants to become a doctor but she couldn’t go to school for four years as her father was not willing to send her to school.
People of tribal districts endured lack of basic facilities and lived under a rigid British-era law FCR until the last PML-N government abolished this law.
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 has got momentum for first ever provincial elections in tribal districts and candidates are using different strategies to woo voters.