The peril of child labour

A study by Unicef estimated 158 million children globally are part of labour work, which include wage labour, domestic, non-domestic and non-monitory work.

They still speak Pashtu in Jaipur, India

I read an interesting story about Hindu-Pashtuns in the Arab News and would like to share it with you as it stood tall and loud on brotherhood and harmony.

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.

A lockdown, smart lockdown and finally no lockdown

Pakistan has emerged as a country with fastest rate of coronavirus infections as per the projections of the World Health Organization (WHO).

A dream which came true in America (Part-1)

It was on 19 February when I landed in the United States for the first time. We were welcomed by the cold winds of Washington DC outside the Dallas Airport.
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.  
Mapping journalism impact

What news organisations should do to map the impact?

We all know that there are tools that can be used to identify which story was well received and which wasn’t. But beyond that, can we say more with certainty?

Natural beauty of Pakistan is unmatched

Pakistan's northern areas are famous for its sky-high mountains, lush-green gorges, mighty rivers, beautiful lakes and amazing wildlife.

A letter to anti-merger forces in the former FATA

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.

95% refusing parents convinced for immunisation through awareness sessions

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.

Woman a delicate commodity, but not so weak

After seeing the video of Professor Salahuddin, I am compelled to think that whether a girl is so weak than any stranger can come and act indecently?
Pashto films destroying Pashtun culture

‘Pashto films are destroying Pakhtun culture’

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