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.  

Landikotal Bazaar loses its traditional hustle and bustle

The shopkeepers of Landikotal Bazaar are having a difficult time now a days due to sharp decline in customers.
Afghanistan peace deal

Could the safeguards in the US Taliban accord ensure peace in Afghanistan?

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.

FATA Merger with KP has given a new hope to tribal youth

Over 27,000 sq km area of erstwhile Fata was inhabited by the Pakhtun tribes and since centuries it was a lawless region.
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.
Businesses are established on the Gursal border that connects Mohmand district with Nangarhar province. Photo by Hameed

Businessmen seek opening of Gursal border for revival of Mohmand economy

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.

‘Despite live broadcast, I was marked absent’ in Radio Pakistan

A news presenter had to register his/her entry at the gate of the state broadcaster. The official at the gate notes entry time and also takes signatures .

KP-FATA Is Likely To Be Worst Victim Of Climate Change

The country has just awakened to the fact that climate change is happening and water shortage is one of its adverse impacts and some of us have asked again that why Kalabagh dam was not built in the first place.

Hopefully my first journey on BRT bus won’t be the last

After a long wait, Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project was finally inaugurated on August 13, 2020 by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Cinema business reduced to negligible size in Quetta

There were seven Pashto cinemas in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, recently, but the number has decreased to just one now.
South Waziristan tribal district

Misuse of quota system depriving tribal youth of jobs, admissions

The misuse of quota system for backward areas of erstwhile Fata and FRs by the people of settled areas has resulted into violation of merit.
The inauguration of Insaf Rozgar Scheme has provided an opportunity to you to avail soft loans for business development.

Joblessness should be seen as an opportunity, not a curse.

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.