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Non payment of 4 months stipend annoys repatriated TDPs from Afghanistan

Displaced families living in Bakakhel camp on Monday threatened to stage a protest demonstration against non-payment of four-month relief stipend cash.
Mardan: Poor maize crop expected due to erratic rainfall

Poor maize yields expected due to erratic rainfall in Mardan

Maize production in Mardan was recorded at 89232 tonnes in the year 2017, while in 2018 the production has decreased to 79033 tonnes.

Protesters demand restoration of Batera as headquarters of Kolai Palas

The people of Kolai, Madakhel Abad and Batera areas of Kohistan have refused to accept Palas as new headquarters of Kolai Palas, Kohistan.
‘Teachers force us to do their household work during school timings’

‘Teachers force us to do their household work during school timings’

Parents asked the KP education department to visit the school and take action against the teachers so that the precious time of their children can be protected.

‘KP govt ignores tribal students in ETEA test’

Many protests were carried out by the tribal students recently against the possible abolition of the quota system in educational institutions.

Khadikhel elders accuse administration of accepting bribe from rival tribe

The elders of Khadikhel tribe of North Waziristan tribal district have accused the local administration of ccepting bribe from their rival tribe.

Official negligence, contractors’ greed turn coalmines into workers’ graveyard

Shangla is poor economically as there are very few job opportunities. Most of the youth work in coalmines and in many cases they did not return home alive.
Hopes fade for worker trapped in Kala Khel coal mine

Hopes fading for worker trapped in Kala Khel coal mine

At first, it was hoped that the Nek Mohammed would be brought back to life, but now his life expectancy has been dashed and the survivors are now waiting for the corpse.

Pakhtuns keep alive centuries-old tradition of Ashar

Under the tradition of Ashar, Pakhtuns help each other in construction work, farming, gardening and other collective works.

Students who quit BS programmes midway will get associate degrees

The HEC has decided to award two-year associate degrees to students who left their BS programmes after completing two years or four semesters.

‘I was worried about my mother after contracting coronavirus’

Hazrat Ali isolated himself at home and started extreme caution, but other members of the family were not taking the issue seriously.

Stress-related illness among women on the rise in South Waziristan

The number of women suffering from depression and stress-related illness is on the rise in South Waziristan due to lack of proper treatment.