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The menace of professional begging grows in Peshawar during Ramazan

Alarming increase has been witnessed in the number of female beggars in Peshawar during the holy month of Ramazan.

Transgender persons can’t meet families during Ramazan, Eid

Many transgender persons cannot go to their homes even during Ramazan and Eid as their family members forbid them to do so.

What is 4th Schedule and how names are included in it?

During the last two months, the names of six active members of PTM have been placed in 4th Schedule of Anti-Terrorism Act 1997.

Depression and anxiety on the rise amid corona pandemic

Coronavirus has claimed millions of lives worldwide, while its fear has also caused mental discomfort among the healthy people.

‘No one sides with women in harassment cases’

A woman factory worker in Peshawar says she had to return about half of her income to owner of her factory under an agreement.

‘10-minute regular class is better than one-hour online class’

When educational institutions were closed first time due to coronavirus lockdown, Malaika thought she would go to uncle’s home and have fun.

From militancy to pandemic restrictions, KP artists continue quest for recognition

During the last two decades, the wave of terrorism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa increased the difficulties of people associated with showbiz.

‘Naming and shaming harassers is the way forward’

This year, about a hundred cases of harassment of women have been reported and punishments have been awarded in 30 cases.

Sexual abuse victim children confront mental discomfort

Eminent psychologist Dr Mian Iftikhar Hussain said children usually are sensitive and incidents of violence leave an impact on their mind.

What corona infected lactating mothers should do to feed infants?

The real challenge lies for parents who aspire to strike a balance between earning livelihood and ensuring social distancing as well.

Has internet created a gulf between students and libraries?

The number of visitors to Central Library, the oldest library of Peshawar, has reduced significantly, after the advent of technology.

‘Disability is not a weakness, I am used to it’

Muhammad Ismail was in his house in 2009 when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his house and then he did not know what happened afterwards.