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Laborers fear another lockdown will put them under fresh trial

Abdul Malik is the sole breadwinner of his family. If he doesn’t get work, his family has no other source to get food and likely face hunger.

‘Future lockdown means starvation for poor families’

Coronavirus pandemic has not only claimed more than two million lives all over the world, but it has also worsened inequalities in society.

Supernatural influence or stress-related illness?

The family of Yasmin looks very satisfied and calm nowadays because she is returning to normalcy after enduring stress-related illness.

Prices of facemasks, sanitizers drop as Pakistan braces second wave of...

Misbah ud Din PESHAWAR: The demand for hand sanitizers and facemask suddenly went high in March and April last year when the novel coronavirus started...

Youth of Darra Adamkhel launch campaign against narcotics

The efforts of the youth bore fruit and the khateebs of 95 mosques in five tribes during Friday sermons put light on the hazards of drugs.

Government urged to implement SOPs, avoid imposing heavy fines, sealing markets

Amid the rising number of corona cases, traders’ community and civil administration are at loggerheads over the implementation of the SOPs.

Coronavirus proves disastrous for cottage industry of Swat, Charsadda

Perhaps many people will think Islampur will be an industrially developed city but it is a union council in tehsil Babuzai of Swat District.

Home-based workers in search of recognition, due reward

A woman from Swabi, Jehan Ara, is famous for making replica of clothes from big brands, but her business is confined to the Link Road Market.

The girl who was punished for her brother’s crime

Ambreen from Mardan was just 18 years old when she was given as swara (compensation to settle dispute) to the brother of the diseased person.

Uncertainty prevails amidst second wave of COVID-19

As the positivity rate of COVID-19 cases surges, the government announces smart lockdown in certain areas to curb the spread of the virus.

Only one family park for 2.4m population in Mardan

There is only one family park for a population of 2.4 million in Mardan, while in general parks, women often complain about harassment.

Unauthenticated social media content contributes to coronavirus spread

When the coronavirus pandemic was claiming lives across the world, the internet particularly social media was abuzz with disinformation.