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‘Mankiali language’ of KP gets recognition in Ethnologue

Mankiali language has been added in Ethnologue; languages of the world, which is an encyclopedia reference work cataloging all of world’s 7097 known living languages.

Increasing Bride Price (Walwar) Deprives Poor tribesmen From Entering Into Marriage...

By Ali Afzal, Mahrukh Jabeen, Women are regarded as a symbol of dignity and respect in the tribal society of Pakistan. It is mainly due...

Getting CNICs remains a distant dream for ‘disowned’ transgender people in...

The ruling of the Lahore High Court directing the federal government to include a separate column for trans people in the form being used in the ongoing Census process in the country, has sparked jubilation among the community members but at the same time fears still persist among them that a good number of their colleagues may not be counted since they do not possess Computerized National Identity Cards

Extention of RTI Act to former FATA is need of hour:...

The Chief Commissioner of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information (RTI) Commission Azmat Hanif Orakzai has said the commission has addressed 11500 cases pertaining to citizens’ requests for accessing to public information since its inception in 2013.

Faqir Gul from Charsadda writes the Holy Quran in own handwriting,...

The art of handwriting and calligraphy has witnessed decline in recent times due to introduction of modern printing presses and computer software.

No woman representation in task force on Fata reforms

The cabinet in its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on 6 September constituted a task force to expedite merger of Fata with KP.

Survivors of Peshawar attack tell horrible story

Three friends from Mansehra, Muhammad Sohail Khan, Saleh Khan and Abdullah, were also present at the hostel at the time of terrorist attack on Directorate of Agriculture in Peshawar on Friday. However, they luckily escaped unhurt in the attack.

Pashto loses towering figure in Raj Wali Shah’s death

By Usman Khan PESHAWAR, 21 July: Funeral prayers for the renowned Pastho poet, critic and biographer, Prof. Dr. Raj Wali Shah Khattak, were held in...

Women in Peshawar irked by men spitting in public places

The lack of awareness and health hazards about spitting have irked the women as well as health experts across the city
More people to be included in BISP beneficiaries list in October

More people to be included in BISP beneficiaries list in October

SADDA, 3 July: The beneficiaries of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) have said they are not receiving financial assistance from the government since the last few months. Some women beneficiaries of the BISP told TNN that they visit the BISP office every month but had to return empty handed. Some poor women complained that despite deserving the aid, their names were not included in the initial survey of the BISP. They said their names were not included in the BISP beneficiaries list despite several applications in this regard.

Young innovators invited to design solutions for improved menstrual hygiene practices

ISLAMABAD: A new challenge is calling on young innovators across Pakistan to design solutions that will help improve girls’ knowledge and practice of safe menstrual...

Mysterious death of policeman in Bannu leaves his family traumatised

The inquiry report into the death of Naseeb Nawaz, a policeman who was murdered in Bannu few days ago, has not been finalised yet and his aged parents are in a state of deep shock over mysterious circumstances surrounding the sudden death of their son.