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Poor family of sexually abused boy seeks legal aid

Police has arrested an accused involved in sexual abuse of six-year-old boy in Shergarh area of Takht Bhai tehsil in Mardan.

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...

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

How Digital Payments Revolutionized Poor Women’s Lives in Pakistan

Farzana doesn’t know how to retrieve the personal identification number sent by text message to her mobile phone to notify her of payment into her account, so she hands the phone over to the agent.

Rare birds, animals species in Bajaur on verge of extinction

Climate change is not only affecting human beings, but it is also affecting wild animals and birds in Bajaur tribal district.

Khyber Pass railway line: an engineering marvel in ruins

KHYBER, October 18: The railway line traversing the tough mountains of Khyber Agency is considered by many a wonder, but the track has been...

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...

Farkhanda Jabeen, a source of motivation for women

Farkhanda Jabeen, a resident of Gulbahar area of Peshawar, is an expert in making artificial jewellery from brass wire, embroidery and tailoring. The 45-year-old widow is associated with this profession for the last 15 years. Farkhanda says she has seen very hard times in her life and she adopted this profession after death of her husband to make ends meet.

Tonga travel reviving in Swat

MINGORA, June 16: The Tonga riding culture, which had disappeared in Swat district, has been reviving in the area. A Tonga driver of Qambar area,...