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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.

Climate Change: Water shortage in Khyber may enforce another displacement

Mohibullah, who lives in Bara, besides doing his job is also entrusted with the responsibility of fulfilling the water needs of his family.

Cultural revival: War affected FATA artists seek govt assistance

Singers and musicians hailing from FATA complain that the government has not extended any assistance to them during life of displacement.

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...