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Chitrali woollen warm clothes sell like hot cakes in winter

The sale of hand-made traditional cultural dresses, caps, waistcoats and Chugha (long coat) witness increase in winter season in Chitral. These warm cultural dresses are made from sheep wool. This wool is normally called Chitrali Patti.

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

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.

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.

Destroyed roads add to the miseries of flood-hit Kalashis

By Gul Hamaad Farooqi Recent flooding has badly affected road infrastructure in Chitral especially those connecting the areas inhabited by Kalash tribe to other parts...

All-Pakistan Football Tournament concludes in South Waziristan

The 4th All-Pakistan Football Tournament concluded in South Waziristan tribal district after much fanfare on Friday.

Working Women Alliance striving for protecting women’s workplace problems

Besides looking after the household matters, women have proved their mettle in every walk of life and they are playing a crucial role in development of the country.

Gomal University issues thousands of ‘fake’ degrees

The Gomal University of Dera Ismail Khan has allegedly issued thousands of fake B.A./B.Sc. degrees, it is revealed.

PM announces to hold local bodies elections in FATA before October

The prime minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday announced to hold local bodies elections in FATA before October.