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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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

Swat Police recover young girl given in Swara

SWAT, 2 August: Swat Police have foiled a bid of giving a 14-years-old girl in Swara in Madian area and arrested eight people, including...

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.

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.

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.

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...