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All powers will be transferred from Fata Secretariat by end of...

Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri has said the Fata Secretariat has been given one year to transfer powers to Civil Secretariat.

Education can resolve most problems of women: Pushtana Arabzai

By Said Rasool Betani PESHAWAR, 18 October: Very few women could be seen as journalists in Pakhtun areas due to poor ratio of women education, lack...

Afghanistan: For parents of missing migrant, silence is hardest part

Imagine how it must feel when your 15-year-old son calls you from Iran and asks your permission to go to Europe. This was the situation facing Haji Ghulam Mohammad in October last year. Shafiq was studying in Iran and staying with relatives there. Other relatives arrived from Afghanistan en route to Europe, and offered to take him with them.
Allama Noorul Haq cut the Christmas cake at Jirga hall, Landi Kotal.

Christians need Church in Miranshah

After successful Zarb-e-Azam operation against militants, it is second time, the Christians community is celebrating the day with religious fervor and zeal in the tribal district.

No education complex for 7000 special children in Bajaur

The unavailability of an education complex for over 7000 special children in Bajaur tribal district speaks volumes about government negligent attitude towards them.

Returning affectees in Tirah still waiting for govt help

The people affected by militancy and military operations in Tirah are still waiting for government assistance four months after their return.

Six Shia families repatriated to Sadda after 37 years of displacement

The relocation of internal displaced persons from Shia and Sunni communities in Kurram has been underway for the second consecutive day as six more families from Shia community were repatriated to Sadda town from Parachinar on Thursday after 37 years of displacement.

Tradition of ‘Nagha’ to protect forests is still intact in parts...

Taj Muhammad, a resident of Mohmand district, says a local Jirga recently imposed fine of Rs2,000 on him for cutting a tree from forest.

Suicide or murder ? mystery behind the deaths of women remains...

According to official records of police and data compiled by rights organizations, the practice of self-annihilation in the valley has reached to an alarming level particularly among womenfolk. The data collected by this scribe shows that as many as 370 women have committed suicides during the last three years in Swat

Sustainable peace, development impossible without women education: Mehreen Afridi

By Said Rasool Betani PESHAWAR, 11 October: The youth and women rights activist in FATA, Mehreen Afridi has won National Youth Award in 2013 and...

Short documentaries by young Afghan and Pakistani filmmakers screened at the...

'Transgender in Pakistan' is a radio documentary that voices the concerns and struggle of employment for the transgender community in Pakistan.

From rural grounds to national team: Junaid Khan seems determined to...

By Mr Ayaz Raza PESHAWAR, November 26: The national cricket team player, Mr Junaid Khan, was born on 24 December, 1989 in Swabi district of...