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Delay in construction of Buner Marble City causes environmental pollution

The KP government has finally showed positive intent for establishment of marble city in Buner as it says land purchase will commence within two months.

Good news for bird lovers!

In what sounds as a good news for bird keepers, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has organised an exhibition of beautiful birds in Peshawar.

Lack of legislation perpetuates domestic violence against women in KP

Farzana is fed up with her eight years long unhappy marriage. She has approached a local family court in Peshawar seeking divorce from her husband. Being mother of two, she took the extreme step after being subjected to severe physical and mental torture by her husband and in-laws for years.

Climate change: Sowing maize crop is a bad bet nowadays!

The maize production witnessed 10,000 tons reduction this year as compared to last year’s yields in Mardan, the Agriculture Department says.

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.

Prof Farkhanda Liaquat: A shining star of Pashto literature

Professor Farkhanda Liaquat from Charsadda is known as a shining star of Pashto literature who has rendered valuable services to the field.
Qandeel Baloch’s brother sentenced to life for her murder

Court rejects Qandeel’s parents plea to pardon sons

The judge disallowed the appeal under the Anti-Honour Killing Laws which prevents killers from walking free after being pardoned by the victim's family.
Help sought for treatment of injured student.

Victim of Nowshera blast may loss his eye

The father of a student, injured in Friday’s suicide attack has appealed to the government, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to help him in the treatment of his son.

Kalash tribe celebrates deaths instead of mourning

It is a common practice world over that people usually express grief and sorrow over the death of loved ones. However, the Kalash tribe of Chitral handles the death quite differently and instead of mourning, it celebrates the deaths with festivities and dances.

Baba-e-Qita Abdul Rahim Roghani leaves the mortal world

Famed Pashto poet from Swat Abdul Rahim Roghani, also known as Baba-e-Qita, passed away on Wednesday after a protracted illness.

Coronavirus pandemic intensifies housemaids’ dilemma 

Razia Mehsud As the number of corona positive patients rises amidst the second wave of the pandemic, uncertainty looms over Salma as she fears what...
Court awards death penalty in transgender murder case

Murderer of transgender person gets death penalty

The judgment was announced by Judge Saadia Andaleeb in the murder case of Alisha, who was brutally gunned down in May 2016 by Fazal Dayan Alias Fazal Gujar.