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SP Tahir Dawar’s death leaves a huge void

Superintendent of Police (SP) Rural Peshawar Tahir Dawar served the Police Department for 23 years with dedication, honesty and bravery.
Mussawir Faraz died in Turkey

Young man on way to Europe drowned in Turkey

By Nadeem Mashwani PESHAWAR: Another young man Mussawir Faraz from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was drowned in Turkey when a boat carrying illegal immigrants had come...

The fading Pakhtun tradition of Ashar

Under the centuries-old tradition of ‘Ashar’ Pakhtuns help each other in farming, construction work and other collective projects.

Wedding industry severely impacted by COVID-19

Like many other sectors, the Pakistani wedding industry and the related businesses have been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Tradition of Eid cards diminishing with advent of technology

By Abdul Qayyum Afridi PESHAWAR, 9 July: Technological advancement has created many facilities for the people but it has also impacted the traditional way of...

When Afghan Taliban contacted a Peshawar woman for treatment

Dr Parveen has donated most of her personal property for Dost Foundation. In Peshawar, her centre has been named 'Sakoon Kor'.

Remembering Faqir of Ipi

Mufti Muhammad Karim Akhtar Orakzai Anniversary of famous Pashtun freedom fighter Mirza Ali Khan Faqir of Ipi was observed on April 16. Mirza Ali Khan was...

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.

Chahat started singing aged 4 and then never looked back

The youngest Pashto singer from Kohat, Chahat Pappu, says he aims to make a unique impression in the field of singing.

‘Disability is not a weakness, I am used to it’

Muhammad Ismail was in his house in 2009 when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his house and then he did not know what happened afterwards.

Terror affected people in South Waziristan not prepared to stay home

There is a threat of rapid spread of coronavirus in South Waziristan as most of the people are not following precautionary measures and social distancing.

PPP wants FATA merger with KP, local govt system in tribal...

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) FATA chief says his party supports merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local government system and right of appeal to the tribal population in the superior judiciary. The PPP Central Executive Committee member and former lawmaker Akhunzada Chattan expressed these views in an interview with TNN correspondent in Bajaur Agency.