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‘Having trans children is matter of shame for parents in FATA’

Sohana was 12,when she realized that she was not respected as a human being in her native village in Kurram tribal agency because of her gender. Therefore, she left her village for Peshawar to live a free and decent life with other trans people.She was fed up with the harsh attitude of her father and brothers

Sawera Foundation providing vocational, computer training to terror-affected minority women

Sawera Foundation, a welfare institution, has opened a centre for women belonging to the minority community affected by terrorism to train them in different skills to enable them to support their families.

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.

‘Proper implementation of laws can take street-children back to homes, schools’

A non-government organization has conducted a survey in 2005 and estimated the number of street children in Peshawar from 0.5 to 0.8 million.

Polythene bags polluting environment despite govt ban

The manufacturing and sale of polythene bags go unchecked in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa despite being banned by the provincial government.

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.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa witnesses a steep rise in child abuse cases

PESHAWAR: A steep rise has been witnessed in cases of child abuse in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 4600 cases of sexual assault of minors registered in last one year.

Devotees gather to celebrate Kaka Sahib 376th Urs in Nowshera

Thousands of devotees from FATA and KP gathered to celebrate three-day Urs celebration of Sufi saint Kaka Sahib in Nowshera.

School for visually impaired children gets books, other equipment after TNN...

On the report of TNN about problems in the Government School for Blinds, a Pakistani expatriate in Germany has come forward to resolve problems of the school. Irfan, a teacher of the school situated in Nishtarabad area of Peshawar, told TNN that a person named Saad has sent Rs7,000 for purchase of necessary books and other items.

Buner; where followers of two faiths coexist peacefully

Buner is perhaps the only district where followers of two faiths have been living in peaceful coexistence since partition of the subcontinent.

Even six years after death, Badar Munir remains household name in...

MARDAN/PESHAWAR,  October 11: Mr Badar Munir is a household name when it comes to the Pashto film industry. The 6th death anniversary of legendary...

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.