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Governor suspends Agency Surgeon, MS over dance party at Miranshah Hospital

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has suspended the medical superintendent and agency surgeon over a music programme on the premises of Agency Headquarters Hospital Miranshah, North Waziristan.

Chingchi riding: a facility or a nuisance

It is not only the abundance of vehicular traffic that has caused increase in the ratio of road accidents. There are also some other contributing factors that include reckless driving and violation of traffic rules by motorists and bikers

Home-based workers in search of recognition, due reward

A woman from Swabi, Jehan Ara, is famous for making replica of clothes from big brands, but her business is confined to the Link Road Market.

Pandemic eats up overseas jobs for Pakistanis

Overseas Pakistani migrant workers are playing a vital role in the socio-economic development of Pakistan through their valuable remittances.

Displaced people of Mamozai tribe return after 10 years

The displaced persons of Mamozai tribe will return to their native areas in three phases.

The only transgender person in KP who has completed M.Phil

The only transgender person in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to complete her M.Phil, Chocolate, wants to quit dancing and do a respectable job in future.

A Unicef volunteer in Mardan who doesn’t believe in coronavirus existence

Hardly anyone outside Mardan knew about Manga until the first coronavirus death from Pakistan was reported from the area four months ago.

Uneasy situation prevails over fee, salaries issue at private schools

Academic activities restored in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and rest of the country in September after six months of pause due to lockdown.

PTI govt approves sports policy in last month of its term

The KP government has introduced the first ever sports policy according to which one sports day will be mandatory in a week in the primary schools of the province.

Eunuchs living miserable life in Swat

Like other parts of the country, the eunuchs in Swat are living a difficult life due to countless problems. They said everyone tease them and police also do not allow them to live peacefully in one place. About 120 eunuchs are living in Swat and most of them live in Mulla Baba area of Mingora. The local eunuchs said whenever a new police officer is deputed to the area, he ask them to leave the area citing public complaints.

795 religious seminaries registered in Fata

The Fata Secretariat has completed the process of registration of madrassas (religious seminaries) in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and Frontier Regions (FRs).

Lockdown adds to woes of transgender persons; financial assistance sought

At a time of lockdown in different parts of the country, most of the businesses have come to a halt and several cities are under Section 144.