Women in Peshawar irked by men spitting in public places

The lack of awareness and health hazards about spitting have irked the women as well as health experts across the city
More people to be included in BISP beneficiaries list in October

More people to be included in BISP beneficiaries list in October

SADDA, 3 July: The beneficiaries of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) have said they are not receiving financial assistance from the government since the last few months. Some women beneficiaries of the BISP told TNN that they visit the BISP office every month but had to return empty handed. Some poor women complained that despite deserving the aid, their names were not included in the initial survey of the BISP. They said their names were not included in the BISP beneficiaries list despite several applications in this regard.

Young innovators invited to design solutions for improved menstrual hygiene practices

ISLAMABAD: A new challenge is calling on young innovators across Pakistan to design solutions that will help improve girls’ knowledge and practice of safe menstrual...

Mysterious death of policeman in Bannu leaves his family traumatised

The inquiry report into the death of Naseeb Nawaz, a policeman who was murdered in Bannu few days ago, has not been finalised yet and his aged parents are in a state of deep shock over mysterious circumstances surrounding the sudden death of their son.

Parents protest in Charsadda over shifting of primary school

The parents of students of government primary school Mirza Dher on Tuesday held protest against the shifting of the school to Tangi.

Private Schools in KP warned against increase in fee

The notification was issued in districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that strict actions will be taken under the rules of PSRA Act 2017 against those educational institutes which failed to follow the rules

Farkhanda Jabeen, a source of motivation for women

Farkhanda Jabeen, a resident of Gulbahar area of Peshawar, is an expert in making artificial jewellery from brass wire, embroidery and tailoring. The 45-year-old widow is associated with this profession for the last 15 years. Farkhanda says she has seen very hard times in her life and she adopted this profession after death of her husband to make ends meet.
Integeration of FATA into KP and Chellenges ahead

‘No mention of women rights protection in Interim Governance Regulation’

Farhatullah Babar has asked provincial assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to review and amend the Interim Governance Regulation (IGR) because it lacked clarity on women rights,local bodies election, and extension of judiciary.

Amazingly delicious: Kurram rice making lovers countrywide

By Ali Afzal PESHAWAR, 3 July: The people of FATA are known for their hospitality and special cuisines. However, the local Kurram rice which has...

Cricketer Muhammad Asif praises Fata players’ talent

Test cricket Muhammad Asif has said there is immense cricketing talent in the federally administered tribal areas (Fata) and if provided opportunities, players from Fata will be no match in the country. He was talking to TNN’s correspondent Hanifullah here the other day. Muhammad, whose career was surrounded by scandals on and off the cricketing field, had come to Khar to grace the closing ceremony of the Candyland cricket tournament which concluded here the other day.

Infamous for Mashal death, AWK University lacks funds to pay salaries...

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) is currently employing staff three times more than the strength allowed under the law of Higher Education Commission (HEC). The HEC law allows hiring of two non-teaching staff members against one teaching staff member, while AWKUM is currently employing 1,540 non-teaching staff against 460 teaching posts.

Polio cases reduce as security situation improves in Khyber Agency

By Saleem ur rehman Afridi BARA, 29 July: A remarkable decrease has been witnessed in polio cases in Khyber Agency after improvement of law and...