Power outages, hot weather force people to swim in polluted canals

PESHAWAR, 30 June: Persistent warm weather and unannounced power breakdowns have forced the residents of the provincial metropolis to swim in extremely polluted canals. Talking...

Khyber Agency’s Atif named in National Under-12 football team

By Ayaz Raza JAMRUD, 23 July: Khyber Agency’s Muhammad Atif has been named in the National Under-12 football team which will participate in the Asian...

To the brink and back: tale of a female meth junkie...

Junaid Ibrahim Saima Bibi, a resident of Mingora area of Swat, remained in a delirium like state without eating, drinking and sleeping after she first...

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.

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.

Business with a cause: Entrepreneur committed to welfare of womenfolk

By Khalida Niaz PESHAWAR, January 18: Though women are hardly able to get ahead in business activities in Pakhtun society, the case of Mah Gul...

KP govt to shift school building from Hindu site

The E&SED directed the district education officer (Female) to vacate the building hand it over to Hindu community within one month.

Polls in ex-FATA: PWD ignored in candidates’ manifestos

The disabled persons in tribal districts are hugely disappointed with all the political parties and independent candidates contesting the provincial polls.

Heritage Trail Project aims revival of splendour in City of Flowers

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has initiated Heritage Trail Project to restore the historic and old buildings of Peshawar and beautify them.

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.

Dozens of girls students to quit education in absence of degree...

LANDI KOTAL: Hundreds of female students are forced to discontinue their studies every year as there is no degree college for them Landi Kotal depriving them of their basic right to education.

Increasing population, illegal connections deplete Parachinar water supply system

Despite existence of 22 tube wells and water from streams and Kurram River, still a sizable population of Parachinar is deprived of clean drinking water.