The people of Sheen Pokh area of Loe Shalman, Landikotal tehsil in Khyber tribal district are facing the problem of acute water shortage.
A young man from Bara tehil of Khyber tribal district has lost his life in mysterious circumstances in a bid to reach Europe through human smugglers.
By Salman Ahmad PESHAWAR, 16 July:According to Pakistan’s Demographic Health Survey 2013, every eleventh child dies before reaching the age of five, and 25 out...
Although schools for the visually impaired children have been established in different cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but the students and teachers in these schools are facing difficulties due to lack of facilities. There is only one primary school for visually impaired children in the mega city of Peshawar having a population of about 5.5 million, where the students even don’t get their full course of books. There are no proper arrangements for pick and drop of children in the school who came from different areas of Peshawar. Some students from FATA are also enrolled at the school.
Singers and musicians hailing from FATA complain that the government has not extended any assistance to them during life of displacement.
Thousands of children are born with cleft lips and palates in Pakistan every year and parents of such children face many difficulties in their treatment. Doctors say the treatment of children born with cleft lips and palates is possible with plastic surgery. However, plastic surgeons treating such diseases are very few in Pakistan, especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA. Keeping in view this problem of the people, Smile Train, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has started free of cost treatment of the affected children at Rehman Medical Complex (RMC) Peshawar. Dr Tariq Iqbal has conducted 28 successful surgeries since March this year.
WFP Executive Director planted a tree and placed a bench, in country office Islamabad, in the memory of WFP colleagues who lost their lives serving the vulnerable people of the country.
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.
The annual Chomas or Chatarmas festival of Kalash valley, during which people search their life partners, is underway with traditional zeal.
The first ever election on 16 seats of tribal districts for KP assembly that was earlier scheduled for July 2 would now be held on July 20.
Besides looking after the household matters, women have proved their mettle in every walk of life and they are playing a crucial role in development of the country.
The funds issued by the KP government for the lawyers affected from coronavirus and lockdowns could not be used so far due to internal differences.