People of Sheen Pokh, Loe Shalman face acute water shortage

The people of Sheen Pokh area of Loe Shalman, Landikotal tehsil in Khyber tribal district are facing the problem of acute water shortage.

Human trafficking: Man from Khyber dies in Iran

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.

Social taboo major contributor to high Infant mortality rate in KP

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...

PTI govt turns a blind eye to the problems of blind...

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.

Cultural revival: War affected FATA artists seek govt assistance

Singers and musicians hailing from FATA complain that the government has not extended any assistance to them during life of displacement.

Free of cost treatment being provided to children with cleft lips,...

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.

BISP and WFP enter 1000 days partnership to address malnutrition in...

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.

‘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.

Festival for choosing life partners underway in Kalash

The annual Chomas or Chatarmas festival of Kalash valley, during which people search their life partners, is underway with traditional zeal.

ECP postpones polls in KP’s tribal districts till July 20

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.

Working Women Alliance striving for protecting women’s workplace problems

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.

KP Bar Council yet to devise mechanism for relief funds distribution...

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.