Scenic beauty of Laram Top pulling nature lovers

LARAM TOP, Lower Dir: The midnight howling of jackals on the forested and cloud-piercing Laram hills may disturb tourists. However, for the quinquagenarian Muhammad...
Basic Health Unit, Fatima Union council Mardan.

KP govt yet to improve basic health services at union councils

Civil society believes the health officials are not taking primary health issues seriously and as a result primary health is in bad shape, particularly maternal and child health.

Even six years after death, Badar Munir remains household name in...

MARDAN/PESHAWAR,  October 11: Mr Badar Munir is a household name when it comes to the Pashto film industry. The 6th death anniversary of legendary...

PPP wants FATA merger with KP, local govt system in tribal...

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) FATA chief says his party supports merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local government system and right of appeal to the tribal population in the superior judiciary. The PPP Central Executive Committee member and former lawmaker Akhunzada Chattan expressed these views in an interview with TNN correspondent in Bajaur Agency.

Sawera Foundation providing vocational, computer training to terror-affected minority women

Sawera Foundation, a welfare institution, has opened a centre for women belonging to the minority community affected by terrorism to train them in different skills to enable them to support their families.

No woman onboard in the launching ceremony of pink bus service

The Japan government handed over 14 special pink buses for women to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Ministr Pervaiz Khattak on Friday.

Kalash winter festival concluded

The festival closing day coincides with the first day of the year of Kalash calendar.

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.

Caution needed in handling sacrificial animals to avoid Congo fever: Dr...

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has accelerated campaign to control the spread of Congo virus ahead of Eidul Azha. The Livestock Department Director Dr Masoom Shah in a special interview with TNN said the main symptoms of the disease include nosebleed, severe fever, black stools and vomiting.

Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government primary school but after the construction of the boundary wall, it is almost difficult for them to reach school in time. Being a poor person, I cannot afford to arrange private transport for their pick and drop. I am totally clueless what to do,” a worried Riaz says

White Palace – One of the best tourism sites in scenic...

The name “White Palace” has been given to it due to the white marbles used in its construction. The marbles used in the building are the same as used in Taj Mahal, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th-century. That was the reason it was first named as Swati Taj Mahal. Later, it was called as Moti Mahal and finally named Sufed Mahal (The White Palace). The white color of the palace makes it visible from a distant location

Sustainable peace, development impossible without women education: Mehreen Afridi

By Said Rasool Betani PESHAWAR, 11 October: The youth and women rights activist in FATA, Mehreen Afridi has won National Youth Award in 2013 and...