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...

Pakhtun women countering stereotypes to learn driving

Like other fields of life, women of Khyber Pakhtunhwa and FATA have also started learning driving and they are now fulfilling their needs of life without being dependent on male members of the family. “Women driving was an unknown concept in our village. I was the first woman to step up and learn driving,” said Maheen Khan, a working woman and a research student of the University of Peshawar, who lives in Mardan.

labourers in Saudi Arabia contribute to develoment of a Islamgat in...

Most people in Bajaur tribal district depend on agriculture or work in different parts of the country and abroad to make living.

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.