KP has written to Election Commission to hold local govt elections:...

PESHAWAR, October 2: The local government elections have been a much-touted issue since formation of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, led by the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf. In...

Terrorism-affected family living miserable life in Swat

By Mr Rafiullah MINGORA, October 29: The year 2007 unfolded ordeals to Ms Siraj and her children because life changed in a flash: her husband...

Authorities carrying out targeted operation in Khyber Agency: official

PESHAWAR, October 26: The Khyber Agency Political Agent, Mr Shahab Ali Shah, says that the “Operation Khyber 1” launched in Khyber Agency is a...

Khyber Pass railway line: an engineering marvel in ruins

KHYBER, October 18: The railway line traversing the tough mountains of Khyber Agency is considered by many a wonder, but the track has been...

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...

Ragtag tribesmen used to scant health facilities in Lala Cheena

By Muhammad Shahid JAMRUD, Khyber Agency: At the crack of dawn, Mr Daulat Khan leaves his mud-home for the Civil Dispensary in Lala Cheena village where...

Asbanr valley: a tourist magnet in Lower Dir

By Muhammad Shahid ASBANR VALLEY, Lower Dir: As the sunrays fall on the green hills in Asbanr valley of Lower Dir district, the wheel of...

Corncobs: an affordable, diet-rich food of summer

JAMRUD, August 12: With the start of August, the maize crop is ready for harvest in majority of the areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and...

Rababs tugging at the heartstrings in Swat valley

By Rafiullah Khan MINGORA, July 31: Rabab, a musical instrument that resembles guitar, is considered an important part of Pashtun culture and it is also...

Residents, tourists facing problems due to damaged roads in Kalash valley

By Gul Hamad Farooqi CHITRAL, July 21: While many tourists have visited lush green Kalash valley in Chitral district and several more may be planning...

Islamabad declares Indian actor’s house as national heritage

PESHAWAR, July 14: The Prime Minister, Mr Nawaz Sharif, has declared the ancestral house of known Indian film star Dilip Kumar as national heritage...

Cheel valley: blessed by nature, ignored by authorities

BATTAGRAM, June 27: With temperatures rising continuously, the Cheel valley of Battagram district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is attracting tourists due to its chilly weather and...