How Digital Payments Revolutionized Poor Women’s Lives in Pakistan

Farzana doesn’t know how to retrieve the personal identification number sent by text message to her mobile phone to notify her of payment into her account, so she hands the phone over to the agent.

JIT formed to probe medical student’s murder in Kohat

A joint investigation team has been constituted to probe the murder of a medical student, Asma, killed in a firing incident reportedly over refusing a marriage proposal.

Gomal University issues thousands of ‘fake’ degrees

The Gomal University of Dera Ismail Khan has allegedly issued thousands of fake B.A./B.Sc. degrees, it is revealed.

Three years on, reconstruction of Alam Goodar’s historical school yet to...

“The school was reopened in 2015 after the return of the displaced tribesmen but no construction or rehabilitation work has been carried out in it,” the teacher added.

Tradition of doli slowly disappears from Pashtun culture

Traditions do not remain the same and evolve with the changing needs of the people. Same is the case with tradition of palanquine, the wooden cabine.

Judo champion Aqsa makes the nation proud

Aqsa Hussain, who represented Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on national and international level in judo, has been awarded Fakhr-e-Peshawar Award.

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.

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.

Chitrali woollen warm clothes sell like hot cakes in winter

The sale of hand-made traditional cultural dresses, caps, waistcoats and Chugha (long coat) witness increase in winter season in Chitral. These warm cultural dresses are made from sheep wool. This wool is normally called Chitrali Patti.

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.

Survivors of Peshawar attack tell horrible story

Three friends from Mansehra, Muhammad Sohail Khan, Saleh Khan and Abdullah, were also present at the hostel at the time of terrorist attack on Directorate of Agriculture in Peshawar on Friday. However, they luckily escaped unhurt in the attack.

After Taliban School Attacks, Pakistani Girls Learn in the Open Air

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Lubna Zahid Khan, 8, sits cross-legged on the dusty ground, listening to her teacher give the day’s lesson. Her school used...