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...

Tonga travel reviving in Swat

MINGORA, June 16: The Tonga riding culture, which had disappeared in Swat district, has been reviving in the area. A Tonga driver of Qambar area,...

Indifference turns Wazir Bagh into a deserted place

By Muhammad Shahid PESHAWAR: Welcome to the Mughal-era Wazir Bagh. Sorry for not looking a park or garden now, but I used to be a...

War game: archery in traditional form popular in rural Pakistan

TNN Report PESHAWAR: The crowd of villagers are all eyes as a ‘mukhwal’ takes aim by pulling his slingshot amid a pindrop silence. Soon afterwards,...

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...

UoP’s Baragali campus: a stroll through clouds

By Muhammad Shahid BARAGALI, Pakistan: As the call for Maghrib prayer echoes in the air, Muhammad Ajab stops ruminating, leaves his chair and walks towards...