Poverty forces Charsadda girl to dress up as man to earn...

Shehla says is wearing the gent’s clothes, to protect herself from the male gaze at the workplace.

Deadly Selfie: Three of a family drowned in Kabul river near...

NOWSHERA: A selfie turned deadly for three youths as two girls and a boy drowned late Monday afternoon in Kund Park Nowshera. A family hailing...

Students of Swat College, University suffer after quake damages

By Shaista Hakeem SWAT, 8 November: The 26 October earthquake, which caused widespread damages in Swat valley, also damaged the buildings of major educational institutions...

Shahi Gul Centre providing free training to women for making traditional...

The beautiful traditional women garments at Shahi Gul Centre in Anesh Killi area of Chital wore by the local girls and women add to the beauty of the tall and green mountains of the valley. Shahi Gul, who is known for his social activities in his village and surrounding areas, aims to provide training to the local women in embroidery and stitching on women clothes to enable them to earn their livelihood with dignity.

795 religious seminaries registered in Fata

The Fata Secretariat has completed the process of registration of madrassas (religious seminaries) in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and Frontier Regions (FRs).

Kalash winter festival concluded

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

Summer season brings black currants in Khyber mountains

By Ayaz Raza PESHAWAR, 03 June: With the arrival of the summer season, trees in the mountains of Khyber Agency have also filled with black...

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.

Govt to rebuild 105-year old school in Bara

The school was constructed as primary school in 1913 by the British government. It was blown up by militants with explosives in 2009 damaging it beyond repair.
Political Reforms in FATA

Harassment of tribal people under ‘abolished FCR’ goes unchecked

PESHAWAR: The district administrations of erstwhile Fata continue to harass and arrest tribal people under abolished black law Frontier Crimes Regulations.

Tribal MPAs to get representation in cabinet: CM

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan has said history was made on July 20 in tribal districts with first ever provincial elections in the area.

Faqir Gul from Charsadda writes the Holy Quran in own handwriting,...

The art of handwriting and calligraphy has witnessed decline in recent times due to introduction of modern printing presses and computer software.