Fake, unauthenticated SM content about Covid19 prove helpful in virus’ spread

Abdul Qayyum Afridi PESHAWAR: When the coronavirus pandemic was claiming lives across the world, the internet particularly social media was abuzz with disinformation in Pakistan...

When an elderly person married 12-year-old girl for children

Gul Bibi was married off by her parents when she was just 12 years old with an elderly person who did not have children.

Government urged to conduct fresh poverty survey to facilitate needy families...

Anees Takkar, Muzammil Dawar Buner Gul didn’t know that his passport would make him ineligible for the financial assistance provided to vulnerable families by the...

Ehsaas Program helps vulnerable households during COVID-19 crisis

Amid the adverse impact of coronavirus pandemic on people belonging to low-income groups, the Ehsaas program proved to be a timely initiative.

Corona’s impacts on Pakhtun culture will be far-reaching, say experts 

Tariq Aziz & Abdul Sattar SHANGLA/MARDAN: People have gathered in a hujra (male drawing room) in Mera village in district Shangla to mourn the death...

Woman from Swat on a mission to educate Pakhtun children in...

Chand Bibi belongs to Mingora city in Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and works as a social activist for the last 10 years.

Covid-triggered lockdown boosts online shopping

Ceena Naeem The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown by the government though proved catastrophic for the economy, yet people having creative minds turned this...

Corona challenge turned into opportunity for producing quality literature

Wakeel Khan might not have imagined that the couplet he sang requesting coronavirus to go away would attract millions of audience.T

Pandemic eats up overseas jobs for Pakistanis

Overseas Pakistani migrant workers are playing a vital role in the socio-economic development of Pakistan through their valuable remittances.

The fading Pakhtun tradition of Ashar

Under the centuries-old tradition of ‘Ashar’ Pakhtuns help each other in farming, construction work and other collective projects.

Does Covid19 cause postponement of Local Government polls in KP?

Nabi Jan Orakzai, Muhammad Tayyeb Despite the passage of more than one year, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has failed to hold new Local Government elections...

Political atmosphere getting hotter amidst second wave of coronavirus pandemic

Abdul Qayyum Afridi PESHAWAR: Defying repeated warnings from the government, the opposition’s alliance, Pakistan Democratic Movement held five massive public meetings in major cities of...