Pashto music’s darling Wali Dad Ustad is no more

Eminent pashto musician, Wali Dad Ustand who spread the message of peace and love through his music has died.

Pakistan’s mass measles campaign to vaccinate 32 million children  

ISLAMABAD: On Monday the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) joined the Government of Pakistan in kick-starting a nationwide measles...

Climate change: Sowing maize crop is a bad bet nowadays!

The maize production witnessed 10,000 tons reduction this year as compared to last year’s yields in Mardan, the Agriculture Department says.

Returning affectees in Tirah still waiting for govt help

The people affected by militancy and military operations in Tirah are still waiting for government assistance four months after their return.

Separate graveyard to be set up for transgender persons in Peshawar

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to establish a separate graveyard for transgender persons in Peshawar.

Young innovators invited to design solutions for improved menstrual hygiene practices

ISLAMABAD: A new challenge is calling on young innovators across Pakistan to design solutions that will help improve girls’ knowledge and practice of safe menstrual...

Only girls school in Landikotal’s remote village non-functional for five years

The only girls primary school in Sheen Pokh, Loe Shalman, a remote area in Landikotal, is non-functional for the last many years.

Billion Trees Tsunami: miscreants set forest on fire in Lakki Marwat

Unknown people set a forest on fire in Lakki Marwat burning over 1100 popular trees in Manjiwala area of the district, police said.

Tradition of ‘Nagha’ to protect forests is still intact in parts...

Taj Muhammad, a resident of Mohmand district, says a local Jirga recently imposed fine of Rs2,000 on him for cutting a tree from forest.

Child marriage:’15 percent underage girls are mothers in KP’

Said Nazir PESHAWAR: In the absence of proper legislation to curb child marriage in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 15 percent of child brides give birth to...

No woman representation in task force on Fata reforms

The cabinet in its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on 6 September constituted a task force to expedite merger of Fata with KP.

Extention of RTI Act to former FATA is need of hour:...

The Chief Commissioner of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information (RTI) Commission Azmat Hanif Orakzai has said the commission has addressed 11500 cases pertaining to citizens’ requests for accessing to public information since its inception in 2013.