Islampur Bazaar famous world over for woollen shawls, chaddars

Salampur area of Swat, which is now commonly known as Islampur, is famous in the world for its warm woollen shawls, chaddars and waistcoats.
FATA Reforms Committee and the reform process

Commentary: Why is it better to merge FATA with KP

The FATA Parliamentarians tabled the bill in the National Assembly seeking merger of FATA with KP.

Sawera Foundation providing vocational, computer training to terror-affected minority women

Sawera Foundation, a welfare institution, has opened a centre for women belonging to the minority community affected by terrorism to train them in different skills to enable them to support their families.

Early detection of breast cancer makes treatment easier: Dr Abid Jamil

Breast cancer kills about 40,000 women in Pakistan every year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says previously only the older women complained about the disease but now it is also spreading quickly among the younger women in developing countries, including Pakistan.

APS martyr Asad Aziz still lives in people’s hearts

Class-8 student Asad Aziz, who was a resident of Faqirabad area of Peshawar, was also among the martyrs of the Army Public School (APS) terrorist attack.

Chingchi riding: a facility or a nuisance

It is not only the abundance of vehicular traffic that has caused increase in the ratio of road accidents. There are also some other contributing factors that include reckless driving and violation of traffic rules by motorists and bikers

Bara Bazaar reopening impossible sans a special package by govt: Sher...

Over 10,000 shops in Bara Bazaar of Khyber Agency were closed during military operation against militants which have not been opened as yet.

After all, they are humans

Hurt by the indifferent attitude of the society, Alisha, a transgender, finally decided to come to the street for her rights.

Students forced to get education under open sky

Militancy alongwith sluggish approach of government authorities towards education has forced as many 70 kids to get education under the open blue sky.

Community schools give hope to out of school children

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has established community schools in those parts of the province where children usually cannot access regular educational institutions due to long distances or any other reason.

Fazal Rehman Memorial Cricket Championship kicked off in Swat

The first Fazal Rehman Shaheed Memorial Cricket Championship got under way at Kabal ground in Swat on Sunday.

Agenda of change forms basis of PTI-AJI merger: Shahram Tarakai

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister and Awami Jamhoori Ittihad (AJI) chief Shahram Khan Tarakai has decided to merge his party into the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Shahram’s father Liaquat Tarakai has already won the Senate election on the PTI ticket. There were reports that the AJI in return for the Senate ticket will announce merger with the PTI.