Citizen Journalism

Non-functional hospital in South Waziristan draws ire

The building of Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Makeen area of South Waziristan tribal district is being used as a godown for WAPDA.

Closure of hostel facilities mars tribal students’ dream of higher education

The students of KUST hailing from the merged districts are annoyed with the university administration for closing down the hostel facility. 

‘Brothers ditched me when I sought share in property’

The brothers of Basura from Baghdada area of Mardan ditched her few years ago when she sought share in the ancestral property.

Coronavirus pandemic intensifies housemaids’ dilemma 

Razia Mehsud As the number of corona positive patients rises amidst the second wave of the...

Law and order challenges resurface in Hasankhel

The incidents of robberies, targeted killings and other crimes have troubled the locals, while search operations is another cause of concern.

Where there is a will, there is a way

Asmatullah, a businessman in Orakzai tribal district has done what has been taught in the proverb “where there is a will, there is a way”.

Old times were better in Orakzai

In merged tribal districts, the economic position of people was better before the start of militancy and military operations.

Ban on hunting in Orakzai confined to paper only

Deputy Commissioner Orakzai Muhammad Khalid has issued a notification that all kinds of hunting will remain banned in the district.

Students of North Waziristan still deprived of online education

The students of North Waziristan tribal district are deprived of the facility of online education due to lack of internet.

No visible campaign to discourage use of naswar

Naswar is stuffed in floor of the mouth under the lower lip, or inside the cheek, for extended periods of time, usually for 15 to 30 minutes.

Women more prone to psychological problems during pandemic

Muskan, 29, from Landikotal, became victim of coronavirus when she was in third semester. But she was not aware of the cause.

In remote Waziristan village, people scale mountains to catch phone signals

The remote Weshtenai area of Sra Rogha tehsil in South Waziristan tribal district is deprived of basic facilities of life.

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