UN report says access to formal financial services in the merged districts one of the lowest in Pakistan

PESHAWAR: A United Nations Development Programme report about access to finance for private sector in merged districts has declared that access to formal financial...

Kurram’s Alizai tribesmen demand action against rival tribe

KURRAM: Elders of the Alizai tribe has demanded the Kurram district administration to resolve their issue with the rival tribe and punish the lawbreakers. Earlier...

To the brink and back: tale of a female meth junkie from Swat

Junaid Ibrahim Saima Bibi, a resident of Mingora area of Swat, remained in a delirium like state without eating, drinking and sleeping after she first...

Spinwam jirga threatens to close bazaar to protest absence of basic amenities

NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A grand jirga in Spinwam tehsil of North Waziristan district has threatened to shut down area’s main market, if the government failed...

Four policemen killed in Lakki Marwat attack

LAKKI MARWAT: Unknown assailants on Wednesday shot dead four policemen including an assistant sub inspector on Mianwali Road area of Lakki Marwat district. Police said...

Pakistani religious scholars using pulpit to fight disinformation against Covid-19 vaccines

Abdul Sattar Pakistani religious scholars are using pulpit to fight disinformation against Covid-19 vaccines and trying to spread the message that vaccination against the pandemic...

Locals use Covid-19 jabs refusal to pressure authorities to launch fumigation in Khyber village

Mehrab Afridi KHYBER: People in parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have started to demand provision of basic amenities and resolution of local issues in exchange...

Policeman on polio vaccination team security shot dead

A policeman deployed on security of a polio vaccination team was shot dead in Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday, police said.

Bajaur Jirga demands reversal of FATA-KP merger

The JUI-F leaders said erstwhile FATA was merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa without the consent of the people of the area.

Sugar mills in KP on verge of closure due to short sugarcane supply

Due to short supply of sugarcane by farmers, sugar mills in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are on the verge of closure.

Transgender person shot dead, another injured in Charsadda, Swat

A transgender person was shot dead, while two others were injured in two separate firing incidents in Charsadda and Swat on Saturday.

Thousands of Afghans flock Torkham border after its reopening for pedestrian movement

With the announcement of reopening of Torkham border for pedestrians, thousands of Afghans arrived at the border in a bid to enter Pakistan.

2 soldiers martyred, 2 injured in North Waziristan clash

Two soldiers were martyred and two others were injured in a clash with terrorists in North Waziristan, official sources said on Friday.

Ulema urged to play role in eradication of polio from Pakistan

As many as 35 Ulema from different parts of the province including far flung areas of Dir, Chitral, and Khyber attended the conference.

Working children not sure about utility of corona vaccine

The government has initiated a process of administering coronavirus vaccine to people above 12 years of age.

‘Two-time free meal for the poor is a great support’

Gul Dad Khan from North Waziristan is very tense nowadays as his mother is admitted to Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) Peshawar.