Absence of effective law on domestic violence compounds women’s miseries

PESHAWAR: Fed up with her 13-year long unhappy marriage, Gulalai finally decides to move a local family court to sever a relationship based on...
Minorities rights

Minority laws in Pakistan: Still a long way to go

In Christianity, the only way to get divorce to prove that she committed adultery which Reena says she didn’t or only in case either spouse changes his or her religion.

Human, animals drink water from same pond in Tank

By Asmat Shah Garwaki PESHAWAR: Access to clean drinking water is one of the basic and constitutional rights of every citizen of Pakistan, however the...

KPCSW launches website

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on Status of Women (KPCSW) has launched Web Portal to enhance and promote women empowerment agenda. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission...

Young man burned 20 year old girl with petrol over refusal of marriage

PHALIA: In Pindi Kalu adjacent to Phalia, a young man named Tassawur Abbas burned a local village girl with petrol after she refused his...
Child education

Survey reveals nearly 1.5 million children deprived of education in KP

PESHAWAR: The survey conducted by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) education department has revealed that nearly 1.5 million children across the province do not go to...

Unregistered Afghan refugees asked to leave Jamrud

JAMRUD: The political administration of Khyber Agency has ordered unregistered Afghan refugees to leave the Jamrud tehsil. Assistant political agent Muhammad Riaz held a Jirga...

Fata students stage protest sit-in outside Governor House against delay in reforms

PESHAWAR: The Fata Students Organisation on Wednesday staged a massive protest sit-in outside Governor House in Peshawar against the delay in the implementation of...

Mulagori residents demand provision of clean water

JAMRUD: Residents of Mulagori area of Khyber Agency have demanded of the administration to provide clean drinking water to the area. Lowari Mena residents alleged...

Citizen Card Scheme Launched For Illegal Afghan Refugees

PESHAWAR, 18 July: The federal government has decided to initiate Afghan Citizen Card scheme for Afghan refugees illegally residing in Pakistan. According to a statement...
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