Taliban ascendancy in Afghanistan has hit Darra gun makers business hard

Zubair Afridi The gun making business of the Darra Adamkhel area of Kohat which prospered for more than a century is in decline. Zeer Khan, 75,...

Bajaur elders disassociate themselves from pamphlet banning women from bazaars

Muhammad Bilal Yasir Tribal elders belong to Arang area of Uthmankhel tehsil of Bajaur have disassociated themselves from a pamphlet banning women from venturing into...

Merged districts MPAs boycott KP assembly budget sessions

Shahid Khan Treasury and opposition members from the merged districts in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly on Monday boycotted the budget session of the house in...

Four tribal activists shot dead in North Waziristan targeted killing

Four activists associated with the Youth of Waziristan were shot dead in a targeted attack in Haiderkhel locality of Mir Ali subdivision of North...

DPO Bajaur restricts person from entering his own home in retaliation for sharing info...

Rifaqatullah Razarwal Authorities in Bajaur district have disallowed a man from entering his own home after he shared data regarding financial affairs of district police...

North Waziristan turning into hotspot of polio outbreak in Pakistan

Shaheen Afridi Number of polio cases in Pakistan has surged to 10 after two more positive cases were reported from North Waziristan. All the 10 have...

Federal govt slashes merged districts funds by Rs 21 billion in next year budget

Muhammad Faheem Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Saturday said that the federal government has reduced the merged districts from Rs 131 to Rs 110 billion in...

Khyber jirga demands lifting of ban on fat-tailed sheep import from Afghanistan

Shaheen Afridi Landikotal Qaumi Jirga has demanded the lifting of ban on import of cattle from Afghanistan. The jirga also demanded softening of border policy at...

KP launches second phase of AIP for merged areas

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government  announced details of its most ambitious interventions in the merged areas with the launch of the second phase of the Accelerated...

50 members jirga in Kabul to talk peace to TTP

A 50 members’ jirga comprising elders from across merged districts and other parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is currently in Kabul to hold talks...

Lumpy skin disease outbreak has killed several cows in South Waziristan

Hina Gul The outbreak of the lumpy skin disease in Wana area of South Waziristan district has killed several cows over past few days. Dr Shuaib...

North Waziristan reports two more polio cases

North Waziristan district has reported two more polio cases as a Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldier was wounded when unidentified motorcyclists attacked a polio team...