Pashto loses towering figure in Raj Wali Shah’s death

By Usman Khan PESHAWAR, 21 July: Funeral prayers for the renowned Pastho poet, critic and biographer, Prof. Dr. Raj Wali Shah Khattak, were held in...

Fair on Sardaryab River attracts thousands of visitors

CHARSADDA, 21 July: Like previous years, traditional fair on the bank of Sardaryab River was also held on this Eid, which still continues. Thousands of...
Sadia shah, Pashto singer

Sadia Shah: an emerging singer from Swat

Banr Mohallah of Mingora is a well-known place for promoting performing art. A number of female Pashto singers, including Nazia Iqbal, late Ghazala Javed, Neelo and Pukhraj Begum belonged to this locality.

Call to save dying Khaamta industry of Rajjar

By Muhammad Tayyeb CHARSADDA, 20 July: Besides its sweets, Rajjar town of Charsadda district is also famous of its hand-woven fabric Khaddar, locally known as...

Eid shopping: Poor families flock to second hand cloth markets

PESHAWAR, 11 July: Preparations of the upcoming Eidul Fitr is gaining momentum in the provincial metropolis as people throng various bazaars and shopping plazas...

Peshawari chappals selling like hot cakes as Eid draws closer

PESHAWAR, 9 July: As the holy month of Ramazan is heading towards its end and Eidul Fitr is drawing closer, a large number of...

Tailors cashing in amid festive rush of customers for Eid

By Kashif Aziz PESHAWAR, 9 July: Waqar Khan, a resident of Garhi Qamar Din, Kohat Road, Peshawar was desperately moving here and there in the...

Tradition of Eid cards diminishing with advent of technology

By Abdul Qayyum Afridi PESHAWAR, 9 July: Technological advancement has created many facilities for the people but it has also impacted the traditional way of...

Govt urged to construct girls high schools in Kurram

  By Anwar Shah SADDA: 05 July: Getting higher education for most of the girl students from Bagan, Mandori and Chaparay areas of LowerKurram Agency is...

Amazingly delicious: Kurram rice making lovers countrywide

By Ali Afzal PESHAWAR, 3 July: The people of FATA are known for their hospitality and special cuisines. However, the local Kurram rice which has...

Defeating disability, Ruqiya passes SSC examination

By Ali Afzal PARACHINAR, 01 July: Though female literacy is not encouraged in the conservative society of Federally-Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), yet the girls of...

Power outages, hot weather force people to swim in polluted canals

PESHAWAR, 30 June: Persistent warm weather and unannounced power breakdowns have forced the residents of the provincial metropolis to swim in extremely polluted canals. Talking...