Sabir Shah Hoti

CCTV: The most powerful crime-fighting tool in Peshawar

This surveillance system provides employment and security

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Pak-Afghan ties and Peshawar’s mutton tikka karhai

When the border closes chefs in Namak Mandi panic

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Tea pots and talking heads beat back terror

Qissa Khwani bazaar has a special connection to kehwa

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Democrats hope to sway voters as US heads to midterm polls

All 435 seats of House of Representatives are up for grabs

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Peshawar High Court grants bail to man found with dismembered body in a shopping bag

He is one of the suspects accused of killing a transgender person on August 19

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12-year-old swimmer from KP smashes records in national championship

Ahmad Durrani reached the finish line in 37 seconds in the 50m backstroke event

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KP’s transgender community has a new voice on YouTube

The KP Transgender Alliance announced that the community has launched a YouTube channel, Transe Life, which will telecast live interviews concerning issues of transgender people

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Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa forms committee after another woman was found dead in Chitral

Chitral has been infamous for its rising number of suicides among young people, especially women

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Tea pots and talking heads beat back terror in Peshawar’s Qissa Khwani bazaar

As anxieties of hanging out in bazaars recede, Qissa Khwani Bazaar’s kehwa khanas are enjoying a renaissance of sorts

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Young Sikhs of KP go green on Independence Day

A large number of Sikhs live in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

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Firing at a Battagram jirga kills five people

Three other people have been injured

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KP’s ‘Baywatch’ for baby swimmers  

Swimming pools are for rich folks, which is why kids from Peshawar’s informal settlements beat the heat in the free entry canals around the city. In the rest of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, village children do the same and crash around in the rivers when the summers arrive—but because they don’t know how to swim, they die…

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PTI’s Shah Farman loses PK-70 after vote recount

ANP candidate Khush Dil Khan won with a margin of 187 votes

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Three transgender people assaulted in Peshawar

Three members of the transgender community were assaulted on Wednesday by unidentified assailants in Peshawar. The incident took place within the jurisdiction of the Sarband police station. Talking to SAMAA Digital, a transgender rights activist Taimur Kamal said that the victims, Guria, Laiba, and Asaday, were returning home after attending a music programme at a wedding when…

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Husband kills Pashto singer in Nowshera, says the police

A Pashto stage actress and singer is believed to have been shot dead by her husband in the Nowshera Kalan locality of Nowshera district on Wednesday. The police say the man, identified as Fawad, shot his 35-year-old wife, Resham, dead over a domestic dispute. The murder of Resham was the 20th act of violence against…

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Protests spread like wildfire in KP as parties refuse to accept ‘selection’ results

Four people have so far been injured in clashes between security forces and protesters

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Kalash and proud: Wazir Zada to become first Kalash member of the KP Assembly

Wazir Zada, a socio-political activist from Chitral, will soon become the first ever Kalash legislator on a reserved seat for minorities in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. Kalash or Kalasha are the smallest ethno-religious community of Pakistan and are famous for their beliefs, culture and festivals. Wazir Zada, who has a masters in political science from…

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Unofficial results show KP doesn’t care much for any of the chiefs

The people of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa showed the door to the chiefs of six mainstream political parties. PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, MMA President Maulana Fazlur Rehman, JI Ameer Sirajul Haq, ANP chief Asfandyar Wali Khan and Qaumi Watan Party Chairperson Aftab Sherpao suffered a major setback in the northwestern province as people…

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