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Earthquake jolts Islamabad, KP

No loss of life or damage to property was reported

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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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For madrassa students in KP, dinner comes with a side of food poisoning

They rely on ‘wazifas’ or donations to feed themselves and sometimes the food isn’t very fresh

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PM orders water supply schemes in big cities

Govt to compensate Dasu dam affectees

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Exclusive: Shangla’s magic mushrooms

One kilogram of morel can fetch Rs30,000/kg

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This Peshawar rabab music shop doesn’t like making a noise

It is shaped like the peacock with its slender neck, pegs and belly. But the rabab sounds nothing like the bird. Depending on the player, it can sound like the pain of centuries or the ecstasy of coming home.

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‘Billion tree tsunami’ creates a problem in Swat

The “10 Billion Tree Tsunami” campaign has created a peculiar problem in Swat. The project inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan is aimed at impeding global warming and tackling air pollution. But in Swat, where the forest department planted thousands of Elaichi (cardamom) plants, other plants withering because cardamom draws more water from the ground….

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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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Watch: KP coaches want to teach underprivileged kids how to swim

Everyone loves a good dip in the water once in a while but for many underprivileged children in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, swimming is deadly. Find out how some coaches are trying to fix that here.

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KP govt announces 15-member KP cabinet

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced names of the provincial cabinet members and their portfolios. KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan finalised the names after consultation with Prime Minister Imran Khan. 1. Muhammad Atif Khan will serve as the senior minister and minister for tourism. 2. Shehram Khan Tarakai has been made the minister for local…

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‘Property dispute’ claims five lives in Karak

Five members of a family lost their lives apparently in a property-related dispute in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Karak district, SAMAA TV reported Sunday. Some armed men fired shots at a man and his three sons in Gadai Khel area of Karak, police said. Shah Nazar and his sons were ambushed by the attackers on their way…

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The status quo, multidimensional poverty, and child labor

Out of the 218 million children employed into the workforce worldwide, 62.1 million of the child labor takes place in Asia and Pacific, meaning that in prevalence, 1 in every 14 children is a victim of child labor in Asia and Pacific. The International Labor Organization coins the term “child labour” as work that deprives…

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PTI nominates Shah Farman as KP Governor

The PTI has nominated Shah Farman as the next Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, party leader Fawad Chaudhry said on Thursday. His nomination was approved by PTI chairman Imran Khan in a party meeting. “The people of tribal areas have rendered huge sacrifices for Pakistan,” Farman said. “We will provide them all the facilities they need.”…

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Imran Khan will choose the Punjab CM nominee and we will support him, says Yasmin Rashid

The power to decide lies with Khan sahib and whatever he has decided so far has been good, says PTI leader Yasmin Rashid

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The provincial assemblies of Punjab, Sindh and KP will elect their speakers today

The Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa assemblies will also elect their deputy speakers the same day

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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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The Sindh and KP assemblies have been summoned on Monday

Sessions of the Sindh Assembly and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly have been summoned on Monday (August 13) at 10am. During the inaugural sessions, the MPA-elects will take oath. They will also elect the speakers and deputy speakers of the two houses. The outgoing speakers will administer the oaths to the newly elected lawmakers. The National Assembly…

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Imran Khan records statement in helicopter use case

NAB says Imran Khan has stated in his official documents that he used the helicopters for 74 hours while in reality he used them for 166 hours

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National U-19 women’s football championship 2018 underway

PFF National Under-19 Women’s Championship 2018 is underway in Lahore.

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NAB summons Imran Khan on Aug 7 for excessive use of state helicopters

According to NAB, Imran Khan has stated in his official documents that he used the helicopters for 74 hours while in reality he used them for 166 hours

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