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2018-01-19 | Religion

KP authorities approve honourarium for qualified imams

The initiative will raise the status of prayer leaders among society and reduce their vulnerability to extremist recruiters or others seeking to influence them, authorities say.

Religion 2018-01-19

KP authorities approve honourarium for qualified imams

The initiative will raise the status of prayer leaders among society and reduce their vulnerability to extremist recruiters or others seeking to influence them, authorities say.

2018-01-18 | Youth

KP Police officers raise youth drug awareness

Police officials are visiting colleges and universities across the province to educate students about the negative effects of drugs on health and society.

Youth 2018-01-18

KP Police officers raise youth drug awareness

Police officials are visiting colleges and universities across the province to educate students about the negative effects of drugs on health and society.

2018-01-17 | Security

Pakistan aids displaced families returning to North Waziristan

Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the area in early January and expressed satisfaction over the security situation and development efforts.

Security 2018-01-17

Pakistan aids displaced families returning to North Waziristan

Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the area in early January and expressed satisfaction over the security situation and development efforts.

2018-01-16 | Religion

More than 1,800 Pakistani scholars declare suicide bombing haram

Suicide bombers, as well as those who support and train them, are traitors against the state and Islam, according to a newly issued fatwa.

Religion 2018-01-16

More than 1,800 Pakistani scholars declare suicide bombing haram

Suicide bombers, as well as those who support and train them, are traitors against the state and Islam, according to a newly issued fatwa.

2018-01-15 | Youth

Afghan, Pakistani youth ambassadors work towards convergence, harmony

Extremism, terrorism and war are detrimental to both Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the two must fight together, say Pakistani and Afghan youth.

Youth 2018-01-15

Afghan, Pakistani youth ambassadors work towards convergence, harmony

Extremism, terrorism and war are detrimental to both Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the two must fight together, say Pakistani and Afghan youth.

2018-01-12 | Society

Peshawar Writers Club promoting literary heritage, training

Writers welcome the initiative, which seeks to provide training, a platform and an online network for writers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Society 2018-01-12

Peshawar Writers Club promoting literary heritage, training

Writers welcome the initiative, which seeks to provide training, a platform and an online network for writers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

2018-01-11 | Terrorism

Pakistanis welcome ban on donations to charities with terrorist ties

Authorities are urging the public to avoid donating to such groups and to report any suspicious activity to authorities.

Terrorism 2018-01-11

Pakistanis welcome ban on donations to charities with terrorist ties

Authorities are urging the public to avoid donating to such groups and to report any suspicious activity to authorities.

2018-01-10 | Security

KP police data show highly educated people involved in terrorism

Of 473 militants arrested in KP in 2017, 58 had at least two years of university education.

Security 2018-01-10

KP police data show highly educated people involved in terrorism

Of 473 militants arrested in KP in 2017, 58 had at least two years of university education.

2018-01-08 | Economy

FATA authorities encourage saffron as alternative to growing illegal drugs

Farmers can make much more money growing saffron than illegal drugs, and doing so has the added benefit of undermining terrorist groups.

Economy 2018-01-08

FATA authorities encourage saffron as alternative to growing illegal drugs

Farmers can make much more money growing saffron than illegal drugs, and doing so has the added benefit of undermining terrorist groups.

2018-01-05 | Education

KP schools institute new ethics, morality curriculum

Teachers are welcoming the subject matter, which is aimed at helping the younger generation act socially responsible.

Education 2018-01-05

KP schools institute new ethics, morality curriculum

Teachers are welcoming the subject matter, which is aimed at helping the younger generation act socially responsible.

2018-01-04 | Women's Rights

New Swat organisation aims to encourage female entrepreneurship

The business community has welcomed the step and says it will bring more women into the mainstream.

Women's Rights 2018-01-04

New Swat organisation aims to encourage female entrepreneurship

The business community has welcomed the step and says it will bring more women into the mainstream.

2018-01-02 | Security

KP police to bulletproof vehicles

'These secure vehicles will enhance the operational capability of the police force,' an official said.

Security 2018-01-02

KP police to bulletproof vehicles

'These secure vehicles will enhance the operational capability of the police force,' an official said.

2018-01-01 | Security

2017: a year of continued success against terrorism in Pakistan

With an improved security situation, economic growth in county is speeding up, say observers.

Security 2018-01-01

2017: a year of continued success against terrorism in Pakistan

With an improved security situation, economic growth in county is speeding up, say observers.