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In photos: Khewra Salt Mine draws throngs of tourists

In photos: Khewra Salt Mine draws throngs of tourists

About 270,000 tourists visit the mine each year.


Sahiban Trust's free marriages help heal wounds from decade of terrorism

Sahiban Trust's free marriages help heal wounds from decade of terrorism

The welfare organisation arranges collective weddings, feasts and dowries at no cost to families in need in Kurram District.


Religious scholars join fight against illegal drugs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Religious scholars join fight against illegal drugs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Senior KP officials have been working with religious scholars on the issue since March.


Youth initiative seeks to bolster job opportunities, curtail lure of extremism

Youth initiative seeks to bolster job opportunities, curtail lure of extremism

Prime Minister Khan's initiative includes low-interest loans to help young Pakistanis start their own businesses.


'The colours of diversity': KP minority youth programme expands horizons

'The colours of diversity': KP minority youth programme expands horizons

The programme, launched in April, allows participants of different minorities to interact with one another.


Pakistanis laud new government programme seeking to eradicate poverty

Pakistanis laud new government programme seeking to eradicate poverty

The initiative is a welcome move that will help make Pakistan a more prosperous, just, and safer place, say observers.


Pakistani activists urge more co-ordination in campaign against child abuse

Pakistani activists urge more co-ordination in campaign against child abuse

The government should involve more Pakistanis at the grass roots, according to activists.


In photos: Mohmand residents celebrate Pakistan Day with sporting events

In photos: Mohmand residents celebrate Pakistan Day with sporting events

The return of peace coincides with an increase in the number of sports and leisure activities.


New bill seeks to raise age of marriage in Islamabad

New bill seeks to raise age of marriage in Islamabad

A bill that has been introduced in the Senate would raise the age of marriage from 16 to 18 years in the Islamabad region.


Pakistan Super League in Karachi marks 'defeat of militancy'

Pakistan Super League in Karachi marks 'defeat of militancy'

The final leg of the PSL-4 has boosted the prospects of international cricket in Pakistan, which have long been stunted by terrorism.


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