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Pakistani, Afghan youth jointly celebrate each other's independence day

Pakistani, Afghan youth jointly celebrate each other's independence day

The joint celebrations on August 14 and 19 in Peshawar and at the Torkham border crossing are a sign of warming relations between the two neighbours, observers say.


Pakistan celebrates Independence Day amid surge of democratic hope

Pakistan celebrates Independence Day amid surge of democratic hope

Pakistanis have extra reason to celebrate on this Independence Day with the 2nd peaceful transfer of power in the country's history.


Pakistani authorities try to curtail rapid population growth

Pakistani authorities try to curtail rapid population growth

Authorities are launching information campaigns and sending ulema to inform the public about family planning and population management.


In photos from Shandur: celebrating polo on highest field in the world

In photos from Shandur: celebrating polo on highest field in the world

Some 15,000 spectators attended the final match of the Shandur Polo Festival on July 9.


Despite animal deaths, Peshawar Zoo sees thousands of visitors

Despite animal deaths, Peshawar Zoo sees thousands of visitors

Thousands of visitors are visiting the zoo daily despite the deaths of more than 34 animals since the zoo opened in February.


New KP sports policy seeks to encourage healthy, active lifestyles for youth

New KP sports policy seeks to encourage healthy, active lifestyles for youth

The policy requires all public and private schools to provide sports activities and facilities for students.


Disabled Inclusive Association offers hope, aid to the disabled

Disabled Inclusive Association offers hope, aid to the disabled

The organisation helps 300 people, mostly in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, and has plans to expand to other areas of Pakistan.


Peshawar Writers Club promoting literary heritage, training

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.


In pictures: the beauty of Gilgit-Baltistan

In pictures: the beauty of Gilgit-Baltistan

The northern areas of Pakistan are known for their picturesque scenes.


KP government to support local artists with monthly stipend

KP government to support local artists with monthly stipend

The government is giving Rs. 30,000 ($300) per month to 500 artists, many of whom have suffered at the hands of militants.


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