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Sweet Home orphanages give hope to children scarred by terrorism

Sweet Home orphanages give hope to children scarred by terrorism

Government-backed Sweet Home orphanages provide a variety of services to youth who have lost their parents, including housing, food, education and medical treatment.


Trangender Pakistanis hope for brighter future

Trangender Pakistanis hope for brighter future

Authorities are working to protect the marginalised community from violence and persecution.


Peshawar residents, tourists throng to renovated Ghanta Ghar neighbourhood

Peshawar residents, tourists throng to renovated Ghanta Ghar neighbourhood

Renovations of Mughal-era structures in Peshawar have transformed the local scene.


Thespianz Foundation eyes US donors to promote performing arts in Pakistan

Thespianz Foundation eyes US donors to promote performing arts in Pakistan

The Karachi-based non-profit is set to launch a fundraising drive in the United States in September. The group uses performing arts to raise awareness of social issues and improve lives.


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.


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