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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.


Lake Saiful Muluk attracts large numbers of tourists

Lake Saiful Muluk attracts large numbers of tourists

Tourists from across the country and outside visit the alpine lake during the summer months.


Kalash people cling to unique culture and history

Kalash people cling to unique culture and history

Numbering only 4,100, the Kalash people inhabit a scenic valley surrounded by the Hindu Kush.


Jranda-ground flour stands test of time in Pakistan

Jranda-ground flour stands test of time in Pakistan

The centuries-old water mill method of grinding grain into flour remains popular, despite the advent of modern flour mills.


Peshawar Hunar Mela highlights local culture

Peshawar Hunar Mela highlights local culture

The three-day event showcased the work of local artists and featured traditional music and foods.


KP promotes peace, security through cultural revival

KP promotes peace, security through cultural revival

Authorities have planned three months of activities meant to underscore the defeat of militancy.


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa witnesses 'cultural revival'

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa witnesses 'cultural revival'

Residents are demonstrating their resilience after years of terrorism and fear by organising cultural, music and fashion events.


Pakistan warns against extortion in the name of charity

Pakistan warns against extortion in the name of charity

Militant groups and the criminally inclined are duping citizens into donating to fraudulent charities.


PACE to counter radicalisation in Pakistani society

PACE to counter radicalisation in Pakistani society

The Centre for Research and Security Studies has launched the Pakistan Centre of Excellence (PACE) programme.


Pakistani students depict history of peace in art and design

Pakistani students depict history of peace in art and design

Reminding youth about the peaceful history of the region will promote tolerance and curb extremism, experts say.


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