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The screenshot of home page Browsing through government websites is usually a testing if not traumatizing experience as one has to wade through a clutter of information only to not find what you are looking for in the end. However, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s newly-launched website with systematically arranged and updated information is a pleasant surprise with interesting info-graphics and details about...Read more
Sufi poet Rahman Baba’s Urs (death anniversary) gathered poets from around the province at the Khana-e-Farhang on Sunday. Organised by the Rahman Baba Adabi Jirga, the event is usually held at the mausoleum of the great poet, but this year, for the first time, it was held at the Iranian Cultural Centre. Devotees and poets, from amateurs to established writers, were...Read more
PHOTO : Pukhtoogle twitter The Rahman Baba Adabi Jirga and Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) arranged a seminar on the life, art and teachings of great Sufi poet Rahman Baba at Khana-e-Farhang on Saturday. The seminar and mushaira is held every year to commemorate the death anniversary of the poet, in which leading literary figures of the province participate and present their...Read more
Pashto Songs and Pashto Music are the product of the cultural, traditional, and social influences of the Pashtun people. The native land of the Pashtun is surrounded by uncompromisingly inhospitable terrain. The region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan and Southern Afghanistan is both scenically beautiful and tough. Rich in content, Pashto Songs and Pashto Music is reflective of the Pashtun people...Read more
Insightful rhythms Kamila Shamsie Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar Kamila Shamsie is among the brightest stars in the firmament of Pakistani writing in English. Author of five novels, including In The City By The Sea, Broken Verses and Burnt Shadows, Kamila has placed many of her novels in Karachi, depicting various facets of the city; Her latest novel is A God In...Read more
Engineers, electronics enthusiasts and students celebrated Arduino Day 2014 at Basecamp Peshawar. Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It is intended for artists, designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino Day is a worldwide celebration of Arduino's first 10 years. At a panel discussion, Dr Ali Mahmud and...Read more
Professor Ghayoor Hussain, liaison officer at Khana-i-Farhang, Iran’s cultural centre, on Tuesday launched Persian translation in verse form of Rehman Baba’s complete poetic works at the Islamia College here. Khana-i-Farhang, Rehman Baba Adabi Jirga and Islamia College, Peshawar’s Pashto department jointly arranged the function to pay tribute to 17th century legendary Sufi poet. Speaking on the occasion, Professor Ghayoor said Persian translation...Read more
The lady holding my résumé looked at my attire or perhaps at me from head to toe –she spent a few more minutes on my résumé and then surprisingly asked, “Are you sure – you are a Pakhtun?” I smiled and nodded. She asked me the same question a few more times before she started my job interview. After the...Read more
Residents of Gulozai area block the motorway on Monday in protest against the kidnapping and killing of a polio worker. — Photo by White Star A female polio vaccinator kidnapped from her house in Gulozai village in the suburbs of Peshawar on Sunday night had been killed. Her bullet-riddled and severely tortured body was found in a field on Monday morning. Salma...Read more
PHOTO: REUTERS While one group of students of Peshawar University celebrated Valentine’s Day, another celebrated Haya Day (modesty day) leading to a clash that turned violent, Express News reported on Friday. Students threw rocks at fellow students, forcing the police to intervene. Violence escalated as the students pulled out weapons and started firing at police officers as well. The police also fired back...Read more