Work on the Cultural Heritage Trail project, the first of its kind in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, is in its final stages and authorities say it would increase the value of property and businesses manifold in the area. The Heritage Trail, which starts from Ghanta Ghar, crosses the Bazaar-e-Kalan and finishes at Gor Gatri archaeological complex – presenting a beautiful trail of preserved cultural heritage along a 450-meter stretch. Ghanta Ghar, originally known as the Cunningham Clock Tower, was named after British governor Sir George Cunningham, and was constructed in

A hat made in Afghanistan has become popular not only in the country but also across parts of Pakistan after it was worn at public rallies and protests by the leader of the Pashtun movement Manzoor Pashteen. Pashteen, the 26-year-old graduate who is leading protests calling for the rights of Pashtuns to be respected, has unintentionally sparked a new movement, this time with his attire. He is usually seen at public demonstrations wearing a red and black patterned ‘Mazari hat’, which has become a symbol of peaceful protests and has also earned

According to new rules and amendment in National Assembly constituencies, KP has been modified as per the following table. NA1:Chitral Provincial constituencies NA2:Swat1 PK1:Chitral PK39:Abbotabad PK77:Pwr NA3:Swat2 PK2:Swat1 PK40:Haripur PK78:Pwr NA4:Swat3 PK3:Swat2 PK41:Haripur Pk79:Pwr NA5:Upper Dir PK4:Swat3 PK42:Haripur PK80:Kohat NA6:Lower Dir1 PK5:Swat PK43:Swabi PK81:Kohat NA7:Lower Dir2 PK6:Swat PK44:Swabi PK82:Kohat NA8:Malakand protected areas PK7:Swat PK45:Swabi PK83:Hangu NA9:Buner PK8:Swat PK46:Swabi PK84:Hangu NA10:Shangla PK9:Swat PK47:Swabi PK85:Karak NA11:Kohistan PK10:Upper Dir PK48:Mardan PK86:Karak NA12:Batagram PK11:Upper Dir PK49:Mardan PK87:Bannu NA13:Mansehra1 PK12:Upper Dir PK50:Mardan PK88:Bannu NA14:Mansehra cum Torghar PK13:Lower Dir PL51:Mardan PK89:Bannu NA15:Abbotabad1 PK14:Lower Dir PK52:Mardan PK90:Bannu

Meet Nadia from Peshawar who has become a source and symbol of tremendous inspiration for many girls throughout the country. Belonging to a humble background, Nadia wanted to support her family any way she could. Following her parents’ divorce, she decided to take matters into her own hand, and do something not many in her community could’ve dreamt of –  learn to drive a motorcycle to support her mother and siblings. She taught herself how to drive one when she was 16, and started off with doing simple errands. Shops

The gigantic grey tomb of Malik Gajju Khan within an extensive old cemetery attracts a large number of people. But still for most it is shrouded in mystery as little is known by common people about his achievements and his role in establishing a state for Pakhtuns in the 16th century. For several centuries, his final resting place remained in a state of oblivion and its was found on word of mouth and for the construction of tomb with the financial support of late nationalist politician Azam Khan Hoti during

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved a bill that bans dowry demands. Violation of the rule will result in fine and imprisonment as well. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has banned bridegroom or their families from demands of dowry across the province. According to the new law, anyone demanding dowry will face charges that could result in prison time of up to two months, a fine of Rs 300,000 or both. Anyone facing such a scenario, a written complaint can be filed to a first class magistrate. The bill was presented in the

Known by dif ferent names the home-baked sweet cake is still a popular treat for guests in northern parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Called Brat in Dir, Bajaur, Chitral and Kohistan, and Kakorai in Shangla, Swat, Buner and Aasheerai, the sweet bread is a mixture of wheat flour, eggs, ghee, sugar and milk and baked in homes by women to of fer as a delicious gift to guests and relatives on happy occasions. Home-made breads and cakes with different other ingredients and flavours are also served to guests in far-flung Pakhtun

The long awaited first cycling academy of Pakistan was launched in the premises of the historical Qayyum Sports Complex with the collaboration of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Cycling Association and Directorate of Sports Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Friday. The academy has been established to enlist and ensure modern techniques of cycling to the upcoming cyclists. Ahmad said the academy will promote cycling in the region. It will help young cyclists hone its skills under coaches. He said besides improving cycling handling techniques, racing skills, cycle fitness, bike, helmet, drink, snack and suitable clothing are things

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