By Muhammad Shahid Ayesha Khan cannot forget her first child whom she lost as her in-laws were unwilling to provide her maternity care treatment at a health facility for delivery of her first child. Ayesha, an assumed name, suffered excessive bleeding while her child’s arm got fractured due to mishandling of her delivery case by […]
This picture shows winners and organizers of the Excellence Awards in Journalism held in December 2016 in Pakistan.
PESHAWAR: Life turns miserable when the sunlight is at its peak in the afternoon amid the sizzling heat of May. To add insult to injury, the vehicles are bumper-to-bumper on a road in Peshawar Saddar, rendering the citizens powerless. Salim, a taxicab driver, repents his life as a cabdriver the moment he pulls up and […]
PESHAWAR: The moment night falls, Niaz Gul whispers to a colleague on duty and leaves for a few minutes of seclusion while carrying a bottle of water. Gul, 57, has been serving as a security guard in a private company for the last several years and “going into seclusion” at the time of Ish’a prayers […]
By Muhammad Shahid PESHAWAR: Life has changed dramatically for Zahid, a 22-year-old patient of thalassemia, after he entered into wedlock last weekend. “Compared to my unmarried life, I feel more satisfied now,” he says, “Even my physical symptoms have improved. Previously I suffered body aches but now the condition has improved a little bit.” Zahid, […]
There has been much debate in recent months over the proposed privatisation of the national flag-carrier, the Pakistan International Airlines. The PIA employees staged protests in recent weeks and it resulted in casualties in Karachi too, when the security personnel resorted to violence at demonstrations. However, the PIA employees resumed duty and ended protests after […]
Muhammad Shahid PESHAWAR: While the University of Peshawar is taking measures to boost security on campus, the permitless taxicabs are entering the varsity freely and it may pose security threats. The university administration has banned yellow cabs but the cabs of other colours are freely roaming in the campus. Driver of a yellow cab, Abdullah, […]