Jan 022015


On the occasion of Solidarity Day 2015, Aman Ittehad at its meeting at the Peshawar Press Club strongly condemned the barbaric massacre of children and staff of the Army Public School in Peshawar on 16 December 2014. It expressed solidarity with those affected by this latest in a very long and painful series of horrific incidents of extremist violence that has gripped Pakistan for over a decade killing more than 50,000 citizens, law enforcement and military personnel. It demanded award of Nishah-e-Haider to acknowledge the bravery of the martyred Principal and teachers of the Army Public School. The meeting also included Amn Tehrik, Aman Mera Haq Hai, Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society Network, Tehreek Huqooq-e-Hazara and the Tribal NGOs Consortium. Continue reading »

May 142014

I was sitting in a police vehicle when suspected militants came and asked me to go home as they were enough to secure the area, the militants then moved towards Elum, A police official

A view of Pacha Bazaar in Gadaizi tehsil during curfew

A view of Pacha Bazaar in Gadaizi tehsil during curfew

Shah Jehan

Daggar: A joint search operation being carried out for the past three days by the security forces and the police in parts of Buner district has caused concern among the people though it has also reassured them as action is finally being taken against the militants holding out in the area.

Sources said the security forces launched search operation against the militants in Gadaizai, Salarzai, Karakar and Gokand areas and arrested several suspects and seized arms and explosives.

The sources said that curfew remained clamped in Gadaizai area for the last three days. Some of the residents said that they were facing problems due to the curfew as they were unable to go to work, bring food and other items for their survival. Continue reading »

Apr 182014

Prof. Yaseen Iqbal Yousafzai

Punjab constituting about 55% of the total Pakistani population, is the most populous province of the country while KP (13%) is about a quarter of it. Area-wise, Balochistan is the largest province constituting about 39% of the total area and KP is the smallest with about 8.5%. For the last few decades, KP has been the direct victim of the Afghan war which started in 1979 and ended in early 90s. In addition to indiscriminate explosions which not only killed many including women and children but destroyed educational and socioeconomic infrastructure as well. The major influx of refugees was also into KP and this province accommodated millions of Afghans who left their country due to the decades long war. This land was constantly used as a frontline or base-camp for war against USSR. Continue reading »

Mar 052014

gulab khailPESHAWAR: The Culture Journalists Forum (CJF ) celebrated music freedom day across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Malakand, Swat, Bunir, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Charsadda, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, D I Khan andPeshawar. The Culture Journalists Forum (CJF) and Takhleeq Development Foundation (TDF) jointly arranged a musical evening at Peshawar Services Club here on Monday. Mian Iftikhar Hussain graced the event as the chief guest.

سی جے ایف اور ٹی ڈی ایف کے زیر اہتمام یوم آزادی موسیقی کی تقریب کا انعقاد
سی جے ایف اور ٹی ڈی ایف کے زسی جے ا کلچر جرنلسٹس فورم خیبر پختونخوا کے زیر اہتمام گزشتہ روز صوبہ بھر میں یوم آزادی موسیقی منایا گیایف اور ٹی ڈی ایف کے زیر اہتمام یوم آزادی موسیقی کی تقریب کا انعقاد
سی جے ایف اور اور تخلیق ڈویلپمنٹ فاؤنڈیشن کے اشتراک سے بڑی تقریب پشاو ر سروسز کلب میں منعقد ہوئی یوم آزادی موسیقی کی تقریب کا انعقاد
ڈی ڈی حکومت جلد از جلد ثقافتی پالیسی اسمبلی سے منظور کراکے اس پر عمل درآمدکرائیں ‘ فنکاروں کو تحفظ اور باقاعدگی سے ثقافتی سرگرمیوں کے انعقاد کو یقینی بنائے‘ احتشام طورو‘ارشد حسین‘خادم حسین‘ میاں افتخار حسین

ٗفنکاروں کی امداد کے لئے جلد انڈومنٹ فنڈ قائم کیا جائے ٗثقافت کے فروغ میں موسیقی کا اہم کردار ہے‘ مقررین
ہمایون خان ٗبختیار خٹک ٗشاہ سوار خان ٗ سمیع خان ٗصائمہ ناز ٗرضوانہ خان ٗسدرہ خان اور عینی کی شاندار گائیگی اور معروف رباب نواز گلاب خیل کی بھی شاندار پرفارمنس

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Jan 082014

AbulKhairZalandQuetta: Renowned Pashto Poet & Researcher Abul Khair zaland Passed away today here in Quetta city.

He had written a book on Allama Abdul Ali Akhundzad ( Da Kasi lamar ) and Translated Umar Khayam in Pashto.  Late Abul Khair Zaland was holding Presidential Award given by former President of Pakistan Farooq Ahmed Khan Laghari due his worth literary contribution. His live radio program against the WALWAR was the most famous program. He rendered valuable services in News section of PTV quetta center. He was 75 years old and had written 6 books: Continue reading »