Seminar on  Social Accountability in Education Sector in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held

PESHAWAR: 23 DECEMBER 2014: A seminar held on Education Sector Budgeting in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Adequacy, Efficiency and Effectiveness for Improving Social Accountability by Center for Governance and Public Accountability on Wednesday.   The session was aimed to review and highlight the responsibilities of  public and authorities. Senior Minister for KP and Local Government Inayat Ullah Khan…

صحافتی سیاست کی اجارہ داری

وہ حضرات جن کو آپ کیمروں پر دیکھتے ہیں، اخباروں میں پڑھتے ہیں اور ریڈیو پر سنتے ہیں اسی صحافی  بندے کی کبھی نجی زندگی دیکھنے کا اتفاق شائد ہی اپ کو ہوا ہو۔ لوگ اس طبقے کې پیشہ ورانہ زندگی کو تو ہر وقت تصور کرتے ہیں اور ان پر تنقید کے تیرچلاتے ہیں…

Skilled FATA Program

With every new dawn youth tries to search out a new outlet for a job opportunity across the country. As the unemployment rate hikes with every passing day while job opportunities remain insufficient for this crowded nation. The opportunities lack almost in double when it comes to Federally Administered Tribal area (FATA). Nawab Khan 26…

A Life Worth Living: “The Happiness Project”

Originally posted on The Hudsucker:
{Image Credit: The Happiness Project} In the flourishing age of social media and progressive film-making, Ron Parida is hoping to make a difference and change the way we smile and view happiness. The Los Angeles based creative director wants the world to know about his latest venture, The Happiness Project—a…

Beating the Bug: Cold and Flu Prevention

Originally posted on The Hudsucker:
Well it’s that time of year again. The weather is colder and, in some cases, wetter. Everyone is busy with holidays and end of the year activities. The days are shorter. We spend more time indoors. It’s also that time of year when the cold and flu are uninvited guests…

The Girl in the Road is eligible to be nominated for a Nebula Award.

Originally posted on monica byrne:
Photo: the hardcover and paperback covers of The Girl in the Road, published by Crown/Random House, May 2014.  ~ I’ve had an ongoing conversation with a friend about self-promotion. His point to me—at least, in the beginning—was that artists whose works are good don’t need to self-promote, because the work speaks for…

Call for Extension of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa RTI Act 2013 to PATA

Peshawar: December 4th 2014: Article 19-A of the constitution of Pakistan provides for citizens’ right to access information held by public bodies. This constitutional right of citizens of PATA is being violated by not extending KP RTI law to PATA. Centre for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA) has demanded extension of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to…