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Yousaf Ali
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is facing a gigantic task of providing stringent security to the unprecedentedly huge number of polling stations for the upcoming local government (LG) elections as thousands of polling stations have ...
 
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Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday re-issued notices to the ministries for submission of reports on whereabouts of missing persons.
A two-member bench comprising Chief Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel and Mrs Justice Irshad Qaisar ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: Two persons were killed after an old bridge collapsed on Kohat Road in the provincial capital on Thursday.An official of the Rescue department said an old Bara Pul on Kohat Road suddenly collapsed and two persons fell into the water. They ...
 
 
Mushtaq Paracha
NOWSHERA: The Afghan refugees agreed to vacate their abodes at Azakhel Refugee Camp after successful talks between the district administration and a representative jirga on Thursday.
The district administration held successful talks with the ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court Bar Association (PHCBA) on Thursday announced two-day boycott of courts from today against the alleged police torture of a local lawyer.
PHCBA president Muhammad Fida Gul and Peshawar Bar Association president ...
 
 

NOWSHERA: Minister for Excise and Taxation Mian Jamshaid-ud-Din has said that providing education and career skills to our youth, especially the girls, is vital for the prosperous future of Pakistan and the only way forward.
The minister was ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday arrested a convicted terrorist who had escaped in the Bannu jailbreak.
An official of the Counter Terrorism Department said that they had arrested the convicted ...
 
 
Our correspondent
ABBOTTABAD: The angry protesters blocked roads, including the Karakoram Highway, for hours on Thursday to protest the killing of a trader a day earlier.
Two groups scuffled yesterday, leaving a local shopkeeper dead and eight others injured in ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Thursday said that the people were satisfied with the performance of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.
Talking to reporters after a live question and answer session at a radio programme ...
 
 
Our correspondent
PARACHINAR: The power supply to parts of upper parts of Kurram Agency was remained suspended for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday as the power pylon uprooted in a windstorm were yet to be repaired.
The power supply to Parachinar, the ...
 
 
Nisar Mahmood
PESHAWAR: Speakers at a day-long seminar held at the Pashto Academy here Thursday paid rich tributes to great Persian poet Hafiz Shirazi and popular Pashto poet Rahman Baba.
In his address, Prof Rasool Jan, the Vice-Chancellor University of ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Medical College Teaching Staff Association (KMCTSA) has expressed concern over some regulations introduced in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Medical Teaching Institution Reforms Act and asked the government to address their ...
 
 
Muhammad Farooq
SWABI: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar Thursday said that the provincial government would transform the Gadoon Amazai Industrial Estate into a model industrial estate.
During a visit to the GAIE, he said that Rs140 million would ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: The Accountability Court on Thursday sentenced an accused to 16 years in rigorous imprisonment and fine of Rs228,531,000 after the National Accountability Bureau proved charges of swindling people on the pretext of providing them vehicles ...
 
 

Four arrested, captive recovered
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: The city police on Thursday recovered a kidnapped person and arrested four people. An official of Tehkal Police Station said that Wajid Ali had lodged a report on May 17, 2015 ...