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Khalid Kheshgi
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly will resume its session today and it is expected to be one of the longest sessions.
Speaker Asad Qaiser will chair the session in which important bills are expected to be tabled. The assembly has been in ...
 
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PESHAWAR: Experts have said the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) Islamabad is performing key functions to sustain food security in the country and its conversion into a housing scheme would undermine the critical component of the ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: A member of the provincial assembly from the provincial capital allegedly tortured an assistant sub-inspector of the Bhanamani Police Station and fractured his hand.
At a time when the provincial government and the ruling Pakistan ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin
PESHAWAR: Disturbed by the five years long delay in appointment of ombudsperson by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, a non-governmental organisation, Da Hawwa Lur, has started a signature campaign for a petition to get the vacancy filled out. ...
 
 
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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The police registered a case against six persons for forcing a man to marry off his teenage daughter to a man over an honour dispute, police officials said on Sunday.
They said that one Amirullah had trespassed upon a house in ...
 
 
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KARAK: The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) has nominated Maulana Mirzaqeem has its candidate for the office of the district government chairman.
This was decided at a meeting of JUI-F on Sunday, with its district president Hafiz Ibne Ameen in the ...
 
 
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MANSEHRA: The prolonged and unscheduled loadshedding of over 16 hours has badly disturbed routine life in the district.
“The duration of loadshedding has been increased in Mansehra city and its adjoining areas after Eidul Fitr. Our business has ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Women Action Forum, Peshawar chapter, has flayed the recent use of force by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to evict the poor people from a slum in Islamabad.
The condemnation came at the WAF Peshawar chapter members ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: A trader was kidnapped from Charsadda Road by four people who were disguised as clients, sources said on Sunday.
Police said the brother of one Khan Zeb lodged the first information report (FIR) that he was called by four people for ...
 
 
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MINGORA: The office-bearers of Ittefaq Labour Union, Swat chapter, staged protest against the alleged irregularities in the Workers Welfare Board (WWB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here on Sunday.
Led by provincial chairman of Muttahida Labour Federation ...
 
 
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CHITRAL: Fearing a serious shortage of essentials in flood-hit and land-locked areas in the valley, Member National Assembly Iftikharuddin on Sunday asked the government to install steel bridges in the areas to avoid famine-like situation. ...
 
 
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CHITRAL: Stranded in far-off areas in upper Chitral after floods washed away all link roads, several students including girls of the University of Peshawar (UoP) and University of Malakand (UoM) belonging to Mastuj sub-division may fail to appear ...
 
 
Mushtaq Paracha
NOWSHERA: Around 350 families have been shifted to safer places after several localities came under floodwaters in the district, official sources said on Sunday.
The district received the highest rain during the third round of the monsoon. ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has announced Rs250 million development package for the flood victims in Lakki Marwat.
Talking to The News here on Sunday, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Salim Saifullah Khan said that he led ...
 
 
Our correspondent
BANNU: A former provincial minister and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Sher Azam Wazir has said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) rigged the local government elections. This he stated while addressing a public rally here
in Domail ...
 
 
Khurram Pervez
PESHAWAR: Residents of Jala Bela village Sunday asked the government to compete the work on construction of embankment along the Kabul River.
Talking to The News on Sunday, villagers including Bacha, Haider Khan, Fahim, Sar Zamin and others ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: Voting in the National Assembly, if it takes place resulting in the defeat of a resolution seeking ouster of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) legislators for absence beyond permissible period, will be a win-win for all the parties to ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Gandhara Hindko Academy arranged a gathering to share the Hindko language and culture promotion plans with the people from various sections of the society.
Executive Committee members of the Gandhara Hindko Board, that runs the ...
 
 
Our special correspondent
ISLAMABAD: A positive upshot of the report of the inquiry commission that has declared the 2013 general elections fair and free, is the fast track adopted by a bipartisan parliamentary committee to introduce electoral reforms.
“The ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The police arrested two militants in Muhammadzai area in Kohat district on Sunday.
A press release issued by the office of the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police, Kohat Range, stated that the police raided a house in Muhammadzai ...
 
 

KABUL: An Afghan woman has reportedly been sexually abused by a housekeeper in a hospital in Delhi, the capital city of India.
The incident took place on 24th July where the housekeeper sexually abused the woman who was accompanying her mother ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: Haji Muhammad Firdos of Amankot, a former chief accountant of the
Frontier Sugar Mills, father of Javed Anwar, Farooq
Anwar, Tariq Anwar, Maqsud and Arif Anwar died here on Sunday.
His funeral prayer was offered at his native ...
 
 
Our correspondent
DIR: The students of Upper
Dir district have got six
positions including the
first one, out of the top 10
positions in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examinations of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education ...