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Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: The first batch of woman commandos and the first ever special combat unit (SCU) of the Khyber Pakhtun-khwa Police would kick off their operations during the current month.
The first ever batch of 36 female policemen is presently ...
 
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Riaz Khan Daudzai
PESHAWAR: After fresh wave of terrorism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa coupled with the government’s dismissive attitude towards the manufacturing sector, fresh flight of capital to neighbouring Afghanistan is posing new challenges for the militancy-hit ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The combined opposition in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday failed to build consensus on Senate tickets as their meetings remained inconclusive with regard to finalising candidates for the March 5 Senate elections.
A meeting ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: Afghanistan on Sunday summoned Pakistan’s ambassador to Kabul and lodged protest over the arrest of Afghan diplomats in Peshawar and alleged harassment of Afghan refugees.
According to the Afghan Islamic Press, a press release issued ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Monday summoned agency surgeon of Khyber Agency for ignoring two tribesmen in appointment in the Expanded Programme on Immunisation despite being qualified for the posts.
A two-member bench comprising ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: A trader sustained injuries when four persons dressed in security forces uniform tried to kidnap him in Rashakai, police sources said on Monday.
One Majid Iqbal who has medicine store on the Mardan-Nowshera Road in Rashakai, had been ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU) has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with a number of international and national universities to establish linkages and promote research and academic activities.
The ...
 
 
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MANSEHRA: A local court on Monday handed down 30-year imprisonment term and fine of Rs250,000 to a teacher who had reportedly killed a first-year student after he (victim) resisted a sexual assault in Gari Habibullah in 2012.
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Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has undertaken a campaign against the parents who have refused administration of anti-polio vaccines drops to their kids and arrested 471 in Peshawar alone on Monday, an official said.
This is for the ...
 
 
Yousaf Ali
BATTAGRAM: Strict action and consistent visits of the district administration to different schools in the remote areas of Battagram district has helped overcome the issue of closed schools, teachers’ absenteeism and proxy teachers, especially the ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: An ugly scene was created when workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and supporters of Javed Nasim, a Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) from PK-3, clashed with and fired shots into the air on the Dilazak Road on Monday ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday arrested two employees of a bank on the charges of involvement in embezzlement of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited utility bills.
Those arrested were identified as ...
 
 
Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: It is rare that leading journalists, columnists and analysts from all over Pakistan visit the provincial metropolis for attending an event. If that is the case with Peshawar, coming to Mardan or another city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for ...
 
 
Bureau report
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police has started recruitment for constables through National Testing Services (NTS) to ensure merit in hiring manpower for the force.
More than 37,000 candidates had applied through NTS last year after which ...
 
 
Our correspondent
KHAR: Leishmaniasis has turned into an epidemic in Salarzai tehsil in Bajaur Agency as 1,100 people have been reportedly affected by the disease.
Tribespeople in Salarzai tehsil told The News that 1,100 persons in Kohi, Darra and Taly areas had ...
 
 
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BANNU: Internally displaced persons (IDPs) who were employees of various government departments staged protest against the relevant authorities for not paying them their salaries and blocked Bannu-Kohat Road for some time on Monday.
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