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PESHAWAR: Students of various institutions have demanded establishment of schools in the name of every student martyred in the Army Public School and College carnage as protests against the brutal incident continued for the 6th consecutive day on ...
 
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PESHAWAR: Former prime minister and Pakistan People’s Party leader Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said Sunday the incumbent government had taken the right decision to resume implementation of the capital punishment in view of the prevailing situation. ...
 
 
Muhammad Riaz Mayar
MARDAN: Management of the Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) has planned to hand over site of Koi Tangay Kandaray located in Katlang tehsil to the Directorate of Archeology and Museums Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said an official.
Abidur Rehman, field ...
 
 
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MARDAN: At least five persons, including two brothers, died of suffocation at a wedding hall in the limits of Sheikh Maltoon Town Police Station, the police said on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Abdur Rehman, Ameen Khan, Sherzada, ...
 
 
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PARACHINAR: Unidentified persons shot dead a tribal elder in central Kurram Agency on Sunday, official sources said.
The sources said that Malik Faqir Jan was on way to Sadda bazaar from central Kurram Agency when unknown persons opened fire on ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Fata Secretariat has approved various development schemes for the tribal areas amounting to more than Rs2. 5 billion.
The decision was taken at the sixth meeting of the Fata Working Development Party (FWDP). The meeting was held ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Sunday asked the federal government to start repatriation of the Afghan refugees.
Talking to reporters, the chief minister said Afghan refugees were burden on the economy of the province and were ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: A number of unregistered Afghans were among over 70 suspects arrested during a search operation in the vicinity of the Army Public School on Sunday.
Heavy contingents of the Peshawar Police along with other security agencies carried ...
 
 
Mushtaq Paracha
NOWSHERA: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) Sunday vowed to oppose action against religious seminaries after the attack on the Army Public School and College in Peshawar.
A shura meeting was held at Akora Khattak which was attended by JUI-S ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The second death anniversary of former provincial senior minister and Awami National Party (ANP) leader Bashir Ahmad Bilour is being observed today (Monday).
The main function to remember the late Bilour would be arranged at Nishtar ...
 
 
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GHALLANAI: The residents of various areas on Sunday asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor to appoint political agent (PA) in Mohmand Agency as the post was lying vacant for the last few weeks.
Talking to reporters, the residents said that ...
 
 
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HANGU: Abdul Basit, student of Almisbah Public School and resident of Darvezi in Palosai area, has gone missing since August 25.
Hayatullah, father of the missing kid, has appealed people to inform him at 0333-9682965-0925-261516 if anyone has ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: As most of the terrorist attacks in the cities are being launched from the tribal areas, the law and order situation in the country would only improve once the administrative system of the Federal Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) is ...
 
 
Aftab Ahmad
PESHAWAR: Terrorists killed most of the teachers at the Army Public School and College because they had tried to save the students from the carnage. Among these brave teachers was Sahar Afshan.
Sunday was the sixth day of the worst tragedy in ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has formed the technical committee on law and order that will map out a vigorous strategy to counter militancy and build peace and security in the province.
The notified committee has five-members. It ...
 
 
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BARA: A member of the pro-government peace body, Tauheed-ul-Islam (TI), sustained injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency, sources said on Sunday.
The sources said unidentified persons targetted ...
 
 
Syed Kosar Naqvi
ABBOTTABAD: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao has said that the entire leadership of the country has come to a single platform to save the nation from the scourge of terrorism.
“Our priority is to uproot extremism and ...
 
 

THARPARKAR: Thar famine continues to spread fear of death in the region as 219 children have lost their lives in the time span of 81 days, reported a private news channel on Sunday.
Earlier, malnourished children continue to die in Thar at the ...
 
 
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MANSEHRA: The scores of people whose land is being acquired for construction of Suki Kinari hydropower project staged a protest rally here outside press club on Sunday demanding commercial prices for their land.
The protester raised slogans in ...
 
 

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) amir Sirajul Haq has said that national interest should be given priority while chalking out policies.
Talking to various delegations which called on him at Mansoora on Sunday, Sirajul Haq said that involvement of ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: There have been inaccurate and misleading statements in the media on Saturday attributed to US Ambassador Richard Olson regarding the murderer of American journalist Daniel Pearl, says a press release issued here on Sunday.
While the ...