Tue January 17, 2017
Rabi-us-Sani 18, 1438 A.H.
Pak vs Aus
MPA moves PHC against KP govt for dropping development scheme
Expelled PTI lawmaker accuses CM of discrimination PESHAWAR: Lawmaker Ziaullah Afridi on Monday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and the provincial government for allegedly dropping...
Mobile agriculture initiative launched to help farmers
PESHAWAR: Considered the backbone of Pakistan’s economy, agriculture sector is suffering from volatility in growth due to host of factors, including lack of progressive farming. Agriculture contributed 20 percent of Gross...
Anti-polio drive launched in Chitral’s 10 UCs
CHITRAL: The anti-polio campaign was launched in 10 union councils in the district on Monday as the drive was postponed in the remaining 14 UCs due to the tough weather...
Court stops tendering process for small dams’ construction
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Monday stopped Directorate of Small Dams from opening tenders for construction of small dams in Haripur and Nowshera districts till next orders. A two-member bench...
Dr Abdul Mateen remembered for academic services
PESHAWAR: Speakers at a condolence reference on Monday paid glowing tributes to the former vice-chancellor of University of Peshawar Dr Abdul Mateen for his academic services. Jointly arranged by the University...
Three-day anti-polio drive begins in Lower Dir
TIMERGARA: Like other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a three-day anti-polio campaign began in Lower Dir district on Monday. Deputy Commissioner Irfanullah Wazir and District Health Officer Shaukat Ali vaccinated children at...
Haj organisers say best services provided to pilgrims
PESHAWAR: Joint Secretary of the Haj Organisers Association of Pakistan Javed Akhtar Qureshi on Monday claimed that the private haj companies had provided best services to the pilgrims in Saudi...
Innovative methods stressed to ensure vaccination
Anti-polio campaign launched PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Deputy Speaker Mehr Taj Roghani has said innovative methods should be adopted to ensure vaccination to every child with specific focus on new-born babies. She said...
Fata will be made polio-free: Jhagra
Ceremony arranged to mark launch of first campaign of 2017 PESHAWAR: Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said on Monday that all-out efforts would be made to make the Federally Administered Tribal Areas...
Wildlife, biodiversity board constituted
PESHAWAR: The provincial government has constituted the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wildlife and Biodiversity Board (KP-WBB) with immediate effect, said a communiqué. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister will be chairman of the board while...
Karak women protest low gas pressure, power loadshedding
KARAK: The women on Monday protested the low gas pressure and excessive loadshedding in the district. A large number of protesting women from Karak city staged a sit-in on the...
ANP urges govt to convene APC on proposed terror law
CHARSADDA: Awami National Party (ANP) on Monday urged the federal government to convene an all parties conference (APC) to discuss the proposed new law that well deal with the terrorism...
Rich tribute paid to late Hakim Said
Speakers want chapters in textbooks to highlight his services PESHAWAR: The participants of a special gathering paid rich tributes to late Hakim Mohammed Said for the meritorious services he had rendered...
Inclement weather hampers anti-polio drive in 3 UCs of Mansehra
MANSEHRA: The three-day polio campaign couldn’t be kicked off in three union councils of the district due to inclement weather on Monday. The children of three snowbound union councils of district...
Light vehicles to cross Lowari Tunnel two days a week
DIR: Officials said on Monday that light traffic vehicles (LTVs) would now be allowed to go through Lowari Tunnel two days a week. National Highway Authority General Manager Mukesh Kumar, Deputy...
Swat receives more rain, snowfall
Obaid Abrar Khan
MINGORA: The Swat district and the rest of the Malakand Division on Monday received rain and snowfall that brought the mercury down.The mountains in Kalam, Madyan, Bahrain, Miandam, Malam Jabba...
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Bring the missing activists home
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No more excuses
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