PESHAWAR    -   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Irrigation Arshad Ayub has said that the restoration work on Manda Headworks is ongoing on an emergency basis. The completion of this will solve the problems faced by the farmers in ...

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  • Cop shot injured in DI Khan attack

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    DI KHAN    -    Militants shot and injured a police constable as they fired at the gate of Daraban Police Station in DI Khan district on Thursday. DI Khan police spokesman Imtiaz Ali said that the policeman Muhammad Ismail was on duty at the main gate of the Daraban Police Station when some militants fired at the police station. As a result, the cop sustained bullet ...

  • Implementation of 3 ITZ projects approved to promote tourism industry in KP

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    PESHAWAR     -   As an important development to­ward the establishment of the tourism industry, the Khyber Pa­khtunkhwa Public Private Part­nership Committee has approved the implementation of three Inte­grated Tourism Zones projects, in­cluding ITZ Ganool, ITZ Mankiyal and ITZ Madaklasht, which would be developed at a cumulative cost of Rs. 12.2 ...

  • KMU hosts event to highlight importance of pharmacists in society

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    PESHAWAR    -   The Khyber Medical Uni­versity (KMU) Institute of Pharmaceutical Sci­ences (IPS) organized an event to celebrate World Pharmacist Day.  The purpose of cel­ebrating this day was to highlight the impor­tance of pharmacists in society including pro­viding awareness about pharmacy to the stu­dents.  The Chief Guest of the ...

  • 2kg hashish recovered, several arrested

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    PESHAWAR    -  Police recovered 10kg hashish and arrested sev­eral accused in the provin­cial capital on Thursday. A spokesman for Pe­shawar Police said that personnel from PS Chamkani arrested six accused and recovered 6kg hashish, a stolen ve­hicle and weapons from their possession. In Yakatoot, the police seized 2kg hashish and arrested three drug ...

  • KP govt launches various schemes to provide employment to youth: SACM

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    PESHAWAR   -  Special Assistant for In­dustry and Trade Abdul Kareem while address­ing the convention of Young Leader Parliament held at Nishtar Hall Pe­shawar said that the pro­vincial government has started various schemes to provide dignified em­ployment to the youth of the province and initiat­ed interest-free loans on easy terms so that the youth can ...

  • Thousands of students fail as BISE Peshawar pilots e-marking software

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    PESHAWAR   -   Thousands of students have failed the 9th-grade exam as the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Peshawar piloted a new software for e-marking this time, sources in the education department and BISE told The Nation. Also, students from several schools staged protest demonstrations outside the Peshawar Press Club, demanding that the authorities ...

  • PCFA holds ceremony to mark founding day of China

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    PESHAWAR    -    “Pakistan and China are enjoy­ing time tested friendship as iron brothers,” said Mr Zhang Heqing Counselor for Cultural, Education, Sports and Friendship at the Em­bassy of the People Republic of Chi­na in Islamabad at a cake cutting ceremony organized by the Paki­stan-China Friendship Association (PCFA) Khyber ...

  • Mayor directs adequate security measures for Eid Milad-un-Nabi

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    PESHAWAR    -   Mayor Zubair Ali here Tuesday di­rected concerned quarters to take ad­equate security measures for peace­ful observing of Eid Milad-un-Nabi congregations.  Talking to a delegation of Idara Tabligh-e-Islam led by its President Syed Fayyaz Ali Shah, he said that best arrangements would be made for 12 Rabi Awwal and full proof of security ...

  • Imran Khan sees fresh elections in country after his ‘last long march’

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    Imran says ‘unfortunate’ that justice system failed to stop Ishaq Dar. PESHAWAR    -  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said Tues­day that he would soon launch the last long march that would pave the way for the fair and transpar­ent elections in the country and his PTI party would form the next government in the centre.  “Get ...

  • PHC allows FIA to continue grilling NA ex-speaker

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    PESHAWAR    -   Peshawar High Court Tuesday rejected a petition of former Na­tional Assembly speaker Asad Qaiser, allowing the Federal In­vestigation Agency (FIA) to con­tinue its investigation against him in the matter involving ille­gal funding. When PTI leader Asad Qais­er, received the first notifica­tion from the FIA in the ille­gal ...

  • Save the Children pledges students’ rehab in flood-hit areas

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    SWAT    -   Taking part in the government’s initiative of extending relief and rehabilitation support to over 33 million people including 16 mil­lion children displaced due to the recent devastating floods across Pakistan, the international human­itarian organization Save the Chil­dren has pledged rehabilitation of flood-affected children across the ...

  • 57 cadets of CCM secure A+ Grade in BISE Peshawar Class 9th Exam

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    MOHMAND    -   Principal, Cadet College Mohmand (CCM) Brig­adier Zafar Iqbal has said that the Cadets of Class 9th of Cadet Col­lege Mohmand (CCM) have proved their mettle in BISE Peshawar Class 9thExam.  It is the first-ever Board Exam in the history of the college he told 57 ca­dets who appeared in the Board Exam and all of them secured A+ Grade ...

  • NGO distributes stationery, uniforms among 100 orphans

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    MOHMAND   -   A locally based Youth Welfare Organization distributed uniforms and stationery to 100 or­phans, the poor and chil­dren of disabled fathers on Tuesday.  It is to mention here that Shaheed Banda Youth Welfare Organiza­tion surveyed different schools like Government Primary School Sha­heed Banda, Government Girls’ Primary School Malik Taj ...

  • Pakistan Oxygen to set up plant in Rashakai SEZ

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    PESHAWAR    -   Pakistan Oxygen Limited (POL) has planned to set up a state-of-the-art plant in Rashakai Special Economic Zone of the premier China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Pakistan, said a press release issued here on Monday. Pakistan Oxygen Limited is a public listed company, and a leading supplier of medical and industrial gases in Pakistan with a proud legacy of ...

  • Eight IT sector projects in KP in final phase of completion: Atif Khan

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    PESHAWAR     -    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Science & Information Technology, Atif Khan has said that work on eight IT sector projects in the province has reached the final phase of completion. The completion of these projects would not only promote the digitization of the economy but also pave the way for the provision of services in a transparent manner. He was ...

  • KP CM accuses federal govt of bringing economy to verge of default

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    Peshawar    -     Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has stated that the incumbent Federal Government has brought the national economy to the verge of default due to its selfish policies which are merely focused on escaping the looted wealth of the nation and abolishing corruption cases against them. Mahmood Khan reiterated that this conglomerate of incompetent ...

  • Students protest against increase in admission fee

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    PESHAWAR    -    The students of Agriculture University here on Monday staged a protest demonstration against increase in admission fee, demanded repair and maintenance of hostels on priority basis and provision of WiFi facility. The protest was organised by Islami Jamiat Talba (IJT), led by its Campus Nazim, Asfandyar Rabbai and Nazim Agriculture University, Arshad Khan, with ...

  • Labourers protest against controlled crossing policy at Torkham

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    Khyber    -    A protest sit-in of daily wagers and labourers against the restricted policy at the crossing point was held here on Monday. Scores of local labourers and manual workers holding black flags in their hands initiated a protest camp in Torkham to file their resentment over the alleged controlled crossing policy at the border. Elders, political elites and people from ...

  • Controversy in KP bureaucracy: No light at the end of tunnel yet

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    Peshawar    -    Provincial Management Service (PMS) officers have come to the rescue of the arrested employees of the Civil Secretariat as PMS Officers Association representatives met the provincial bureaucracy high-ups on Monday regarding the employees’ arrests as well as the proposed 3% quota for district administrations’ employees in the PMS services. The PMS ...

  • Scholars from Central Asian Republics attend seminar hosted by BBWUP, UoP

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    Peshawar    -    Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar (BBWUP) Department of Political Science, in collaboration with the Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar (UoP) on Monday organized a one-day international seminar on “Regional Connectivity: Central Asian Perspective”, in which scholars from Central Asian Republics (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, ...

  • ASI killed, two injured in firing incident in Mardan mosque

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    Mardan    -    Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Intelligence Bureau (IB) was killed while two other worshipers got injured when unidentified suspected militants started firing in the mosque during Isha prayer on Sunday night, in the limits of PS City, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) police and local sources informed. Sources said that unidentified suspected militants ...

  • Dengue attacks continue in KP

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    PESHAWAR    -   Dengue fever claimed one more life in last 20 hours, the death toll reached 7, an official source of the Health Department told media men here on Sunday. The official said that 259 more cases of dengue have been re­ported in the last 24 hours and 175 cases were reported from Pe­shawar, 34 from Haripur, 21 from Khyber. The number of active cases has ...

  • Climate change-induced floods inflict huge losses to KP wildlife

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    PESHAWAR    -   Notwithstanding the climate change-induced floods, the wild­life was one of the most affected sectors following destruction of its habitats, sanctuaries and protect­ed areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where an estimated Rs97.64 mil­lion losses were reported. Breaking the 30-year record, the August 27 devastating floods, which started from Mataltan, ...

  • Public health top priority of govt: Mayor Peshawar

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    PESHAWAR    -   Mayor Peshawar Haji Zubair Ali on Sunday said that dengue spray was being done in high risk areas and taking care of people’s health was the top most priority of the lo­cal government.  Mayor Peshawar Haji Zubair Ali told media men during his vis­it to the city area said that there would be no compromise on it that was why steps have ...

  • KP CM okays proposal for agri varsity’s campus in Mardan

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    PESHAWAR   -   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has principally agreed with the proposal regarding the con­struction of a building for Agriculture University Peshawar’s Ameer Muham­mad Khan Campus Mardan in a pub­lic-private partnership. While chairing a meeting, the chief minister directed the relevant author­ities to pay special attention ...

  • PMS officers body demands release of detained employees

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    PESHAWAR   -   PMS Officers Association Saturday condemned the arrest of employ­ees of the Civil Secretariat under the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) Ordinance and their detention in the DI Khan Jail for 30 days. A statement issued by the All Paki­stan PMS Officers Association’s con­vener Fahad Ikram Qazi stated that the arrested employees were ...

  • KTH officials catch thief red-handed

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    PESHAWAR    -   A thief was caught red-handed with the help of CCTV surveillance in the premises of the Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar by the staff of the hospital here on Saturday. The accused Sajjad Ahmad had sto­len sanitary ware and pipes from the toilets of the newly constructed OPD of Khyber Teaching Hospital, the hospital spokesman confirmed the incident details. The ...

  • Peshawar police terminate 60 personnel for misconduct: CCPO

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    PESHAWAR   -    The Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) has said that 60 police employees were dismissed from service while 1,278 employees were administered other punish­ments as per the reward and punishment policy.  To prevent the burking of cases, Peshawar Police have registered 390 FIRs for the previous year in the current year, stated Peshawar police chief ...

  • DPO assures compensation to martyred cop’s heirs

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    KHYBER    -   the district police officer (DPO) Sat­urday visited the house of martyred police constable Mohsin Afridi who lost his life in a militant’s attack in Naway Abadi, Tehsil Jamrud, Khyber District. DPO Imran Khan offered fateha for the departed soul and assured the heirs of Shaheed of awarding compensation. He said that the police have already started ...