Shahid Khan 

  • PDMA says rain related incidents claimed 289 lives in KP, as new spell of rain begins   Peshawar    -   While floods often cause much damage in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other parts of the country in monsoon season, the government needs to focus upgrading the Meteorological Department to cope ...

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  • Students at state-run schools without textbooks due to mismanagement, lack of coordination between KP Education Department, KP Textbook Board.PESHAWAR    -   Much of the academic year of stu­dents is being wasted at schools as the authorities concerned have failed to provide books since the ...

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  • Authorities did not learn from 2010 floods because water channels remained without embankments ever since, causing more damage this time.PESHAWAR   -   While floods are a calamity, mismanagement and en­croachments are considered to be major reasons be­hind the flood’s destruction.The floods ...

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  • Former NA speaker’s lawyer issues letter to FIA to withdraw call-up notice.Peshawar   -   While former National Assembly speaker Asad Qaiser avoided appearing before the Federal Investigation Agency Inquiry Officer in the prohibited funding case, former Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman ...

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  • Peshawar-Inside a small home in a far-off Torkhow village of Upper Chitral district, 25-year-old Haya (a pseudonym) had served her mother, an elder brother and other family members for the last four months since her husband dropped her at her parent’s home before leaving for Peshawar in ...

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  • 45 aspirants vying on general, three on women reserved seats from KP in by-electionsPeshawar    -   Forty-eight candidates have submitted their nomination papers for the by-polls on five National Assembly seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday.According to statistics released by an Election ...

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  • n TTP men link their reappearance with the ceasefire but say they won’t harm anyone n Tribal Jirga elder says talks with Taliban still underway and no final decisions made yet. PESHAWAR    -   The resurgence of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the KP chief minister’s native area - ...

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  • Cops on duty at procession routes given special cards, CCPO says other officers to remain on roads to inspect security for processions.Peshawar   -   Shia community staged the 9th Muharram procession from Imambargah Imamia Colony on Saddar Road, amid tightened security on Monday.The procession ...

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  • Provincial police lost several senior officials including additional IGs, DIGs, SSPs and others to terrorism over last decade.PESHAWAR    -   Police Martyrs Day was observed across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Thursday as ceremo­nies were held in all dis­tricts of the province.While the ...

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  • A brief but heavy rain exposes poor sewerage and inefficiency of govt authorities.PESHAWAR    -    People immensely enjoyed the rain shower that turned the weather pleasant amid the heat wave but they equally suffered due to the poor sewerage sys­tem as the shower also turned the roads into ...

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  • Body of Hiba recovered from Peshawar Saddar; a week ago another girl was killed in Railway Quarterspeshawar    -   Body of a girl, aged 7, was recovered from Saddar area of the provincial capital on Sunday.Hiba was recovered dead close to a mosque in the crowded Saddar Bazaar’s Kali Bari ...

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  • Peshawar    -    Despite ban by the government, polythene bags are increasingly being used in marketplaces with impunity – thanks to the powerful mafia and influential owners of polythene industries.The plastic bags have been in use for groceries and other food and non-food items for ...

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  • PESHAWAR - A book titled “Tehzeeb Ka Safar” accurately depicts the life and culture in Iran and paints a picture in the minds of readers about the neighbouring country’s customs.The book in Urdu language has been authored by a Peshawar-based journalist Muhammad Daud. The author once visited ...

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  • Peshawar - Litigants faced problems as lawyers on Thursday boycotted court proceedings in 10 districts of the province, including the principal seat of Peshawar, in protest against recent murder attempt on a senior lawyer in Swabi district. A few days ago, Ashfaq Khan advocate was attacked by ...

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  • Peshawar - Population of thousands of residents in Neighbourhood Council-44 have criticised the authorities for disconnecting their electricity supply feeder from city area and linking it to rural areas, due to which they are being subjected to hours’ long and unscheduled load-shedding. The ...

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  • PESHAWAR - In the foothills of one of the summits of the Hindukush mountainous region in Upper Chitral, villagers of Sonoghoor have frequently seen the inclemency of glacial lakes outburst flood (GLOF) that cause much damage to life and property from time to time in certain areas. However, the idea ...

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  • CM lauds both treasury, opposition benches as all 64 demands for grants get approvedpeshawar   -   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Friday passed the annual budget for 2022-23 and approved all 64 demands for grants worth Rs1332 billion.The House also passed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Bill, ...

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  • Peshawar-Recent cold weather in the region in the summer season has re-emerged after several decades as June 13, 1981 had also witnessed the same cold weather.However, climate experts believe that research needs to be conducted to find out whether or not this weather pattern of June persists in the ...

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  • Peshawar    -    Provincial Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has issued a threat alert saying that an assassin based in Afghanistan had been tasked to target former prime minister Imran Khan.The content of the threat alert, shared on some online forums, stated one Kochay, hailing from ...

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  • Peshawar - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has removed property tax exemption from five Marla houses to three Marla houses as per the budget for the year 2022-23. As per the finance bill, the buildings of provincial and federal government departments would be exempted from tax but those government ...

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  • PESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government yesterday presented the provincial budget for the year 2022-23 with an outlay of Rs1332 billion. The provincial annual budget was presented in a special budget session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly, chaired by Deputy Speaker Mahmood Jan. The budget, ...

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  • Peshawar - An anatomy of the federal budget for the year 2022-23 leads one to conclude that it has very little to offer to the public as the underprivileged class is likely to face more difficult days ahead. The budged announces 15% pay raise for government departments’ employees and 5% increase ...

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  • Peshawar   -    Peshawar High Court has accepted the transit bail plea of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan till July 2, 2022.PHC Chief Justice Qaiser Rasheed heard the case, filed by the Chief Minister through Naumanul Haq Kakakhel advocate.The Chief Minister appeared in the ...

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  • Peshawar   -   City division police have arrested nine gangsters and also recovered 15 motorcycles and 29 mobile phones that the gang had snatched from citizens during robberies in the provincial capital.The accused also confessed to have lifted the car of a lawyer from the Peshawar High Court ...

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  • Peshawar - Patients and their attendants have criticised the deteriorating patient care at the Lady Reading Hospital, KP’s biggest public sector hospital, while the Young Doctors Association also addressed a press conference against reported corruption and mismanagement at the health facility on ...

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  • peshawar   -   Members of the Capital Metropolitan City government on Monday criticized the provincial government over the Local Government Amendment Bill, which deprived them of their powers.They warned to boycott the anti-polio campaigns, stop the issuance of birth and death certificates and ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has reiterated to turn Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) into Punjab and also asked the KP chief minister to bring down the price of 10kg wheat flour to Rs400, otherwise he would do it within the next 24 hours. “I again declare that I will sell my outfit but provide ...

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  • peshawar   -  End to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) long march in a single day has attracted mixed feelings while it has also caused frustration among many PTI activists at the grassroots.Public circles also question the dramatic end to the long march although PTI chairman Imran Khan had ...

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  • peshawar   -   Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan on Tuesday inaugurated ‘Gulistan-e-Hazar Khwani’ which is the largest park of the provincial capital Peshawar.The park has been completed at a cost of Rs370 million and the area housing the park falls in the constituency of PTI ...

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  • peshawar   -   Inspector General of Police (IGP) Moazzam Jah Ansari on Monday visited the Sikh community and also shared with them a new security plan, as the police launched probe into the murder of the two Sikhs.Speaking to the Sikh community during his visit, the IGP assured early arrest of ...

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