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Junior cleric kills his senior for not allowing to lead Friday prayer

KARAK: A dispute over leading prayer Friday claimed the life of a cleric in Karak. According to reports, a junior cleric, Hafiz Shakir opened firing inside the mosque over dispute of leading the Friday prayer, when Maulana Iran started Friday sermon. Hafiz Shakir stopped Maulan Imran and asked him to leave the desk, but he refused.  The accused opened fire on Maulana Imran, leaving him dead on the spot, while two others injured.  The...

๐Ÿ•” 6:43 PM - February 12, 2016 Read Full News

Three-day anti-polio campaign in 12 union councils from 15th

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhywa government has decided to carry out three-day anti-polio vaccination campaign in 12 sensitive union councils of the province. According to a statement issued by provincial health department, the three-day campaign would start from 15 to 17 February. The statement said that 3 million children would be vaccinated  in 12 sensitive union councils of Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, Nowshera, Charsadda, Torghar,...

๐Ÿ•” 6:12 PM - February 12, 2016 Read Full News

LRH workers protest against show-cause notices, transfers

PESHAWAR:  The employees of Lady Reading Hospital Friday staged a protest demonstration against show-cause notices and transfer of some workers, while provincial health minister vowed to take action against violators of Essential Services Act. The paramedic, class four and nurses staged a protest demonstration against show-cause notice and transfer of some employees of the hospital and demanded of the hospital and government to...

๐Ÿ•” 6:04 PM - February 12, 2016 Read Full News

Peshawar district council passes anti-valentine day resolution

PESHAWAR: District Council Peshawar Friday unanimously passed resolution against Valentine Day.  The resolution, which was presented by Khalid Waqas of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), said that the Valentine day has no place in our tradition and values. The resolution states that the celebration of valentine day was western tradition. The resolution also stated that the Islam was also against Islamic values. Meanwhile, district nazim Kohat...

๐Ÿ•” 4:17 PM - February 12, 2016 Read Full News

TTP commander among 87 suspects arrested in KP raids

PESHAWAR: At least 47 suspected terrorists including facilitators and illegal afghan nationals were arrested during anti-terror raids in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday. According to police officials, police conducted search and strike operation in Peshawar cantt area arresting at least12 suspects. Meanwhile, police and security forces launched joint operation in Kohat’s Hafiz Abad, Gahri Nawaz Khan areas and arrested at least...

๐Ÿ•” 2:57 PM - February 12, 2016 Read Full News

Bacha Khan University to reopen on Monday

CHARSADDA:  Bacha Khan University Charsadda to reopened on Monday Feb 15, said spokesperson on Friday. The University has remained closed owing to security reasons after terrorists killed 21 students and professors in an attack last month.  The BKU spokesperson Saeed Khan said that the university's security committee, after a thorough review, cleared the varsity for resumption of academic activities. But students and staff...

๐Ÿ•” 2:35 PM - February 12, 2016 Read Full News

Kohat police arrest โ€˜terroristโ€™

KOHAT: Kohat police Thursday arrested a terrorist with Rs 1 million head-money. According to district police officer (DPO), on a tip off, the police raided a house in KDA township and arrested the terrorist. He said that the terrorist belonged to TTP, Dara Adam Khel group, who was wanted to police in cases related to attacks on security forces. The terrorist has been shifted to unknown location for interrogation.    ...

๐Ÿ•” 8:07 PM - February 11, 2016 Read Full News

Doctors call off strike after talks with CM Khattak

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa doctors Thursday called off strike after successful talks with the chief minister Pervaiz Khattak.  The representatives of the Health Coordination Council and 13 other health workers’ associations met with the chief minister and apprised him about their demands especially implementation of the Essential Service Act in the hospitals.  The representatives of the health workers said that...

๐Ÿ•” 6:21 PM - February 11, 2016 Read Full News

CM Khattak says ready to fight federal govt for rights of KP

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak has vowed not to compromise on the rights of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and ready to fight with federal government over CPEC’s western route and net hydel profit.  He was addressing oath taking ceremony of the newly elected office-bearers of the Peshawar Press Club here on Thursday.  He said that the federal government was ready to deprive the Khyber Pakhtunkwha...

๐Ÿ•” 6:00 PM - February 11, 2016 Read Full News

ASI killed, constable injured in Mardan raid

PESHAWAR:  An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) was killed in exchange of fire with terrorists in Mardan district on Wednesday. According to reports, acting on tip-off from secret agencies, ASI Sultan Mehmood, leading a team, raided a house in the Sajan area of Mardan,  said District Police Officer Faisal Shahzad adding that they opened fire on police party. As result, killing Sultan Mehmood and injuring  Constable Shoaib.  Police...

๐Ÿ•” 1:27 PM - February 10, 2016 Read Full News

Hamid Khan resigns as DG Ehtesab Commission

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  Ehtesab Commission Director General Lt-General (r) Hamid Khan Wednesday resigned from his position. Hamid Khan was irked by the recent amendments in provincial anti-corruption act, which limited his role as DG Ehtesab Commission. Under the new amendments, the Ehtesab Commission needs a permission from provincial government to arrest any member of the provincial assembly over corruption charges. Earlier...

๐Ÿ•” 12:15 PM - February 10, 2016 Read Full News

Pervaiz Raheed doubts Imran claims of planting million trees

KOHAT: Federal Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid has expressed doubt over Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan claims that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planted million trees. Speaking to reporters, Rashid said that Imran Khan wasted no time to dub Essential Services Maintenance Act as black law but the same act became suddenly “white” when Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government invoked it. The information minister...

๐Ÿ•” 6:48 PM - February 9, 2016 Read Full News

DG Hamid decides to resign over amendments in Ehtesab Commission act

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Director General Ehtesab Commission Lt General (Retd) Mohammad Hamid Khan has decided to resign if the recent amendments in the Ehtesab act were not taken back.  The cabinet has recently approved amendments in Ehtesab Commission Act 2014 making it mandatory for the commission to take prior permission from speakers/chairman of the national assembly, senate and provincial assembly  for arresting...

๐Ÿ•” 5:56 PM - February 9, 2016 Read Full News
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