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Two injured in land sliding near Lowari Tunnel

CHITRAL: Land sliding near Lowari Tunnel has blocked linking routes to Dir and Chitral at Ziarat stop from rest of the region. Heavy rain in the area has caused lightening strike at Lowari Top that resulted in land sliding. Sources told that as many as four cars have also been drowned in flood water. The mishap has also left two drivers injured who have been shifted to hospital for medical assistance. Reportedly, rescue teams have...

🕔 12:31 PM - June 29, 2016 Read Full News
 

MNA from Kurram Agency calls on Governor

PESHAWAR: MNA from Kurram Agency Sajid Hussain Turi called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra in Peshawar on Tuesday. They discussed matters related to return and rehabilitation of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) and wellbeing of people from Kurram Agency....

🕔 8:30 PM - June 28, 2016 Read Full News
 

Lowari tunnel project to become operational by March next year

PESHAWAR: The Lowari tunnel project will be completed and become operational by March next year. According to an official of National Highway Authority, the present government, after coming into power, approved additional funds for a revised PC-I of the Lowari Tunnel to ensure its early completion. He said the completion of the tunnel would reduce the current fourteen-hour drive from Chitral to Peshawar to only seven hours....

🕔 8:27 PM - June 28, 2016 Read Full News
 

KP govt refuses to extend stay of Afghan refugees

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday refused to extend the stay of Afghan immigrants in the province.  Talking to reporters, KP government spokesperson Mushtaq Ghani said that the province cannot bear the economic burden of Afghan refugees anymore. The stay deadline for Afghan refuges is going to expire on June 30. The KP provincial government had set June 30 as a deadline for Afghan immigrants to get themselves...

🕔 3:45 PM - June 28, 2016 Read Full News
 

Court refuses to grant bail to Imran in Peshawar road rage case

PESHAWAR: A local court in Peshawar on Tuesday rejected bail plea filed by Imran Khan in a case pertaining to harassment and use of threats against two men in a road rage incident. Peshawar Additional district and Session Judge Saeeda Arshad heard the petition filed by Imran Kan and his son Abdullah.  The accused lawyer appealed to the court to granted bail to their client.  The court, however, after hearing the argument,...

🕔 3:32 PM - June 28, 2016 Read Full News
 

KP Ehtesab Commission shortlists 10 candidates for DG slot

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission on Tuesday shortlisted 10 candidates for the post of director general, vacated after Lt-General (r) Hamid’s resignation.  Former Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Fayyaz Toru, former judge of Peshawar High Court Asad Ullah Khan Chamkani and prosecutor of the commission Babar Arshad Qazi among those finalized for the interviews.  The post of director general...

🕔 2:18 PM - June 28, 2016 Read Full News
 

Wanted terrorist arrested from Bannu

BANNU: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Bannu region has arrested a wanted terrorist during anti terror raid on Tuesday.  According to CTD spokesman, personnel of CTD conducted a raid and arrested a wanted terrorist indentified as Zait Ullah from Bizan Khel area .  The CTD also claimed to have recovered explosives from his possession.  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had fixed Rs 0.5 million as head money. According...

🕔 11:48 AM - June 28, 2016 Read Full News
 

FATA cleared of terrorists, peace restored as a result of Zarb-e-Azb

PESHAWAR: The Federally Administered Tribal Areas have been cleared of terrorists and peace has been restored in the region as a result of the Operation Zarb-e-Azb. The security forces have cleared six thousand and seven hundred square kilometres area of North Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. Three thousand five hundred terrorists were killed in the operation during the last two years. The sources said the security forces destroyed...

🕔 8:57 PM - June 25, 2016 Read Full News
 

14 FATA teachers involved in anti-state activities: Security Forces

PESHAWAR: Security sources revealed that at least 14 government teachers from FATA are involved in sectarianism and anti-state activities. Political administration of Kurram Agency said that it was revealed in a dossier dispatched to Additional Chief Secretary of FATA. The dossiers said that 14 teachers in upper and lower Dir were involved in extremism from 2007 to 2011. The teachers are accused of preaching sectarianism and possessing...

🕔 4:37 PM - June 25, 2016 Read Full News
 

Three killed in Shangla road accident

SHANGLA: At least three persons were killed and eight others injured in road accident here on Saturday. According to reports, two cars collided head on Keri area of Shangla and fell into a deep ravine.  At least two people were killed on the spot while nine others injured. The injured were shifted to Bisham hospital, where another injured succumbed to his injuries.   ...

🕔 11:49 AM - June 25, 2016 Read Full News
 

69 suspects arrested in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Peshawar police have arrested over 69 suspects from different areas of city on Saturday. According to reports, the police carried out raids in Hashtnagari area of Peshawar and arrested 42 suspects. The police also recovered weapons from some of the suspects.  Similarly, the Hashtnagari police also arrested 17 people for not submitting details about their tenants.  Meanwhile, the Hayatabad police claimed to have...

🕔 10:34 AM - June 25, 2016 Read Full News
 

Moderate earthquake jolts parts of KP, Islamabad

PESHAWAR: An earthquake shook Peshawar and other cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) for the second day in a row on Friday. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) the magnitude on richter scale was 5.1 whereas epicenter was border of Afghanistan and Tajiskistan. People were terrified by tremors and came out of houses while reciting “Kalma”.  KP was also shaken by earthquake on the previous day, when the...

🕔 12:29 AM - June 25, 2016 Read Full News
 

Dr Shahzad Akbar calls on Iqbal Zafar Jhagra

PESHAWAR: Director Medical of Hayatabad Medical Complex Professor Dr Shahzad Akbar called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra in Peshawar on Friday. During the meeting, they exchanged views on matters pertaining to provision of better health facilities to people of the province and FATA. On this occasion, the Governor gave away a cheque of one million rupees to the Professor Dr. Shahzad Akbar for ensure provision of...

🕔 8:08 PM - June 24, 2016 Read Full News
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