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NAB arrest three officials of PWD

PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested three officials of Peshawar Public Works Department (PWD) over charges of involvement in corruption of Rs 190 million. According to NAB, the arrested officials are: Muhammad Asif, Iftikharullah and Abdul Wahab. “These officials were involved in corruption of Rs.190 million in various water supply schemes,” NAB said. Riaz Shoaib, a contractor of water supply schemes,...

πŸ•” 8:00 PM - August 27, 2015 Read Full News
 

CM Khattak stresses higher education for women in province

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pervez Khattak on Thursday has vowed to upgrade the level of education for both males and females. While addressing a ceremony held at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, CM KP said that the development of a country also lies in women’s education. He vowed to open women universities in Swabi and Mardan and urged the administrations to work together in promotion of education...

πŸ•” 3:50 PM - August 27, 2015 Read Full News
 

President inaugurates Peshawar-Tourkham Road

PESHAWAR: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Peshawar-Tourkham Road will be a milestone in opening new era of peace, prosperity and development in the area. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of newly constructed Peshawar-Tourkham Road (N-5) at Shahgai Fort, Khyber Agency on Thursday. The President said the road will also open new vistas for enhancing new trade and economic ties with neighbouring countries and Central Asian...

πŸ•” 2:40 PM - August 27, 2015 Read Full News
 

SAWI distributes relief goods among Chitral flood affectees

CHITRAL: The Social and Welfare Initiatives (SAWI) of Avt Channels has distributed relief goods among flood affectees in Chitral as the recent floods has caused large scale devastation in the remote district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and adjoining areas. As per details, SAWI organized third relief camp and distributed relief items among flood affectees of Chitral. The relief packages include pulses, rice, sugar, tents, soap, towel, torch...

πŸ•” 11:52 AM - August 26, 2015 Read Full News
 

ECNEC approves construction of Kurram Tangi dam in N Waziristan

PESHAWAR: The Executive Committee of National Economic Council has approved the construction of Kurram Tangi dam in North Waziristan Agency. According to reports, the dam will be completed at a cost of fifty nine billion rupees in four years. Under the project, five power houses will be constructed which will generate 83.4 megawatts of electricity. The dam will also irrigate three hundred sixty three thousand acres land in North...

πŸ•” 9:24 AM - August 26, 2015 Read Full News
 

Ehtisab court sends Ziaullah Afridi on 14 day remand

PESHAWAR: An Ehtisab court in Peshawar here on Monday send the former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa minister for minerals Ziaullah Afridi on 14 day remand to jail. The court was hearing Ziaullah Afridi’s bail plea. The court rejected the bail plea and send Ziaullah Afridi on 14 day remand to jail. Earlier today, A bench of the Peshawar High Court had granted bail to Ziaullah Afridi arrested by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission...

πŸ•” 5:32 PM - August 25, 2015 Read Full News
 

PHC stays death penalty awarded by military court

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday suspended the execution of a death-row prisoner, who was sentenced to death by a military court after he was found to be involved in terrorism. Haider Ali, now 21-year-old, was arrested by security forces in 2009, when he was 14 years old and a 10th grade student at the Malakand Public High School, Swat. Ali's hanging was suspended after his parents filed a petition in PHC, challenging...

πŸ•” 1:32 PM - August 25, 2015 Read Full News
 

Police foil terror plot, defuses 15kg bomb in Mardan

MARDAN: The Mardan police on Monday say they have thwarted a terrorist plan by defusing a huge bomb planted on Swabi road. Police said that they received information of a bomb planted on Swabi road. After receiving information from intelligences, police promptly acted and reached to the site. The bomb deposal squad successfully defused the 15kg which was fitted in a pressure cooker. The police started search operation in the area....

πŸ•” 3:21 PM - August 24, 2015 Read Full News
 

PHC grants bail to Ziaullah Afridi

PESHAWAR:  Peshawar High Court on Monday granted bail to former minister for mineral Ziaullah Afridi. Ziaullah Afridi was arrested by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Estesab Commission for misusing powers and authority.  Ziaullah Afridi had challanged his detention in Peshawar High Court and requested to grant him bail in ongoing case.  The two members bench accepted his plea and granted bail to him against asecurity bond worth...

πŸ•” 2:52 PM - August 24, 2015 Read Full News
 

KP NAB recovers 5kg gold from ANP leader house

PESHAWAR:  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s National Accountability Bureau on Monday claimed to have recovered 5kg gold from Awami National Party’s leader Masoom Shah, known as SMS, house. According to sources, NAB officials raided on Masoom Shah’s House and recovered 390 gram gold after identified by the accused. The gold was kept in secret lockers, said NAB sources.   The officials also claimed to have seized...

πŸ•” 1:01 PM - August 24, 2015 Read Full News
 

80 suspects arrested in Peshawar operation

PESHAWAR: At least suspects were arrested during a search operation by police in Peshawar on Saturday. According to reports, the police carried out search operation in Karkhano market area of Peshawar and arrested 80 suspects. The arrested suspects were shifted to police stations for interiogation.   ...

πŸ•” 12:22 PM - August 22, 2015 Read Full News
 

Air chief leads from front in Zarb-e-Azb air strikes

PESHAWAR: Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman is leading from the front by participating in air strikes carried out against terrorists hiding in tribal areas bordering Afghanistan in the ‘decisive phase of Operation Zarb-e-Azb’. The air chief, along with a formation of the fighter aircraft, took off from a forward operating base of PAF on Friday. Several militant hideouts and...

πŸ•” 10:11 PM - August 21, 2015 Read Full News
 

Police foil major terror bid, arrest wanted terrorist in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police on Friday say they have thwarted an imminent attack linked to claimed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants after arresting a terrorist in city.  Police carried out a raid near a general bus stand in Peshawar’s Gulbahar area after intelligences shared information regarding his whereabouts and arrested Waheedullah, who was wanted to security agencies, said police official.   Police...

πŸ•” 10:06 PM - August 21, 2015 Read Full News
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