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KP govt to build zoo, research facility in Peshawar: CM Khattak

PESHAWAR: KhyberPakhtunkhawa (KPK) Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Friday announced a mega project for establishing a Zoo here besides approving the place and asked for immediate release of Rs 50 million in this regard. The Zoo will be established at 29 acres vast land of Range Management Peshawar Garden of Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) adjacent to Peshawar University.  It is worth mentioning that Lahore Zoo is covered at 25...

πŸ•” 7:33 PM - October 31, 2014 Read Full News
 

Pak-army releases 29 Afghan prisoners: ISPR

PESHAWAR: Pakistan army here on Friday handed over 29 Afghan nationals to Afghan authorities on Ghulam Khan border who were arrested during the military offencive 'Zarb-e-Azb' in North Waziristan Agency (NWA). According to ISPR, the arrsested Afghan nationals were not involved in any act of terrorism. It said that the prosoners were released as a goodwell gesture.  ISPR said that the prosoners were handed over to Afghanistan...

πŸ•” 5:48 PM - October 31, 2014 Read Full News
 

KP assembly turns into fish market as PTI sit-in echoes

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was turned into a fish market on Thursday when opposition leader Lutfur Rehman passed derogatory remarks about female participants of PTI sit-in in Islamabad. During a debate on law and order situation, the opposition leader criticized the PTI government and accused the PTI of ignoring the worst security situation in the province while only focusing sit-in in Islamabad.  The provincial assembly...

πŸ•” 5:54 PM - October 30, 2014 Read Full News
 

CM Khattak directs PDMA to make arrangements for fresh TDPs

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has asked Provincial Disaster Management Authority to make all arrangements for fresh TDPs of Khyber-1 operation. He said that the government and people of the province equally shared the grief and joys of their tribal brethren and we are ready to render all sacrifices for the same. He expressed these views while chairing a meeting for arrangements of the TDPs of Khyber Agency. The...

πŸ•” 9:39 AM - October 30, 2014 Read Full News
 

Drone strike kills four suspected militants in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR: At least four suspected militants, including a foreign militant of Arab origin, were killed in a US drone strike in the Birmal Tehsil of South Waziristan on Thursday. According to reports, the drone fired two missiles at a compound in Birmal, destroying it completely. At least four suspected militants were killed and several others were reportedly injured. The Reports also claimed that an Arab national identified by the...

πŸ•” 9:14 AM - October 30, 2014 Read Full News
 

Four new polio cases confirmed from KPK, FATA

PESHAWAR: Four new polio cases were confirmed from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), raising the total number of polio cases in the country this year to 231. With the confirmation of four more polio cases by the Polio Virology Laboratory at the National Institute of Health on Wednesday, the figure climbed to 231. An official of the Ministry of National Health Services said that two cases each had been...

πŸ•” 9:10 AM - October 30, 2014 Read Full News
 

'Zarb-e-Azb', 'Khyber-I' operations progressing according to plan: DG ISPR

PESHAWAR: Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa here on Wednesday said that 'Zarb-e-Azb; and 'Khyber-I' military operations against the militants in restive North Waziristan agency and Khyber Agency is progressing successfully according to the plan. Addressing a news briefing, DG ISPR Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa said that Pakistani armed forces have cleared Mir Ali, Miranshah, Razmik...

πŸ•” 1:32 PM - October 29, 2014 Read Full News
 

KP govt approaches ECP to hold LB polls under bio-metric system

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approached Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding local bodies’ elections in the province, as the provincial government is advocating for holding the upcoming local bodies elections in the province through bio-metric system to ensure greater transparency. According to reports, the ECP has proposed the KP government to use bio-metric system in some urban areas of the province...

πŸ•” 5:02 PM - October 28, 2014 Read Full News
 

Seven new polio cases detected in KP, Fata

PESHAWAR: Seven new cases of polio have been detected on Tuesday in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP) and Fata, increasing the number of cases so far this year to 227. National Institute of Health (NIH), has confirmed that Saima Khan from Khyber Agency, and Fahim from Peshawar was tested positive for polio virus. According to reports, one new case was reported from Peshawar and four cases were reported from FATA. The NIH official further...

πŸ•” 4:27 PM - October 28, 2014 Read Full News
 

KP CM approves construction of new provincial assembly hall, MPAs hostel

PESHAWAR:  Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak on Tuesday approved the construction of new provincial assembly, MPAs hostel, and construct Assembly secretariat in Ormar, Peshawar.  The new assembly hall and secretariat would have additional and latest facilities to accommodate maximum number of assembly members.  It was also decided to construct cafeteria besides allocating separate seating for ladies MPAs...

πŸ•” 2:47 PM - October 28, 2014 Read Full News
 

Police arrests 48 suspects in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least 48 suspected people including two wanted to police were arrested by police during search operation in Phando area of Peshawar. Police carried out search operation in the limits of Phando police station and arrested 48 suspects and recovered a huge amount of weapons, said police official.  Police also took 36 motorbikes in their custody, added official.   ...

πŸ•” 1:38 PM - October 28, 2014 Read Full News
 

Ex-member peace committee gunned down in Swat

SWAT: Unidentified armed men gunned down a former member of a peace committee in Matta area of Swat in early hours of Tuesday. Saadullah Khan was shot dead near his house in the village Sher Palam. The assailants managed to escape the scene. According to the locals, 70-year-old Saadullah had served as peace committee member between 2009 and 2010 when Pakistan Army was fighting militants as part of Rah-e-Raast operation. However, he...

πŸ•” 12:09 PM - October 28, 2014 Read Full News
 

Muharram security: Eight KP districts declared highly sensitive

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has chalked out a comprehensive security plan for Muharram-ul-Haram and declared eight districts most-sensitive and twelve sensitive in the province. In a statement, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Home and Tribal Affairs department has divided the province into 26 different zones to maintain law and order during the month of Muharram. Collectively, more than 500 Imam-Bargahs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

πŸ•” 6:30 PM - October 27, 2014 Read Full News
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