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Corps Commander Peshawar meets KP Governor

PESHAWAR: Corps Commander Peshawar Lt. Gen. Hidayat-ur-Rehman here on Tuesday called on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan at Governor's House and Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak in Peshawar. Talking on the occasion, the Governor highlighted the importance of the services being rendered by Pak Army in maintenance of peace in the area. The Governor said that the nation will always feel proud on...

πŸ•” 7:21 PM - October 14, 2014 Read Full News
 

KP police equipped with 256 bullet proof vehicles

PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government on Tuesday equipped police with 256 bullet-proof vehicles.  “At least 256 police’s vehicles, supposed to represent the police's Bomb Disposal Squad, local operations and used in special quads, make bullet proof following provincial government approval in bid to protect police during patrolling and operation” said an official.  The K-P police had earlier...

πŸ•” 2:06 PM - October 14, 2014 Read Full News
 

Five TTP leaders join ISIS

PESHAWAR: Five top Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leaders including spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have joined Islami State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Tuesday.  According to the report, the leaders who joined ISIS are Orakzai Agency Ameer, Kurram Agency Ameer Dolat, Ameer Fateh Gul Zaman Khyber, Mufti Hasan Peshawar and Khalid Masood. Earlier, it was reported that TTP had been weakened and many of its leaders were going to...

πŸ•” 1:44 PM - October 14, 2014 Read Full News
 

Two killed in Peshawar shootout

PESHAWAR: Two persons were shot dead and another was critically injured by unknown armed men in Peshawar, said police officials on Tuesday. According to police officials, Fazl Urrehman and Naushad Khan, suspected to be target killers, were travelling in a taxi when it was intercepted by unknown assailants in Arbab Road area of Peshawar killing them as result. The taxi driver critically injured and shifted to hospital for treatment....

πŸ•” 1:04 PM - October 14, 2014 Read Full News
 

KP govt empowers ECP to undertake delimitation task in the province

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government here on Monday empowered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to undertake delimitation task of electoral units in the province. An ordinance has been issued for holding elections under biometric system and for transferring the authority of delimitation process to ECP. Advocate General of KP Latif Yousafzai has said that the provincial government has completed the legislative work related...

πŸ•” 2:27 PM - October 13, 2014 Read Full News
 

Rains signal start of winter in KP, Punjab

PESHAWAR: The moderate rain has finally broken the dry-spell in Punjab and upper areas of Khyber Pakthunkhwa including Peshawar, Kohat, Swat and Parachinar as more rain is forecasted during next 24 hours in these regions, signaling the start of winter season. According to Met Office, the maximum rain was received by Parachinar 62mm followed by Kohat 44mm, Bhakkar 16mm, Risalpur 15mm, Saidu Sharif 13mm, Malamjabba, Chirat 08mm, Pattan...

πŸ•” 2:08 PM - October 13, 2014 Read Full News
 

Policeman, woman killed in Peshawar firing

PESHAWAR: The spree of targeted killing continued unabated in the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as a police constable and a woman were killed in a firing incident in Peshawar’s Budh Bher area here on Monday.  According to details, the victims were in a car when an unidentified man fired at them for reasons not known as yet. The constable was reportedly travelling from his village to his police station. The...

πŸ•” 11:22 AM - October 13, 2014 Read Full News
 

Woman, girl commit suicide in Swat

SWAT: A woman and a girl committed suicide by taking poisonous drugs in separate incidents in Swat district, local police confirmed. According to details, a 18-year-old girl, identified as Bakht Zameen, committed suicide by consuming poisonous drugs in Kotha area of tehsil Barikot. Her wedding was due in two days. Similarly, a 51-year-old woman took her life by taking poisonous drugs near Shah Dheri area of tehsil Kabal. The reason...

πŸ•” 9:00 PM - October 12, 2014 Read Full News
 

Three militants killed in clash with security forces in Swat

PESHAWAR: At least three suspected militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Charbagh area of Swat district here on Sunday. Reports said that armed militants had attacked the house of Village Defence Committee member Ayub Khan and shot him dead late Saturday. Security forces launched a search operation soon after the incident and traced the attackers, following which a gunbattle took place in Mangal Tan area of Charbagh,...

πŸ•” 1:53 PM - October 12, 2014 Read Full News
 

Another policeman shot dead in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Another policeman was shot dead in Peshawar as the targeted killing wave continued in the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. According to police sources, unknown armed men opened indiscriminate firing on a police party in Mathra area of Pir Bala in Peshawar here on Sunday and killed a policeman on the spot.  Police said that the attackers manage to escape from the crime scene after committing the crime. Police...

πŸ•” 1:47 PM - October 12, 2014 Read Full News
 

KPK will request ECP to redefine constituencies for LB polls

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KPK) government has decided to request the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to redefine the constituencies for local bodies’ elections in the province. According to reports, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to bring constitutional amendment for this purpose in the assembly. Reports said that the KPK government wants the constituencies to be redefined before holding the local bodies’...

πŸ•” 9:00 AM - October 10, 2014 Read Full News
 

Night-time operations at Peshawar airports temporary suspended

PESHAWAR: The Civilian Aviation Authority (CAA) has temporarily suspended night-time operations at Bacha Khan International Airport due to security reasons. Talking to newsmen on Thursday, Director General CAA Mohammad Yousuf that the federal government has allocated almost Rs 6 billion for the airport’s security. He said that the CAA was also acquiring the latest technological equipment to enhance the airport’s security. The...

πŸ•” 4:25 PM - October 9, 2014 Read Full News
 

Siraj asks govt to ensure early repatriation of NWA IDPS

PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Chief Siraj-ul-Haq has said that the problems being confronted by the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from North Waziristan Agency, are getting grave and asked the federal government to ensure early repatriation of the displaced families to their respective home towns.  While addressing a representative tribal jirga in Peshawar, the JI chief Siraj-ul-Haq urged the government to ensure transportation...

πŸ•” 1:14 PM - October 9, 2014 Read Full News
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