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First ever Mineral Policy for FATA announced

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan has approved the first ever FATA Mineral Policy. Presiding over a meeting in Peshawar on Sunday, he said mineral deposits in FATA will be exploited by effective implementation of the policy. The Governor said the tribal disputes over the mines will also be resolved. Mineral Directorate FATA and Political Administration will hold consultations with local tribal jirga to...

🕔 9:38 PM - February 22, 2015 Read Full News

Promotion of economic activities in FATA govt's top priority: Governor KP

PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan says the government is giving top priority to the restoration of peace and promotion of economic activities in FATA. Talking to a delegation from South Waziristan Agency in Peshawar, he said the government is planning return of the Temporarily Displaced Persons to their areas. This will follow launching of rehabilitation work there. The governor said the security forces...

🕔 9:13 AM - February 22, 2015 Read Full News

Imran launches tree plantation campaign in KP

HARIPUR: Pakistan Tehreeke-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has kicked off the 'BillionTreeTsunami campaign' in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here on Saturday. The inaugural ceremony was held in Sangara area of Haripur district. Talking to media on the occasion, Imran Khan said that one billion trees will be planted in the province during next three years. “We need to leave a better Pakistan for our future generations and the campaign...

🕔 4:32 PM - February 21, 2015 Read Full News

Maj Zahid Iqbal laid to rest in Mansehra

MANSEHRA: Martyred Major Zahid Iqbal was laid to rest at his ancestral village in Mansehra on Saturday.  Major Zahid Iqbal was killed during clashes with the militants in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan Agency on Friday. His funeral prayers were held at his ancestral village Shirpur. A large number of people including military officials attended the funeral of the martyred major. He was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard.   ...

🕔 11:54 AM - February 21, 2015 Read Full News

Sufi Mohammad case: ATC adjourns hearing till March 14

PESHAWAR: An anti-terrorism court (ATC)Saturday adjourned the hearing of cases against Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Sharia Mohammadi (TNSM) Sufi Mohammad till March 14. Besides other cases, Sufi Mohammad and his two sons are facing sedition charges  over a speech at Grassy Ground Swat in Feb 2009 when the government had made a deal with him for restoration of peace in Malakand. When the accused were presented before the court, the prosecutor...

🕔 11:50 AM - February 21, 2015 Read Full News

Three policemen injured in Haripur road accident

HARIPUR: At least three policemen were injured when their vehicle turned turtle here on Saturday. According to reports, the police mobile van turned turtle in Jabri area of Haripur, when the driver lost control over the vehicle.  Three policemen were injured in accident. The injured policemen were shifted to hospital.   ...

🕔 10:42 AM - February 21, 2015 Read Full News

Another injured student of APS dies at hospital

PESHAWAR: Another injured student of the Army Public School Peshawar succumbed to his injured at hospital on Saturday, taking the death toll of the APS attack on 153. The victim student Ishaq Amin died of his injured at CMH hospital in Peshawar. The dead body of the student was handed over to his parents.  According to vice president of Shuhada Forum, Abid Raza, the death toll of the APS attack reached to153 after the death of...

🕔 10:18 AM - February 21, 2015 Read Full News

KP govt releases Rs45m for treatment of APS injured students at AKUH

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government Friday claimed to have released Rs45 million for the treatment of thirty injured Army Public School Peshawar students in Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) Karachi. “An amount worth Rs1.5 million each has been transferred to the bank account of every student's parents,” provincial minister Shahram Tarakai said in a statement issued here. According to Tarakai, 19 out of the 30...

🕔 7:46 PM - February 20, 2015 Read Full News

Punjab selected sites for industrial states on Pak-China economic corridor route:Bilour

PESHAWAR: Central leader of the ANP senator Ilyaz Bilour has claimed that the Punjab government selected sites for industrial estates on changed route of Pak-China Economic Corridor.  Talking to newsmen here on Friday, he said that before receiving briefing from federal government about Pak-China Economic corridor route, the JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman should have sit with ANP. He said that they would have briefed Fazlur...

🕔 7:13 PM - February 20, 2015 Read Full News

Special board to hear appeals of policemen against punishment

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police Friday set up special appellate board for the appeals of police personnel against punishment. Talking to newsmen here, IGP Nasir Durrani said that the appellate board would work like a court, which would consist of three senior police officials. The board would hear the applications of the police personnel against departmental action against them. He said that previous one police official was taking...

🕔 5:52 PM - February 20, 2015 Read Full News

Senate votes sale statement: JI amir faces criticism in KP Assembly

PESHAWAR: The members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Friday criticized the statement of the JI amir Sirajul Haq about the use of money in Senate elections. Speaker Qaiser Asad chaired the provincial assembly session. On a point of order, Nighat Orakzai and other MPAs strongly criticized the JI amir statement, terming the provincial assembly as animal market, where the price of each MPA was fixed for upcoming senate polls, saying...

🕔 4:14 PM - February 20, 2015 Read Full News

KP election commission scrutinizes nomination papers for Senate polls

PESHAWAR: The Provincial Election Commission of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa conducted scrutiny of nomination papers of sixteen candidates for general seats. Papers of all candidates were declared correct. According to Provincial Election Commission sources, scrutiny of nomination papers of one candidate on general seat will be held on Friday. Scrutiny of nomination papers submitted by four candidates on one minority seat was also held and...

🕔 11:24 AM - February 20, 2015 Read Full News

30 suspects including 5 Afghans arrested in Peshawar operation

PESHAWAR: Peshawar Police in the ongoing search and strike operation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has rounded up 30 suspects including 5 Afghan refugees from Peshawar and recovered arms and ammunition. According to details, City police station police has conducted search operation within the city and the outskirts of the city and arrested at least 30 suspects including five Afghan refugees illegal residing in Pakistan. The police claimed...

🕔 11:17 AM - February 20, 2015 Read Full News
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