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Rape case: Peshawar dancer, Afghan MP gets out-of-court settlement

Advertisements PESHAWAR: A Local dancer who accused former Afghan parliamentarian of raping her after the dance performance, agreed to settle down the case out-of-court, according to the sources. Advertisements The women resident of Tehkal earlier claimed that the Afghan national called her for a dance performance at his resident in …

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Imran Khan gifts Rs 2 lakh each to 50 couples during mass marriage event

The mass marriage event of 50 couples was today held at CM House Peshawar by the KP Government. PTI Chairman Imran Khan gifted Rs 2 lakh to each of  the couple being married in the collective marriage event. Imran Khan during his address to the attendees of the event said …

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53-year-old man government employee appears for matriculation exam in Peshawar

Peshawar: A 53-year-old government employee (a peon at WAPDA) named Muhammad Shafeeq has been taking matriculation exam in examination hall along with matriculation students in the city on Tuesday. Muhammad Shafeeq said; that there is no age limit to get an education. According to Geo News, Muhammad Shafeeq said that …

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Valentine’s Day celebrations banned in Kohat by JUI-F Nazim

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Kohat district has imposed ban on any celebration related to Valentine’s Day, notification issued by the Head (Nazim) of Kohat District government. Maulana Niaz Mohammad Nazim from Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) has banned sale of Valentine’s Day cards and gifts. The notification further said that strict action …

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Bacha Khan University to reopen on Feb 15

PESHAWAR: The Bacha Khan University (BKU), which has been closed after terrorists killed at least 21 students and professor last month, reports are institute will reopen on February (Monday). Saeed Khan spokesperson on Friday said the university’s security committee, after consultation decided to open the institute. It was decided in …

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Sardar Mehtab Abbas resigns from KP governorship

PESHAWAR: Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan Abbasi on Monday resigned from the post of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) governor. According to reports, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accepted the resignation. PML-N Stalwart took charge of the Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on April 14, 2014. There are four names under-consideration for the office …

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KP’s first Zoo foundation stone laid by Imran Khan in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of Khyber Pakthunkhwa first ever public Zoo in Peshawar. Speaking after the ground-breaking ceremony of the zoo, Imran Khan said Zoo is a necessity in a city for kids and families, it will provide recreational spot to …

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Four injured in Peshawar IED blast

Peshawar: On Sunday morning a heavy blast took place at the site of Phando Chow area, which left left four people injured. Initial reports suggest that it was an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast which was detonated near the car of Qari Salahuddin. The blast was also heard in the …

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Malala appreciates Swat-based boy’s top marks in SAT

Malala Yousfazi, who is with an aim of ‘education for all’ has praised the superb achievement of the 17-years-old boy Waleed Khan hailing from Swat, who secured top marks in the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in the US. Earlier, the achievement of Waleed Khan was lauded by several educationists and …

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Gas absence hassles citizens, minister says shortage to continue till January

Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has informed that shortage of natural gas will continue till next month in Punjab and KhyberPakhtunkhwa. Justifying the prolong shortage of gas, the minister said that this year’s crisis regarding gas is worse than the last one and both the …

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KP Transgender Paro’s video message to Imran Khan, seeking rights

A transgender, who called herself Paro, from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has recorded a video message calling Imran Khan, whose party rules in the province, for her rights. Expressing her grievances, Paro narrated how she was barred to celebrate her birthday party, the only celebration in her life. She expressed that being human …

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APS Peshawar Attack First Anniversary: KP Govt announces holiday on 15-16 December

Peshawar: Khyber Paktunkhwa Government on Sunday have announced two-days holiday over the first anniversary of APS Peshawar massacre which engulfed 151 lives including 140 children. Details: Observing APS attack, ISPR releases video-song ‘Mujhey dushman key bacho ko parhana hai’ The horrific incident took place on 16 December 2014 and became the …

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Parachinar blast: At least 15 killed, dozens wounded

Parachinar: A blast has been reported on Sunday in Eidgah market of Kurram tribal agency’s Parachinar area, which caused life loss of over 15 people and other dozens were injured. With so far the updates yet nature of the bomb is not confirmed that whether it was a suicide attack …

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KPK Govt ties up with UAE firm to set up oil refinery in Kohat

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has told in a meeting that a UAE-based oil company ‘Al-motahedoon Petroleum Refineries (AMPR)’ will set up an oil refinery at Khushal Garh near Kohat. The CM KPK informed at the meeting that the KPK provincial government will provide land for …

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