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Suicide blast killed 17 at Charasadda court gate

Advertisements PESHAWAR: At least seventeen people were killed in an suicide blast on Monday  in the local court in Charsadda’s Shabqadar area, private media reported. Advertisements The Jamatul Ahrar, a faction group of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), took responsibility for the suicide blast via email sent to journalists, according to …

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We are in most difficult phase of operation: COAS Raheel

PESHAWAR: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday said, “We are in the most difficult phase of the operation”, ISPR reported. Special provincial Apex committee meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA  was held at the Corps HQ toady, meeting reviewed the progress of ongoing military operations. https://twitter.com/AsimBajwaISPR/status/696965787718909952 Advertisements …

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‘The INCUBATOR’ of GIKI receives Rs. 100 million grant from KPK Government

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has awarded a grant of PKR 100 million to Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science & Technology (GIKI) for Entrepreneurship Development via Establishment and Strengthening of Technology Incubation Center. The Directorate of Science and Technology, Ministry of ST & IT, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa …

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Flood in Pakistan: NDMA cautions medium level flooding during next 4 days

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has cautioned that there could be medium level flooding in stream and nullahs of Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, eastern Baluchistan and Kashmir in next 4 days because of unstable weather conditions and significant monsoon rains. In an interview with Radio Pakistan, Chairman NDMA Maj. …

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PTI minister Ziaullah Afridi granted 13-days physical remand

PESHAWAR: The Ehtesab Commission court ordered a 13-day physical remand for Ziaullah Afridi on Friday. A day after Afridi’ detention, the court has granted a physical remand of the minister for Mines and Minerals. He was arrested over the charges of misusing the authority of his office, of posting and …

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Re-polling ordered in 250 polling stations as irregularities found in KP

ISLAMABAD: Election establishment have decided to hold fresh polling at hundreds of polling stations in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) that faced large scale irregularities in the May 30 elections.  On Thursday, (ECP) the Election Commission of Pakistan has notified more than 250 polling stations across the province, where re-elections will be held …

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KP police files 1,516 cases of fake CNICs

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have registered 1,516 cases against those holding fake Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs), said police. Earlier, Inspector General of Police, Nasir Khan Durrani had directed police officers to register cases against those involved in the preparation of fake CNICs. Citing a report, KP police spokesman Riaz …

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PILDAT Comparative Score Card: KPK Assembly leads over Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan

KARACHI: The provincial government of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has performed better as comparison to other three provincial assemblies of Pakistan, report released by Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT). According to Comparative Score Card about the four provincial governments released by PILDAT, the KPK performance …

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DSP shot dead in an attack in Peshawar: TTP claimed the attack

PESHAWAR: The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP, Bahadur Khan, of the counter-terrorism department of Peshawar police was gunned down by gunners in Gulbahar area of Peshawar on Wednesday morning. Peshawar SSP (operations) Dr Mian Saeed said that DSP Bahadur Khan was on his way to drop his daughter off to …

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Only PhD degree holders can appoint as vice-chancellors in KPK

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government has made several changes in provincial education act and only PhD degree holders can become vice-chancellors of the public sector universities according to relevant law.. Although the Higher Education Commission (HEC) had already declared a criteria for the appointment of vice-chancellors under which preference would …

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PM Nawaz Sharif approves relief package for rain affectees of KPK

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved package of Rs. 500,000 for deceased and Rs. 50,000 for injured in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa torrential rains, reported by Radio Pakistan. Special relief package has been announced for the people affected by heavy rains and storm in Peshawar, Charsadda, and Nowshera. This was stated …

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Afghan Minister in Islamabad for Refugee and Terrorism talk

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to work together to eradicate terrorism in Pak-Afghan region, an understanding came at a meeting in Islamabad between Syed Hussain Alimi Balkhi, the Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation, Khayber Pakhtoonkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Khan Abbasi and Chief Minister Pervez Khatak. The two sides …

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Anti-Polio Campaign: 471 detained over refusing vaccine in Peshawar

PESHAWARE: More than 471 people have been taken into custody on Monday for denying vaccinating their infants against polio. According to local police, 471 parents in the areas of Mathra, Budh Bheer, Sheikh Muhammadi, Sarband, Sherkera, Armer and Khazana who turned down to get their children vaccinated against polio were …

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PTI Chairman Imran Khan craves foreign entrepreneurs to invest in KPK

DUBAI: Chairman  Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf  Imran Khan, craved foreign entrepreneurs to invest in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, where his party is running coalition government. Imran khan while addressing at the ‘KP investment road show 2015’, an initiative to attract investors in the terror-hit province, said that the state of the province when …

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