PCB arranges trials for Under-19 Tank, South Waziristan teams

PESHAWAR, 30 March: The Pakistan Cricket Board has arranged trials for the under-19 teams of Tank and South Waziristan. The trials were held yesterday for...

Seven women teachers suspended over absenteeism in Battagram

BATTAGRAM, December 9: Deputy Commissioner Mr Zareeful Maani has suspended seven women teachers and a watchman over absenteeism in Battagram. The deputy commissioner conducted surprise...

Khyber gymnastic association sets up academy

   JAMRUD, November 14: The Khyber Gymnastic Association has set up a free coaching academy for players in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency, where more...

Sirajul Haq resigns as KP senior minister

PESHAWAR, July 23: Senior Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr Sirajul Haq, has resigned his office. Mr Sirajul Haq, who also had portfolio of finance, said...

First Mobile Licence Unit begins functioning in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, December 25: A Mobile Licence Unit has started functioning for the first time in the provincial capital Peshawar, with an aim to issue...

Rain causes problems for North Waziristan IDPs in Bannu tent village

BANNU, 5 March: The internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency in Bannu district are facing immense hardships due to rains. The IDPs residing...

Local NGO arranges mushaira in Swat

MINGORA, 19 June: Anjuman Paidar Taraqi, a local non-governmental organization (NGO) held a peace mushaira (poetic symposium) here. A large number of local poets participated...

Displaced families seek alternate accommodation

PESHAWAR, August 26: Members of the North Waziristan peace committee have asked the government to provide some alternate accommodation to displaced families living in...

Repair, desilting work on Spera Dam begins

BARA, 27 May: Repair and desilting work has started on Spera Dam in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, which was damaged in a 2009...

Seventy more school principals, owners booked over inadequate security in Kohat

KOHAT, 30 March: The police have filed cases against 70 more principals and owners of government and private schools for not making enough security...

Development schemes to be carried out in Khyber Agency in two phases

BARA, 17 February: Political Agent Khyber Agency Shahab Ali Shah has said that development and reconstruction schemes will be carried out in the area...

Residents faced with lack of facilities in Mohmand Agency

GHALLANAI, January 8:  Local residents of Dajrobi Darra area lack the basic necessities of life in Baizai area of Mohmand Agency. The residents say that...