PM lays foundation stone of Dasu power project

KOHISTAN, June 25: The Pakistani Prime Minister, Mr Nawaz Sharif, has laid the foundation stone for the Dasu power project, which will generate 4,320...

Shopkeepers decry decision to declare Namak Mandi a food street

PESHAWAR, June 25: Shopkeepers and hoteliers of famous Namak Mandi Bazaar oppose the provincial government’s decision to declare the market a food street. The shopkeepers...

Displaced Wazir families given 3,000 rupees each

BANNU, June 25: The Bacha Khan Trust Education Foundation has extended financial assistance to the internally displaced persons of North Waziristan tribal region. The Foundation...

Workers seek implementation of minimum wage decision

PESHAWAR, June 25: Workers of various organisations have hailed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s decision of fixing minimum wages at 15,000 rupees a month and...

Bajaur Agency plunges into darkness as main line develops fault

KHAR, June 25: Power supply to Bajaur Agency has been suspended after the main transmission line developed fault. Wapda, the national electric company, says the...

5,000 mosquito nets distributed among displaced Kokikhel families

JAMRUD, June 25: The Health Directorate of FATA has distributed 5,000 mosquito nets among the Kokikhel tribal families displaced from Tirah valley of Khyber...

KP women badminton championship begins

PESHAWAR, June 25: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inter-Regional Women Badminton Championship has started at the Peshawar Sports Complex today. The Peshawar players beat Bannu counterparts in...

Woman killed in firing on PIA flight in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, June 25: Unidentified people fired shots on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, killing a woman and injuring two crewmembers. The PIA spokesman, Mashood...

Mentally ill man kills six family members

NOWSHERA, June 25: A mentally ill man has shot dead six members of his family in Nowshera district. The police say Mr Muhammad Ali took...

North Waziristan IDPs clash with police in Bannu

BANNU, June 25: The internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan tribal region have clashed with the police during distribution of food ration. In-charge of...

Mohmand tribespeople facing problems due to blackout

GHALLANAI, June 25: People are facing a host of problems due to suspension of power supply in Mohmand Agency. The power supply was disrupted when...

Stationary distributed among underprivileged children in Lower Dir

TIMERGARA, June 25: The Child Protection Unit, an organisaiton working for child rights, has distributed stationery and medicines among 42 underprivileged children in Lower...