Pesco’s retired employees protest against delay in payment of month pension, other issues

Retired employees of the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) on Wednesday held a protest demonstration in favor of their demands. The retired employees gathered outside the press club and chanted slogans against the government for not releasing funds for their pension in time. “Pension is not being paid to us in time. Every month, the retired employees pay regular visits to the bank only to know that their pension has been delayed by the government,” Yaqoob Khan, president of the retired employees’ association of Pesco while talking to TNN.

KP govt asks centre to start reconstruction work on Bahrain-Kalam Road

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday sent another reminder to the federal government to start construction work on Bahrain-Kalam road

Walk held for enrollment of disable children in Lower Dir

Helping Hand, a non-governmental organization, on Saturday arranged a walk in Lower Dir to raise awareness for enrollment of disable children in educational institutions.

Ban imposed on slaughter of under-age animals in KP

The ban was imposed on the complaints of locals from different districts regarding the high price of calves meat as that of mutton, said spokesperson of KP Food Authority Attah Ullah Khan.

131 dengue fever cases reported in Hazara division this year

One hundred and thirty-one patients were brought to different hospitals of Hazara division during this year. According to a report of Ayub Teaching Hospital, 70 dengue fever patients belonged to Mansehra, 37 patients belonged to Abbottabad and 10 belonged to Haripur. Four dengue cases were also reported from Battagram and two from Dir.

Two Transgender persons to contest elections in KP

The announcement was made after a meeting between officials of Election Commission of Pakistan and Transgender people in Islamabad.

ECP announces 8th by-polls on vacant LG seats in KP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Wednesday announced holding of by-election on vacant seats of local government institutions in twenty four districts of...

Heavy rains disrupt power supply in Hangu

Local residents said that during the windstorm and heavy rains, a number of trees fell down on 11,000KV transmission lines which caused the suspension of electricity supply in the district

Peshawar’s Ahmad Ali wins ‘Ya Qurban’ contest

Ahmad Ali from Peshawar won the grand finale of the folk songs competition “Ya Qurban” held here at the historical Gor Ghatri on Sunday.

Father of peace committee member killed in roadside blast in Swat

A man was killed who two others were injured in a roadside blast here at Tambaghat area of Swat district on Monday. The police said that the deceased was Peace Committee member’s Ahmadzeb’s father Mian Sher.

Businesses flourish as normalcy returns to Hangu

Following the return of peace to the area, the people of Hangu District have started feeling safe as they are keeping their shops and markets open till midnight.Likewise, residents of the district including men and women throng bazaars and markets after Iftari in order to buy jewelry, shoes, clothes, Mehndi and sweets for upcoming Eid. The shops and bazaars are decorated with special lightings

Tank tribal elders seek early reconstruction of Jandola Bazaar

Addressing the jirga, tribal elders said that the government has reconstructed markets and bazaars in South Waiziristan Agency (SWA) which were destroyed in military operation against militants in 2008-09.

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