24 washrooms constructed at Kohat Adda in Peshawar

Twenty-four washrooms were opened for public at Kohat Adda bust stand in Peshawar on Wednesday. Peshawar District Nazim Muhammad Asim Khan was the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the washrooms. The nazim said on the occasion that four washrooms will be specified for disabled people, while 10 each will be for men and women.

Committee formed to address returnees’ concerns in SWA

After surfacing theft reports in the distribution of compensation amount, the political administration of South Waziristan Agency (SWA) has constituted a committee to address the concerns of returnees in Serwekai and Sararogha subdivisions in receiving of compensation cheques

Petition in PHC seeks disqualification of KP governor over his political office

A petition has been filed in the Peshawar High Court (PHC) against the election of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra as secretary general of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

Villagers locks girls high school in Mardan for not getting employment

A villager who donated a piece of land for a girls’ high school in Sawaldher, Mardan, locked the school for not getting employment as per commitment. Johar Khan, a resident of Gul Bagh area in Sawaldher Mardan, said he had donated the land for the construction of a high school for girls on the condition that he would be given employment in the school.

CTD official killed in DI Khan

Unidentified assailant shot dead an official of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) near Fuwara Chowk here on Wednesday, police said. District police officer Yasir Afridi told TNN that CTD official Tariq Jamshed was withdrawing cash from bank near Fuwara Chowk when unknown assassins riding on a bike fired at him.

Rain spell in KP, FATA expected to continue till Sunday

Rain spell is continuing in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) since Friday. The Metrological Department says the rain spell is expected to continue till Sunday (tomorrow). Meanwhile, water level has increased in Panjkora river in Lower Dir due to heavy rains.

Centre hands over 86 FC platoons to KP

On the request of Caretaker Chief Minister Justice (R) Dost Muhammad Khan, the federal government has handed over the control of 86 platoons of Frontier Constabulary (FC) to the KP government.

Policeman shot dead in Peshawar

Unknown armed men shot dead a policeman in Peshawar on Thursday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Abbas Majeed Marwat said policeman Nematullah was travelling towards vegetable market at 5:00am when unknown armed men on a motorcycle opened fire on him leaving him dead on the spot. The attackers fled the scene after committing the murder.

Campaign launched in Mardan to create awareness about dengue

A campaign for creating awareness among the people about prevention of dengue fever and applying anti-dengue spray has been launched in Mardan. Mardan tehsil nazim Ayub Khan inaugurated the week-long campaign at Mardan Municipal Committee on Thursday. Under the campaign, the Municipal Committee employees will apply dengue spray in the whole city and surrounding villages. The Municipal Committee employees will also guide the people about measures to prevent dengue fever.

Judo champion Aqsa makes the nation proud

Aqsa Hussain, who represented Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on national and international level in judo, has been awarded Fakhr-e-Peshawar Award.

‘Ya Qurban’ held in Bannu

The first phase of the Pashto folk singing competition Ya Qurban concluded on Monday as Bannu division hosted the last of the seven episodes.

Shopkeepers continue overcharging customers even in Ramazan

With the Eid-ul-Fitr coming nearer, shopkeepers have increased rates of daily used items while the profiteers and hoarders seem to be looking to gain the maximum benefit from the people’s helplessness in Battagram

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