Dowry: a Menacing custom

Dowry: a menacing custom

A bill has been introduced in KP Assembly in April 2017 that bans dowry and marriage celebrations. It was submitted to special committee but has not yet been approved.

QWP leader shot dead in Hangu

Tribal elder and a leader of the Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Malik Naseer Khan was shot dead by unknown armed men in Thall tehsil of Hangu on Friday.

Steel mills in Swabi to create 2,500 jobs for locals

An agreement has been signed with a Chinese company for establishment of steel mills at Gadoon Industrial Estate in Swabi with a cost of Rs5 billion.

Chief Minister inaugurates Ice Drug Rehabilitation Centre

The Chief Minister said that another ice drug addicts rehabilitation centre will be set up in Hayatabad area of the city

Two people drown in Nowshera

At least two members of local Christian community died while three others were rescued after they drowned in river on Sunday afternoon, police and local people said. According to police, five people belonging the local Christian community were fishing in Kalpani nullah where they drowned in the gushing water.

District govt employees end protest after getting salaries

District government employees on Friday ended protest after getting their salaries.

Three-day anti polio drive begins in 13 KP districts today

PESHAWAR, 10 October: A three-day anti-polio campaign began today (Saturday) in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. During the drive a total of 32, 87,429 children under...

Two more die of dengue in KP

Two more dengue patients died in Peshawar and Mardan on Thursday after which the death toll from the disease in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has mounted to 58.

Two-month girl dies due to police negligence

A minor girl died due to the sheer negligence of police officials, sources said here on Monday. According to sources, a police party headed by station house officer (SHO) of Lakki police station raided a house to arrest an alleged bike lifter Naseeb ur Rahman in Gambela area of district Lakki Marwat.

Women protest against power, gas load-shedding in Mardan

Women staged a protest demonstration against prolonged power and gas load-shedding in front of Mardan Press Club on Wednesday. The women also blocked the road in front of the press club for some time during their protest. The protesters said power load-shedding was already troubling them and now gas load-shedding has further increased their difficulties.

Karak Municipal Committee employees protested non-payment of salary

Municipal Committee employees in Karak on Monday refused to continue their duties and locked offices in protest against non-payment of the fast month salary. The Municipal Committee employees also staged a protest demonstration outside the district commissioner officer against non-release of their salaries.

Five picnickers drown in separate incidents

Five picnickers drowned and two were rescued in separate incidents in Nowshera, Mansehra and Karak on Friday.