Deadly Selfie: Three of a family drowned in Kabul river near Nowshera

NOWSHERA: A selfie turned deadly for three youths as two girls and a boy drowned late Monday afternoon in Kund Park Nowshera. A family hailing...

Extention of RTI Act to former FATA is need of hour: Azmat Hanif

The Chief Commissioner of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information (RTI) Commission Azmat Hanif Orakzai has said the commission has addressed 11500 cases pertaining to citizens’ requests for accessing to public information since its inception in 2013.

Tribal journalist released but no action taken against police officials

Said Nazir PESHAWAR: Peshawar police released a tribal journalist Abuzar Afridi after beating and torturing him during his detention in Hayatabad Police station on...

Monitoring Team raids Tangi Hospital over TNN report, finds irregularities

After a TNN report highlighting mismanagement and lack of facilities at Tangi Headquarters Hospital in Charsadda, a monitoring team conducted raid on the hospital on Saturday and sent a report about the condition of the hospital to the Health Department.

Children specialist shot dead in Kohat

Unknown armed men shot dead a children specialist doctor near Shinokhel Jhandi Station in Kohat on Sunday morning, police said.

Eid Umeed campaign launched in Peshawar to help needy people

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Youth Assembly and the district administration of Peshawar have initiated a campaign ‘Eid Umeed’ to extend assistance to the needy people for Eidul Fitr. Youth Assembly Deputy Coordinator and Youth MPA Rashid Javed said they will visit different areas during the campaign to collect clothes, shoes, food items, sports equipment and cash from well off people and distribute it among the needy people.

Accused brother of singer Nazia Iqbal sent on 4-day remand

An FIR was registered in Rawat Police Station and the accused has been sent on a 4-day physical remand.

14 proclaimed offenders among 57 arrested in Mardan raids

At least 57 suspects including proclaimed offenders were arrested during search and strike operation of police in Takhtbhai area of Mardan. According police, the operation was carried out in different areas of Takhtbai and its surrounding areas

30KW micro hydro power project inaugurated in Upper Dir

A micro hydro-power project of 30-KV capacity was inaugurated in Jabar area of district Upper Dir. Senor Minister for Local Government Inayatullah inaugurated the project on Sunday. According to officials, the project has been built on Gandegar canal with a cost of Rs3 million. It will provide cheaper electricity to 200 households of the area just at Rs100 per month.

Welfare organisation gives compensation to families of deceased workers in Saudi Arabia

A welfare organisation for Pakistani workers in Saudi Arabia has given compensation cheques of over Rs2 million to the heirs of three Pakistani workers who died in Saudi Arabia. A ceremony in this regard was held in Battagram on Thursday where Pakban Welfare, a Jeddah-based organisation, handed over cheques of Rs675,000 each to family members of Noor Muhammad, Hanifullah and Mumtaz Khan who lost their lives in Saudi Arabia.

Death toll from dengue in KP soars of 48

Three more patients, including two women, died of dengue fever in Peshawar on Saturday after which the death toll from the disease in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has mounted to 48.

Four policemen suspended for prisoners escape from LRH

At least four policemen were suspended after a murder accused managed to escape from their custody during treatment at Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar