KP govt to bring legislation to ban sale of medicines without doctor’s prescription

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to bring legislation to ban sale of medicines without doctor’s prescription. New lists will also be issued to specify fees of doctors. Healthcare Commission Director General Dr Zafar said planning is being made to improve the performance of medical practitioners, paramedics and nurses.

BISE DI Khan announces SSC exam results

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Dera Ismail Khan has announced Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam results. As many as 19,716 candidates participated in the exam and about 77 percent among them remained successful. Azqa Maheen of the IIUI School and Karishma Batool of Shan Model School Paharpur shared the top position by getting 1,029 marks each.

First-ever GIS Cell inaugurated in DI Khan

Deputy Commissioner Dera Ismail Khan Nisar Ahmed inaugurated the first-ever GIS (Geographical Information System) cell in the district facilitating the district authorities to use field and file data and plan and monitor public service delivery more smartly. The government officers in the district now will have the facility of a full-fledged GIS cell and GIS Analyst, for taking important decisions making, as per the needs of the citizens, says a press release.

Peshawar police foils attempt to smuggle illegal currency, smuggler arrested

Peshawar police on Sunday thwarted an attempt to smuggle illegal currency worth Rs 2.4 million and arrested the smuggler.

Fake currency notes of Rs60 million seized in Peshawar

Peshawar Police on Friday nabbed a gang involved in making and supplying fake Pakistani currency notes in the market.

Artistes decry ban on musical show in Bannu

The artistes and local people in Bannu were annoyed with the district and provincial governments after ban on a musical show which was arranged in connection with Eid celebrations. The artists staged a protest demonstration against the attitude of the district and provincial governments at the Bannu Press Club on Friday.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak lays the foundation stone of institute of technical education in Haripur

Foundation stone of institute of technical education laid in Haripur

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak laid the foundation stone of Institute of Applied Science and Technology in Mang area of district Haripur on Sunday. The institute will be completed in seven years with a cost of Rs9.3 billion. All the funding for the project will be provided by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government while Austrian universities will provide technical support. According Chief Minister’s special assistance Mushtaq Ghani, the institute will impart high quality education equivalent to European standard with lowest possible cost to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It will offer dual degrees of the Austrian partner technical universities to its graduates.

SBB University Sheringal announces BA, BSc and B.Com results

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal has announced results for the BA, BSc and B.Com annual examinations for session 2018.

KP police demands Rs 3.46 billion for CPEC security

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has forwarded a summary to the provincial government demanding Rs 3.46 billion budget for the new security force formed for the protection of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor routes and Chinese individuals present in the country

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.