‘World Bank willing to work with KP for development of infrastructure’

The World Bank has expressed its willingness to cooperate with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government for development of infrastructure in the province.

KP Tourism dept fails to pay 12 employees minimum wage

Documents available with Tribal News Network, showed that the department has been underpaying twelve of its employees. The provincial government has fixed Rs15000 minimum wage but its own department has violated the rules.

Terrorist arrested, two suicide jackets recovered in Charsadda

Police arrested a terrorist of banned terror organization and recovered two suicide jackets, hand grenades and arms from his possession here on Wednesday in Shabqadar tehsil of Charsadda district

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.
Govt should work on facilities in scenic places to promote tourism

‘Govt should work on facilities in scenic places to promote tourism’

Shafique Gigyani said that for tourism promotion, it is important that markets, health centres, restaurants, and hotels, as well as proper roads should be constructed to tourists spots.

Mardan police recover infant abducted from hospital

Police on Tuesday recovered an infant who was kidnapped from a private hospital in Mardan. Police said, yesterday (Monday) unknown persons have abducted Mukhtaj Khan’s newborn daughter from a private hospital

Two killed over property dispute in Peshawar

Two people lost their lives and another sustained injuries in firing over a property dispute in Peshawar on Friday. Police said the incident happened in Urmar Payan area in the morning and the dead and injured belong to the same family. Daud and Hazrat Nabi, who sustained serious injuries in the firing, succumbed to injuries on way to hospital.

Polling underway in NA-19 Haripur by-election

HARIPUR, 16 August: Polling for the NA-19 constituency of Haripur by-election has got underway. The polling started at 8:00am on Sunday and will continue till...

Polio vaccination campaign in 11 districts on KP from Monday

The second phase of the five-day special polio vaccination campaign in 11 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will begin on Monday.

Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in Fata, parts of KP

A three days anti-polio vaccination campaign in 17 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and all the tribal agencies will begin on Monday, officials said here on Sunday. According to the emergency operation center, Fata, more than one million children of under five years of age will be immunized during the three-day campaign.

Iqbal Zafar Jhagra named new KP governor

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has been appointed new governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to sources in the Prime Minister House, the summary of appointment of Iqbal Zafar Jhagra as governor has been sent by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the President House for approval.

House robbed in Abbottabad

Unknown dacoits robbed a house in Abbottabad on Tuesday night. Police said a gang of six robbers entered the house of widow of Abdur Rashid and made all members of the house hostage on gunpoint. The robbers escaped with Rs500,000 and gold jewellery worth Rs200,000.