Jirga calls for inclusion of tribal elders in govt, Taliban committees

PESHAWAR, May 1: The Tribal Peace Jirga, organised by the Jamaat-e-Islami, has asked the authorities to include at least one tribal elder in both...

Tribal elder, two others killed in North Waziristan

MIRANSHAH, May 1: Unidentified gunmen have killed a tribal elder and his driver and guard in North Waziristan Agency. TNN correspondent says the armed men...

Three schools, health unit bombed in Mohmand Agency, Charsadda

  GHALLANAI/CHARSADDA, May 1: Three primary schools and a basic health unit have been blown up in Mohmand Agency and Charsadda district. The administration officials told...

Labour Day observed in KP, FATA

  PESHAWAR, May 1: Various trade and labour unions held rallies and other events to mark the International Labour Day in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata. A...

PPP leader shot dead in Dir

UPPER DIR, May 1: A leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Yousaf Khan, has been killed in Upper Dir district, the police say. Unidentified...

Malaria prevention drive in Jamrud villages

  JAMRUD, May 1: The Health Department of Khyber Agency has launched malaria prevention campaign in Jamrud tehsil. Agency Surgeon Dr Rahman Afridi said they carried...

Retired servants call for increase in pensions

  MINGORA, May 1: Retired government employees have asked authorities to increase their pensions up to 300 percent in Swat district. The pensioners staged protest in...

KP govt launches Tameer-e-School programme

  PESHAWAR, May 1: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has started Tameer-e-School programme (construction of schools programme) and asked the affluent people to extend financial assistance...

Seminary teacher shot dead in Charsadda

CHARSADDA, May 1: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a teacher of a seminary and leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F, Maulana Fasil, in Charsadda district. The police say...

Forces thwart suicide attack on peace committee member

MINGORA, May 1: The security forces foiled a suicide attack on a member of peace committee, Dr Farooq, in Charbagh area of Swat district...

Int’l Labour Day being observed today

  PESHAWAR, May 1: The International Labor Day is being observed across the globe including Pakistan today. The day is marked to appreciate the services of...

Islamabad lowers petrol, diesel prices

  PESHAWAR, May 1: The federal government has lowered prices of petrol and diesel. According to a notification of the Finance Ministry, the price of petrol...