Efforts on to eliminate poliovirus from Pakistan: minister

PESHAWAR, May 7: Minister for National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination, Saira Afzal Tarar, on Tuesday informed the National Assembly that the government was...

Woman, son dead in Charsadda roof collapse

CHARSADDA, May 7: A woman and her child died when a roof of a house collapsed in Shabqadar tehsil of Charsadda district. TNN correspondent says...

Victims of Chitral flood demand compensation

CHITRAL, May 7: Victims of the last year’s flood in Chitral district have asked the government to compensate the affected families. About 50 families lost...

Power pylon blown up in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, May 7: Terrorists blew up a high-voltage power pylon on the outskirts of the provincial capital. Officials of the bomb disposal squad said the...

Ahsan, Rabia declared best athletes in Hazara competitions

MANSEHRA, May 7: Taimur Ahsan was declared best player among boys and Rabia the best among women players during the athletics competitions at the...

NADRA cricket tournament begins in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, May 7: A cricket tournament has started among various teams of NADRA in the provincial capital Peshawar at the Islamia College ground today. NADRA,...

PM Sharif inaugurates power plants at Port Qasim

PESHAWAR, May 6: The Prime Minister, Mr Nawaz Sharif, Tuesday laid the foundation stones of two coal-based power plants at Port Qasim in Karachi...

Peace militia member killed in Khyber blast

KHYBER AGENCY, May 6: A bomb explosion killed two members of Tauheedul Islam, a peace committee raised by the local tribesmen with support of...

National Assembly passes resolution to reopen YouTube

PESHAWAR, May 6: The National Assembly has passed a resolution to lift ban on YouTube in Pakistan. Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) MNA Shazia Mari presented...

Arms recovered, three held in Buner

BUNER, May 6: The police in Buner district have recovered heavy arms and ammunition and arrested three people in a search operation. A police official...

Waqar Younas appointed cricket team coach

PESHAWAR, May 6: The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed former fast bowler Waqar Younas as coach of the Pakistan Cricket Team. Sources in the Board...

KP Swimming Association to train under-15 FATA players

PESHAWAR, May 6: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Swimming Association has announced to train the players of the tribal areas. Provincial General Secretary of the Swimming Association,...