Imran opposes changes in CPEC route

Chairman Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan has said that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) should serve the purpose of developing backward areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata and Baluchistan. Talking to a delegation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa led by speaker KP assembly Asad Qaiser, Imran Khan said it is ironic that the federal government had been changing the route.

Khan of Kalat says Baloch grand jirga to decide his return

QUETTA, 22 July: Khan of Kalat Mir Suleman Daud has said the grand jirga of Baloch elders will decide about his return to Pakistan. A...

Opposition alliance to re-launch protest movement against KP govt

PESHAWAR, 21 July: The three-party opposition alliance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to re-launch protest movement against the provincial government over alleged rigging in...

KP government to arrange prayer ceremony for Army School slain students

PESHAWAR, 21 July: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced to arrange a prayer ceremony for the slain students of Army Public School and College...

Khyber Agency administration releases 150 prisoners ahead of Eid

BARA, 16 July: The political administration of Khyber Agency has released 150 prisoners ahead of Eidul Fitr. The administration said among these prisoners 94 prisoners...

KP government announces five holidays for Eid

PESHAWAR, 15 July: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced five holidays for Eidul Fitr. According to a notification of the provincial government, the Eid holidays...

Pakistan to contact UK govt over Altaf Hussain’s statement

PESHAWAR, 14 July: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the government has decided to contact the British government over statement of...

‘Tainted’ minister removed from ministry

PESHAWAR, 11 July: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has removed Ziaullah Afridi from the ministry of minerals development. Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) provincial spokesman Shaukat Yousafzai said that...

PM Nawaz meets Modi in Russia

PESHAWAR, 10 July: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)...

Former Saudi foreign minister Saud al-Faisal dies

PESHAWAR, 10 July: Saudi Arabia’s ex-foreign minister Prince Saud al-Faisal has died. He was 75. Saud Muhammad al-Abdullah, nephew of the deceased prince, said in...

KP minerals minister, nine others arrested over corruption charges

PESHAWAR, 9 July: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission has arrested Provincial Minister for Mines and Minerals Ziaullah Afridi for misuse of authority and corruption...

Afghanistan says initial talks with Taliban remained successful

PESHAWAR, 9 July: Afghanistan has said that the first round of talks with the Afghan Taliban delegation in Pakistan remained successful. Afghan deputy foreign minister...