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Power:(KP govt allocates Rs15.3b for power generation projects in province)

August 5, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated fifteen point three billion rupees for power generation projects in the province.
A spokesman of Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization told that work on six power projects having capacity of 518 MW will be launched this year.
Similarly, work on Mataltan hydel power project in Swat district …


August 3, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Peshawar: Preparations are in full-swing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA to celebrate Independence Day with traditional national zeal and fervor.
Special stalls have been set up in Qissa Khawani bazaar, Ghanta Ghar, Khyber Bazaar, Chowk Fuwara and other markets of Peshawar city where people are purchasing national flags, buntings and other …

KP(Canada to invest $100m in solar power generation in KP)

August 2, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Peshawar: Canada has agreed to invest one hundred million dollars ($100m) in solar power generation sector in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to officials, 1,000 megawatts electricity will be produced by a Canadian firm.
A memorandum of understanding between the Canadian Commercial Corporation and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has been signed for this purpose.
This electricity …

KP govt spending Rs2.7b on development of forests

August 1, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is spending two point seven billion rupees on development of forests in the province.
According to Officials the projects to be carried out under the project include “Green Pakistan” a joint project of Federal and provincial governments for protection of wildlife.
Similarly, new saplings will be planted under …

Education:(Pakistan decides to double number of scholarships to Afghan students)

July 24, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Peshawar: The government has decided to double the number of scholarships being awarded to Afghan students.
According to a report quoting Official sources, three thousand fresh scholarships will be given to Afghan students studying in Pakistani educational institutions.
Three thousand Afghan students are already availing this facility.
Meanwhile, the political administration Khyber Agency …

UNHCR (Over 30,000 Afghan refugees repatriated to their country since April 2017)

July 18, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

Peshawar: The repatriation of Afghan refugees from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to their homeland has gained momentum during the current summer.
A spokesman of UNHCR told that 32,500 Afghan refugees returned to their country since April this year.
He said UNHCR is providing 200 dollars to each returning Afghan refugee besides food and other necessary …