Three-feet high snowfall continues in Galiyat: GDA

PESHAWAR: More than three feet of snow has fallen, the series was still going on, said a spokesman of the Galiyat Development Authority Ahsan Hameed on Sunday. However, he informed that all streets of Galiyat were being cleared despite heavy snowfall which continued even last night. All the tourists are barred from travelling due to heavy snowfall, the spokesman said. Locals should avoid travelling between Kandla TaRead More…

Excise police recovers 1000g heroin, 1200g hashish

PESHAWAR: Excise Department in its ongoing drive against narcotics dealers on Wednesday recovered huge quantity of narcotics during two separate actions. According to spokesman of the department, the first action was taken in Mardan region where a Suzuki car was signaled to stop on Mardan-Charsadda road and upon thorough inspection 1000gm heroin was recovered from its secret compartments. Driver of the car, however,Read More…

KP LG polls to be held on Feb 13

PESHAWAR: In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, polling for local government elections in 10 constituencies of six districts will be held on 13th Feb 2022. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, the polls will be conducted for mayor city council, workers, general and non-Muslims seats. Out of ten constituencies, three belong to district Dera Ismail Khan, two each to Mardan and Laki Marwat, while one each to Bajaur, KohRead More…

Negligence: Seven officials suspended in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Acting on the complaints of people, the Department of Excise Taxation and Narcotics Control, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has suspended seven of its officials in Peshawar with immediate effect for showing negligence and incompetence, according to a report on Sunday. In its notification, the department has directed the suspended officials to report to the headquarters. The department spokesman has said that a coRead More…

All arrangements for KP LG polls finalized

PESHAWAR: All arrangements for Local Government (LG) elections in 17 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) have been finalized. The election campaign will end on the night between Friday (December 17) and Saturday (December 18). Polling will start at 8:00am on Sunday (December 19) and will continue till 5:00pm without any interval. In the first phase of the LG polls, elections are being held in 17 districts on DecembRead More…

PPP first time observes its Founding Day in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressing a mammoth public gathering in connection with the 54th Founding Day of PPP in Peshawar, announced protest demonstrations against the government for increasing petrol prices and creating a gas crisis in the country. He demanded of the government to leave the IMF programme which has made the people’s lives hell. This is the first time that thRead More…

ECP announces schedule for holding election on vacant seat in KP

PESHAWAR: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday announced schedule for holding election on vacant seat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after resignation of Senator Muhammad Ayub. According to a notification issued by the Provincial Election Commissioner KP on Monday, the polling for vacant seat will be held on December 20, 2021 at KP Assembly. The nomination papers could be filed from November 30 to December 2, whilRead More…

Two more CM aides inducted in KP cabinet

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Mahmood Khan on Monday approved the induction of two special assistants in the provincial cabinet, officials said. Muhammad Ali Saif has been appointed as a Special Assistant to the CM (SACM) on Information while Sahibzada Saeed Khan as SACM on Energy and Power. Meanwhile, By-election to the seat of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Senate vacated by Ayub Afridi – an apparenRead More…

ASI, constable embraces martyrdom in Hayatabad

PESHAWAR: Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Riyaz Khan and Constable Jaffer embraced martyrdom in an operation in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Wednesday. According to rescue sources, on a tip off, the security forces raided the area to arrest the criminals during but seeing them, they opened fire and martyred an ASI and a constable. The funeral prayers of the martyred ASI and constable was offered at Police Lines. MeRead More…

Polling for first phase of KP LG polls to be held on Dec 19

PESHAWAR: In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, polling for the first phase of local government elections will be held on 19th of next month. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), today is last day for withdrawal of nomination papers for elections in seventeen districts of the province. The revised list of candidates will also be issued today. The ECP will allot election symbols to contesting candidates and issueRead More…