KP: (KP Governor felicitates GIK students over securing 2nd position in AIAA Competition)

ISLAMABAD:Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman has said that Pakistani youth was very talented and the government was striving best to provide quality educational facilities to the youth in meeting modern days’ challenges. He felicitated a 10-member team of students of Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering Science and Technology over clinching 2nd position in preliminary proposal stage of “Build and flRead More…

Five dead in clash over property in Peshawar

Peshawar:At least five people died when two rival groups opened firing over a property dispute here on Monday. As per details, two groups fought over a property dispute and fire arms were used during the clash in Sarband area here. As a result five people died on the spot. The victims included one Karam Shah, his son Zubair Shah, daughter Kulsoom, wife Yaasmeen and another girl identified as Sanara. The bodies wereRead More…

BRT Peshawar joins call for ending violence against women

Peshawar:Trans Peshawar, the operating company of the Peshawar’s BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) service, offers the Office of the Ombudsperson against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and UN Women in Peshawar to promote awareness messages and sensitize passengers on the issue of harassment at public places and violence against women through BRT buses and terminals as we continue to commemorate the 16 Days oRead More…

At least 7 dead, 110 injured in Peshawar mosque blast

Peshawar: At least seven people died and more than 110 injured in a powerful bomb blast in seminary of a local mosque here on Tuesday. Police sources said that a bomb was blasted in the main hall of a mosque at Kohat Road of Dir Colony during a lecture. As a result, the mosque hall was severely damaged and at least 7 people died and more than 110 injured who were rushed to local Lady Reading Hospital. The conditionRead More…

KP: (Helpline service inaugurated at Excise Secretariat, Peshawar)

Islamabad:Special Assistant to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Ghazan Jamal inaugurated helpline service at Excise Secretariat in Peshawar on Thursday. The general public can access on helpline number 091-9211693 during office hours. On this occasion, Ghazan Jamal said the general public can also share their suggestions on the helpline.Read More…

(Assembly): KP Assembly Discusses Billion Trees Afforestation Project

Peshawar:The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) discussed Billion Tree Afforestation Project and passed a government bill on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House met for two hours and 49 minutes. The sitting started at 1521 hours against the scheduled time of 1500 hours. The Speaker presided over the sitting for an hour and 35 minutes while rest of the Read More…

PR: (PR all set to float tenders for ML-I project)

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Railways (PR) is all set to float tenders for dualization of Karachi-Peshawar track Main Line-I (ML-I) multi-billion dollar project under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on Saturday. According to a report quoting an official of the department, the tenders would be limited to seek interest of Chinese firms since the project would be funded and executed under the CPEC. Giving detail of the ML-Read More…

Wheat flour mafia: Nan goes costlier in Peshawar

Peshawar:Price of Nan or Tandoori bread became costlier here Tuesday. Nan bakers increased rate of a Nan by Rs5. Now a Nan is being sold at Rs15 instead of Rs10. Tandoor owners said previously a sack of wheat flour of 85-kg used to cost Rs4200 which is now being sold at Rs5600. However, poor citizens are suffering a lot after wheat mafia has increased the rates of wheat flour. Read More…

Dozens injured in South Waziristan heavy rains

Peshawar: Dozens were injured as several houses collapsed after heavy rains in South Waziristan. Local rescue workers said heavy rains have played havoc with Wana, Kani Garam, Badaran Tank areas, damaging crops and orchids. They said rain-fed rivers are swelled and communication with hundreds of villages has already been cut off. They said dozens of people are injured, and a large number of cattle heads killed due Read More…