Ruling PTI wins Swat by-poll for KP assembly seat

Ruling Pakistan Tehrik Insaf (PTI) has won the by-polls for Swat district’s provincial assembly seat of the PK-7 by defeating the joint candidate of...

Taliban ascendancy in Afghanistan has hit Darra gun makers business hard

Zubair Afridi The gun making business of the Darra Adamkhel area of Kohat which prospered for more than a century is in decline. Zeer Khan, 75,...

Bajaur elders disassociate themselves from pamphlet banning women from bazaars

Muhammad Bilal Yasir Tribal elders belong to Arang area of Uthmankhel tehsil of Bajaur have disassociated themselves from a pamphlet banning women from venturing into...

KP Sikhs facing issues due to the delay in framing marriages act for the...

Rifaqatullah Razarwal Sikhs population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is grappling with many issues due to their inability to register their weddings due to absence of legislation...

TTP says it will never accept Pakistan’s constitution

Rifaqatullah Razarwal Outlawed Tehrik Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has announced that will never accept the Pakistan’s Constitution. The TTP response came in response to the federal Interior...

Sikh families leaving KP after recent targeted killings

Iftikhar Khan The recent killing of two Sikh traders in Batatal area on the outskirts is giving the minorities particularly Sikhs sleepless nights. Two of the...

The looming end of Sehat Card scheme for merged areas worries tribesmen

Watan Zeb Rehman Gul (not his real name), a resident of Ladha tehsil of South Waziristan district consulted a Dera Ismail Khan based Ophthalmologist some...

KPRA striving to put the province economy on solid footing

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) was setup after the collection of sales tax on services became a provincial subject after the 18th Constitutional Amendment. KPRA...

Merged districts MPAs boycott KP assembly budget sessions

Shahid Khan Treasury and opposition members from the merged districts in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly on Monday boycotted the budget session of the house in...

KPRA running awareness campaigns to bring more businesses into tax net

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) successful drives are leading bringing of large number of businesses to the tax net. KPRA is mandated to collect sales...

Peshawar BRT fare up by Rs 5

TransPeshawar, the operator of Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has announced Rs 5 increase in the bus service after recent unprecedented increase in petroleum...

NDMA issues alert for countrywide torrential rains from Monday

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has alerted the relevant departments about the torrential rains across the country from Monday. Earlier Pakistan metrological department forecast had...