First Mobile Licence Unit begins functioning in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, December 25: A Mobile Licence Unit has started functioning for the first time in the provincial capital Peshawar, with an aim to issue...

Fata residents to protest against FCR in Islamabad on November 16

JAMRUD, 1 November: Tribal elders, parliamentarians and leaders of various political parties have  reiterated to stage a sit-in in front of Parliament House Islamabad...

Eight perish in Rawalpindi road accident

PESHAWAR, 08 July: At least eight people were killed and a number of others suffered injuries in a fatal road accident in Rawalpindi today. Police...

Repair, desilting work on Spera Dam begins

BARA, 27 May: Repair and desilting work has started on Spera Dam in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, which was damaged in a 2009...

Rain causes problems for North Waziristan IDPs in Bannu tent village

BANNU, 5 March: The internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency in Bannu district are facing immense hardships due to rains. The IDPs residing...

Amir Khan win Welterweight debut fight

PESHAWAR, May 4: Amir Khan, a British Pakistani boxer, has won the Welterweight Boxing Championship. Mr Khan beat Luis Collazo of the US by 117...

Displaced families seek alternate accommodation

PESHAWAR, August 26: Members of the North Waziristan peace committee have asked the government to provide some alternate accommodation to displaced families living in...

Local NGO arranges mushaira in Swat

MINGORA, 19 June: Anjuman Paidar Taraqi, a local non-governmental organization (NGO) held a peace mushaira (poetic symposium) here. A large number of local poets participated...

Sirajul Haq resigns as KP senior minister

PESHAWAR, July 23: Senior Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr Sirajul Haq, has resigned his office. Mr Sirajul Haq, who also had portfolio of finance, said...

KP govt releases over 4b rupees for power projects

PESHAWAR, August 15: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has released 4.32 billion rupees for four electricity projects. According to a notification of the national electric...

Cop shot dead in Charsadda

CHARSADDA, 18 April: Unidentified armed men have shot dead a police constable in Charsadda. Police said constable Misal Khan had gone to Qazikhel Jadeed for...

Two children electrocuted in Peshawar suburbs

PESHAWAR, September 30: Two children have been electrocuted in the provincial capital Peshawar. According to the Rescue 1122 personnel, which is a free emergency service...