Rauf Khattak

  • TPESHAWAR Taking notice of demonstrations and protest camp, Small Industries Development Board on the directives of Registrar Labour Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, declared activities of SIDB employees union illegal and sealed their office in Peshawar. TheNation learnt that Abdul Hafeez, registrar ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - In order to minimise risk of more polio positive cases ahead of high transmission season, the third National Immunization Days (NIDs) for eradication of the fatal disease from the region has been kicked off in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here on Sunday. The three-day anti-polio campaign targeting ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, termed the Actions in Aid of Civil Power - 2011 Regulations Bill for FATA and PATA, a gross violation of human rights and announced to challenge it in court. Addressing a press conference at Almarkaz-e-Islami, Peshawar on Sunday, the JI KP Ameen ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - With the increase of 15 per cent in the local share of last years development programme and a New Economic Growth Model, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government allocated a record amount of Rs 85.141 billion under the Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the fiscal year 2011-12 as compared ...

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  • TPESHAWAR To ensure the provision of quality health services to the masses, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government allocated Rs 6467.00 million for health sector in the budget for the fiscal year 2011-12, which was unveiled here Saturday. In his budgetary speech, Finance Minister Humayun Khan said Rs ...

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  • TPESHAWAR JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that his party stands for Parliamentary and political pathway to the solution of issues and considers it wrong to resort to armed struggle inside the country. 'We believe in Parliamentary and political struggle and are in favour of change through ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) central leader Iqbal Zafar Jhagra stated that Osama bin Laden had died long before and the US Abbottabad operation was a drama to blemish Pakistan. Addressing a public gathering held in connection with Yaum-e-Takbeer here on Saturday, Jhagra said the day of ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtu-nkhwa Government announced to set up 'replica of the 'Central Higher Education Commission (HEC) in the province, while the KP Assembly passed Friday the provincial Public Service Commission (PSC) amendment bill 2011, containing amendments to the laws and ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Terming the US drone attacks a violation of countrys sovereignty, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly by a unanimous resolution demanded of the Federal Government to call in American Ambassador to Pakistan and ask him for stoppage of spying planes strikes on Pakistani soil. The resolution ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Thirty-seven people were killed and 52 injured when a suicide bomber ripped through a funeral congregation in Adezai village near here on Wednesday. The suicide attack, claimed by defunct Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), targeted mostly militiamen gathering to offer funeral for the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Ten people including women were killed and 32 others got seriously injured when an explosive-laden car was blown up in front of Badbher Police Station on Wednesday. The explosive-laden car - a Suzuki Alto - was parked at the vehicles stand on Telaband Road near Badbher Police Station in ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - A pedestrian was killed and 17 others including nine children got injured when a remote-controlled bomb went off in front of a private school here in Nothia area on Wednesday. The thundering voice of the blast resonated in far-flung areas of the city and it broke the windowpanes of the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Monday unanimously passed a resolution expressing confidence in Asif Zardari as President of the country and Co-Chairman of PPP, while members of the opposition termed it non-parliamentary step to pass such a resol ution in the absence of opposition ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Mian Nawaz Sharif has said that certain elements within the government want confrontation between Supreme Court and Parliament. These are the elements within the government which are using every tactic to create tussle between the Supreme Court ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while strongly condemning statement of MQM Quaid Altaf Hussain asking Army generals to take over, has demanded his arrest through Interpol under treason charges. Members of the opposition benches in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly staged ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The relief activities in the calamity-hit areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa came to a standstill once again on Tuesday after heavy rains in the region. Meanwhile, the provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa declared Dera Ismail Khan and district Tank as calamity-hit areas. Earlier, after a ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The latest spell of Saturday rains adds to the worries of already suffering masses of flood-hit areas wherein with suspension of relief activities people in Charsadda, Peshawar and Nowshera were asked to evacuate the villages banking river Kabul as the swelling waters pose eminent threat ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The government on Tuesday issued fresh flood warnings, bracing the country for heavy monsoon downpours that could pile more misery onto 3.2 million people already affected by unprecedented rains. Authorities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa issued a warning to people living around Warsak Dam, one of ...

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  • TPESHAWAR With the subsiding of floodwaters in various affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday, the concerned authorities have shifted their focus of attention to relief activities from rescue operations in the province. Relief camps have been established in almost the entire flood affected ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The catastrophic floods sweeping the 95 percent area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa claimed more lives on Sunday as the death toll reached 1,100. A large number of casualties have been reported from Malakand division, wherein about 385 people so far have lost their lives in various incidents of ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday declared emergency in the province due to torrential rains and floods, which have claimed over 204 lives in addition to 26 deaths in other parts of the country. The KP government has also released Rs 100 million to cope with the situation ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The opposition benches in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, while terming the provincial budget of 2010-11 as unbalanced, criticised the provincial government for not consulting the opposition parties in the process of preparing the fiscal policy for the coming financial year. The treasury ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Provincial Finance Minister Muhammad Humayun Khan on Sunday said that despite fiscal constraints amidst the fight against terrorism, presenting a balanced budget for the year 2010-11 was appreciable step on the part of the provincial government, adding the Annual Development Programme ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance, Engineer Muhammad Humayun Khan, Saturday presented Rs 294.2 billion tax-free budget for the fiscal year 2010-11, showing an increase of 40 percent than the allocations of the last provincial budget. With the allocation of Rs 69 billion for Annual ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The office-bearers of the Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that despite the lapse of four months, the relief package announced by Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani for the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has not yet been implemented. Addressing a press conference at ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Secretary General of PML-Q Mushahid Hussain Sayed has demanded that an inquiry commission under the auspices of Chief Justice of Pakistan should be formed to bring the facts regarding Benazirs murder before the nation. The Government has been deceiving the masses for last two years ...

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  • TPESHAWAR The participants of the 'All Parties Jirga has demanded equal political rights for the people of tribal areas like the other citizens of the country of which they have been deprived for the last 63 years. The All Parties Jirga (APJ) was organised by Jamat-i-Islami (JI), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ...

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  • TPESHAWAR At least eight people including three personnel of security forces were killed and 28 others injured in three consecutive bomb blasts took place near American Consulate here on Monday. The three deadly blasts, out of which two were reported to be car bomb blasts, took place within 15 ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Two policemen and three Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were killed while another cop got injured when militants attacked Speen Qabar checkpoint, some 20 kilometres southwest of the provincial capital, on Wednesday. It was not possible to tell about the exact number of militants ...

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  • TPESHAWAR Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has formally decided to quit the coalition government in NWFP if the agreed formula regarding governance is not implemented, however, the PPP Parliamentary Leader in the NWFP Assembly, Abdul Akbar Khan denied any such development. The provincial ministers of ...

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