PESHAWAR    -   A three-day Broghil festival will kick off from September 6, at Broghil National Park in Upper Chitral district.Being organized by the Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) and the Upper Chitral district ...

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  • KP CM lauds journalists for promoting democracy

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    PESHAWAR   -  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has stated that journalists have played an important role in promoting democratic norms in the country, strengthening of accountability, promoting transparency, defeating terrorism and promoting the soft image of Pakistan Inter­nationally. Addressing at a oath taking ceremony of the newly-elected cabinet of Peshawar ...

  • JUI-F to hold protest in Muzaffarabad on Sept 19 against India

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    ISLAMABAD   -   Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) on Friday an­nounced to hold protest in Muzaffarabad on Septem­ber 19, against the Indian move for revoking the spe­cial status of Indian held Kashmir. While chairing a meeting of JUI-F leadership hailing from Azaad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) here in Islam­abad JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman said that his party ...

  • Pesco recovers Rs5.235m from defaulters

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    PESHAWAR   -   The task force of Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) Mardan Circle on Friday recovered Rs5.235 million from domestic and commercial defaulters. According to the pesco spokesman, Rs4.67 million recovered from domestic consumers, Rs0.355 mil­lion from commercial and Rs0.02 million from indus­trial consumers.

  • Power supply to remain suspended in Charsadda, Shabqar

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    PESHAWAR   -  Due to maintenance work, Pesco on Friday noti­fied power shutdown for various areas of district Charsadda. Power supply would remain suspended from 132kv Rajar grid station on September 2, 4 and 16 from 8am to 1pm, resultantly people of Gulabad, Behlola, Torangzai Utmanzai, Sheikh Abad, Khanmai, Industrial and New Utmanzai would face inconveniences. Power supply ...

  • KP govt announces public holiday on first of Muharram

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    PESHAWAR   -  A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Xuzhou, the capital city of Chinese province Ji­angsu and Peshawar the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to increase and strengthen collaboration and coopera­tion here in Islamabad. The Vice Mayor of Xuzhou People’s Government XU Donghai, and Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar Muham­mad Ali ...

  • UET displays merit list of B.Sc engineering

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    PESHAWAR   -    The University of Engineering and Technol­ogy (UET) Peshawar has displayed its first merit list for B.Sc engineering degree pro­grammes for academic session 2019-20. The UET vice chancellor, Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain visited the Admissions Directorate and addressed the new entrants, here on Thursday. He said, as the only public sector university ...

  • Ayub orders to install solar tube wells in Haripur

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    PESHAWAR   -  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Communication and Works Akbar Ayub said that all the reservations of the farmers of district Haripur will be removed and their problems will be resolved on priority basis, adding that most of the economy of country and nation is based on the best agricultural production.He said that the farmers would be benefited from modern-day ...

  • 10-member Jirga to ensure fair uplift projects in tribal dists

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    PESHAWAR    -   The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Gov­ernor Shah Farman on Thursday said a 10-member Jirga Pakistan Committee would be established to recommend and suggest mea­sures for transparency in devel­opment projects in tribal districts. Addressing a grand Jirga here at Governor House, the Governor said the committee would give its suggestions and ...

  • Jhagra discusses regulations for online marketplace in Dubai

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    PESHWAR     -      Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister Finance Taimur Jhagra said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is committed to take lead in developing favourable policies to encourage innovation in the province. While addressing the captains and senior leadership of International ride-hailing service Careem, at a panel discussion in Dubai UAE, the minister said by introducing the ...

  • Tenure of KP local bodies expireson Aug 28

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    PESHAWAR       -     The tenure of local bodies of the Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa province is expiring on August 28, as directives were issued to the district, town, and tehsil heads in this regard. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Department on Thursday issued instruc­tions to the nazim and naib-nazim of all the districts, towns and tehsils, as well as ...

  • Uchal festival in Kalash pulls large visitors

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     PESHAWAR   -   The foreign and domestic tourists and the local people thronged the Rambur and Bamburet valleys as the three-day Uchal festival kicked off in the scenic Kalash valley in Chitral district on August 20. A great number of foreign and domestic tourists already arrived at the valley to enjoy the festival. The tourists also visited the his­toric museum in ...

  • 4 docs suspended after probe into child’s death by snakebite

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    PESHAWAR   -   The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department has suspended four doctors in Charsadda, including the District Health Officer (DHO) and Medical Superintendent (MS), after completion of inquiry into the death of a six-year-old minor Lubna who lost her life due to lack of facilities at Shabqadar hospital. According to a notification of the Health Department, Lubna was ...

  • KP CM orders feasibility of housing schemes for journalists

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    PESHAWAR   -   The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan directed that feasibil­ity of state lands for estab­lishment of Media colonies for Journalists should be un­dertaken at Kohat Road, Pe­shawar, and Babuzai area of District Swat for facilitation of Journalists. The chief minister also di­rected the Information and PRs department to carry out ...

  • Victim demands justice against rivals for blazing house

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    PESHAWAR    -     Mir Mohammad Khan resident of district Or­akzai appealed to Inspector General of Police and Chief Justice Peshawar high court to reward him justice against their rivals who blazed his house over property dispute. Addressing a press confer­ence in Orakzi press club on Thursday, Mir Mohammad Khan said that they are living in Takhosam Malang village ...

  • NAB arrests absconder for swindling Rs13.855m

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    PESHAWAR      -    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has arrested absconder Asif Ul­lah resident of Charsadda allegedly involved in cheat­ing public at large under the garb of investment in Islamic Mudarraba swindling 13.855 million rupees. As per details, the NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa initiated inquiry against the accused Asif Ullah ...

  • PK-115 runner-up candidate demands vote recount

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    PESHAWAR   -   Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf runner-up candidate for provincial assembly seat on constituency PK-115 Abid-ur-Rahman has demanded recounting of votes and urged the Election Commission of Pakistan to provide him counter file. While addressing a news conference at Peshawar Press Club, Rahman alleged that the Election Commission of Pakistan officials were in pressure ...

  • Govt targeted for raising petrol prices

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    PESHAWAR    -   People from different walks of life criticised government for repeated hike in the prices of petroleum products and warned the government to stop atrocities against poverty hit masses. Sultan Khan, a resident of Peshawar told The Nation that they are not expecting any change in the plight of the poor and they demand immediate resignation of Prime Minister ...

  • Hajj on 10th

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    RIYADH   -   The Saudi authorities confirmed Thursday that the crescent moon of Zilhaj had been sighted so the Hajj will be performed on August 10. Hajj will therefore begin on Friday August 9, pilgrims will spend the day on the plains of Mount Arafat on Saturday August 10, and Eidul Azha will start on Sunday August 11.As of Wednesday, 1,249,951 Hajj pilgrims had arrived in ...

  • Balochistan to make legislation against water wastage

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    QUETTA   -  Balochistan Chief Minister’s inspection team member Abdullah Thursday said the provincial government was planning to bring legislation in the assembly to discourage wastage of water in order to avert water crisis in future. The government was working to control water wastage in Balochistan, he said during his visit to cracked dam of Kili Khudidazai, Pishin. He ...

  • Police reunite missing boy with family

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    LAKKI MARWAT : Police on Saturday claimed to have reunited a missing young boy with his family in Lakki Marwat police station.Rahimullah, 22, had gone missing from the city on June 26, prompting his father Asmatullah to approach police when he and other family members failed to find any clue about him. A police official said that the boy belonged to Ilawalkhel village and he was residing with his ...

  • Bereaved father appeals justice for murdered daughter

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    PESHAWAR    -  Riaz Khan, a resident of Swabi and father of Zoha who was poisoned to death, has appealed Chief Justice Peshawar High Court, Inspector General of Police and Chief Minister to provide him justice against the killers of his daughter. While talking to media, he informed that his daughter was married to Shahbaz who was in USA, adding his daughter was allegedly ...

  • KP traders observe complete shutter down

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    PESHAWAR -   Like other parts of the country, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Traders Association observed complete shutter down on the call of Markazi Tanzeem Tajiran and vowed to continue their strike till their demands are met. All shopping malls in Khyber Bazaar, Saddar, Qissa Khwani, Liaqat Bazaar, Namak Mandi, Hashtnagri, Firdous Charsadda Road, University Road, Karkhano Market, Kohat Road ...

  • KP CM directs timely completion of Swat motorway

    PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has directed the concerned authorities to ensure timely completion of Swat Motorway adding that flagship projects of the incumbent government will prove to be a major economic boost for the entire country.He has intimated that he will soon hold an inspection visit of the project adding that design revision of the second phase the project ...

  • Billion tree tsunami, BRT two mega projects of KP: Yusafzai

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    PESHAWAR    -   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shaukat Yousufzai has said that billion tree tsunami and BRT are two mega projects of the province. The total cost of BRT is Rs29 billion while Lahore’s BRT is much expensive although that was built years ago. If there is an evidence of corruption against any of our ministers, opposition must go to NAB. He ...

  • Two terrorists killed in Peshawar

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    PESHAWAR : Two alleged terrorists were killed during an operation at Nazimpur area here on Friday. DPO Mazhar Alam told media persons that an operation was conducted on a tip-off about presence of terrorists at Maroba, Gharo and Qamar Mela mountains areas of Nazimpur. During an exchange of firing, two terrorists identified as Mathar Shah and Amjad were killed. He said the accused were involved ...

  • Minister stresses timely steps during monsoon

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    PESHAWAR    -   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minster for Communication and Works Department Akbar Ayub has directed the staff of his department to take timely safety measures for the upcoming monsoon rains to save the infrastructure from damage. He further directed that biometric attendance should be ensured in all offices of the department and the violators may be treated ...

  • Torkham to be functional 24/7 from Aug 1

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    PESHAWAR  -  The border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Torkham, will be functional round the clock from 1st August while gates would be opened on borders at Mohmand and Chitral from August 7, said a spokesman of FBR. Talking to media here Friday, the spokesman of Pakistan Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) said that KP FBR office has been informed in this regard, accordingly. In light of ...

  • Darra Adamkhel elders hold protest against admin

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    PESHAWAR   -   Elders of Darra Adamkhel on Friday held a protest demonstration against the local administration for allegedly supporting the influential mafia in illegal occupation of coalmines in Akhorwal area. The protesting elders holding placards inscribed with slogans against the administration and black flags in their hands gathered at main Saddar Road outside the press ...

  • Official logo, mobile app of KP Tourism Corporation unveiled

    PESHAWAR    -   Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistani and Human Development, Zulfi Bukhari and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Sports, Tourism and Youth Affairs Atif Khan on Wednesday formally unveiled official logo and mobile app of KP Tourism Corporation to provide latest information to people on a single click.Through the mobile app, ...