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Khyber PakhtunKha creates dedicated burial spaces for trans people

PESHAWAR (Reuters) – Transgender people in northwestern Pakistan are to be given a dedicated place to bury their dead after being ostracized by their families even in death. The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province said on Wednesday it would set

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Tourism Authority, interest-free loan scheme for youth in the offing: Minister

PESHAWAR The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has planned to set-up Tourism Authority to tap God bestowed tourism potential of KP besides launching of Rs1billion interest-free loan scheme for youth to take full advantage of their skills and abilities in the province

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KP govt establishes eight Police training schools

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has established eight training schools across the province to train police force on scientific lines. A spokesman of Police Department said these schools have been established in Peshawar, Kohat, Nowshera, Mardan and Abbottabad. So far about

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Women, children hospital will be established in Swabi: Asad Qaisar

SWABI . (KN) : Speaker National Assembly, Asad Qaisar has announced establishment of Women and Children Hospital in Swabi and said that all the modern facilities would be ensured in the facility. He was addressing the oath taking ceremony of

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School authorities summoned over heavy backpacks of students

ESHAWAR:  The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday summoned the head of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Private Schools Authority and secretary Secondary and Elementary Education to voice their concern over heavy hand bags carried by students. A two-judge bench comprising Justice Qaiser Rashid

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K-P govt postpones budget session

PESHAWAR:  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government postponed the provincial assembly’s budget session on Wednesday. The session was scheduled for October 11. Sources told The Express Tribune that Chief Minister Mahmood Khan directed the K-P finance secretary to cancel the session. The reason for

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Nearly 30 years on: ‘Tabdeeli’ comes to Mansehra

BALAKOT:  For nearly 30 years, the family of Sardar Muhammad Yousaf has had a virtual iron grip over Mansehra. But it seems that the family’s attempt to remain relevant in national politics has come unstuck in the wave of ‘change’

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ANP leader Mian Iftikhar facing terror threats: security agencies

PESHAWAR:  The intelligence agencies of the country issued an alert advising strict security measures after receiving credible information that Awami National Party (ANP) leader Mian Iftikhar Hussain could be targeted in a suicide attack. According to the alert, a suicide

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First female muharrar appointed in K-P

PESHAWAR: The Kohat Police appointed the first lady Muharrar of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) in a bid to introduce gender parity into the department. District Police Chief Abbas Majeed Marwat told The  Media that Zobia Musarrat was appointed purely on merit. “Officers who

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Peshawar rapid transit: PTI’s crown jewel in limbo as chairman quits

PESHAWAR : TransPeshawar – the Urban Mobility Company – that is to run the Bus Rapid Transit in Peshawar, on Saturday witnessed another crisis as Project Chairman Javed Iqbal tendered resignation, reported Dunya News. The much-delayed project—being considered as crown

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