70 years on: Babara incident remembered

PESHAWAR:  Around 70 years after several people had been killed in the Babara village of Charsadda, the incident was remembered on Sunday. The Pakhtun Think Tank, with former home secretary Syed Akhtar Ali Shah in the chair, held a meeting

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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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KP Assembly slams airstrike on madrassa in Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Friday passed a resolution against the airstrike on a madrassa in Kunduz province in Afghanistan in which scores of innocent students and civilians were killed. The resolution moved by Fakhre Azam Wazir of the

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Chitral’s 4-day spring festival kicks off

Web Desk A four-day spring festival has brought a large number of people to Chitral in a bid to enjoy local games, music and culture. The festival also featuring polo matches, in which riders galloped on their horses as spectators

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Malala Yousafzai gets emotional after landing in hometown Swat

SWAT (AFP) – Malala Yousafzai landed in the Swat valley Saturday for her first visit back where she was shot in the head by the Taliban more than five years ago. The visit by the 20-year-old Nobel laureate was kept

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KP government working to frame new budget according to wishes of people

Over three million citizens of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be contributing in the framing of budget for the year 2018-19 in an attempt by the provincial government to allocate budget according to priorities identified by citizens. For the purpose, an extensive

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Customs Export Section seizes 165 sacks of smuggling Urea on Torkham Border

The customs staff of the Export Section of Pakistan Customs posted on the Torkham Border has confiscated 165 bags of calcium ammonium nitrate Urea from a truck loaded with vegetables on the way to Pakistan on Friday at Khyber Agency.

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