60% work completed on Hakla-Dera Ismail Khan Route:NLC
National Logistics Cell is executing construction work on one of the important section of Hakla – Dera Ismail Khan...
Sacrifice of APS martyrs not gone in vain, we owe this improving peace to you: COAS
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the sacrifice of Army Public School (APS) martyrs has not...
Mild earthquake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
A mild earthquake jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province early Friday. According to private news channel , tremors were...
Pappu: Perveen Rehman’s target killer arrested
Mansehra police arrested a notorious target killer involved in murder of social worker Parveen Rehman. The renowned social worker and Director Orangi Town Pilot Project was gunned down near her office in Karachi’s Orangi Town in 2013. According to DSP Headquarters, target-killer Ahmed Husain alias Pappu Shah was residing... Read more
APS attack survivors forced to sit for exams
Even after the passage of over three months , physical and psychological wounds of Army Public School (APS) victims are still fresh. Flashbacks still haunt the survivors and rehabilitation is still under way. Yet the affected APS students are focred to take the looming board examinations. At the moment,... Read more
Polio workers under attack: Anti polio campaign suspended
Multiple attacks on polio teams in Bajaur Agency and Mansehra have resulted in the suspension of the anti Polio campaign in Mansehra. In Khar, Bajaur Agency yesterday unidentified assailants shot dead one member of a polio team, injuring another. On Tuesday, lady health workers Kaneez and Sitara and a police constable... Read more
2 more anti-polio workers fell pray to terrorists
A polio worker was killed and another was injured earlier today in an attack on a polio team in Bajaur Agency. Unidentified assailants opened fire on the team in Nawagai sub division of the agency killing Rooh ullah and injuring Arif ullah. “Arif ullah is out danger,” a health... Read more
PML-N leader shot dead in Peshawar
Peshawar: District President of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was killed in gun attack in Peshawar. According to police and rescue officials, the incident took place in Peshawar’s Yakatoot area where unknown bike riders fired shots on Haji Sardar soon after he left his home. Haji Sardar, the district... Read more
13 suspected militants’ bodies found in SWA
At least 13 bullet-riddled bodies of suspected militants were found in the Mandaow area of Shaktoi in South Waziristan . The men were shot dead and their bodies dumped in an un-populated area. Officials confirmed retrieving the bodies from the Ladha tehsil but did not disclose their identity of the... Read more
Operation Khyber I: 48 suspected terrorists killed in airstrikes
After around a fortnight of inaction PAF warplanes again swung into action and bombed the bases of suspected terrorists in a remote valley of Khyber Agency early evening, killing at least 48 terrorists and injuring over a dozen more, officials said, adding that the death toll could go up... Read more
Airstrikes kill 48 militants in Tirah Valley
Rawalpindi: In airstrikes by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan killed 48 militants. According to ISPR, the air raids were carried out early Friday morning in Tirah Valley, targeting militants’ hideouts. The strikes come a day after Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif and... Read more
Girl from KPK bags prestigious commonwealth award
A prominent Pakistani women’s rights activist from KPK was amongst 16 extraordinary youth from across the Commonwealth countries who won the prestigious 2015 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work. 28-year-old Gulalai Ismail, from Peshawar, was conferred the award for her initiative ‘Aware Girls.’ Gulalai and her sister... Read more
Three TTP terrorists killed in Swabi
At least three terrorists were killed yesterday night in a clash with police personnel in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi district. A policeman also lost his life in the exchange of gunfire with the militants, which police claimed belonged to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The KP provincial government that a Rs... Read more
Poaching: KP govt fines Qatari princeling meagre amount
The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Ministry of Environment fined a Qatari prince Rs80,000 after he was caught with three falcons in Dera Ismail Khan. Members of the royal families of the Gulf States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are known to travel to Pakistan each year to hunt the extremely rare... Read more
FIA traces 109 bank accounts of PESCO’s Ex-CEO
Peshawar: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has traced at least 109 bank accounts of former chief executive officer of Peshawar Electric Supply Corporation (PESCO). According to sources, FIA has identified 109 bank accounts in the name of Pervez Akhtar Shah, his wife, two sons and daughter in various banks across... Read more
PML-N terminates membership of KPK MPA for violating discipline
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) expelled basic membership of Wajeeh uz Zaman Khan, MPA from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)  for not casting his vote during the recent Senate election. According to the termination letter signed by the PML(N) chief Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the member of the provincial assembly (MPA) had been... Read more
Man allegedly sells ex-wife for Rs. 300k
Muhammad Rafique, a resident of Chatar Plain, has been accused of selling his ex-wife for Rs300,000. Speaking to the media yesterday, Gulrani Bibi* said her husband passed away in July 2010 and she started living with her brother-in-law Sardaz Khan. She added Khan arranged her daughter Haziran Bibi’s* marriage to his son... Read more