Earthquake jolts parts of K-P, including capital city of Peshawar
A mild earthquake shook parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), including Peshawar and Swat earlier today. The magnitude and epicenter of the earthquake...
Despite govt promises, many cities remained without electricity at Sehri time
Karachi/Peshawar: Despite the federal government’s promise that load-shedding would not take place in the country at times of Sehr...
Peshawar gets back its cultural centre, as a revamped Nishtar Hall opens its doors
If anyone, who had seen the government owned only playhouse — Nishtar Hall — during the rule of Mutahidda...
Earthquake jolts parts of K-P, including capital city of Peshawar
A mild earthquake shook parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), including Peshawar and Swat earlier today. The magnitude and epicenter of the earthquake is not yet known. Tremors were felt in Bunir, Malakand, Swat and Peshawar. At least six people were killed when a powerful earthquake rocked parts of Pakistan in April. Five people... Read more
Despite govt promises, many cities remained without electricity at Sehri time
Karachi/Peshawar: Despite the federal government’s promise that load-shedding would not take place in the country at times of Sehr and Iftar, many cities from Karachi to Peshawar remained without electricity at Sehri time. According to details, many areas of Karachi, Okara, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Multan and Sialkot were without electric... Read more
Peshawar gets back its cultural centre, as a revamped Nishtar Hall opens its doors
If anyone, who had seen the government owned only playhouse — Nishtar Hall — during the rule of Mutahidda Majlis-i-Amal or later during the coalition government of Pakistan People’s Party and Awami National Party, there is a fair chance one would be stunned to see its new look. For... Read more
Murder most foul: Leading crusader for transgender rights is no more
 Transgender rights activist Alesha’s death triggered an uproar in the city, especially among people of the transgender community and social activists. Now that she is no more, those who knew her had no other way to express their grief but to cry their hearts out. Alesha’s body lay on... Read more
Peshawar: First a wall of kindness, now a fridge
The city’s terrible heat becomes almost intolerable for labourers who work without any semblance of shade. With temperature rising up to 44 degrees Celsius on most days, the daily wagers are living proof that not all rays emitting from the sun are harmless. However, students of various universities have tried... Read more
Transgender activist critically injured after being shot multiple times in Peshawar
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Trans Action Alliance coordinator has been critically injured after she was shot at least half a dozen times late yesterday night. Alesha was shifted to Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar in critical condition. However, LRH authorities kept her waiting for over an hour as they couldn’t decide whether to shift her... Read more
Honour killing: Father kills daughter, her beloved
Peshawar: A man killed his 16-year-old daughter Nosheen and her alleged lover Shakil in a suspected case of honour killing in Dir Colony within the jurisdiction of Yakatoot police station in Peshawar on Thursday. The mother of Nosheen, Gul Bibi registered an FIR with Yakatoot police station, stating her daughter... Read more
Peshawar: Multiple blasts in Peshawar leave 1 dead, 14 wounded
At least one person was killed and 14 others injured as twin blasts rocked Peshawar’s Mathra area earlier today. According to initial reports, an improvised explosive device (IED) targeted a police convoy injuring two people. As people and investigation teams arrived at the site of the attack, another blast occurred, killing one police official... Read more
KPK: 3 pre-teen boys sodomized in Peshawar, Shabqadar
At least three young boys were sodomized in separate incidents in Peshawar and Shabqadar. In the first incident, a 12-year-old child was raped in Jabba Sohail within the jurisdiction of Yakatoot police station in Peshawar on Monday night. A local registered an FIR against the incident. As per the report,... Read more
Peshawar: Police foil big terror attack, alleged terrorist killed
The KPK police successfully foiled a major terror attack after killing an alleged terrorist and recovered a suicide jacket from a hotel room in the city of Peshawar. Police, during the search operation, conducted routine checking in a room of a local hotel of Dabgari Gardens area on early morning... Read more
D.J Butt loses out  as D.J Wali sons gets contract for PTI Peshawar rally
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has given the music sound contract for its upcoming Peshawar rally, scheduled on May 09, to D.J Wali sons, ousting long time music jockey D.J Butt. PTI leader Fazl Muhammad Khan has confirmed the contract with Wali sons, saying their quality was good besides lesser rates. It... Read more
Peshawar: At least18 Afghan nationals amongst detained 165 suspects
The police and security forces apprehended at least 165 suspects during search operations in different areas of Peshawar earlier today. According to police, 18 Afghan nationals were also arrested among them who were illegally residing in the city. The operations were conducted in areas adjacent to GT Road, University... Read more
Peshawar: Box of Happiness offers free food twice a day
With a smiley face emoji, the Box of Happiness on Peshawar’s bustling University road holds 100 food containers during lunch and dinner for labourers and people who cannot afford a meal. The initiative was launched by students of Institute of Management Sciences (IMSciences). Twice a day, they fill the... Read more
Grenade attack on JuD seminary in Peshawar: Many injured
At least 14 people, including four children, sustained injuries when unknown assailants tossed a hand grenade at a seminary in Peshawar’s Tehkal Bala area late yesterday night. “At least seven people were injured in the attack and police arrested one of the attackers,” SSP Operation Abbas Majeed Marwat said.... Read more