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  • CM claims ensuring good governance
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    PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Saturday claimed that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government brought an end to the political interference in the departments and ensured good governance.A handout said that he was talking to ministers at the Chief Minister’s House here. He said that the elements who did not... Read more »
  • QWP rejects bill declaring mines in Fata as govt property
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    PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) provincial head Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao on Saturday said that his party rejected the bill passed from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly that declared all mines and minerals in the erstwhile Fata as the property of the government.Through a press release, he said the government bulldozed... Read more »
  • Boy dies due to gas leak in Gujranwala
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    GUJRANWALA: A boy died in his washroom because of suffocation at Maraliwala on Saturday.Ehtesham, 15, reportedly was taking bath in the washroom where he fell unconscious owing to leakage from a gas heater. He was brought out of the washroom after breaking its gate and was rushed to hospital where... Read more »
  • ?Azadi March? starts yielding results, says Durrani
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    BANNU: The Rahbar Committee Chairman and Opposition leader in KP Assembly Akram Khan Durrani said on Saturday that the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Azadi March had started yielding results.He was speaking the protesters at the sit-in for the third consecutive day on Indus Highway. He said National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser’s... Read more »
  • Asfandyar hails LHC verdict
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    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) Asfandyar Wali Khan on Saturday praised the Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict to allow Nawaz Sharif to move abroad for treatment.In a press statement, he said that the government duplicity was deplorable as on one hand it was claiming to be the champion of human... Read more »
  • Qul
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    PESHAWAR: Fateha was offered for senior journalist Mureeb Mohmand during his Qul in his village in Shabqadar in Charsadda district. Mureeb Mohmand, who was a correspondent for the English daily, Express Tribune, in Mohmand Agency, was earlier buried at the family’s ancestral graveyard in Halimzai, Shabqadar.... Read more »
  • 19 injured in collision between vans
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    LAHORE: At least 19 people, including three women and a baby boy, were injured in a collision between two vans near Bhobattian Chowk on Saturday.Rescuers removed the injured to Jinnah Hospital. Six injured people were treated on the spot by the rescuers.In another incident, two people were injured when their... Read more »
  • Concern over hospitals? ?privatisation?
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    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has expressed concern over the proposed ‘privatisation’ of state-run health facilities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and unprecedented rise in investigation charges in government hospitals.Through a statement, PMA President Dr Hussain Ahmad Haroon said he had boycotted the talks recently held between the government and Grand... Read more »
  • Nawaz Sharif case: People say court verdict moral defeat of govt
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    LAHORE: The general public, reacting to the Lahore High Court (LHC) decision to remove former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's name from the Exit Control List (ECL) without financial guarantee, termed it a moral defeat of the government.Talking to The News, people from different walks of life appreciated the decision, especially... Read more »
  • Ajmal Khattak?s son ?mysteriously? dies in jail
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    PESHAWAR: Late poet-politician Ajmal Khattak’s son Mirwais Khattak, who was mentally ill and was arrested for killing his sister, died in mysterious circumstances in the Mental Hospital located in the premises of the Peshawar Central Prison on Saturday, official sources said.He was taken into custody by the police on November... Read more »