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  • Move to develop New Balakot City as tourism zone hailed
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    MANSEHRA: The chairman of Senate’s committee on defence, Lt-Gen (Retd) Abdul Qayyum, has welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s move to develop New Balakot City as a tourism zone but at the same time demanded him to take survivors of October 8, 2005 earthquake into confidence about all these developments.“If this... Read more »
  • Four accused in murder case remanded in police custody
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    NOWSHERA: A local court on Sunday handed four accused including senior government officials, who had been nominated in a murder and attempted-murder case, to the police on a three-day physical remand.Among those remanded to police were Afsar Ali, additional secretary of elementary and secondary education, KP, and Professor Sheraz Ali... Read more »
  • JUI-F leader says Azadi March at all cost
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    KHAR: Jamiat-Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Mufti Abdul Shakoor on Sunday said that hundreds of thousands of party workers would attend the “Azadi March” of the party.Speaking at a workers convention here, he said the activists of his party would attend the Azadi march at all cost. The JUI-F leader came down... Read more »
  • 16kg heroin seized, one arrested
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    PESHAWAR: The Excise and Narcotics Control Department during an action foiled a bid to smuggle 16kg heroin and arrested one person from the Motorway. An official said the Excise department staff stopped a car near the Charsadda inter-change and recovered 16kg heroin from the vehicle. The official said the accused... Read more »
  • Swat conference: Psychiatrists call for research on treatment of mental illnesses
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    MINGORA: Eminent psychiatrists at the concluding day of the 23rd National Psychiatric Conference here on Sunday stressed that research should be conducted to find out new ways to treat mental diseases.The three-day-long conference was organised by the Pakistan Psychiatric Society (PPS), and well-known psychiatrists from across the country attended the... Read more »
  • Net hydel profit: Sherpao blasts KP govt for failure to secure arrears
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    PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao Sunday criticised the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) provincial government for failing to get the arrears of the net hydel profit (NHP) from the federal government.Speaking at a press conference at Watan Kor, the headquarters of QWP, the QWP chief referred to... Read more »
  • Child dies in gas explosion
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    PESHAWAR: One person died and four others were injured when the roof of a house collapsed due to gas explosion on Abdara Road here on Sunday. An official said that a minor child, Owais, died while four other members of the family sustained injuries when the roof of the house... Read more »
  • 2 more Child Protection Courts to open in October
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    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) is set to inaugurate two more Child Protection Courts in the first week of October after the appointment of two judges for the these courts.The Peshawar High Court has transferred and posted two judges, including Additional District and Sessions Judge Faryal Zia Mufti for... Read more »
  • Tribute paid to victims of church attack
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    PESHAWAR: Tribute was paid to the victims of a terrorist attack on the All Saints Church in Kohati on its sixth anniversary on Sunday. Up to 127 people lost lives while several were wounded when two suicide bombers attacked the All Saints Church on September 22, 2013. People from the... Read more »
  • ANP concerned at spread of dengue
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    PESHAWAR: The Awami National Party (ANP) has expressed concern over the spread of dengue virus and government’s inability to save the lives of the people affected by the mosquito-borne disease.Through a statement issued here, ANP provincial general secretary and parliamentary leader in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Sardar Hussain Babak said that... Read more »