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  • TPESHAWAR   -  In order to mitigate risk of glacial lake bursting and flooding following surge in temperature in northern parts of the country, the governments of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan Sunday agreed to work on the issue and launch Glacial Lake Outburst Flooding ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -   Though Baba Haider Zaman, the man behind Hazara province movement, did not succeed in achieving his goal of a separate province, however, gave a new life to the campaign lunched for the purpose. He died at the age of 84 on Wednesday and was laid to rest in his ancestral ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Awami National Party (ANP) will stage protest demonstrations today (Friday) across the province against inflation, increase in taxation and borrowing from the International Monetary Fund by the PTI-led government in the country. Inflation and levying new taxes will certainly make ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -  This week, relatively more hustle and bustle will be going around on the political horizon in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. It is because the PTI-led government will present first budget of its second consecutive term on October 11. The budget will be for the remaining months of the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Newly-elected president of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), Faiz Muhammad has asked the government to opt for business friendly policies and take measures for promotion of industrialisation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. These views were expressed by him while addressing the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - A tough contest is expected between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) in re-election being held today (Monday) in PK-23 Shangla-I. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has declared elections in PB-23 Shangla constituency null and void over low women ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Former provincial minister and leader of the ruling PTI Shah Farman on Wednesday took oath as 32nd Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at a ceremony held in the Governor House. Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Justice Waqar Ahmed Seth administered the oath to the new governor. KP Chief ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Eleven members cabinet of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wednesday took oath here at the Governor House. KP Acting Governor Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani administered the oath to the members as provincial ministers. Besides others, KP CM Mahmood Khan and supporters and relatives of the new ministers who ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - In the first phase, a 12-member cabinet of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa will be administered oath after Eid-ul-Azha. Consultation on proposed names for the right job is in final stages, and majority of the names for the cabinet have been approved. However, Prime Minister Imran Khan will give a ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Mahmood Khan took oath as 22nd Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday. KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra administered him the oath during a ceremony held at the Governor House, Peshawar. Besides others, MPA-elect, government officials ...

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  • TA number of reasons could be enumerated which led to the discomforting defeat of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman in the July 25 general election. Heading an alliance of five religious parties — the MMA — Rehman tried his luck on two NA seats from his hometown-NA-38 ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - As Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is going to form second consecutive government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa following a landslide victory in the province, the question deliberated over in the party’s meeting and asked by the masses is that whether former chief minister Pervaiz Khattak will ...

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  • TPESHAWAR   -  Traditionally, voters in Khyber Pakht-unkhwa don’t give a second chance to any party and a new party is given a fresh mandate after five years to rule the province. Now the question is whether the PTI will retain its position to rule the province for another ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Former provincial minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate for PK-99 Ikramullah Khan Gandapur was martyred and six persons including his driver and two police guards were seriously injured in a suicide attack near his hometown Kulachi in Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday, three days ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has fielded a young candidate, Kamran Khan Bangash, for PK-77 Peshawar XII constituency for the upcoming general election to take on 14 rival candidates, some of them old-guards and a few new faces from major political parties. The PK-77 Peshawar-XII is an ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari alleged on Saturday that workers of his party were being asked to join puppet parties such as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Grand Democratic Alliance, but such attempts had badly failed so far. “Workers of my ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Awami National Party vowed on Wednesday not to be swayed from its resolve to face down terrorists, a day after a TTP suicide bombing killed scores of its activists, including the politician son of a party leader assassinated in 2012. ANP President Asfandyar Wali Khan announced three-day ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -  A tough contest is expected in NA-31 (Peshawar-V) constituency as major political parties have fielded strong candidates for the upcoming general elections scheduled for July 25. The ANP has won the seat for a record four times. For 2018 elections, a total of 11 candidates ...

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  • T­­ PESHAWAR - PTI Chairman Imran Khan and JUI-F leader Akram Khan Durrani will fight tooth and nail for NA-35 Bannu seat in the upcoming general elections scheduled for July 25, as the former has openly challenged the later at his home ground. Bannu, a central district of southern part ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - In NA-30 (Peshawar-IV) constituency, the election looks like a political battle within the same family because five major contenders out of the total eight contestants for the seat belong to Arbab family of Khalil tribe. Members of the influential Arbab family (Khalil tribe) of Peshawar ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Former world squash champion and PML-N candidate Qamar Zaman, ANP’s Syed Aqil Shah, MMA’s Arbab Farooq Jan and the PTI’s Malik Wajidullah are in race for PK-75 (Peshawar-X) in the general elections scheduled for July 25. A close fight is expected among the ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Sunday termed JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman a power-seeking magnet, ‘who always goes after those in power’. “Maulana Fazlur Rehman has been in government since 2002. He is a magnet who attracts anybody who gets into ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - In regard to the general election, all eyes are on the two National Assembly constituencies in Charsadda district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa where heavyweights including Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq, Qaumi Watan Party chief Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao and Awami National Party chief ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq on Sunday announced that his party will contest the upcoming general elections under party flag and electoral symbol. Instead of waiting for replies from other parties regarding making an electoral alliance, “We have now ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Chiefs and heads of at least eight political parties including PPP, PML-N, PTI, JUI-F, JI, ANP, QWP and APML will contest from different districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on various National Assembly seats in the general elections scheduled for July 25. Apart from that, some five former ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - After failure of the six-member parliamentary committee to appoint the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Election Commission of Pakistan will now act to fill the slot. In this connection, Speaker KP Assembly Asad Qaiser on Monday forwarded a letter to the Chief ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - A six-member parliamentary committee will now decide a name for the slot of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa caretaker chief minister after the failure of former chief minister Pervez Khattak and opposition leader Maulana Lutfur Rehman to reach consensus on the matter. The parliamentary committee ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s mega transport project receives another setback as an officer of Peshawar Bus-Rapid-Transit (BRT) on Thursday resigned from his post owing to issues related to quality of the project. The BRT has termed such allegations as baseless and beyond ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  - Amidst opposition from Jamiat Ulema-e Islam-Fazl lawmakers, the Khyber -Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Sunday passed the Federally Administered Tribal Areas Reforms Bill, 2018 with a two-thirds majority, paving the way for tribal areas merger into KP province. The bill, which has already ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  - Just a day before the dissolution of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, minority lawmaker Baldev Kumar of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) took oath as a member of the provincial assembly on Sunday. Kumar has been in jail since 2016 in murder case of adviser to the chief ...

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