DERA ISMAIL KHAN - Federal Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs Ali Amin Khan Gandapur on Monday said that steps had been taken for ensuring all health facilities to people of the dis­trict and work would start soon on construction of a ...

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    PESHAWAR - The Awami National Par­ty Provincial President Aimal Wali Khan has asked the federal gov­ernment to immediate­ly release Rs. 100 billion fund for the uplift of the merged districts and au­thorize the elected mem­bers to utilize the fund for the betterment of their respective constit­uencies. Addressing a press conference Aimal Wali Khan said that President Arif ...

  • KP CM directs to remove discrepancies in laws

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    PESHAWAR - Chief Minister Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa Mahmood Khan has di­rected all the provincial depart­ments to carefully review their respective laws having conflicts with the laws of other depart­ments and to propose necessary amendments so that such discrep­ancies in laws could be removed. Presiding over provincial cabi­net meeting here Monday, he also directed that the ...

  • Monument to be built to pay tribute to heroes

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    PESHAWAR            -           The Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa Local Govern­ment Department, in the light of the provincial government’s directives, has decided to build a monument to pay tribute to the heroes who fought against the coronavirus. In this regard, stu­dents, citizens, ...

  • PHA offers coop to boost tourism industry

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    ISLAMABAD            -           The Pakistan Hotels Association (PHA) has offered its cooperation to the federal government and its tourism related departments in order to bring improvements in the hospitality sector. “Due to the continuous financial losses in PTDC motels located in ...

  • Govt asked to reverse decision on building temple

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    MARDAN             -          District Amir of the Khatm-e-Nabuwat Movement, Qari Ikram-ul-Haq on Monday urged the federal government to withdraw decision of to build a temple in Islamabad and announced to stage a protest rally against the government decision on Friday. He expresses these ...

  • Pakistan urges UNSC to denounce Indian atrocities in IOK

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    UNITED NATIONS            -           India has “callously exploited” the coronavirus crisis to further advance its occupation of Jammu and Kashmir, a top Pakistani diplomat has said, as he urged the UN Security Council to end the “open aggression and atrocities” ...

  • ATP chief urges world to help stop HR abuses in IOK

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    Peshawar              -       Chairman Amun Taraqi Party (ATP) Muhammad Faiq Shah has urged the world powers, international human rights organizations including UN and OIC to take notice of the human rights violations, atrocities and brutalities on innocent Kashmiri Muslims in Indian occupied Jammu and ...

  • JI condoles with Sikh community

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    PESHAWAR          -          A delegation of Jamaat-e-Islami visited Gurdwara in Mohalla Jogan Shah here on Monday to offer condolences with relatives of the Sikh community who were killed in train accident at Sheikhupura recently. The delegation was led by General Secretary Jamaat-e-Islami Peshawar chapter. Qari Ahmad Saeed, President Khidmat ...

  • 100 days of struggle against virus marked

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    DIR LOWER - Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) for Anti-Corruption Malik Shafiullah Khan on Sunday said that the steadfastness shown by the frontline workers and people and the steps taken by the government against coronavirus dur­ing the last 100 days were commend­able. He hoped that soon Pakistan would succeed in defeating the virus that had hit the entire world.

  • KP CM stresses need to streamline Auqaf Dept affairs

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    PESHAWAR              -            Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan, while agreeing in principle to the proposed plan of Au­qaf Department to ensure better and efficient management of its properties across the province, has directed the concerned high ups for ...

  • ‘Online book stores’ business increases amid COVID-19

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    ISLAMABAD              -           In times of isolation amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the online book stores were offering variety of books for the interest of citizens spe­cially school going kids and delivering directly to their door steps which is promoting the ...

  • Bangash orders early completion of Shalimar Bagh project

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    PESHAWAR            -           Special Assistant to Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa Chief Minister for Local Government Kamran Bangash visit­ed Shalimar Bagh in connection with the revival of one of the historical and old recreation point in Pesha­war. He was briefed by Saleem Khan, Tehsil ...

  • Tributes paid to frontline heroes in fight against Covid-19

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    PESHAWAR            -        The district administration arranged a function at District Headquarters Complex Tajazai to mark the 100 days of actions to combat Coronavirus pandemic.DC Abdul Haseeb, Additional DC Noorul Amin, health experts and other officials were also present on the occasion. Paying ...

  • Results of smart lockdown encouraging in D.I. Khan

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    PESHAWAR        -       Advisor to Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir has said that work on gi­gantic projects of Chash­ma Right Bank Lift Canal and Peshawar to D I Khan motorway will commence soon. Ajmal Wazir was talking to media persons after in­spection of District Head­quarter ...

  • Mobile internet suspension in IOK enters 12th month

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    ISLAMABAD             -       In Indian occupied Kashmir, suspension of high-speed mobile internet has entered in 12th month, yet the subscribers in the valley are compelled to pay for the services they aren’t able to use. According to Kashmir Media Service, the largest service provider of 4G mobile internet in the Kashmir Valley is Reliance Jio, ...

  • Kashmir issue needs world attention: AJK PM

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    MUZAFFARABAD           -      The AJK Prime Minister, Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan has appealed international community to play its effective role in stopping the brutal repressions on Kashmiri people by the Indian forces who have been struggling for their right to self-determination. Talking to the media in Muzaffarabad, he said the issue of Kashmir ...

  • Qadri sympathises with Sikh families

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    Peshawar           -         Expressing heartfelt condolences with families of Sikh community over Sheikhupura incident, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadri on Sunday said that the government aware of the worries of the families who lost their loved ones and on the directives of Prime ...

  • 192 martyred, 1,326 injured by Indian troops in 11-month siege of IOK

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    ISLAMABAD            -        In Indian occupied Kashmir, unrelenting military siege and crippling lockdown imposed by the fascist Modi government of India on August 5, last year, have completed 11 months yesterday. A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, said, the life of ...

  • Entire nation united against COVID-19: KP CS

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    Peshawar           -       Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr Kazim Niaz here on Sunday that entire nation was united against COVID-19. The Chief Secretary expressed these views while addressing a function held at Landi Kotal Khyber wherein certificates of appreciation were awarded to frontline workers and ...

  • No compromise on KP rights: Sherpao

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    PESHAWAR - Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao on Saturday said that his party would not compromise on the rights of the province. Addressing a meeting of party leaders at Watan Kor, QWP Headquarters, Sherpao said the PTI government had promised to provide Rs. 100 billion annually to the merged tribal districts for 10 years, but the promise could not be materialized ...

  • JUI-F lauds LHC decision to dismiss Judge Arshad Malik

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    MARDAN - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Provincial Deputy Ameer Mufti Fazal Ghafoor on Saturday termed the LHC verdict to dis­miss Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik as a right decision. The decision has made it clear that National Accountability Bu­reau (NAB) is being used for po­litical revenge, he said. He expressed these views while offering fatiha and ex­pressing ...

  • SCCI chief asks Pesco to control power outages

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    peshawar - The Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has expressed concerns over the unannounced and excessive pwer load-shedding, frequent tripping and low voltage issues on industrial and commercial feeders, and asked the PESCO management to resolve the issue on priority basis. In a statement issued here on Friday, SCCI President Maqsood Anwar said that despite sufficient electricity ...

  • US provides ventilators to treat corona patients

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    ISLAMABAD               -        The US government has provided ventila­tors worthy of 3 million dollars to Pakistan to help fight against the coronavirus. “The donation is a fulfilment of US Pres­ident Donald Trump’s promise to Paki­stan’s Prime Minister Imran ...

  • KP CM directs for timely completion of all development projects

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    PESHAWAR          -         In an effort to improve the power supply system in newly merged trib­al districts, a mega project has been launched under which the existing 66 KV grid stations of the merged areas are being upgraded to 132 KV grid stations. The work is also in progress on number of schemes ...

  • PHC judge demoted

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    PESHAWAR            -        The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has reverted a judge to the lower rank as a major penalty.The high court demoted District and Sessions Judge (BS-21) Irshad Ahmad Khan to the post of Additional District and Sessions Judge (BS-20) for a period of two years.Disciplinary proceedings ...

  • All resources being used to control Covid-19: Ajmal

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    PESHAWAR             -           Advisor to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on In­formation Ajmal Wazir has said that the government was utilizing all its resources to cope with novel coronavirus adding that corona special­ized hospital was established at Nishatarabad, Peshawar, ...

  • NA body asks ministry to boost Covid-19 testing capacity

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    ISLAMABAD            -        National Assembly (NA) Stand­ing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) on Friday ex­pressed concern over the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) tests being conducted in the coun­try urging the Health Ministry to increase the capacity of tests. The meeting ...

  • Providing better municipal services govt priority: KP CM

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    PESHAWAR - Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mah­mood Khan has directed the quarters con­cerned to complete all preparations in order to ensure formal ground breaking of Cities Improvement Project (CIP) by the end of this year. Provision of improved municipal ser­vices and other facilities to the people is one of the top priorities of the provincial govern­ment, he said. Presiding ...

  • PM asked for practical steps to reform education

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    PESHAWAR - Nazim Islami Jamiat Tulba (IJT) University Campus Peshawar Shafiq-ur-Rahman criticised the PTI gov­ernment for deviating from its promise regarding ed­ucation emergency and demanded of the Prime Min­ister Imran Khan to take practical steps for education sector reforms. Addressing a press conference at Peshawar Press Club on Thursday, Shafiq-ur-Rahman said that due to cut in ...