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May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Mardan butchers protest raids, fines

MARDAN: Butchers in the Mardan the district here on Monday staged a protest rally outside the Mardan Press Club here to protest raids by local administration and fines. They gathered at Shamshi Road and were holding placards and banners inscribed with slogans against the local administration. The protesters blocked the road for four hours. District Nazim

May 21, 2018 12:00 AM Interfaith harmony: Sikhs in Peshawar arrange Iftar

PESHAWAR: In a bid to promote interfaith harmony, the Sikh community is arranging Iftar at various places in the provincial capital where the Muslims are served with food. The Sikh community had arranged Iftar for labourers, passersby and shopkeepers in Ramazan last year as well. Though the Sikhs have yet to obtain a no-objection certificate for security 1

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Dr Amjad takes charge as Pesco chief executive

PESHAWAR: Dr Muhammad Amjad Khan has taken charge as chief executive of Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco). A press release said Dr Amjad belongs to Mardan district and received primary education in Peshawar. He graduated from University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar. Besides master’s in engineering, he did PhD in management. Dr Amjad

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM PHC seeks reply from KP govt in case of Indian prisoner

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday sought reply from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and the Prisons Department in the case of an Indian prisoner who filed an application for shifting him to the Peshawar Central Prison as he was facing life threats at the Mardan Central Prison. Hamid Nehal Ansari, the Indian national who was sentenced 2

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM PTI govt accused of rendering people jobless

MARDAN: Criticizing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, former federal minister Nawabzada Khwaja Mohammad Khan Hoti said on Wednesday the provincial government was rendering the people jobless. "The PTI-led government is busy with rendering the people jobless instead of giving them jobs," he remarked while speaking at a news conference at the Mardan 1

May 11, 2018 3:35 PM SC sets one-month deadline for disbursement of compensation to Quetta church attack affectees

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday set a one-month deadline for Balochistan government to ensure the payment of compensation to the affectees of attack at Quetta's Bethel Memorial Methodist Church last year, DawnNewsTV reported. At least nine people were killed and 30 injured in a suicide attack on the church on December 17, 2017 — following which

May 10, 2018 12:00 AM Strong quake jolts KP, Punjab cities

PESHAWAR: An earthquake of severe intensity jolted several cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces here Wednesday noon at around 15:40 hours. According to Meteorological Center, the intensity of the earthquake on richter scale has been measured as 6.4. This tremor was felt in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Swabi, Chitral, Abbottabad 3

May 9, 2018 6:53 AM Moderate quake hits Islamabad, parts of KPK

PESHAWAR : A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Islamabad, several parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan early on Wednesday. According to details, the epicenter of the earthquake was located to 30 kilometres from Bannu at a depth of 12 kilometres. The tremors were felt in several cities including Islamabad, Peshawar 7

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM ANP stages protest against anti-car lifting cell

NOWSHERA: Awami National Party (ANP), Nowshera chapter, staged protest against the anti-car lifting cell for picking the son of a local councillor. The sources said that anti-car lifting cell had picked Waqas Wazir, son of Ihsanullah Wazir, from Jan Market. The ANP activists gathered on the Nowshera-Mardan Road for traffic to demand release of Waqas 3

April 30, 2018 12:00 AM Country’s politics, parliament under foreign pressure: Fazl

MARDAN: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said on Sunday the country’s politics and parliament were under international pressure. He said the United Nations had failed to stop the killing of innocent people in the Indian Held Kashmir (IHK), Syria, Libya, Palestine, Iraq and other Muslim countries. He was addressing the Mohib 9