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14 killed after torrential rain hits Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Thirteen people have been injured in rain-related incidents

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PESCO distances itself after five people die in a fire caused by a faulty wire in Kohat

It happened around 6am when most of the neighbourhood had woken up to say their Fajr prayers

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Mild tremors felt in Swat, Kohat

No loss of life or damage to property was reported

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa LG election: Unofficial results pour in

Elections were held in 54 constituencies for 52 union councils, 32 tehsils and 54 villages and neighbourhoods

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Three Shangla labourers killed in Kohat coal mine blast

All the labourers belonged to Shangla district

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At least 20 killed in bus, oil tanker collision in Kohat

At least 20 people were killed in a deadly collision between a Karachi-bound passenger bus and an oil tanker near Samari Chowk on the Indus Highway in Kohat. Over 20 people were also injured in the road accident. The authorities have imposed an emergency at Kohat’s Divisional Headquarters Hospital following the accident. The authorities have…

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Kohat voters like choosing candidates who perform

District of Kohat is famous for electing candidates who perform in their tenure but just like with election 2013, this time too, the PTI has given tickets to the strongest families in Kohat. In Kohat campaigns have been different from those in the rest of KP, as the MMA has selected another candidate and not…

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The Khattak who took Attan to kathak

A decade ago if you had told Khanzada Asfandyar Khattak that he would be dancing in Peshawar every week, he would have probably laughed at you. But as terrorism has receded in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the mood has changed, cultural capital has started to return. In the 1980s, his parents settled in Islamabad, where he…

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Heatstroke alert issued as hot weather predicted in KP

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority has issued a heatstroke alert after the met department predicted sweltering weather in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for next 10 days. According to heatstroke alert, people are advised to be careful and avoid unnecessary movement as hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. In the next ten…

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Six labourers die in Kohat

KOHAT: Six labourers died and one injured when a under construction gate collapsed in Jawaki area of Frontier Region Kohat on Sunday afternoon. The laborers are working on construction of the gate when the incident took place. The injured has been shifted to District Headquarter Hospital Kohat. APP

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KP police should prove through performance it is not under political pressure: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Main Saqib Nisar said on Tuesday that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police should prove through its performance that it was not under any political pressure. The chief justice made the aforementioned statement during proceedings of the Asma murder case. During the hearing, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar slammed the performance of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…

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Aasma Rani murder: Police make second arrest

KOHAT: A second arrest was made on Saturday in connection with the fatal shooting of a medical college student in Kohat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province last week, police said.  Aasma Rani, a third-year student of Ayub Medial College Abbottabad, was shot to death in her hometown after she turned down a marriage proposal from…

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Mahira, Hamza and other celebs raise their voice for Asma Rani

KARACHI: Pakistani celebrities joined hands to condemn the violent murder of Asma Rani and demanded the culprit be punished for taking the life of the MBBS student.  Asma Rani’s murder has incited furore and public rage in just a matter of a few days. Pakistani actors Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan and Armeena Rana Khan…

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This video shows intensity of earthquake in Pakistan

A powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Pakistan’s northern areas and some coastal areas in Balochistan, leaving a child dead and at least eight people injured on Wednesday. The earthquake struck northern Afghanistan and New Delhi. The first footage appearing in this video is from Kohat and the second one from Islamabad, showing intensity of the…

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Bilawal slams KP govt, police for failing to apprehend Asma’s murderer

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed his deep concern over the sheer negligence of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government and its police in ferreting out the real culprits in medical student Asma’s murder and other cases of heinous nature. In a statement, the PPP Chairman said that reports that ‘the killers of medical…

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Police given free hand in Asma murder case: PTI MNA Shaharyar Afridi

KOHAT: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Shaharyar Afridi said on Tuesday that the provincial police had been given a free hand to pursue and arrest the murderer of Asma.  Speaking to media personnel, Shaharyar Afridi said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police was completely free and was not under any sort of pressure or political influence. “Please do…

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CJP takes notice of murder of medical student in Kohat

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar Tuesday took suo moto notice of murder of Asma, a third year student of a medical college in Kohat. The chief justice has summoned a report from the Inspector General Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa within 24 hours. The Chief Justice took notice of Asma’s case while conducting…

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Medical student murder suspect fled to Saudi Arabia: police

KOHAT: A key suspect involved in the killing of a female medical student for turning down down his marriage proposal has escaped to Saudi Arabia on Umrah pilgrimage, police said on Monday. Aasma Rani, a third-year MBBS student of Abbottabad Medical College, was fatally shot in her hometown of Kohat on Saturday. The accused Mujahid…

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