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Two suicide bombers killed in Bajaur operation: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Security forces foiled major terrorist action in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad and FATA, according to Pakistan Army’s public relations department. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a successful Intelligence based operation (IBO) was conducted in Bajaur to track down two suicide bombers entering from Afghanistan through Kagha pass in Bajaur Agency. The Afghan based TTP…

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CM Khattak opens first ever zoo in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Monday inaugurated the long awaited project of establishing first ever Zoo in provincial capital. The project took two years to complete and would be featuring an aviary and cages of wild animals including lions, monkeys and many other species. The zoo is spread over an area of 24…

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ECP dismisses Imran Khan’s plea against Ziaullah Afridi

ISLAMABAD: The request of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to disqualify Khyber Pakhtunkhwa MPA Ziaullah Afridi has been rejected by the Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday. In its verdict that the ECP reserved on January 31, the Election Commission declared Afridi qualified to hold the provincial assembly seat. In his petition, Imran Khan…

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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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No difference between Sindh, KPK police: Ayesha Gulalai

Slamming the Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police for their poor performance, former PTI leader Ayesha Gulalai on Friday called for the establishment of a judicial commission to investigate the extra-judicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud. Naqeebullah, a 23-year-old resident of Waziristan, was gunned down in a fake encounter by a police team led by SSP Malir…

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Awais Ahmed rejects allegations of Imran Khan, Pervaiz Khattak

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Energy and Power Division Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari on Thursday categorically rejected allegations leveled by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak and termed them totally baseless. In a statement issued here, the minister said small hydel projects were launched in KPK and none of the project…

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Mardan’s Asma was raped, confirms Punjab Forensic lab

LAHORE: Mardan’s four-year girl Asma was subjected to sexual assault, confirmed the Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) on Friday. Body of Asma was found dumped in a sugarcane field near her house in Mardan on January 14 after she went missing on an earlier day while she was playing outside her house located in Gujjar…

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CJ Nisar takes suo motu notice of Asma murder in Mardan

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Friday took suo motu notice of sexual assault on Mardan’s little girl, Asma as at least 15 days passed after the little girl was brutally killed. CJ Nisar summoned the inquiry report from Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Salahuddin Mehsud within next 24 hours. The…

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Urbanisation or agglomeration!

By Ehtesham Anwar As most of the South Asian countries, Pakistan is similarly facing a gigantic challenge to control the mass migration of its population towards ubanisation causing sheer imbalance of the provision of social services being provided to the urban areas that already facing scarcity of resources to fulfill the basic necessities of the…

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UN chief slams terrorist attack in Peshawar

ISLAMABAD: United Nations Secretary-General “strongly” condemned the terrorist attack on student hostel of Peshawar’s Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), and called for those responsible to be brought to justice. “The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes full recovery to those injured,” his spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in response to a…

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Death toll rises to 12 in Peshawar agriculture institute attack

PESHAWAR: Inspector General of Police (IGP) KP Salahuddin Mehsud Friday said that 12 killed including six students, a security guard and five civilians and 32 injured as terrorists attacked the Agriculture Training Institute on University Peshawar Friday morning. Three terrorists have been killed while the identity of fourth was being confirmed, said the IGP while…

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Imran Khan files petition in SC seeking merger of FATA with KPK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) for the merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). President Mamnoon Hussain, Ministry of Law, Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and FATA Secretariat have been made the respondents of the petition….

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Thick smog prevails over Punjab plains, KPK

ISLAMABAD: Thick smog continued to blanket plain areas of Punjab and some parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday morning. According to Control Room of Motorway Police, Motorway M-2 from Balkasar to Lahore, M-3 from Pindi Bhattian to Faisalabad and M-4 from Faisalabad to Gojra are closed for all kind of traffic due to dense smog…

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Draft of bill for delimitation of constituencies finalized: Speaker NA

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary leaders in the National Assembly have finalized draft of Constitutional Amendment Bill for new delimitation of constituencies. They agreed on the draft during a meeting held in Islamabad today [Wednesday] with Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq in the chair. Later, briefing newsmen, the Speaker said as decided yesterday by parliamentary leaders, there will…

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Shocking: Teenage girl forced to walk naked in DI Khan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police Salahuddin took notice of a shocking incident that took place in Dera Ismail Khan where a teenage girl was forced to walk naked through the village streets. An FIR has been lodged in Chaudhwan police station against the influential people of the village involved in the…

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NA-4 win shows people’s confidence in KPK govt: Imran

ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday felicitated party’s candidate Arbab Amir Ayub for pulling off a victory in the by-election of NA-4, Peshawar. Khan’s congratulatory message came after PTI candidate got a decisive lead of more than 40, 000 votes. The PML-N stood second while ANP bagged the third spot. “Congratulations to PTI’s victorious…

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Bilawal hails reopening of Women Crisis Centers in KPK by apex court

KARACHI, August 29: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has hailed the Supreme Court of Pakistan verdict directing Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to reopen the four Women Crisis Centers shut down by the provincial government previously. In a statement, the PPP Chairman said depriving the women of their rights and deserved facilities was the sign best…

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Four children die as heavy rains wreak havoc in KP

Four children drowned in Charsadda after heavy rain lashed the KP area for two days in the current spell of monsoon showers. Watch this report…

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Never met Ayesha Gulalai, says Amir Muqam

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Amir Muqam has rejected Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s claim that he met Ayesha Gulalai to convince her for leaving the party. “I never met Gulalai, it’s untrue that I met her and convinced her. I just spoke to her on telephone after her press conference, thinking that she is daughter of…

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Ameer Muqam ridicules Imran Khan

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ameer Muqam subjected Imran Khan to criticism calling into question the performance of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Watch this clip to know as to what he said.

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Video: Lovely showers in Lahore

Intermittent showers turned the weather pleasant in Lahore where the relieved citizens enjoyed the lovely weather conditions with delicious food. Watch pleasant showers in Lahore.

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