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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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Pre-monsoon showers wash Punjab, KPK cities

LAHORE/PESHAWAR: The pleasant spell of pre-monsoon showers continues in cities of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the third day on Wednesday seeing off the dry weather conditions. Different Punjab cities including Mandi Bahauddin, Sahiwal, Jhang, Jhelum and Bahawalpur received the showers which brought to close intense hot spell. Meantime, the lashing downpours gave added charm…

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Five die in Mardan road accident

MARDAN: At least five people were killed and 11 others wounded in a road accident when a passenger van careened off into a truck parked by roadside in Mardan on Wednesday. According to Samaa, the ill-fated passenger van was on way from Rawalpindi to Bajaur when it went out of control owing to fast speed…

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Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan are two sides of same coin: Bilawal

PESHAWAR: Pakistan People‚Äôs Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said the federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments fear taking action against terrorists and extremists as they are cowardly. Addressing the party workers in Peshawar, he dubbed Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan are two sides of the same coins. He said this is…

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Budget 2017-18 at a glance

PESHAWAR: Following is the KP budget at a glance 2017-18 presented in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly by the Finance Minister Muzaffar Said Advocater. BUDGET AT A GLANCE Description Budget Estimates¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2016-17 Revised Estimates¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2016-17 Budget Estimates¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2017-18 A-General Revenue Budget General Revenue Receipts 429,694.779 409,769.227 470,854.474 Revenue Expenditure 333,000.000 338,601.000 388,000.000 Net Revenue Account (Deficit/Surplus) 96,694.779…

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KPK govt to present budget with outlay of over Rs.600b today

PESHAWAR: The proposals for the new budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 have been readied for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The budget with an outlay worth of over Rs.600 billion will be presented today in the assembly. Provincial Minister for Finance, Muzzafar Said Advocate will present the second budget as earlier three were presented by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI)…

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New wet spell begins; widespread showers continue

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast that a weather system is expected to enter in Pakistan today (Wednesday) evening/night, causing rain-dust-thunderstorm with gusty winds country‚Äôs upper and central parts. Weather forecast during current week: Rain/dust-thunderstorm associated with gusty winds is expected at scattered places of KP (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from…

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Shahid Afridi helps out 600 needy families from KP

  PESHAWAR: Former Pakistan cricket captain and swashbuckling all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s ¬†non-profit organization provided food boxes and water to more than 600 needy families throughout Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Monday. According to a tweet by Shahid Khan Afridi, his foundation the Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) distributed food boxes and water coolers among 600 needy families throughout…

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Seven KPK districts to be declared sensitive for chikungunya disease

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department has decided to declare seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa sensitive for chikungunya disease. Health Department said two teams have been sent to hospitals in Swabi’s Chota Lahor and informed the health officials about the threat of the disease outspread,reported private news channel(Dunya News). Chikungunya disease is caused by the bite…

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Saad terms Sheikh Rasheed a bad omen for Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Friday termed Sheikh Rasheed as a bad omen for Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan.

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Video: Mashal Khan father voices hope of justice

Iqbal Shair, father of Mashal Khan‚ÄĒa mass communication student of Abdul Wali Khan University expressed hope to get justice for¬† his son. Watch what he has to say after PTI Chief Imran Khan visited the bereaved family to offer condolences to them.

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Mashal Khan murdered after plot and plan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday said Mashal Khan was murdered under conspiracy over false allegation of blasphemy. Imran Khan today reached the residence of Mashal Khan located in Swabi to offer condolences to his family over the demise of their son in a deplorable incident of lynching. The PTI leader expressed grief…

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Video: Mushtaq Ghani reacts to Mardan lynching

Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani, adviser to KP chief minister on information and higher education reacted to the notification issued after Mashal Khan’s lynching in Mardan’s Abdul Wali Khan University. Watch what he said.

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Video: Crazy cop kicks old man so badly in KPK

Carrying a pistol, a policeman kicked an elderly man so badly that the man fell down on the road. Before turning away, the angry police officer, Wasim Sajjad, kicked the fallen man once again. Asserting, ‚ÄúPolice are servants of public,‚ÄĚ Inspector General of KPK traffic police sacked the cop. A notification has been issued to…

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ECP issues schedule for LG by-elections in KPK

PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan has issued schedule for local government by-elections in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. According to the schedule, the candidates can submit their nomination papers on 17th and 18th of this month. The process of scrutiny will be completed between 24th and 26th of this month. Polling will be held on the 17th of…

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Areas in upper Punjab, KPK receive showers

ISLAMABAD: Rain/dust-thunderstorm (associated with gusty winds) occurred at scattered places in KP, Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad, Kashmir, while at isolated places in Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Sahiwal divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan during the last 12 hours. Rain with dust thunderstorm associated with gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad Divisions,…

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Video: New KPK IG makes his phone number public

New police chief of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Salahud Din Mehsud made his mobile phone number available for the citizens so that they may directly contact him. Watch what else he said.

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Video: Pervez Khattak gets emotional

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak claimed it is the first time in history of  the province that attendance of teachers in schools is 100 percent. Watch what else he said. He also said attendance of the doctors in province’s hospitals is 100 percent.

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Anti-polio drive kicks off in Balochistan, KPK, Fata

ISLAMABAD: Three-day anti-polio drive begins in twenty-nine districts of Balochistan, six districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA today. In Balochistan, more than two point four million children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign. In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the campaign will be carried out in Peshawar, Kohistan, Shangla, Battagram, Abbottabad…

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Eunuchs included in KPK health program

Eunuchs are entitled to every health benefits under health card in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after the provincial government has incorporated them in its health program. Know more in Fayyaz Ahmed’s report.

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‘FATA team to participate in third addition of PSL’

PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said there is no dearth of talent amongst students in FATA and providing of basic opportunities to them is need of the hour. “The Government is focusing on flourishing not only curriculum activities but also co-curriculum activities as wel and in this regard a cricket team…

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