Former rulers kept KP in dark about CPEC: CM Mahmood

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Friday accused former rulers over neglecting and  keeping his province in dark about multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Corridor (CPEC) project. Addressing a ceremony pertaining to KP government’s 100-day performance, Mahmood Khan highlighted the achievements of the provincial government in the span of 100 days and claimed that […]

Projects in less developed areas of KP, Balochistan priority: Khusro

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar on Friday said projects on the Western route were a priority of the government that would open and ensure uplift of less developed areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. He said this while chairing a meeting of Cabinet Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor in […]

KP CM underscores need for collective efforts to eliminate corruption   

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on Thursday underscored the need for collective efforts to eliminate corruption from the society. Addressing a ceremony on the eve of anti-corruption week in Peshawar, Mehmood Khan said the provincial government has made legislations to eliminate the menace of corruption in public offices. He said that the government […]

Two women MPAs ticketed for traffic violation in KP

Web Desk On Nov 17, 2018 Last updated Nov 17, 2018 PESHAWAR: Two women legislators of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly were fined for traffic violation in Peshawar on Saturday.    According to the details, traffic police ticketed MPA Falik Naz and her friend, when they were travelling in a car without wearing seat belts on Ring […]

Body of missing SP handed over to Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad

ISLAMABAD: The body of a senior officer of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Police, Tahir Dawar, who went missing in Islamabad, was handed over to the officials of Pakistani Consulate in Jalalabad on Wednesday, sources said. The officials of the Pakistani consulate in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad have received the body of the slain cop, Tahir Dawar. “The body […]

Govt initiates programme to protect hilly areas of KP, GB

Web Desk On Nov 5, 2018 Last updated Nov 5, 2018 ISLAMABAD: The federal government has initiated a programme with the financial assistance of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to save hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan from the damages of glaciers. An official statement in Peshawar on Sunday said under the programme […]

Entry of male VIPs banned at girls’ schools in KP

Web Desk On Oct 29, 2018 Last updated Oct 29, 2018 PESHAWAR: In an unprecedented move, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has barred entry of male VIPs into the girls’ schools. The school administration issued directives to the schools’ management to invite only female members and the role models as chief guests to the sports, […]

KP govt allocates Rs100billion for development of tribal districts

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Saturday concluded general discussion on budget for the year 2018-19, ARY News reported. Winding up the debate, KP Finance Minister Taimur Salim Jhagra said that opposition will be take on board in all financial decisions to put province on path of rapid development. Jhagra said the government is […]

KP Apex Committee reviews law and order situation

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Apex Committee here on Wednesday reviewed law and order situation across the province, including erstwhile FATA.    According to the details, KP Governor Shah Farman chaired the high-level meeting at Governor House Peshawar. Additional Chief Secretary Skindar Qayyum briefed the meeting about the mechanism for FATA merger in KP. While […]

Two new polio cases reported in Karachi, KP

KARACHI: The National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for Polio Eradication has notified two new polio cases from Gadap area of Karachi and a tribal district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, bringing the total number of polio cases in the country to six this year. However the virus failed to cause any clinical paralysis to both the children, […]