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Speakers Say Young Age Marriages Hurdle For Girls Education

Date: 28 Aug, 2016

    Speakers Say Young Age Marriages Hurdle For Girls Education
To create awareness among people about the importance of female education and social impacts of underage marriage, Da Thorsara Sadar, a non-government organization conducted a seminar in Mingora here on Sunday. Addressing the participants, speakers said that female education was not given its due importance in our society. They said...
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Prime Accused In Fahad Malik’s Murder Case Arrested At Torkham Border

Date: 28 Aug, 2016

    Prime Accused In Fahad Malik’s Murder Case Arrested At Torkham Border
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday arrested Raja Muhammad Arshad, one of the prime accused in the murder case of Barrister Fahad Malik, nephew of former caretaker Prime Minister and ex Chairman Senate Mian Muhammad Soomro at Pak-Afghan Torkham border, official sources said. An official of the political administration...
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Once Marked As Dangerous, School Building In Mardan Declared Safe By C&W

Date: 28 Aug, 2016

    Once Marked As Dangerous, School Building In Mardan Declared Safe By C&W
It may be called irony that a school building declared as dangerous by the Communication and Works (C&W) department after last year’s earthquake has now been declared as safe without any repairing or reconstruction. The building of the Government Centennial Model High School located on Bank road, Mardan was shaken...
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Villagers Protest Against Slow Pace Of Work On Phandu Road

Date: 28 Aug, 2016

    Villagers Protest Against Slow Pace Of Work On Phandu Road
Residents of Hazarkhwani village here on Sunday protested against slow pace of work on the widening and reconstruction of 12-kilometer section of Phandu road. The villagers took out a protest demonstration and blocked the road for vehicular traffic. According to the protesters, work on the widening of 12-km section of...
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Over 200 Beggars Expelled From Parachinar

Date: 28 Aug, 2016

    Over 200 Beggars Expelled From Parachinar
The political administration of Kurram Agency has expelled over 200 beggars from Parachinar. Assistant Political Agent Parachinar Shahid Ali Khan said the beggars included men, women and children. He said after numerous public complaints, these beggars were expelled from Parachinar in government vehicles.
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Rs2.2 Million Snatched From Petrol Pump Owner In Nowshera

Date: 28 Aug, 2016

    Rs2.2 Million Snatched From Petrol Pump Owner In Nowshera
Armed men snatched Rs2.2 million from the owner of a petrol pump on gun point in broad daylight on the Mall Road in Nowshera on Saturday. Police said Muhammad Saleem Khan withdrew the money from Al-Falah Bank Shobabra Chowk branch and parked his vehicle near A-One Backer for shopping when...
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Negligent Doctor Suspended In Swat

Date: 28 Aug, 2016

    Negligent Doctor Suspended In Swat
The Health Department has suspended a doctor in Swat for alleged negligence during duty which caused death of a girl. According to a statement issued from the office of the Health Secretary, a 14-years-old girl Siddiqa was brought to Swat Group of Teaching Hospital Mingora from Kalam on 24 August....
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England Beat Pakistan By 4 Wickets In Second ODI

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    England Beat Pakistan By 4 Wickets In Second ODI
A solid batting performance by Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan helped England beat Pakistan by four wickets in the second one-day international at Lords on Saturday. England also take 2-0 lead in the five-match series. The next match of the series will be played on August 30 at...
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Rs17.6 Million Distributed Among Students Under ‘Stori Da Pakhtunkhwa’ Program

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    Rs17.6 Million Distributed Among Students Under ‘Stori Da Pakhtunkhwa’ Program
More than Rs17.6 million were distributed among as many as 49 students as education grants under the “Stori da Pakhtunkhwa” program here on Saturday. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Education Atif Khan distributed the cash grants among the students who got the top 20 positions in 2014 annual exams. ‘Stori...
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Kalam-based Girl Alleges She Was Sexually Assaulted For By Four Men

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    Kalam-based Girl Alleges She Was Sexually Assaulted For By Four Men
A teenage girl from Kalam area of district Swat has alleged that she was subjected to sexual assault by four men for 25 days but police did not take any action against the accused. “I was kidnapped by Abdul Manan, Zahir, Zeeshan and Jibran. Initially, they kept me for...
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First Ever Safe Blood Transfusion Center Of KP Starts Functioning In Peshawar

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    First Ever Safe Blood Transfusion Center Of KP Starts Functioning In Peshawar
The first ever safe blood transfusion center of the province "Regional Blood Center" (RBC) has started functioning in Hayatabad Peshawar. This newly established state of the art blood transfusion center has been set up under the Safe Blood Transfusion Project- a joint venture of the Federal Republic of Germany...
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PDA Withdraws Non-user Tax In Regi Model Town

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    PDA Withdraws Non-user Tax In Regi Model Town
The Peshawar Development Authority has withdrawn the non-user tax levied earlier on residential plots in Regi Model Town. Director General PDA, Saleem Watto has issued a notification in this regard. The tax was imposed by the authority in June. According to an advertisement issued by the PDA dated June...
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Six Police Constables Suspended For Letting Under-arrest Accused To Flee

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    Six Police Constables Suspended For Letting Under-arrest Accused To Flee
Six police constables have been suspended for letting an under-arrest accused to flee from police custody, officials said here on Saturday. According to the officials, an under arrested accused was being taken from prison to hospital for medical treatment on August 22. The accused Rasheed Zaman, facing a sexual abuse...
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Baldev Kumar’s Notification As MPA To Be Challenged In Court: PTI

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    Baldev Kumar’s Notification As MPA To Be Challenged In Court: PTI
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced to move court against the decision of Election Commission which has notified Baldev Kumar as successful candidate against the minority seat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly
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KKF Wins Cricket Championship In Jamrud

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    KKF Wins Cricket Championship In Jamrud
Khyber Khasadar Force(KKF) has won the cricket championship which was organized in the honor of Bhagyari check post martyrs here in Bhagyari cricket ground in Khyber Agency.
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20 Km Long Road Inaugurated In Upper Dir

Date: 27 Aug, 2016

    20 Km Long Road Inaugurated In Upper Dir
Member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Sanaullah has inaugurated the construction of20 kilometers long road in Guli Bagh area of Upper Dir on Saturday
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Balochistan
    Six Levies Personnel Killed In Gwadar Firing

Six Levies Personnel Killed In Gwadar Firing

Date: 26 Aug, 2016

Six Levies personnel, including a tehsildar, were killed in Gwadar area of Balochistan on Thursday. Commissioner Makran Bashir Ahmed Bangalzai said the Levies men were travelling to Kaldan area near the Pak-Iran border to resolve a land dispute, when unidentified armed men stopped their vehicle and opened fire. A Levies...
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Features & Interviews

Caution Needed In Handling Sacrificial Animals To Avoid Congo Fever: Dr Masoom Shah
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has accelerated campaign to control the spread of Congo virus ahead of Eidul Azha. The Livestock Department Director Dr Masoom Shah in a special interview with TNN...
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Local Skiing Sensation Seeks Sponsorship To Shine On International Level
Asmatullah Khan, a resident of Malam Jabba area of Swat, who has won 35 prizes in skiing, is selling tea a pikoras nowadays due lack of support from the government. Malam Jabba, which lies 9,000 fe...
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Farkhanda Jabeen, A Source Of Motivation For Women
Farkhanda Jabeen talking to TNN correspondent. – Photo by Nabi Jan OrakzaiFarkhanda Jabeen, a resident of Gulbahar area of Peshawar, is an expert in making artificial jewellery from brass wire, embroidery and tailoring. The 45-year-old widow is associated with this professi...
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PPP Wants FATA Merger With KP, Local Govt System In Tribal Areas: Chattan
The PPP Central Executive Committee member and former lawmaker Akhunzada Chattan talking to TNN correspondent.The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) FATA chief says his party supports merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local government system and right of appeal to the tribal population in the s...
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Shahi Gul Centre Providing Free Training To Women For Making Traditional Dresses In Chitral
Women busy in training of making local dresses in Chitral. – Photo by Gul Hammad FarooqiThe beautiful traditional women garments at Shahi Gul Centre in Anesh Killi area of Chital wore by the local girls and women add to the beauty of the tall and green mountains of the valley. Shahi G...
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Fata Reforms

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