FATA & KP News – Latest News from Fata & KP at Radio TNN

 Breaking News


Rainwater leaks from ceiling of LRH, causes miseries for doctors, patients

Rainwater leaks from ceiling of LRH, causes miseries for doctors, patients
July 15, 2017

PESHAWAR, 15 July: Rainwater leaked from the ceilings of the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH), the largest health facility of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, causing severe miseries for the doctors and patients.
A video went viral showing rainwater dripping from the ceiling of the operation theatre of LRH during surgery. Social media users have criticised the provincial government and the hospital administration for their inability to repair the building.
Meanwhile, Medical Director of LRH, doctor Khalid Mahmood told media that some of the hospital buildings are old and in deplorable condition and rainwater drip from their ceilings. He said efforts are underway to repair operation theatre of the hospital adding that operations are underway as they could not stop surgeries.
Attendants who arrived with their patients demanded of the provincial government to immediately take steps for repairing the hospital building. They taunted the government and said that rainwater dripping from the ceiling of the operation theatre during surgery is shameful.


Related Articles


Like Us On Facebook

Fata Reforms

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.


  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

Follow us on twitter


November 2017
« Oct