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PESHAWAR – At least three children died and four others fell seriously ill after they were administered with routine oral polio vaccination in Peshawar, Dunya News reported on Monday. According to the affected parents, the children were vaccinated as part of a routine vaccination campaign in Shaheen ...
PESHAWAR - A study conducted by Zoology Department of Peshawar University over increasing incidents of rat bites in Peshawar, has found that the rodent, brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), is an invasive species, which presumably arrived in the country via Karachi. The study conducted by faculty and ...

PESHAWAR: Adviser to the prime minister on aviation Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has said that Peshawar is the capital and heart of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and has an important destination due to its geographical location and its strategic importance in the region. In this regard, he added, it was ...
A leopardess gave birth to four healthy cubs at Peshawar zoo, authorities said on Monday. Photo: Geo News. PESHAWAR: A leopardess gave birth to four healthy cubs at Peshawar zoo, authorities said on Monday. The parents of the cubs, which belong to the near-threatened common leopard species, ...
Peshawar. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Aviation Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan Sunday paid a surprise visit to Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar to inspect its renovation and expansion work. Sardar Mahtab took round of different sections of the airport and reviewed the ongoing renovation and ...
PESHAWAR: Following the Supreme Court directives, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Healthcare Commission has sealed 529 clinics, laboratories and hospitals of quacks across the province so far. Chief Executive of Healthcare Commission, Aazar Sardar, said the commission in the light of Supreme Court ...

PESHAWAR: A literary and cultural organization, Gandhara Hindko Board, has launched talent hunt for the Hindko language singers by arranging a singing completion for the youth. The board a provided a platform to the amateur young singers as they were invited to perform at the Gandhara Hindko ...
Court says NAB should not have probed case against own employee. By Akhtar Amin. PESHAWAR: The accountability court expressed concern over inquiry and investigation of the National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, against own employee instead of referring the case to another ...
PESHAWAR: The Abasyn University on Saturday organised job fair in which over 60 companies and organisations showcased employment opportunities for the youth. Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra as chief guest inaugurated the event and newly constructed Science and Technology Block in the university ...
PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday initiated probe against M/s Zadran Group for involvement in cheating public at large under the garb of mudaraba business. A press release said the accused Gul Mar Jan, owner of Zadran Group, Peshawar, lured the ...
PESHAWAR: Senior lawyers Syed Abdul Fayaz was elected president and Yasir Khattak general secretary of the Peshawar High Court Bar Association (PHCBA) here on Saturday. Abdul Fayaz defeated his rival candidate Muhammad Isa Khan by a huge margin of 348 votes in the annual PHCBA elections ...
PESHAWAR: Shakil Afridi, a doctor who helped the US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in tracking down Osama Bin Laden and serving jail term, has ... A senior prison official of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP), who did not want to identified, confirmed that Afridi was shifted from the Peshawar jail but said he ...
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Authority Friday sealed four food outlets over non-compliance with food safety standards. Led by Deputy Director Shahana, the Authority's Peshawar team re-inspected some of the food outlets which had been earlier warned over poor cleanliness and ...
PESHAWAR: Dr Shakil Afridi, who is linked to Osama bin Laden's killing in a raid by US Special Forces in Abbottabad in May 2011, was shifted from Peshawar Central Prison to an unknown place by the security agencies personnel amid tight security on Friday. Sources in the prison told The News that Dr ...
PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday arrested the owner of a housing scheme for his alleged involvement in corruption and corrupt practices and cheating public at large. A press release said the accused Amjad Ali Khan along with other co-accused ...
PESHAWAR: Sikh community in the metropolis got a chance to put forward the issues they were facing, at an open court organised for the first time for minorities by the district administration at Gurdwara Bhai Joga Singh on Friday. During the session locals told Peshawar Deputy Commissioner Dr Imran ...
The PTI chief departed for Peshawar today on a one-day visit where he will address the youth assembly. The party chairman is also expected to meet provincial ministers and party lawmakers from the province during his visit. He is expected to be briefed on the ongoing development projects in the province ...

PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Tens of thousands of ethnic Pashtuns -- led by young the young activist Manzoor Pashteen -- gathered in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar on April 8 for a mass demonstration to demand the protection of the rights of Pashtuns. RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal correspondents say ...
PESHAWAR: The death of the third animal in the recently established Peshawar Zoo has raised concern about the living conditions at the zoo and the ability of the staff working there. Some observers commented that the enclosures in the zoo have become a death trap for the animals. Though the Project ...
Meanwhile, defending champions Peshawar Zalmi's complete squad is travelling to Pakistan. Zalmi squad arrived in Lahore on Sunday morning and the team management announced that all their international players are traveling to Pakistan and will be playing in the first eliminator on Tuesday.
PESHAWAR: The 4th edition of the Inter-Provincial Games under the aegis of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and with the collaboration of KP Sports Directorate General (DG) and KP Olympic Association, commenced here with great enthusiasm on Sunday. Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) ...
In violation of rules, 14-year-old toils away at Peshawar BRT project ... PESHAWAR: With dust in his hair and a shovel in his hands, 14-year-old Shahab digs a tunnel for the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit Project on Saddar Road. Hailing from Barang area of Bajaur Agency, Shahab has been working on the project alongside ...
LAHORE: Local players of Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi arrived in Lahore earlier today, where they will play an eliminator on March 20. Gladiators shared pictures on social media as the local members of the squad landed at Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport. They included skipper ...
LAHORE (Dunya News) – All the foreign players of Peshawar Zalmi have expressed will to visit Pakistan for playoffs and final of Pakistan Super ... Peshawar Zalmi had also won their last group match against Lahore Qalandars to qualify for playoffs with Kamran Akmal leading the former to victory with an ...
KAMRAN Akmal couldn't have fashioned out a more poignant moment in the history of the HBL Pakistan Super League to push Peshawar Zalmi into the playoffs of the 2018 edition with a dazzling unbeaten century against Lahore Qalandars as the defending champions won by seven wickets here on ...
Kamran Akmal scored a stunning hundred, his second in the Pakistan Super League, as defending champions Peshawar Zalmi hunted down 172 to swagger into the playoffs. Akmal's unbeaten 61-ball 107 snapped Lahore Qalandars' three-game winning streak in emphatic fashion with the highest chase ...
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, visited Corps Headquarters (HQ) Peshawar and Khyber Agency on Friday, said a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). At the Corps HQ, the COAS was given a detailed briefing on security situation in ...
PESHAWAR: The biggest Buddha statue in the Peshawar Museum would be displayed at the Rietberg Museum of Zurich in Switzerland at an exhibition to promote religious tourism. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the officials of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism and Museums ...
The drive would also be launched in schools to sensitise children. Additional Assistant Commissioner Peshawar Qaiser Khan visited shops on Circular Road, Yakatoot, University Road and distributed awareness pamphlets among shopkeepers and masses. He also warned the shopkeepers of strict action ...
However, two other teams—Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans—will be praying for Qalandars' success against Peshawar Zalmis in the 29th match of the tournament. If Qalandars manage to beat Peshawar on Friday, Sultans and Kings would join Islamabad and Quetta in the final four of the tournament.
From Yadgar Chowk in the middle of the city, a long walk called Bazaar Kalan leads all the way to historical Gor Khatri. Narrow lanes branching out on both sides of the bazaar opened up into old neighbourhoods of Peshawar. Some old mansions were on the main road, many others inside the maze of old ...
ISLAMABAD: A special Peshawar court hearing treason case against former military dictator Pervez Musharraf has ordered the federal government to take measures to bring him back to Pakistan. The three-member court led by Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Yahya Afridi issued a written order on ...
Peshawar Zalmi piggy-backed on Kamran Akmal's fourth T20 century - and second fifty-plus score in as many days - to brush aside Lahore Qalandars by seven wickets and storm into the Playoffs. Opening the batting, Akmal's undefeated 61-ball 107 was instrumental in Peshawar pulling off the highest ...
A snow leopard, listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of threatened species, has died at a newly-opened zoo in Peshawar. The leopard was brought to the zoo from Galiyat. According to the zoo's administration, the 10-year-old leopard has died his natural death. This comes a few days after a fallow ...
Kamran Akmal's 51-ball 75 and Darren Sammy's blinding assault in the latter half helped Peshawar Zalmi overwhelm Karachi Kings by 44 runs. More importantly for Peshawar, the win helped them remain in contention for the next round. After electing to bat first and racking up 181, Peshawar's bowlers ...
Afridi, while highlighting the various work done by his foundations, announced that Peshawar Zalmi Foundation will provide all the required cricket equipment to Darren Sammy Foundation in the city of St Lucia. He said that Pakistan had been worst affected by terrorism and especially KP province has seen ...
PESHAWAR: The father of a baby that died here in a local hospital after having drunk acid claims his daughter's death was caused by the negligence of the staff, Geo News reported. Riaz, a resident of Kohat Road here in the city, explained that he had brought his five-month-old kid to Lady Reading ...
PESHAWAR: Different events were organized in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in connection with the International Mother Language Day on Wednesday. An event was organised in connection with the day at the Department of Pashto of University of Peshawar. The Pakhtun Students Federation (PkSf), UoP, had ...
PESHAWAR: A mobile phone repair workshop has opened for prisoners at the Central Prison in Peshawar. It was hailed at the first step to rehabilitate and enable prisoners to start new lives once released from jail by Inspector General of Prisons (IGP) Shahidullah said at the inauguration ceremony.
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Feb, 2018 ):Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra presided over Senate meeting of University of Peshawar at Governor House on Thursday here on Thursday. Besides others, Vice Chancellor of Peshawar University Justice (Retd) Hamid ...
DUBAI: With Multan Sultans added to the mix, the third edition of HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) begins in earnest from Thursday as Peshawar Zalmi launch their title defence against the newest franchise here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Both Multan skipper Shoaib Malik and his ...
PESHAWAR: Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra here on Tuesday termed the establishment of honourary consulate office of the Russian Federation the beginning of a new chapter of renewed diplomatic relationship between the two countries. He said the two countries were looking at each other as ...
PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Tuesday said that the establishment of an honourary consulate office of Russian Federation in Peshawar is a sign of the beginning of a new chapter of renewed diplomatic relations between the two countries. Russia had, on Monday, ...
PESHAWAR: Attendants of patients admitted at Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) in the city protested Tuesday against the facility's administration for charging them money on using the lavatories. A protester told Geo News they used a toilet in the gynaecology ward of the hospital but the person in charge there ...
The Peshawar Zoo was opened with much fanfare last week. A large number of people visited the zoo, however, their entire trip ended in disappointment. This is because there was nothing to see there. A majority of cages were empty and only had the pictures of animals. People have two questions: 1) Why ...
PESHAWAR: Russia on Monday inaugurated its consulate in the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province. At the inauguration ceremony in Peshawar, Russian Ambassador Alexey Yurievich Dedov said his country and Pakistan have enjoyed 70 years of diplomatic relations. Recent developments ...
PESHAWAR: A controversy has generated as the administration of the University of Peshawar sought comments from a faculty member for his alleged “hate speech and vilification campaign” on social media against Council of Islamic Ideology Chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz. A group of faculty members have ...
PESHAWAR: Former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) official Major (R) Muhammad Aamir has said the first Afghan war was Pakistan's own war but the US-led war on terror was imposed on Pakistan. Speaking at a seminar at the Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar, on Friday, he said that during the ...
PESHAWAR: The nomination papers of Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) for general seat in Senate election was challenged in the Election Tribunal on Thursday. Nasir Ahmad Khan, a resident of Chitral district, has challenged nomination papers of the Jamiat ...
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Feb, 2018 ):A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Women Chamber Of Commerce (WCC) and Cultural Department to give imputes and provide them with further facilities for enhancing business. As per the MoU, the Cultural ...


 

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