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... former senator Maulana Rahat Hussain, JUI-F Upper Dir head Maulana Fazle Azeem and others also attended the function. He said that America was the biggest terrorist country in the world, adding that US and India joined hands to destabilise Pakistan. “They are the biggest enemies of Pakistan wanted ...
They were speaking at a public meeting of Malakand division organised by Pakistan Zindabad Movement at the Grassy Ground in Mingora. People from Shangla, Buner, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Malakand and Swat districts participated. They were holding national flags and chanted slogans of 'Pakistan ...

DIR: District Nazim Sahibzada Faseehullah on Wednesday ordered expulsion of the District Education Officer (Female) for Upper Dir from the district for ... Also, the Election Commission of Pakistan had announced ban on recruitment, transfer and posting as well as launching new development projects.
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) UPPER DIR: A girl died and four other people sustained injuries when a passenger van fell into a ravine in Ganshal area of Upper Dir on Tuesday. Police said the passenger van was travelling from Ganshal to Sheringal when it went out of driver's control due to break ...
UPPER DIR: In a constituency where women casting votes presents a rare sight in itself, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI's) Hameeda Shahid is vying ... Earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) organised by-elections in Upper Dir after nullifying the December 2017 local government polls after ...
... know her,” said MNA Sahibzada Muhammad Yaqub. “Our party and Upper Dir MPA Mohammad Ali have done a lot for the people.” According to him, Ali helped boost Upper Dir's economy by building roads and attracting tourism. Published in Latest, Pakistan, Weird. Story first published: 16th April 2018 ...

The weather took a pleasant turn as rain brought down temperatures and humidity in many parts of the country, while Karachi continues to battle the heat. According to weather forecasts, the downpour that mainly started Sunday night will continue in different parts of the country for the next two to three days.
Islamabad: After a decade-long effort for restoration of peace in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's militancy-hit Malakand division, Pakistan Army has transferred administrative authority to the civil administration. Army initiated gradual transfer of power to the government on Tuesday in Lower and Upper Dir districts at ...
The process was initiated in Upper Dir and Lower Dir districts in a simple but impressive ceremony. Almost all ... The ceremony was held in Timergara, headquarters of Lower Dir. On the ... He added that after Dir, similar steps would soon be taken in Swat and other districts of Malakand division. After the ...
PESHAWAR/TIMERGARA: The Pakistan Army on Tuesday started gradual transfer of powers to the civil administration in the militancy-affected Malakand division. The start was taken from Lower Dir and Upper Dir districts where military officials returned administrative powers to the local civil administration.
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has put on notice secretary Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, deputy commissioner and Executive District Officer Schools and Literacy of Upper Dir, directing to explain under what law district nazim is running a private school in a building of a Government Girls' ...
Zahid Jan. Three thousand people live in Pacha Kaly and Dheri villages of Upper Dir. They witnessed an electricity supply go on for the first time on their turf today. KP Local Government Minister Inayatullah Khan and MNA Sahibzada Tariqullah inaugurated two mini-hydroelectric powerhouses Wednesday.
The vote for local government in Upper Dir district of Pakistan's northern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, held last week, was necessary because the previous election, held in 2017, was annulled by the Election Commission of Pakistan because no women had participated. The country's election law ...
Authorities Should Promote Equal Participation in Elections. For the first time in more than 40 years, women turned out in significant numbers to vote in one of Pakistan's districts. The vote for local government in Upper Dir district of Pakistan's northern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, held last week, was ...
On all these seats, the previous by-polls were declared null and void by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) due to no participation of women. Re-election was held and this time the women voters came out in large number and exercised their right to vote. The last time the women had voted was in ...
UPPER DIR: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) grabbed all four seats in by-elections held in Upper Dir on Thursday as women returned to polling booths after years. The PPP candidates beat Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (JUI) candidates in the by-elections which were contested for the following seats: Upper ...
Women in Upper Dir, Pakistan, used their voting rights after four decades in local government by-elections held in the district on Thursday, reported Dawn. The women had last voted in elections in 1977. Women voters hailed the election commission for the historic moment. The election panel had arranged ...

PESHAWAR: A three day anti polio campaign officially commenced on Monday, in 17 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) that have been considered high-risk and especially vulnerable to the polio virus. This included Afghan refugee camps, where 4.437 million children under the age of five are to be ...
The remaining constituencies included PK-1 (Chitral), PK-4 (Swat), PK-8 (Swat), PK-11 (Upper Dir), PK-13 (Lower Dir), PK-15 (LowerDir), PK-25 (Kohistan), PK-26 (Kohistan), PK-27 (Kohistan), PK-30, 31 and 33(Mansehra), PK-36, 37 and 38 (Abbottabad), PK-40 (Haripur), PK-43 (Swabi),PK-50 (Mardan), ...
In KP, 19,500 teams have been constituted for immunization in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Swabi, Malakand, Swat, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Karak, Kohat, Hangu, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Chitral, Tank and Dera Ismail Khan. Polio teams are also be available at railway stations, bus stands, public ...
PESHAWAR: As the world observed International Women's Day on March 8, elders and parents of the girl students in remote villages of Upper Dir district complained that the government had failed to make any arrangements for the education of their daughters up to matric even in the 21st century.
UPPER DIR: The construction of a bridge in the remote Patrak area of Upper Dir on Panjkora River, which was washed away in a flood in 2010, could not be completed so far, due to which the area people are facing difficulties. The area people said the previous government had approved Rs50 million for ...
... (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Mar, 2018 ):Meteorological Department on Saturday forecast partly cloudy weather in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with chances of thunder-rain with gusty winds at isolated places in Kohistan, Malakand, Swat, Shangla, Chitral, Upper Dir, Lower Dir districts.
More than 50 percent people from Charsadda, Lower Dir, Chitral, Malakand, Bannu, Upper Dir, Buner, Shangla, Battagram and Kohistan voted for increase in the budget for education sector. The initiative is targeted to encourage responses from citizens in the budget making process along with informing ...
This came as big news as women in Upper Dir and Lower Dir were barred from exercising their right to vote in the local government by-elections in the ... On one such occasion in 2015, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) faced tremendous pressure from rights activists and had to declare the polls ...
Pakistan- Measles epidemic claims third life in Upper Dir. Date ... (MENAFN - Tribal News Network) DIR, 02 March: As many as four children have died due to outbreak of measles in Katan Payen and Charkom areas of district Upper Dir during the last couple of days, raising concerns among the villagers.
DIR UPPER, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Feb, 2018 ):The district administration intensified campaign against encroachment by bulldozing over 200 shops and cabins illegally constructed at Dir Upper Kohistan and Patrak bazaar here on Wednesday. On the directives of Deputy Commissioner ...
Hydropower projects are planned for Abbottabad, Mansehra, Batagram, Tor Ghar, Kohistan, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Dir (Upper/Lower) and Chitral, according to the government. KPK is also home to a number of large hydropower projects, including the 243-MW Warsak and 3,480-MW Tarbela ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi police recovered body of a young man, hailing from Upper Dir, who was killed by unknown persons and dumped his body in a deserted area. Father of the decease Jamal said that his son went to Rawalpindi for work, where he went missing ...
The local people said the snowfall is continuing in Upper Dir for the last three days due to which the routes leading to Ashiri Darra, Kamrat, Lowari Top, Kohistan and Barawal Nahgar areas are blocked. Four feet snowfall has been recorded in these areas. The people said power supply is also disconnected ...
Additional District & Sessions Judges, Mr. Jehanzeb Shinwari has been transferred from Buner Karak, Asghar Shah from Bahrain (Swat) to Takht Bhai ... from Mardan to Abbottabad, Ms. Hajira Rahman from Matta (Swat) to Swat,Ijaz Rashid from Peshawar to Bannu, Asif Rashid from Swabi to Upper Dir, ...
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Feb, 2018 ):Meteorological Department here Saturday predicted mainly cold and dry weather in most ... Partly cloudy weather with rain-thunderstorm and snowfall is also expected over the hills at isolated places in Swat, Chitral, Upper Dir, Shangla, ...
Partly cloudy weather with rain-thunderstorm and snowfall is also expected over the hills at isolated places in Swat, Chitral, Upper Dir, Shangla, Abbottabad, Kohistan, Mansehra and Battagram districts. Minimum temperature of -04°C in Kalam ,-03 in Parachinar, -02 in Malam Jabba, and 0°C in Darosh.
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) UPPER DIR: The Royal Graveyard in Upper Dir is laying in dilapidated condition, while the concerned authorities have turned a blind eye towards the ... The rule of royal family started in Dir in the 17th century and it came to an end in 1968 after affiliation with Pakistan.
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 01st Feb, 2018 ):The Met Office Thursday forecast rain-thunderstorm associated with gusty winds and snowfall over the hills at isolated places in Swat, Chitral, Upper Dir, Shangla, Abbottabad, Kohistan, Mansehra, Battagram districts and Kurram Agency in ...
According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the earthquake originated at 12:05PST having a depth of 178 KM jolted Peshawar, Malakand, Dir upper and Dir lower and other parts of the province. A spokesman of Provincial Department Management Authority (PDMA) said the authorities were in ...
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Jan, 2018 ):Commissioner Malakand Division Zaheerul Islam Shah arranged a farewell ... was attended by Deputy Commissioner Swat Aamir Aafaq besides Deputy Commissioners of Buner, Shangla, Malakand, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Chitral and ...
TIMERGARA: Ninety-five per cent of the schools damaged during militancy in the Maidan tehsil of Lower Dir district have been renovated and made ... Owners and labourers of stone crushing plants from Lower and Upper Dir districts on Monday staged a protest rally at Gulabad Adenzai against the ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PESHAWAR: The Metrological Department has predicted rain in Chitral, Upper Dir and Bajaur Agency during the next 24 hours. The Met Office said rain was recorded from Kalam, Malam Jabba, Dir and Saidu Sharif and snowfall was also recorded on mountains which ...
Our journey started from Mansehra, and we travelled through Battagram and Shangla to reach Swat. Given our arduous itinerary due to the time spent in Mansehra, Malam Jabba and Kalam, we were only left with a day to explore the serenity of Kumrat if we were to follow our travel plan on schedule.
UPPER DIR: Four people, including three women and a child, were killed after a call fell into a ditch in Upper Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday morning. The car accident occurred near Siyasan area of Upper Dir, according to the police. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital, where they all ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) UPPER DIR: Three persons including a woman died on Monday after a vehicle plunged into a ravine in Nihag Darra area of Upper Dir district, the police said. The police said that a passenger van was on way from Nihag Darra to Warri area when reached Gorri, its driver ...
ISLAMABAD: There can be no greater disloyalty than betrayal to the dead. As the 10th death anniversary of Pakistan's most exceptional and memorable politician Benazir Bhutto was being observed, it coincided with reports that over 14,000 women voters were deprived of their right to cast vote during the ...
UPPER DIR: Precious deodar and Kail (blue pine) trees are being felled ruthlessly to be used as firewood in the remote Kohistan valley of Upper Dir district without any check from the provincial government. The cutting of precious deodar trees in Kumrat, Thal, Kalkot, Barikot and other areas of the Kohistan ...
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday directed the Election Commission of Pakistan to not notify the local government by-election results for Shahi Khel Union Council in Lower Dir. The PHC single bench of Justice Syed Arshad Ali issued directives in the case filed by Hidayatullah, ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) UPPER DIR: The sports and cultural festival organised by the district government in Upper Dir concluded on Saturday. The festival continued at the Technical College ground for two weeks in which 70 cricket teams, 20 volleyball teams and 28 athletes took part. Shalimar ...
ISLAMABAD: The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) Sunday urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to declare the result of Union Council Darora, Upper Dir tehsil by-election held on Thursday (December 21), null and void as women of the area were denied of their basic ...
The party's almost clean sweep in its stronghold of Upper Dir showed that the Jamaat-i-Islami has retained its vote-bank there and pushed back the Pakistan People's Party (PPP). The decline of the PPP is helping the Jamaat-i-Islami to become stronger in places like Upper Dir and Lower Dir where the two ...
According to the provincial health department, the districts where the campaign would be initiated, including Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsadda, Mardan, Swabi, Swat, Malakand, Chitral, Lower Dir, Upper Dir and Afghan refugee camps.
ABBOTTABAD/DIR: Nathiagali and adjoining areas of Galiyat, including Bara Gali, Khanispur, Ayubia, Dunga Gali and Changla Gali, received heavy snowfall on Tuesday. The entire Abbottabad district received rainfall that brought the mercury down. Most of roads in Galiyat remained closed due to heavy ...


 

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