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The ANP Upper Dir chapter had installed party flags and banners on poles in Dir city as a publicity campaign for the party's public meeting to be addressed by ANP president Asfandyar Wali Khan and provincial president Ameer Haider Khan Hoti in Dir stadium on April 29. The TMA employees removed the ...
The areas which witnessed rain include Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Swat, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan and Abbottabad Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; ... As per the meteorological department, the minimum temperature was recorded at 27°C on Monday in the city, while maximum temperature would go as ...

The PTI leader still lives in the city and also owns a house in Upper Dir's Osheri Dara. “Our people are deprived of basic facilities such as roads, schools and hospitals,” she said. “I joined PTI in 2011 to work for the betterment of my people. I had no prior political experience.” Hamida, a mother of six, belongs ...
UPPER DIR: Scores of people, including women and children, took ill owing to suspected food poisoning at a marriage function in Upper Dir on Wednesday. Some of the people, who attended the wedding at Dherai village in Wari town of Upper Dir, consumed meals on Wednesday noon. They started ...
UPPER DIR: Over 2,800 people of Pacha Kalay and Asharay villages in remote Hattan Dara area near the Afghan border have finally got electricity after a wait of 70 years as two micro hydropower stations were inaugurated here the other day. Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organisation (Pedo) has ...
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.

UPPER DIR: Three thousand people on Wednesday spotted electricity for the first time at the turf of villages Pacha Kaly and Dheri in Upper Dir. The KP local government Minister Inayatullah Khan and MNA Sahibzada Tariqullah inaugurated two mini hydropower plants. The electricity is produced from the ...
The province that is mostly known for its conservative mindset and has an increasing rate of gender-based violence witnessed women of the Upper Dir town exercise their constitutional right to vote after four decades. The last time the women here had voted was in elections in 1977. This historical moment ...
ISLAMABAD: Women in Upper Dir were provided an opportunity of exercising their constitutional right to vote after over four decades as a large number of ... Chukiatan village council's general seat was clinched by PPP candidate Sadiqullah, while for Dir Khan village council's youth seat the PPP candidate ...
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.
Three persons on board identified as Malang Khan and Hazrat Zeb, both residents of Upper Dir, and their lady accomplice Shabana Bibi, a resident of Rawalpindi. In the third operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a motorcycle near Green Town Chowk, Millat Road, Faisalabad and recovered 450 grams of ...
Peshawar wants increase in education budget, led by 46.57 percent people, followed by health with 33.19 percent votes and trusts village council, led by 50.47 percent for services ... Upper Dir has also shown very strong desire for increase in funds for road infrastructure, comparatively with other options.
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 ... This is especially common in large cities where men and women are seen openly participating in sit-ins and campaigns in favour of political beliefs that ...
Pakistan- Measles epidemic claims third life in Upper Dir. Date. 3/2/2018 2:26:10 PM ... Three more children have died in the past few days in the two villages including two sons of one, Waheedullah. The deaths of four kids raised concerns among the local residents who demanded of the health authorities to immediately ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) UPPER DIR: Two children died on Saturday and several others were affected due to measles outbreak in Charkom Payin ... a local resident, told Tribal News Network that his two of his sons died while two more were suffered due to measles that broke out in his village.
These include Buner, Chitral, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Haripur, Malakand, Nowshera, Shangla, and Swat. At least 15 percent of the total funding is exclusively reserved for women specific projects, while another 6 percent will be awarded to livelihood development projects. Village council development plans ...
The student wing of ANP and a few literary organisations have planned various events to celebrate mother languages in the city. ... He said that unfortunately, several languages in the country were endangered including Bateri, Chiliso in Kohistan, Kalkoti in Upper Dir; Madak, Yadgha, Lashti and Kalasha in ...

Later as Sub-Divisional Magistrate City for Batkhela in Malakand and District Magistrate in Upper Dir, he remembered sending a number of needy women to the Darul Aman in Mardan. But this old Darul Aman located in a small rented building in a narrow street in Mardan was in a deplorable condition.
Sitara Shams, hailing from Swabi and a student of College of Home Economics, Peshawar, pointed out that women in her village prepared maize flour bread called Da Jawaru Takalai, but Kakorai had its own taste. She said housewives in villages were skilled in preparation of various cuisines and ...
A notification issued by the ECP on Feb 6 said that re-polling would be held on all 45 seats, including tehsil council wards, village councils' general seats, peasant workers, women and youth councillor seats, in eight districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Buner, Shangla, Swat, ...
In the day, the Upper Dir town received first snowfall in three years. Heavy snow blanketed Lowari Top, Kumrat, Doog Dara and others areas. According to reports, Dir-Lowari Tunnel Road remained close to traffic due to avalanches at various places, including Maina Khwar and near Lowari Tunnel.
... there is capacity to establish more than 50 Mini Hydel Power Stations which can convert the area into the city of lights. He expressed this while talking to delegation from Dir Upper in Peshawar on Thursday. Senior Minister said that the present provincial government was determined to produce thousands ...
DIR: The two people buried by an avalanche at Lowari Top in Upper Dir district could not be recovered even after five days as the rescue operation continued for ... A Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) employee, Nooruddin, and his son, residents of Nagar village, were buried under the ...
The injured were taken to a nearby hospital, where they all succumbed to their wounds. The police said that the accident occurred due to speeding. The deceased have yet to be identified. On January 12, at least six people were killed and 26 injured when a bus fell into a ditch in Kashmir's Poonch town.
This was stated by the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Innayatullah Khan after breaking ground for the Upper Dir Campus of the ... of the area, noting that it was part of a strategic vision of the provincial government to develop and bring quality education to the people in their own city.
... 14,000 women voters were deprived of their right to cast vote during the local government by-elections of tehsil and village council seats in two Upper Dir districts. There is no doubt that elections 2018 will see a repeat of this pattern not only in Upper Dir, but also in many other governed areas of Pakistan.
Four personnel of the Pakistan Army, including a major, lost their lives while attempting to foil a terrorist attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Upper Dir district ... along with his team carried out an intelligence-based operation (IBO) against a terrorist hideout in in Sheratkal village of Sultankhel Darra, Upper Dir.
UPPER DIR: The residents of Gandigar village on Monday staged protest against the proposed shifting of a higher secondary school for girls from the area. ... Holding placards, they also chanted slogans against shifting of the school to another building, situated at a distance from the main town.
Partly cloudy weather is also expected in most parts of the region with thunder-rain and gusty winds in Malakand, Swat, Shangla, Chitral, Upper Dir and Lower Dir districts during next 48 hours. The Multan Met office has forecast partly cloudy weather for the city and its suburbs during the next 24 hours.
Sitara Shams, hailing from Swabi and a student of College of Home Economics, Peshawar, pointed out that women in her village prepared maize flour bread called Da Jawaru Takalai, but Kakorai had its own taste. She said housewives in villages were skilled in preparation of various cuisines and ...
Dean Faculty of Sciences Prof Dr Faheem Malik said that the world had turned into global village. ... Stressing scientific approach and methodology, Dr Kamal Khan, asst prof of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (SBBU), Sheringal, Dir Upper, KPK, threw ample light on current trends and latest ...
A notification issued by the ECP on Feb 6 said that re-polling would be held on all 45 seats, including tehsil council wards, village councils' general seats, peasant workers, women and youth councillor seats, in eight districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Buner, Shangla, Swat, ...
Those, who had to venture out to do the daily chores, had to brave the rain and the cold wave that gripped the city and its suburbs. ... The rain and thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected on Tuesday (today) at scattered places in Malakand, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Chitral, Swat, Shangla, Buner, ...
In the day, the Upper Dir town received first snowfall in three years. Heavy snow blanketed Lowari Top, Kumrat, Doog Dara and others areas. According to reports, Dir-Lowari Tunnel Road remained close to traffic due to avalanches at various places, including Maina Khwar and near Lowari Tunnel.
DIR: The two people buried by an avalanche at Lowari Top in Upper Dir district could not be recovered even after five days as the rescue operation continued for ... A Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) employee, Nooruddin, and his son, residents of Nagar village, were buried under the ...
KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Thursday that unfortunately Pakistan's global impression is linked with terrorism. “Whenever I speak to the international media, they ask me about terrorism and extremism. I try to present Pakistan's stance but we have not sold our ...
KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Thursday that unfortunately Pakistan's global impression is linked with terrorism. “Whenever I speak to the international media, they ask me about terrorism and extremism. I try to present Pakistan's stance but we have not sold our ...
UPPER DIR: District election commissioner Amjad Ali has said a voter registration campaign has been launched in Upper Dir which will continue till ... the district, he said, adding those who wanted to transfer their vote to another constituency or to other village within the constituency would be facilitated.
At last, we were near a village, Thal in Upper Dir, also known as the starting point of Kumrat. As our jeep slowed down to cross the check post, I was left spellbound and enthralled as I witnessed the most beautiful village I had ever seen in my life. Thal Village. Irrigation system at the Thal Village. The view of ...
The injured were taken to a nearby hospital, where they all succumbed to their wounds. The police said that the accident occurred due to speeding. The deceased have yet to be identified. On January 12, at least six people were killed and 26 injured when a bus fell into a ditch in Kashmir's Poonch town.
UPPER DIR: At least four people, including three women and a child, were killed when a speeding car fell into a ditch in Upper Dir in the early hours of Monday. According to initial reports, the incident took place in the Siyasan area of Upper Dir, severely injuring the passengers. The injured were then ...
UPPER DIR: Three passengers were killed and four others injured when a vehicle fell into a ravine in Wari tehsil of Upper Dir district on Monday, police said. They said a non-custom-paid pickup was carrying passengers to Wari from Nehag Darra, but when it reached Gorrai village the driver lost control ...
UPPER DIR: Two people were killed and three others injured when a vehicle plunged into a gorge in Nihag Darra area on Monday morning. Upper Dir police said a pickup van was on its way to Nihag Darra when it skidded off the road due to overspeeding and fell into a gorge near Garaai village.
UPPER DIR: Three passengers were killed and four others injured when a vehicle fell into a ravine in Wari tehsil of Upper Dir district on Monday, police said. They said a non-custom-paid pickup was carrying passengers to Wari from Nehag Darra, but when it reached Gorrai village the driver lost control ...
This was stated by the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Innayatullah Khan after breaking ground for the Upper Dir Campus of the ... of the area, noting that it was part of a strategic vision of the provincial government to develop and bring quality education to the people in their own city.
A volunteer hands medicine to a boy who is affected by the earthquake at a medical camp set up by the FIF in the Rehankot village in Upper Dir, Pakistan, October 28, 2015. Photo: Reuters. ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has banned religious groups, including ...
... 14,000 women voters were deprived of their right to cast vote during the local government by-elections of tehsil and village council seats in two Upper Dir districts. There is no doubt that elections 2018 will see a repeat of this pattern not only in Upper Dir, but also in many other governed areas of Pakistan.
The President also visited the site of the proposed Marble City in the outskirts of Chitral, where he assured the local investors of the bank's full support in ... The President also met the respective Deputy Commissioners of Chitral, Upper Dir and Lower Dir, and discussed the role which NBP could play in the ...
Local government spending in Lower Dir stood at 44pc of the Rs458.6m allocated to it, while 31pc of the Rs479.7m given to Upper Dir was utilised, ... However, an SMS-based system was recently developed to obtain details about spending at the level of nearly 3,501 village and/or neighbourhood councils ...
He said the JI candidates had swept the LG by-polls in Lower and Upper Dir districts, adding the party would also sweep the 2018 general elections. ... ARREST DEMANDED: A widow from Amlook Darra village in Talash has demanded of the government and police department to arrest killers of her son, ...


 

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