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A fresh injunction passed by the Peshawar High Court this week is the only hope that transgender community members can cling on to in the wake of expulsion threats from Mardan district. The decree also recommends the formation of a safety plan to shield transgender persons from harm in the district.
TIMERGARA: The Awami National Party district councillors during the ongoing session on Saturday stood in the Lower Dir district council and condemned the alleged attack on Mardan district nazim office by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl workers in which belongings of the office ...

“The Mardan DPO has taken steps against the petitioners and directed the police officials of Mardan that no transgender be allowed to perform at the events. If someone is found at the events, [she] should be booked in criminal cases. He directed that no transgender will reside in Mardan district and issued ...
MARDAN: On the request of the administration and police officials, leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Awami National Party (ANP), Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and other parties in the District Council announced to cancel rallies and postponed the council's ...
MARDAN: The district council here on Wednesday witnessed rumpus over the issue of non-allotment of seats to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-) candidates on opposition benches. The opposition members chanted slogans against the district nazim for allegedly interfering and thrashing the head of ...
MARDAN: The Mardan District Police Officer (DPO)'s order to evict members of the transgender community from their houses has been blocked by the Peshawar High Court (PHC). Gul Rahman Mohmand, representing the transgender community, filed a petition requesting the court to direct the DPO to ...

MARDAN: A scuffle broke out in the district's council on Wednesday after members stopped a JUI-F lawmaker from speaking on topics not related to the agenda. As a result of the scuffle, opposition members tore up copies of the agenda and PTI's Abdul Sattar assumed the chair of the council. Opposition ...
MARDAN: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) here on Tuesday gave 48 hours to District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar to seek apology from the people of Mardan for his role in Asma's case. Speaking at a news conference, PTI opposition leader in District Council Malik Shaukat, Mohammad Farooq Kakakhel, ...
Durshal Mardan will be serving to nurture the emerging startup culture in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, particularly in the vicinity of Mardan district. KP IT Board s vision is to set up a network of symbiotic centers of innovation under the Durshal initiative. Initially Durshals would be established in 7 different ...
PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Pervez Khattak took notice on Tuesday of an alleged assault by District Nazim Mardan Himayatullah Mayar on doctors of Mardan Medical Complex. Mayar, an Awami National Party leader, was seen manhandling hospital staff and hurling abuses at ...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction with progress in a case pertaining to the rape and murder of four-year-old Asma in Mardan district of Khyber Pakhtunkwa. Headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, a three-member bench is hearing the case at the ...
MARDAN, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Jan, 2018): At least two people were killed in firing of armed men who fled the scene after committing the crime here on Tuesday. Police said that unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate two people at Ring Road in Mardan district. As a result of firing ...
An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 45-year-old man in the Kharkai suburbs of Mardan, police said on Sunday. The suspect reportedly took the minor to the nearby fields where he allegedly subjected her to sexual abuse, Mardan District Police Officer Dr Mian Saeed informed DawnNews.
She went missing on January 13 from the Gujjar Garhi area of KP's Mardan district and was found raped and dead the next day. Imran told the media that deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be sentenced for money laundering next month. “The only difference between Nawaz and Zardari is their ...
MARDAN: The forensic report of the murder of four-year old Asma has confirmed that she was sexually assaulted before being killed, an official said on Friday. Asma, a resident of Jandarpar locality in Gujjar Garhi in Mardan district, had gone missing 13 days ago. Later, her body was found in sugarcane ...
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan on Friday took suo motu notice of rape and murder of Aasma, a four years old girl from Mardan district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The District Police Officer (DPO) Mardan, Mian Saeed, had claimed that autopsy report didn't confirm the child was raped before being ...
The lawyer said in Feb 2016, it surfaced that the petitioner was convicted by a military court and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and was shifted to the Peshawar central prison and that he was later moved to Mardan district prison. The petitioner, a 31-year-old MBA degree holder, was a teacher ...

The other condemned prisoner, Jan Bahadur, had killed a person in Oct 1993 in Mardan district. After exhausting all the forums of appeals the two convicts were allowed final meetings with their families on Sunday and Monday. The bodies were later handed over to their families after completion of the due ...
ISLAMABAD – While the Punjab Police claim to have successfully arrested the prime suspect in Zainab rape-murder case, the provincial police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are still looking for the killer of four year old Asma who was sexually assaulted and murdered in Mardan district. To know latest ...
It was revealed in the meeting that Asma's rape and murder was not the only case that took place in Mardan during the recent past. The council was informed that four other minor girls – Shab Noor, Maryam, Haseena and Shabnam, were raped and killed in separate incidents that happened in different parts ...
MARDAN: The district council here on Monday announced Rs2 million compensation for the family of four-year-old Asma and Rs500,000 each for four other minor victims, who had been murdered after assault in different incidents across the district during the last few months. Advocate Himayatullah Mayar ...
This is the rape and murder of a four-year-old girl, who was coaxed away from her home in Mardan and her body was found dumped in a field a day later. For these characters ... Orakzai said that the Mardan District Police Officer Dr Mian Saeed and his team had tried their best to cover it up. After the issue ...
“[Mardan District Police Officer] Dr Mian Saeed and police tried their best to cover it up. After the issue was hyped, they held a presser and admitted rape in the case,” Orakzai said, adding that these were followed by incidents in Nowshera and Akbarpura area of Peshawar where a man had been arrested.
While criticising the police over failure to arrest culprits, she demanded that a military court hear the case. Meanwhile, Mardan district police officer Dr Mian Saeed said in a statement issued here that the police had interrogated 116 suspects in the case and further interrogation of six of them was underway.
MARDAN: The district government of Mardan has summoned an all parties' conference (APC) on Friday over the brutal rape and murder of a four-year-old girl. According to details ... According to Mardan District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar, the child was murdered after being raped. The district nazim said ...
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak paid a visit to Asma's family in Mardan . Asma , a 4 year old minor was allegedly raped then murdered. CM KP assured Asma's family that they would be provided with every possible help in the case. District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar put forward ...
Reportedly, she went missing while playing outside her house a week ago. Her body was found from a sugarcane field the next day after she went missing but local police have failed to make a breakthrough so far. Mardan District Police Officer Dr Mian Saeed Ahmed told the media at local press club that in ...
The Punjab CM also expressed solidarity with the bereaved family of four-year-old Asma whose body was found from a remote area of Mardan district. In reply to another question on the PAT demand for resignation of chief minister and law minister over the Model Town killings, Shehbaz recalled the ...
ISLAMABAD: Lashing out at the PML-N and PTI, Chairman Pakistan People Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condemned the murder of minor girl in Mardan and ... found dead in Mardan's Gujar Garhi area Monday morning, was murdered after being raped, according to Mardan District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar.
ISLAMABAD - Former President and Pakistan People's Party's Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday strongly condemned rape and murder of four years old girl Asma in Mardan district and called it unacceptable and unpardonable offence. Expressing concerns over increase in such dreadful ...
Mardan District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar early today alleged that the police are trying their best to conceal the post-mortem report. Mayar said that according to the post-mortem report it is clear the girl was raped before being strangled to death. The girl belonged to an unprivileged family and her father ...
MARDAN - The murder after rape of a little girl in Mardan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa remains a mystery. A four-year-old girl was found dumped in a junkyard in the Jandarpar Gujjar Garhi area of Mardan four days ago. Reportedly, she went missing while playing outside her house a week ago. Her body ...
MARDAN: The police arrested on Thursday one of the few remaining suspects in the Mashal Khan murder case. Mashal ... Mardan District Police Officer (DPO) Mian Saeed said on Thursday that Izhar alias Johnny was arrested from Saddar area of Mardan on an intelligence tip-off. He added that the ...
AMRITSAR: With former Indian navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother getting a chance to meet him for 40 minutes through a glass partition under watchful eyes in Pakistan, mother of another hapless Indian Hamid Nehal Ansari, a Mumbai resident lodged in Mardan jail, Pakistan, wants to prove her son's ...
Mardan: An exhibition promoting critical thinking and aesthetics concluded today at Bacha Khan School in Shahbaz Ghari here on Tuesday at Mardan district, Khyber Pukhtoon Khwa. People from various walks of life scholars, politicians, teachers and students attended the exhibitions and appreciated the ...
Hoti accused that PTI lawmakers of Mardan district allegedly received 11 to 12 percent commission from the contractors in the contracts. Khwaja Hoti also strongly criticized the National Accountailty Bureau (NAB) and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Ehtasab Commission and said that they did not take action against ...
According to officials, the FMC gave a presentation to secretary health last week where he instructed to pilot a project titled 'Public Expenditure Tracking System' in Mardan district which could be replicated in other districts. All district level facilities in the province get budgetary and HR allocation. They said ...
“We have trained the local communities in Mardan and other districts on the RTI so they can get information about the projects being carried out in their areas. The local community recently submitted an application to know about the funds being allocated for 30 tubewells in the Mardan district,” says Anwar ...
He added that in Feb 2016, it surfaced that the petitioner was convicted by a military court and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and was shifted to Peshawar central prison and that he was later shifted to Mardan district prison. The petitioner, a 31-year-old MBA degree holder, was a teacher at the ...
In Mardan district alone, 9870 patients have benefited from the Sehat Insaf Card followed by 7949 patients in district Swabi, 7320 in Kohat and 7120 in Peshawar. ... Initially, the health insurance program was launched in Mardan, Kohat and Malakand covering 21 percent of the total population, living below poverty line, ...
MARDAN: Police in Mardan registered a case against the district nazim for allegedly manhandling an on-duty physician at the Mardan Medical Complex on Monday. The district police officer lodged an FIR against Himayat Ullah Mayar on the request of Dr Shakeel Ahmed, who submitted an application after ...
It is pertinent to mention here that a three-year-old girl, found dead in Mardan 's Gujar Garhi area Monday morning, was murdered after being raped, according to Mardan District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar. The district Nazim said that he has seen the postmortem report and it clearly states that the minor ...
Qamar Jan, a noted Pashto folk singer from the Mardan district, once confided in me that she preferred to remain unmarried after seeing what her sister went through in her marriage to a local Khan, who imprisoned and tortured her. Eventually, the sister succumbed to her injuries. Locals still tell stories of ...
AMRITSAR: With former Indian navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother getting a chance to meet him for 40 minutes through a glass partition under watchful eyes in Pakistan, mother of another hapless Indian Hamid Nehal Ansari, a Mumbai resident lodged in Mardan jail, Pakistan, wants to prove her son's ...
Mardan: An exhibition promoting critical thinking and aesthetics concluded today at Bacha Khan School in Shahbaz Ghari here on Tuesday at Mardan district, Khyber Pukhtoon Khwa. People from various walks of life scholars, politicians, teachers and students attended the exhibitions and appreciated the ...
Hoti accused that PTI lawmakers of Mardan district allegedly received 11 to 12 percent commission from the contractors in the contracts. Khwaja Hoti also strongly criticized the National Accountailty Bureau (NAB) and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Ehtasab Commission and said that they did not take action against ...
According to officials, the FMC gave a presentation to secretary health last week where he instructed to pilot a project titled 'Public Expenditure Tracking System' in Mardan district which could be replicated in other districts. All district level facilities in the province get budgetary and HR allocation. They said ...
The suspect's lawyer said his client belonged to Mardan district and that the woman had gone away with him of her own free will and that she was not kidnapped. He produced a nikahnama (marriage certificate) and contended that his client didn't know the woman was already married and that in fact, she ...
He added that in Feb 2016, it surfaced that the petitioner was convicted by a military court and was sentenced to three years imprisonment and was shifted to Peshawar central prison and that he was later shifted to Mardan district prison. The petitioner, a 31-year-old MBA degree holder, was a teacher at the ...
In Mardan district alone, 9870 patients have benefited from the Sehat Insaf Card followed by 7949 patients in district Swabi, 7320 in Kohat and 7120 in ... Initially, the health insurance program was launched in Mardan, Kohat and Malakand covering 21 percent of the total population, living below poverty line ...


 

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