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MINGORA: The day was celebrated in Swat with zeal and enthusiasm. The pledge was renewed to serve the nation with dedication. An impressive ceremony was held at Saidu Sharif Airport, Swat. The programme was arranged by Kanju Brigade of the Pakistan Army. Malakand Division Commissioner ...
MINGORA: The speakers at a seminar on Thursday said hotels and houses situated near Swat River were polluting the river and urged the district and provincial ... “Pakistan is in the list of those 10 countries where majority of the people are deprived of clean drinking water facility and are compelled to use ...

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Mar, 2018 ):The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Health, Science and Information Technology, Shahram Khan Tarakai inaugurated Durshal Project Community innovation Lab at Mingora Swat on Thursday. Chairman District Development Advisory ...
MINGORA: Health and IT minister Shahram Khan Tarakai on Thursday said the establishment of the Durshal Centre would help the youths with IT education find jobs, begin business and increase their knowledge through online lectures. He was addressing a ceremony held here to inaugurate the Durshal ...
Born in Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, when she was a pre-teen Yousafzai contributed blog reports for the BBC about what life was like in the Taliban-occupied area of Pakistan where she lived. In October 2012, when she was 15, a Taliban gunman attempted to assassinate her for her activism, ...
MINGORA: After a series of protests against the security check-posts in Swat, the military and police reached a consensus to deploy cops along with the soldiers at checkpoints and withdraw the first investigation reports (FIRs) lodged against several protesters. People from different parts of the district ...

In a 2016 address to his Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) supporters in Mingora, a small town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said he would turn KPK into a "model province" by 2018. He made similar claims in the run-up to the 2013 general elections, in which ...
MINGORA: The local journalists paid tributes to their fallen colleague Sirajud Din on his 10th death anniversary here on Wednesday. ... started his career in journalism in 1983 with Daily Wahdat and also used to write for several national dailies including Daily Pakistan, Daily The Muslim and Frontier Post.
MINGORA: The educationists and social civil society members have shown concerns over lack of basic facilities in the government schools in Swat. ... He said that Swat was put on 86th number among the 141 districts of the country according to Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Ranking in 2017.
Local residents in Swat and Mingora had come out on the streets against the increase in security checkpoints and barriers in their areas on Sunday, with civil society activists and representatives from political parties also joining their march. “We only want to live peacefully with dignity in our homeland,” said ...
MINGORA: The police on Monday registered cases against 13 persons for participating in protest rallies staged the previous day to demand removal of the security checkposts in Swat. The cases against the participants of the protest rallies were registered at the Mingora and Khwazakhela police stations.
A suicide blast in a former militant stronghold in northwestern Pakistan has killed at least 11 soldiers, including one officer, and injured 13 others. The attack took place Saturday night in an area in the scenic Swat Valley where army officers conduct sporting activities, said an official statement. It gave no ...
MINGORA: A man, who went missing last night, was found dead on the bank of Swat River near Mingora bypass on Wednesday. It was learnt that after being informed by the locals, the police reached Mingora bypass road and recovered the body. The police shifted to the body to the Saidu Sharif Hospital ...
MINGORA: With the beginning of spring season in Swat, tourists have started hiking mountains to reach the hidden scenic spots in different areas of the picturesque valley. The tourists, who seek adventure, prefer to trek and climb tough and steep mountains to explore unseen glacial lakes, pastures and ...
MINGORA: The Swat Motorway would be opened to traffic by the end of April as 70 per cent work on the project was completed, said , Malakand Commissioner Zaheerul Islam Shah here on Thursday. He was speaking at a press briefing at his office that was attended by head of all the relevant officials ...
... operation will be handed over to police and an FIR registered against the protesters will be withdrawn. Residents in Mingora area of Swat took to streets on February 18 against the increase in security checkpoints and barriers in their areas and 'maltreatment' at military checkpoints in the scenic valley.
MINGORA: Talks between Swat Qaumi Jirga and the military and police authorities succeeded on Friday as the authorities announced that the military check-posts formed in the area after ... Check posts should be taken over by police, frontier constabulary and the civilian administration,” he demanded.

However, the people of Swat often complain about maltreatment at the check-points established by the Pakistani security forces. On February 18, despite orders from the authorities, youth in Swat Valley's main town of Mingora organized a massive rally to express their resentment over the presence of ...
MINGORA: The Swat Qaumi Jirga on Friday cancelled its planned sit-in after the military and civil administration accepted its demands, including withdrawal of FIR against the Feb 18 rally protesters. The sit-in protest was scheduled to be held at Nishat Chowk here on Sunday (Feb 25). According to a ...
MINGORA: The educationists and social civil society members have shown concerns over lack of basic facilities in the government schools in Swat. ... He said that Swat was put on 86th number among the 141 districts of the country according to Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Ranking in 2017.
MINGORA: Talks between Swat Qaumi Jirga and the military and police authorities succeeded on Friday as the authorities announced that the military check-posts formed in the area after ... Check posts should be taken over by police, frontier constabulary and the civilian administration,” he demanded.
However, the people of Swat often complain about maltreatment at the check-points established by the Pakistani security forces. On February 18, despite orders from the authorities, youth in Swat Valley's main town of Mingora organized a massive rally to express their resentment over the presence of ...
MINGORA: The Swat Qaumi Jirga on Friday cancelled its planned sit-in after the military and civil administration accepted its demands, including withdrawal of FIR against the Feb 18 rally protesters. The sit-in protest was scheduled to be held at Nishat Chowk here on Sunday (Feb 25). According to a ...
Rahmat Ali, a police officer in Swat's Khwazakhela region, says they have registered a First Investigation Report (FIR) against six individuals under seven provisions of Pakistani law ... By 2008, Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan or a movement of the Pakistani Taliban had almost complete control of the region.
MINGORA: The police on Monday registered cases against 13 persons for participating in protest rallies staged the previous day to demand removal of the security checkposts in Swat. The cases against the participants of the protest rallies were registered at the Mingora and Khwazakhela police stations.
A suicide blast in a former militant stronghold in northwestern Pakistan has killed at least 11 soldiers, including one officer, and injured 13 others. The attack took place Saturday night in an area in the scenic Swat Valley where army officers conduct sporting activities, said an official statement. It gave no ...
MINGORA: The Swat district administration is holding Snow Cross Jeep Rally at Kalam tomorrow (February 4). This mega event has the support and collaboration of Islamabad Jeep Club (IJC), the Pakistan Army, and Tourism Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The rally is being managed by ...
"This project will not only contribute to the overall development of the historic city but will also attract tourists,” says Amir Afaq, the Deputy Commissioner Swat. A large chunk of the funds has been set aside for the 1969 Wadudia Hall, Grassy Ground, a sports field, and the entire Mingora city. Artists have ...
Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistani authorities have released on bail prominent militia commander and scholar, Sufi Muhammad, known as the father of the ... bonds worth 700,000 Pakistani rupees (about $6,300) were submitted by his son to authorities in Mingora, the capital of Swat district, said Fida Gul, the ...
FILE - In this April 19, 2009, file photo, Pakistan's pro-Taliban cleric Sufi Mohammad leaves after addressing his supporters in Mingora, Pakistan. Pakistani prison authorities and a lawyer said the radical, anti-U.S. cleric imprisoned since 2009, left the jail Monday night, Jan. 15, 2018, in Peshawar after a ...
FILE - In this April 19, 2009, file photo, Pakistan's pro-Taliban cleric Sufi Mohammad leaves after addressing his supporters in Mingora, Pakistan. ... PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A radical anti-U.S. cleric imprisoned in Pakistan since 2009 left the jail in the northwestern city of Peshawar following a court ...
The film chronicles the journey of Malala from her days in Swat Valley to her becoming the youngest Noble peace prize winner. Major part of the film has ... Malala Yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997, in Mingora, the largest city in the Swat Valley, know as Pakistan's Switzerland. She became an advocate ...
According to the geological wing of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), tremors measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale were felt in Islamabad, Swat, Mingora, Landi Kotal, Batkhela, Malakand, Peshawar and surroundings. People from areas where the quake was felt, rushed out of their homes in a ...
MINGORA: A girl committed suicide over unknown reasons at Matta tehsil in Swat district on Saturday. It was learnt that daughter of one Shah Gul ended her life by taking poisonous pills at Jana locality in Matta tehsil. Her body was shifted to the hospital for autopsy and later handed over to the family for ...
MINGORA: Cultural activists and civil society members here on Friday urged the district administration to highlight the rich cultural heritage of Swat valley in its beautification project. They were speaking in a meeting with the officials of line departments and stakeholders regarding the beautification of Swat ...
However, Maulana Sufi Muhammad had been indicted in the cases running in the district court at Mingora, Swat district, for treason over his speech against democracy and the ... An FIR in this case was registered after a delay of three months in July 2009 under different sections of the Pakistan Penal Code.
Maulana Sufi Muhammad had been indicted in the cases heard by the district court at Mingora, Swat district, for treason over his speech against democracy ... In 2015, it emerged that Sufi Muhammad had issued an informal decree against Mulla Fazlullah-led Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), declaring that ...
MINGORA: Swat police on Monday launched a free helmet distribution campaign among motorcyclists to promote human safety on roads. The police along with civil society members and traders distributed over 100 helmets among motorcyclists on various roads and streets in Mingora Bazaar with a note of ...
FILE - In this April 19, 2009, file photo, Pakistan's hard line cleric Sufi Muhammad arrives to address his supporters in Mingora, capital of Pakistan's troubled valley of Swat. A Pakistani court has ordered the release of the radical anti-U.S. cleric who went to Afghanistan with thousands of volunteers to help ...
MINGORA: Swat police on Monday launched a free helmet distribution campaign among motorcyclists to promote human safety on roads. The police along with civil society members and traders distributed over 100 helmets among motorcyclists on various roads and streets in Mingora Bazaar with a note of ...
MINGORA: The trekkers from across Swat valley gathered here on Saturday to discuss ways and means to promote tourism, especially ecotourism, in the mountainous region. The Swat Annual Trekkers Meetup was organised by the SPS Trekking Club at the auditorium of the Swat Public School, where the ...
MINGORA: The residents of various areas in Swat district on Monday took out a protest rally against the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) officials for carrying out gas loadshedding. Led by Malik Fazal Akbar Baba and Malik Ihsanullah, the protesters carrying banners and placards chanted ...
According to the senior ASF officials, the ASF officials over suspicion checked an accused passenger Sarbaz Khan, a resident of Mingora-Swat. During the checking, the ASF officials seized 1kg fine quality heroin , secretly kept in the hidden parts of his bags. The ASF foiled the major attempt of heroin ...
Led by tehsil councillor Shahid Ali, they staged a protest in Mingora and said that the Sui gas loadshedding in the city and its suburban areas had increased ... Similarly, Shireen Zada of Express TV was elected president of the Swat Union of Journalists, Fazal Khaliq of daily Dawn vice-president and Niaz ...
MINGORA: Visitors have been thronging the snow-covered resorts across the Swat valley, particularly Gabina Jabba, which is located in Sakhra valley of Matta tehsil. “This is my first trip to this amazing valley which offers fun to snow lovers. Its vast fields are covered with white sheet of snow, giving a ...
ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO), Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza, will brief the Senate Committee of the Whole House on the national security situation in the country during an in-camera session on Tuesday ...
It was raining when we left Rawalpindi for Mingora in Swat. Despite many requests to the transport company to have our luggage covered with a proper tarpaulin, it was covered with a flimsy plastic sheet with holes in it, when we reached Mingora bus stand all our luggage was dripping wet. A Hiace wagon ...
MINGORA: A woman and her step son were shot dead at Matta tehsil in Swat district on Saturday night, official sources said. It was learnt that Husan Jamala Bibi and her step son identified as Taj Maluk were asleep at their house in Nokhara Gura area when unidentified gunmen forced their entry into the ...
MINGORA: Three persons were killed in a road accident at Kabal tehsil in Swat district on Saturday, official sources said. They said that a pickup truck carrying passengers plunged into a ravine at Kandaro Qalagey area in Kabal tehsil. As a result, three persons identified as Akhtar Ali, Samiullah and ...
MINGORA: Residents of different areas of Mingora and Saidu Sharif along with local government representatives on Monday demonstrated against the gas loadshedding and low pressure. Talking to reporters on the occasion, they said with the start of winter the SNGPL had resorted to gas suspension to ...


 

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