Coronavirus contagion rate declining in KP: minister

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra on Wednesday said that the spread of coronavirus transmission rate was declining in the...

Punjab, KP CMs restrict activities after staffers test positive

LAHORE/PESHAWAR: Chief ministers of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) restricted their schedules after several cases of coronavirus were reported from their offices,...

KP bans public events, imposes section 144 to arrest third wave

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Tuesday suspended all indoor and outdoor events due to a surge in fresh coronavirus cases. According to a...

Court orders registration of FIR against Aurat March organisers

PESHAWAR: A sessions court on Friday ordered for registration of a case against the organisers of this year’s Aurat March. The court ruled this...

KP reverses retirement age to 60 years

The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has reversed its decision of increasing employees’ retirement age by three years in view of increasing...

ANP senator seeking rerun resigns from House

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Monday accepted the resignation of Awami National Party (ANP) Senator Sitara Ayaz. Ayaz had sent her resignation...

KP CM approves minister’s resignation over ‘horse trading’ video

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Wednesday accepted the resignation letter of provincial Law Minister Sultan Muhammad Khan, a...

KP govt prepares projects without feasibility, field inspection

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has formulated Rs2.7 billion projects for tribal districts without feasibility report and field visits. According to sources, under...

Muqam gets one-time exemption in NAB case

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday allowed Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) President Ameer Muqam one-time exemption...

Pakistan’s Charlie Chaplin aims to raise a smile in bleak times

PESHAWAR: In the bustling city of Peshawar, a man in a bowtie, bowler hat, and carrying a cane flamboyantly weaves through busy...

Four injured in gas explosion in Peshawar

The Peshawar police on Sunday said that four people have been injured after a gas pipeline exploded in a bakery in city’s...

Six arrested for travelling on fake Covid-19 certificates

PESHAWAR: Authorities detained six passengers on charges of attempting to travel abroad on fake negative coronavirus certificates, reports said Sunday. The Civil Aviation...

KP proposes to hold LB elections in September

PESHAWAR: Following in the footsteps of the Punjab government, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has assured the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) of holding...

CTD foils terror plan

BANNU: The counter-terrorism department (CTD) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police on Saturday foiled a terrorist attack attempt as it recovered a large cache...

Bid to smuggle 3.8kg narcotics foiled at Peshawar airport

PESHAWAR: The Airport Security Force (ASF) on Friday thwarted a bid to smuggle 3.8 kilograms (kg) of drugs, worth millions of rupees, at...