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Seven persons acquitted in forced marriage case

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday acquitted seven persons of a family including nikah registrar of charges of using the custom of ‘Ghag’ to claim a...

BoK earns Rs1.5b profit for 3rd quarter

PESHAWAR:  The Bank of Khyber (BoK) has earned Rs1.5 billion profit after tax for the nine months period which ended on September 30, showing an increase of 22 per cent...

Official says Pakistan gains success but challenges persist

PESHAWAR: Though polio programme in Pakistan has achieved remarkable success in reaching out to the children and making efforts to eradicate the crippling disease,...

Minister admits in KP Assembly govt facing financial crunch

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was told on Tuesday that provincial government was facing financial crunch but there was no crisis in paying salaries and...

Transporters warn of wheel-jam strike over tax hike

PESHAWAR: The transporters community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday threatened to hold wheel-jam strike tomorrow (Wednesday) if the KP Transport Department did not...

Lack of quorum blocks passage of Commission on Status of Women Bill

PESHAWAR : The lack of quorum Wednesday hindered the passage of the KP Commission on the Status of Women Bill, 2016 from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly leaving the...

ANP asks federal govt to launch work on CPEC western route

PESHAWAR: The Awami National Party (ANP) has urged the federal government to start forthwith the work on the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

Treasury benches blasted for non-serious assembly business

PESHAWAR: The treasury benches in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly faced embarrassment on Wednesday as the opposition members criticised the government for not taking the...

Woman moves PHC to seek citizenship for husband & kids

PESHAWAR: A Pakistani woman Wednesday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking citizenship for her husband, an Afghan national, and four children. Abida Bibi, a...

District admin says anti-encroachment drive launched

PESHAWAR: The district administration said on Wednesday an anti-encroachments drive had been launched in different parts of the provincial capital. At a meeting Deputy...