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50 illegal commercial outlets sealed

PESHAWAR: The Town-III municipal administration sealed over 50 illegal commercial outlets operating in residential areas of University Town. The action was taken on Tuesday after directives from the Peshawar High Court, which issued a verdict on a writ petition...

Inspection: MNAs visit Kot Lakhpat Jail   

LAHORE: Babar Nawaz Khan, chairman of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights and Minorities, on Tuesday expressed his satisfaction with the conditions at Kot Lakhpat Jail and asked other provinces to adopt the Kot Lakhpat Jail model. ...

Ayub Teaching Hospital: Doctors protest dissatisfactory salaries, nepotism

ABBOTABAD: The doctors of Ayub Teaching Hospital (ATH) have announced to go on strike from September 1 for an indefinite period. They said the decision was taken over dissatisfactory salary payments and mismanagement and favouritism by the ATH administration. Addressing...

After the floods: Standing committee urges govt to reconstruct schools

ABBOTABAD: The K-P Assembly Standing Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education has criticised the federal government for ignoring the reconstruction of schools devastated by floods in 2005. The committee meeting, held at the K-P House in Abbottabad on Tuesday, decided...

Writ petition: K-P govt restrained from taking action against varsity VC

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday extended a stay order restraining the provincial government from taking action against the Abdul Wali Khan University vice chancellor. It also issued a notice to the Higher Education Commission to file its...

United front: Political parties oppose pro-FCR tribesmen

SHABQADAR: Opposing certain tribal elders, political parties in Mohmand Agency have demanded the merger between Fata and K-P in the shortest possible time. All Fata Political Parties Alliance held an emergency meeting in Ghallanai, Mohmand Agency on Tuesday. All major political...

Pressing issues: Unregistered Afghans can stay till Nov 15, says CM

PESHAWAR: Khyber-Paktunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that unregistered Afghan refugees will not be bothered until November 15, while those registered could stay till December. The chief minister expressed these views while briefing journalists on Tuesday after the K-P...

Merkel admits mistakes made in Germany, EU with refugee crisis

GERMANY: Germany and other European Union countries turned a blind eye to the refugee crisis building on its external borders for too long, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a German newspaper interview to be published on Wednesday. Merkel, who has...

Dialogue on micro-insurance: Conference aims to create awareness

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a conference stressed the need to educate people and create awareness about micro-insurance in order to promote the culture of saving and making them financially stable to face future financial challenges. The event titled ‘Multi-stakeholders Dialogue on...

Environmental protection: Speakers stress on better fuel mix for energy needs

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a seminar underlined the need to revisit existing laws on environmental protection and gearing up relevant bodies to tackle environmental hazards after expected changes in the current energy mix. Addressing a seminar on energy, environment and sustainable...