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Peshawar man kills brother, two women over petty dispute

PESHAWAR: A man killed his brother and two women during an exchange of fire in Bangash village, Kachi Mominabad in Peshawar. The injured include a brother and his son who were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ). The police said

Death toll in Peshawar blast rises to 62

PESHAWAR: The death toll from the attack on a mosque in Peshawar’s Koocha Risaldar area a day earlier rose to 62 on Saturday after five of the injured succumbed to their wounds, a spokesperson for the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH)

Four more schools closed in Peshawar after COVID-19 cases surface

PESHAWAR: As many as four schools and a hostel were sealed after the detection of COVID-19 cases. According to the district administration, four schools and a hostel were closed. Government Girls Higher Secondary School located in University Town, Government Girls

Anti-Narcotics Force recovers 1.187 kg of cocaine at BKIAP

RAWALPINDI: Anti-Narcotics Force has recovered 1.187 kg of cocaine from a Nigerian national at Bacha Khan International Airport. On Friday, ANF conducted an operation at BKIAP arresting a Nigerian national from Peshawar, recovering 1.187 kg of cocaine from his possession

Bomb disposal squad safely diffuses bomb in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU) has defused an explosive device near a car bargain center in Patang Chowk area on the Ring Road. According to police on Monday, an explosive device weighing about two kilograms was installed near a

Cinemas to reopen in Pakistan across eight cities excluding Karachi

The cinemas will be soon opened in eight cities, including Quetta, Peshawar, Skardu, Gilgit, Mirpur, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Islamabad, and Muzaffarabad. The news was confirmed by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain who informed that the National Command and

Use of smartphones banned at Peshawar airport premises

PESHAWAR: Authorities have banned the use of smartphones at all lounges of the Bacha Khan airport over security concerns. According to notification by the provincial government, the ban will be effective immediately. Passengers will be allowed to use smartphones but

PSL Eliminator: Zalmi knock out defending champions Karachi Kings

ABU DHABI: Defending champions Karachi Kings were knocked out in the First Eliminator of the Pakistan Super League’s sixth edition. Peshawar Zalmi held their never to defeat Karachi Kings by five wickets. Zalmi will now face Islamabad United in Eliminator

Woman gives birth outside Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A woman reportedly gave birth to a child at the main entrance of  the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) in Peshawar. A picture of two men covering with a shawl as she gave birthday outside the hospital’s Gynaecology Department went

PM to inaugurate development projects in Nowshera, Peshawar today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will on Wednesday (today) visit Nowshera and Peshawar to inaugurate a housing scheme and lay foundation stones of different uplift projects. According to PM Office media wing, during his visit to Nowshera, the prime minister

PM’s free food service expanded to three more cities

LAHORE: The free food service under ‘No One Sleeps Hungry’ program has been formally expanded to Faisalabad, Lahore and Peshawar. Chief Ministers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab inaugurated the program in their respective provinces while Prime Minister Imran Khan virtually

In pictures: Pakistan Day celebrations and enthusiasm of people across country

Pakistan Day is being celebrated with enthusiasm all over the country including Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, and Quetta. Last year, the Pakistan Day parade was postponed due to the coronavirus, this year, it will be held on 25th March instead

Student commits suicide under mysterious circumstances at Peshawar police station

PESHAWAR: A seventh-grade student has allegedly committed suicide under mysterious circumstances at a Peshawar police station on Sunday. The police said that the youngster was arrested from a Peshawar bazaar after being indulged in a fight. According to police, the

Coronavirus: Micro smart lockdown implemented in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The third wave of coronavirus has entered Pakistan which has led to the implementation of micro-smart lockdown in parts of the country including the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Lockdown has been imposed in the Hayatabad phase, Defense Colony

First transgender elected as jirga member in KP

PESHAWAR: In a first, a transgender person has been elected as a jirga member in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to a statement issued by Peshawar Police, a transgender named Sobia Khan who hails from Peshawar has been elected as a member

Peshawar comedian imitates Charlie Chaplin to spread happiness

PESHAWAR: A man from Peshawar, Usman Khan, dresses up as legendary comedian actor Charlie Chaplin to spread smiles in tough times and decades of suicide attacks, explosions and threats from extremist groups. The stand-up comedian wears Charlie Chaplin’s trademark oversized

COVID-19 smart lockdown to be imposed in four more areas of Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Following the rise in coronavirus cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the local administration of Peshawar has decided to impose a smart lockdown in four more areas from today. Kotla Mohsin Khan, Hayatabad Phase 5, Gulabad No. 2, and Sikandar Town

PM calls for improving mobile, internet coverage in tribal districts

PESHAWAR: Cabinet members of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan who arrived in Peshawar on Wednesday for a brief visit.  The prime minister directed the cabinet members to regularly visit their constituencies to ensure the problems

Shut down zoos

Two Himalayan brown bears at the shambolic Islamabad zoo will be moved to Jordan and not the Ayubia National Park. This comes just weeks after elephant Kaavan, considered the loneliest in the world, was flown to Cambodia as we will

KP Task Force reviews COVID-19 situation

PESHAWAR: A meeting of Provincial Task Force on COVID-19 was held at Corps Headquarters Peshawar, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood khan, Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood and other senior civil and military

Seven patients die over shortage of oxygen cylinders in Peshawar hospital

PESHAWAR: At least seven coronavirus patients died due to a shortage of oxygen at Peshawar’s Khyber Teaching Hospital after the cylinders failed to arrive on time. The deaths occurred last night at the health facility when the patients died due

COVID-19 positivity rate increases over 7%: NCOC

ISLAMABAD: The rate of positive cases of coronavirus in Pakistan has reached 7.20 percent. A briefing by medical experts at the National Command and Operations Center meeting said that the number of critically ill patients due to the coronavirus was

COVID-19 positivity rate in schools increases by 3%

ISLAMABAD: The rate of positive cases of the coronavirus in Pakistan’s educational institutions has increased from 1.8 to 3.3 percent. The positive case rate in the last week was 82 percent. In view of the increasing number of cases in educational

Govt will have to go home by Jan: Bilawal at PDM’s Peshawar rally

PESHAWAR: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari declared that the incumbent government will “have to go home by January” and it was their “last month in power”. Addressing a rally organised by the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), Bilawal called

NA condemns terror attacks in Peshawar, Quetta

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the recent terror attacks in Peshawar and Quetta. The resolution was moved by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan. It said that security forces are

7 killed, 110 injured in Peshawar madrassah blast

PESHAWAR: At least seven students were killed and more than one hundred others were injured when a powerful blast struck a seminary in Dir Colony of Peshawar on Tuesday morning. According to police sources, rescue teams rushed to the spot

BRT Peshawar resumes service after one month

PESHAWAR: The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) metro bus system restored its service on Saturday after a month long suspension due to the frequent fire incidents in buses. The BRT service was suspended last month after repeated fire incidents compelled the

Minor girl sexually abused, mutilated in Charsadda

CHARSADDA: A minor girl was sexually abused after being abducted from her hometown and her mutilated dead body was found a day later. The two-and-a-half-year-old girl named Zainab was abducted on Tuesday from Charsadda but her body was found in

Dilip Kumar wants Pakistani Govt to purchase his ancestral home

MUMBAI: Bollywood legendary actor Dilip Kumar has appreciated Pakistan’s efforts of purchasing his ancestral home in Peshawar. In order to preserve it, the KP government has decided to purchase it. While expressing sentiments, the actor took to Twitter and wrote

SC orders APS Peshawar inquiry report to be made public

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday directed that the report into the Army Public School Peshawar attack be made public. The apex court directed the Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Khalid Jawed Khan to make public the judicial commission on