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Three brothers died in wall collapse incident in Swabi

Three brothers died in wall collapse incident in Swabi
SWABI: Three brothers died and another injured on Thursday when wall of a house collapsed in Jaffarkhel area of the district, the police said. They said that four brothers including Inam, Akram, Hakeem and Ihtesham were busy in digging at their house when a wall...

PHC bars FBR from collection of sales tax in PATA

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PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Thursday barred Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) to collect sales tax from Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata), namely Malakand, Dir, Shangla, Kohistan, Buner, Batagram and Dara Adam Khel. A two-member bench comprising Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Yahya...

PHC bars police from evicting transgenders from homes in Mardan

PHC bars police from evicting transgenders from homes in Mardan
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court halted on Thursday the directive of Mardan’s district police officer, ordering eviction of transgender persons from their houses. Justice Ikramullah Khan and Justice Ghazanfar Ali heard a petition on Thursday filed by transgender community through Gul Rahman Mohmand, urging the...

Mardan district council turns into fish market

MARDAN: Mardan district council turned into a fish market on Wednesday after members stopped a JUI-F lawmaker from speaking on the agenda. The opposition members tore up copies of the agenda and PTI's Abdul Sattar assumed the chair of the council. Opposition members also forced their...

KP govt moves PHC against acquittal of 26 accused in Mashal murder case

Mashal Khan murderer challenges conviction in Peshawar High Court
PESHAWAR: The provincial government Wednesday filed appeal in Peshawar High Court (PCH) against the ATC’s verdict in Mashal Khan murder case. An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Haripur had announced its verdict in the lynching case on February 7, handing one person two death sentences, five...

CJP warns PTI member to refrain from influencing Asma Rani murder case

PHC moved for shifting Asma Rani case from Kohat to Peshawar
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Saqib Nisar has warned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member to refrain from influencing Asma Rani murder case. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by CJP on Wednesday conducted hearing of suo motu case of Asma Rani murder...

SC disposes of suo motu notice of Asma rape & murder case

SC disposes of suo motu notice of Asma rape & murder case
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Wednesday ordered to file challan in Asma murder case within 10 days and disposed of the suo motu notice. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Saqib Nisar heard...

Khan denies allegations of personal use of KP govt’s helicopter amid NAB’s probe

Khan denies allegations of personal use of KP govt’s helicopter amid NAB’s probe
ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has formally kicked off investigations against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan over utilizing the official helicopter of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for personal use. Taking notice of NAB’s spokesperson statement about PTI’s chief personal use of provincial government helicopter, Chairman of...

By-election on local government seats in 7 districts of KP underway

By-election on local government seats in 7 districts of KP underway
PESHAWAR: The by-election on those local government seats in seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is underway where the turnout of women voters was less than 10 percent. According to the Election Commission in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the by-election is underway in Kohat, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Swat,...

37 suspects nabbed from different areas of Kohat: DPO

37 suspects nabbed from different areas of Kohat: DPO
KOHAT: As many as 37 suspects were arrested and weapons were recovered from them during search operations in Lachi area of Kohat. District Police Officer (DPO) Kohat Abbas Majeed Marwat has said that the operations were conducted in different localities of Lachi. He said that weapons...

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