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Khyber is much older than we imagined

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The prehistoric, Buddhist, Islamic and British era sites are a testimony to the historical and archaeological significance of Jamrud tehsil of the Khyber tribal area. PHOTO COURTESY: TOURISM CORPORATION KHYBER-PAKHTUNKHWA PESHAWAR: Archaeologists and administration officials claim to have uncovered multiple undocumented pre-historic sites, including thousands of years old rock art in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency […]

Sialkot is a deserving Sixth team for PSL: Najam Sethi

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Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Executive Committee and head of Pakistan Super League (PSL) Najam Sethi on Saturday talked to The Express Tribune in an exclusive interview on Facebook live. His conversation with us covered various topics. Here is a transcript of what he said during his chat. Sixth team in PSL Now, two […]

30,000-year-old rock art, 110 heritage sites discovered in Khyber Agency

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The ongoing survey has documented many pre-history archaeological sites of Buddhist, Islamic and British era. PHOTO: AUTHOR PESHAWAR: Archaeologists and political administration claimed on Thursday to have uncovered multiple pre-history sites, including 30,000-year-old rock art in Tehsil Jamrud of Khyber Agency. The archaeological survey as a pilot project was initiated by the agency’s political administration, along […]

CII rejection: KP set to table Women Protection Bill again

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CM’s information adviser says bill being re-drafted. PHOTO: REUTERS PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is still considering tabling the Women Protection Bill, rejected by the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), in the provincial assembly, the Adviser to CM on Information Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani said on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference at the Press Club here, he gave a […]

HEC shuts down 31 PhD, 26 MPhil programmes

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Chairman says universities failed to meet minimum quality criteria. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has shut down 31 PhD and 26 MPhil programmes in a number of universities across the country for failing to meet the minimum quality criteria required by the higher education watchdog. HEC chairperson Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, in a press […]

Three years on: Kohati Church blast victims go uncompensated

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On September 16, 2015, All Saints Church blast victims alleged that the Bishop of Peshawar was responsible for not releasing enough money to compensate the victims of blasts. PHOTO: Muhammad Iqbal /FILE PESHAWAR: Relatives of the Kohati Church suicide attack victims held a protest demonstration against the government for its failure to give them compensation. Dozens of […]

Pakistanis can now make money on YouTube

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Youtube enables Monetization in Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS YouTube content creators in Pakistan can now monetize their videos. Ahead of YouTube’s planned launch event in Pakistan it has been announced that content creators in the country can now make money on the video-sharing website. YouTube doesn’t allow monetization in all markets making this is a significant development towards Pakistan’s […]

Kalam’s cave waterfall a new tourist attraction

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MINGORA: A newly-discovered cave waterfall in Kalam valley has become a major tourist attraction with visitors showing up in large numbers to enjoy splash of cold water amid a sense of mysteriousness. Located deep in the narrow creek of Shaho created by the confluence of two mountains along the Ushu River in Kalam valley, the […]

PM Nawaz backtracking on CPEC promise: ANP

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PESHAWAR: Awami National Party claimed on Saturday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had backtracked on his commitment regarding early completion of the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying that the benefits of this project were limited only to the developed areas of Punjab province. In a press release issued here, ANP’s central information […]