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Twitter reacts to Younus’ 10,000 runs

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Veteran batsman Younus Khan becomes the first Pakistani to score 10,000 Test runs and Twitter goes wild in congratulating the Mardan-born for this great achievement. Younus just needed 23 runs to reach the 10,000-run landmark and he did so in style by making 58 runs off 138 balls, which included five boundaries and a six, […]

ANP issues show cause notice to District Mardan President

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Awami National Party (ANP) has served a show cause notice to its district president and Nazim Mardan Himayat Ullah Mayar over his statements on the Mardan lynching case. A statement issued from Bacha Khan Markaz, Peshawar on Sunday directed Himayat Mayar to respond to the show cause notice, in writing, within three days otherwise the […]

Misbah to receive Spirit of Cricket Trophy

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Role model for all: Misbah has been chosen for the inaugural award due to his exemplary conduct on and off the field. Photo: AFP KARACHI: Retiring Test cricketer Misbahul Haq has won the hearts of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with his good behaviour and will soon become the first-ever recipient of the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of […]

13 KP labour laws extended to PATA after president’s approval

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The laws that cover Pata now include, K-P Payment of Wages Act, 2013; K-P Worker’s Compensation Act 2013 and K-P Prohibition of Employment of Children Act 2015, among others. PHOTO: AFP PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government has extended 13 labour-related laws to the province’s Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata) which come under legislative control of the […]

PHC restrains govt from appointing VCs at 9 state-run varsities

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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court restrained the government on Thursday from appointing vice-chancellors at nine public sector varsities after several teachers raised  objections over the appointment process. The petitioners claimed they were ignored despite having served in senior administrative positions as well as being eligible for the vacancies. A division bench comprising of Justice Roohul Amin […]

Over 150 surgeries performed at Peshawar’s KTH under Sehat Insaf Card scheme

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Main Entrance of Peshawar’s Khyber Teaching Hospital ( also known as Sherpow Hospital). PHOTO: Pukhtoogle PESHAWAR: The Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH) has performed some 157 surgeries of various natures since the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government-initiated its Sehat Insaf Card social health protection scheme in January. According to a statement issued by the hospital management, so far some […]

ECP disqualifies Abdul Munim PTI’s Shangla MPA

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KP MPA Abdul Munim, now disqualified by the ECP. PHOTO/FACEBOOK PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) disqualified a Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly (KP) lawmaker affiliated with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Wednesday for hiding that he was working as a school teacher just before the elections. The ECP ordered that criminal proceedings be started against Abdul Munim, who was elected from […]

Girls shot along with Malala head to Edinburgh Univerisity

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Malala’s friends Shazia Ramzan (left) and Kainat Riaz (right) were also shot by the Taliban CREDIT:  JAY WILLIAMS When we think about that fateful incident on a Tuesday in October 2012, we nonchalantly associate it with Malala – inherently forgetting that the day changed three lives not one. Kainat Riaz and Shazia Ramzan – two […]

Instagram now works offline

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Android users will now be able to see content previously loaded in their Instagram’s feed even if they are offline. PHOTO: REUTERS Instagram announced on Tuesday that android users would now be able to use the photo-sharing app offline. The announcement came at Facebook’s F8 conference in San Francisco. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app said it […]