Security man killed in Peshawar blast

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A security man was killed and two others were injured when a blast occurred near their vehicle in Mathra area of Peshawar on Friday morning, Geo News reported. According to police, the explosion occurred near Mathra Market that apparently targeted a security vehicle. One security man lost his life while two others sustained injuries in the blast who were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital for treatment. Rescue... 

Malala addresses Nobel Peace Prize Celebration in Peshawar

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: To bring change in our society, requires immense struggle, said Malala Yousufzai in her address via video-link to the participants of the Malala Nobel Peace Prize Celebration event at the Nishat Hall in Peshawar. She told participants that women were deprived of their rights, adding that times have changed and women know what their rights are. For a society to prosper, its women must be educated, she said. She... 

Funeral prayers of martyred Maj Wasif offered in Peshawar

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: The funeral prayers of Major Wasif Ali were offered with state protocol in Peshawar on Sunday night, Geo News reported. The prayers were said at Core Headquarter Peshawar which was attended by Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mehtab Abbasi, IGFC Maj-Gen Tayyab Azam, Corps Commander Hidayat-ur-Rehman and other civil and military officials. The coffin of martyred major was sent to his native village for burial. It... 

Peshawar Blast near Fazal Elahi residence no casualties

Posted by on Nov 09, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A blast took place near the residence of Fazal Elahi, member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, here on Sunday evening, however, no casualties were reported in the incident. Police said the blast, whose nature is yet to be ascertained, caused damage to the residence of of Fazal Elahi and a car parked nearby. The police confirmed that the blast caused no loss of life or injury to anyone. View full post on  Read More →

Security beefed up at Peshawar Jail amid terrorism threats

Posted by on Nov 08, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Security at the Peshawar Central Jail has been beefed up in the wake of potential militant attack at the detention facility. Additional contingent of Elite Force Commandos have been deployed beside the regular policemen at the jail. Militants had managed to get hundreds of militants released by a spectacular attack on Bannu Jail. View full post on  Read More →

Police vehicle targeted in Peshawar blast

Posted by on Nov 01, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A blast occurred when a police armoured vehicle was passing through Frontier Road in Peshawar on Saturday morning, Geo News reported. According to SSP Operations Peshawar Najeeb-ur-Rehman, a blast occurred on Frontier Road that apparently targeted the police vehicle but fortunately it remained safe in the attack and no loss of life was reported. The explosion occurred near Aziz Market in Peshawar, he added.... 

Moharram moon sighted in Islamabad Peshawar

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Moon for the holy month of Moharramul Haram has been sighted in Islamabad and Peshawar. According to sources, Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees have started informing about their decision of moon-sighting to the central committees. In case of the Central Reut-e-Hilal Committee’s decision of moon being sighted today, the Ashura will fall on the 4th of November (Tuesday). View full post on  Read More →

Peshawar made offlimits for Afghan refugees

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Peshawar administration on Saturday imposed a ban on the entry of the Afghan refugees in the city, citing security threats during Muharram ul Haram. The city administration has also imposed a ban on wall chalking and distribution of hate literature under section-144 for a period of 10 days, starting 1st of Muharram. Peshawar administration has also banned pillion riding, use of tinted glasses in vehicles and... 

Motorcycle riding banned in Peshawar during antipolio drive

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: The district administration has banned motorcycle riding in Peshawar during the special anti-polio drive on October 26 (Sunday). Motorcycle riding will be banned from 8 AM till 5 PM during the anti-polio drive. The anti-polio drive will aim to administer polio drops to over 700,000 children for which 4,000 teams have been formed. Section 144 has been imposed in Peshawar as a security measure for the anti-polio... 

2 die in firing incidents in Peshawar

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: 2 people lost their lives in two separate incidents of firing in Peshawar and the attackers managed to get away in both of them. The first incident occurred in Waliabad which is in the jurisdiction of Agha Mirjani police station, where gunmen on motorcycles opened fire and killed Tahir Pervaiz. The other incident happened at Bacha Khan Chowk in the jurisdiction of Faqirabad police station where again gunmen... 


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