Tag Archives: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Fawad claims PPP, PML-N lawmakers ready to jump ship in Punjab | The Express Tribune

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry claimed on Wednesday that several members of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have contacted for party tickets to contest elections in Punjab. The claim comes after the PTI announced its decision to dissolve the Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) provincial assemblies. The …

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Punjab PA to be dissolved ‘moment Imran orders’ | The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR/ LAHORE: Backing Imran Khan’s stance, the Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa governments on Saturday asserted that they would dissolve the provincial assemblies the moment the PTI Chairman ordered. Earlier in the day, the PTI chief during a public gathering in Rawalpindi said that that his party’s “Haqeeqi Azadi” march would not …

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Polling underway in NA-45 Kurram | The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR: Polling for the vacant seat of the National Assembly constituency NA-45 Kurram in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) is currently underway. Polling began at 8 am and will continue till 5 pm without any break. The spokesman of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) K-P division said a day earlier that there were 198,618 registered voters …

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Two terrorists killed in North Waziristan operation | The Express Tribune

Security forces on Sunday killed two terrorists in the general area of Mir Ali in the North Waziristan district during an intelligence-based operation (IBO), the military said in a statement. During the conduct of the operation, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said, an intense fire exchange took place between own …

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Soldier martyred in cross-border terror attack from Afghanistan | The Express Tribune

A soldier of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom on Thursday during a terrorist attack from inside Afghanistan across the international border, the military said. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists opened fire on Pakistani troops in the general area of Kharlachi in Kurram district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). …

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Bureaucrats miffed at PAC’s copter use ruling | The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR: Facing the music for using the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government’s helicopter without paying a single dime, bureaucrats have called into question the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) jurisdiction to squeeze out dues from them for flying in it. The members of the officialdom have taken great exception to the apex parliamentary body’s …

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WATCH: Rescuer braves raging floodwater to save frightened cat | The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR: The staff members of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Rescue 1122 on Wednesday exhibited inspirational dedication to duty and sacred cause of saving living creatures thereby putting their own lives in danger by crossing the raging river in Lower Kohistan through hanging iron ropes to rescue a stranded pet cat. The rescue …

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WATCH: Army copter rescues 22 tourists stranded in Kumrat valley | The Express Tribune

A Pakistan Army team on Saturday rescued 22 tourists who had gone from Islamabad and got struck in Kumrat valley in Upper Dir of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The rescue operation was conducted after videos of the affected families went viral on social media where they were reportedly stuck for two days. …

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Emergency declared in Swat as floods sweep through region | The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR/SWAT: Devastating floods caused by continuous heavy downpours have wreaked havoc in several regions of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), particularly Swat, causing the provincial government to impose an emergency in Swat till August 30. The emergency was implemented on the recommendation of the district administration and the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) …

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