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    Hangu Shia Population In Pakistan

  • Work on Hangu press club building begins

    KOHAT: The chairman district development advisory committee Hangu, MPA Shah Faisal has asked journalists to play role of a bridge between the citizens and the government for betterment of the society...

    2 million building of the Hangu Press Club...

  • Drone strike kills Haqqani network commander in Hangu

    A drone strike has killed a commander of the deadly Haqqani network in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Hangu district, security sources said Tuesday...

    Haqqani network leader Abubakar and his partner were killed when a drone fired two missiles at his house in Speen Tal area of Hangu on Monday night...

  • Five killed in Hangu clash

    KOHAT: Five people were killed and one person was seriously injured in an armed clash between members of a same family in Darsamand area of Hangu district on Thursday, police said...

  • ANP district councillor killed in Hangu blast

    PESHAWAR: A district councillor affiliated with the Awami National Party (ANP), Malik Mumtaz Khan, was killed and three others sustained injuries in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Hangu district on Saturday, police said...

    Police sources told DawnNews that the ANP councillor was travelling in his car when the IED — which had been planted on the roadside in Hangu's Tora Warai area — targeted his...

  • Display of arms banned in Kohat, Hangu

    KOHAT: The authorities have banned display of firearms in Kohat and Hangu as safety measures for re-polling for local governments...

    According to official notification, retired Capt Kamran Ahmed Afridi and Syed Mujeebur Rehman, the deputy commissioners of Kohat and Hangu, have banned display of fire arms under Section 144 CrPC from July 27 to August 1 during re-polling at five sensitive polling stations...

  • Passing out parade at Hangu police college after 10 years

    KOHAT: The Hangu police training college, after a gap of over a decade, held its annual passing out parade of 313 fresh cadets on Saturday...

    The ceremony was also attended by officials, elders, and students of Hangu public school and college and Overseas Pakistan Foundation School, Hangu...

  • Army to be deployed in Hangu

    KOHAT: The administration here has decided to deploy army troops in Hangu and put them on standby in Kohat from 7th to 10th of Muharram to ensure peace and security in the two cities...

    It was officially announced here on Wednesday that Kohat division administration had decided to keep the Kohat-Hangu road up to Kurram Agency closed from 6th to 10th of Muharram for the safety of the transport and Muharram processions on the roads and...

  • Shia protesters oppose Pakistan's involvement in Saudi-led coalition

    ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of people joined a Shia-led protest in Islamabad on Friday against the government's decision to join Saudi Arabia's 34-country coalition against extremism, as Riyadh's foreign minister ended a two-day visit to the country...

    The protesters presented a memorandum to the Foreign Office spokesman demanding Pakistan to drop out of the alliance, which was announced in December and is seen as the latest sign of a more...

  • Pakistan's population has ballooned to 207.8m, provisional census results show

    Pakistan's population has surged to 207...

    The sixth population census in Pakistan, finally carried out by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) earlier this year after a gap of nearly two decades, reveals an acceleration in the population growth rate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), even as growth in Punjab and Sindh has slowed compared to previous results...

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