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  • Peshawar’s fish market to be shifted out of city

    PESHAWAR: The district government Peshawar has decided to shift fish market from Ghanta Ghar to an alternative place near Haji Camp Bus Stand to restore the historical site and facilitate the vendors as well...

    According to a statement, the participants agreed that the fish market should be shifted to an open area where the vendors could continue their business without creating problems for the citizens, motorists and visitors to the...

  • Lala Amir Siddiqui — an exemplary man of Peshawar City

    PESHAWAR: A respected journalist, reliable friend and adviser for those in newspaper business in his life would be remembered after his death in acknowledgement of his service as Abasin Arts Council initiated annual media awards named after him...

    Lala Amir Siddiqui, one of the founding members and general secretary of Peshawar Press Club, who was correspondent of pre-partition Zamindaar newspaper, was remembered by veteran...

  • Work to restore Peshawar walled city soon

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tourism, culture and archaeology department is set to start implementing an ambitious agenda to restore the past legacy of the historic ‘Walled City Peshawar’ as well as revive cultural activities in the province...

    According to the release, to retain the historic character and culture of the old city of Peshawar, the directorate of archaeology is launching a project titled ‘Conservation of Peshawar...

  • Artist paints Peshawar’s Walled City

    LAHORE: An exhibition of watercolour paintings by Ali Sajid, a Peshawar-based artist, is currently under way at Native Art Gallery till Dec 11...

    The exhibition features artworks based on Peshawar’s Walled City as well as some hilly areas such as Nathia Gali and Kaghan...

  • Peshawar walled city a picture of neglect

    PESHAWAR: According to experts, around 50 heritage sites in and around Peshawar city have been lost owing to lack of public awareness and official negligence and philistinism over the last one and a half decade...

    Kotla Mohsin Khan is a historic ‘gate’ located on Kohat Road towards south-west of Peshawar city...

  • City Patrol Force launched in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police on Thursday launched the ‘City Patrol Force’ in Peshawar as the first responder in case of any criminal activity, road accident and emergency situation...

    ’It will function in Peshawar city and cantonment areas divided into 20 beats with 160 city patrol officers working in two shifts of eight hours each...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

  • Man City dazzle as United held by Hull City

    LONDON: Manchester City turned on the style to dismantle West Ham United 4-0 and revive their fading Premier League title aspirations as Manchester United’s hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow with a goalless home draw against struggling Hull City on Wednesday...

    City produced a scintillating first-half display, scoring three times before the break through Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and new boy Gabriel Jesus, before Yaya Toure’s...

  • PSL: ‘Peshawar is close to my heart,’ says team owner Javed Afridi

    KOLKATA: The Peshawar franchise in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) has the potential to be both a profit centre as well as a platform for corporate branding, says its owner...

    And in his view, both objectives are going to be met in his $16-million acquisition of Team Peshawar, despite the city being in one of the most disturbed areas of Pakistan...

  • Ashura observed peacefully in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Ashura was observed peacefully in the provincial capital as the main mourning processions culminated smoothly after going through their designated routes...

    Another mourning procession was taken out from Imambargah Haider Shah in Jehangirpura locality of the city, which culminated at its starting point after passing through its designated route...

  • Peshawar local bodies at loggerhead over ownership of bus stands

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar city district government is at loggerhead with Town-I and Town-III over the ownership of the bus stands and terminals in the capital city, which are the major source of revenue generation, according to officials...

    They said that Town-I and Town-III would collapse financially and their survival would become in danger if the city district government succeeded in getting the ownership of the bus stands and...

  • BDS defuses IED allegedly meant to target school in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: An improvised explosive device (IED), allegedly meant to target a school, was defused by Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) personnel in Bashirabad area of Peshawar on Tuesday, DawnNews reported...

    On Thursday, a similar terrorism bid was foiled when the city police defused a bomb planted near a bus terminal on GT Road in Peshawar and arrested a suspect...

  • Re-poll ordered in 26 polling stations of Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Peshawar district returning officer on Sunday announced re-polling in 26 polling stations in different areas of the provincial capital where the voting process was either suspended on the election-day or not conducted properly...

    Sources said that a decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of all 36 returning officers with the district returning officer Riaz Mehsud, who is also Deputy Commissioner Peshawar...

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