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    PAKISTAN’S population has probably crossed 200 million as we enter 2017...

    This is because governance in Pakistan has become a way of keeping the people in the dark so that the government never has to answer for its comprehensive and ceaseless misdemeanours...

  • PML-N consolidates position in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-N regained its position in the district by getting 20 seats in the Saturday’s local body polls followed by 18 seats of the ruling PTI...

    Among other probable candidates for the district council chairman are Waqar Nabi of PTI and independent Sardar Sher Bahadar, who was president PTI Abbottabad district but was denied the poll ticket...

  • High mountain research centre to be set up in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: A high mountain research centre along with the school of environmental sciences and the school of chemical sciences will be established at the Comsats Institute of Information and Technology, Abbottabad...

    This was announced by Comsats rector Dr Juneed Zaidi while speaking as the chief guest at the 72nd convocation of CIIT Abbottabad here on Monday...

  • Girl, boy die of dengue in Abbottabad

    PESHAWAR: A girl and a boy died of dengue fever in Abbottabad on Saturday taking the death toll from the vector-borne disease in the province during the last two months to 10...

    According to a report of the Dengue Response Unit released on Saturday, Jamil Ahmad and Samina Bibi under treatment at the Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad, for dengue died on Saturday morning...

  • 'Nawaz Sharif is an ideology,' says PML-N chief at Abbottabad election campaign rally

    Former prime minister and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif on Sunday addressed a public gathering in Abbottabad, formally launching his party's campaign for the upcoming general election...

    The former premier, who was disqualified from public office by the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers verdict, told his supporters that "no court's decision can break the ties" between him and his following in Abbottabad...

  • Sharif strikes defiant note in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: Ousted prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif struck a defiant note on Sunday, declaring that the only court he was answerable to was the 200 million people of Pakistan...

    Kicking off his mass-contact campaign from the province ruled by his arch-rival Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), the ex-premier repeatedly lashed out at the judiciary, specifically the Supreme Court bench...

  • Arrangements finalised for elections in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: The district administration has finalised arrangements for the local government elections scheduled to be held on Saturday (tomorrow)...

    According to officials, all arrangements, including duties of polling staff, provision of election material, transportation and security measures, have been finalised in all the 51 union councils of Abbottabad district...

  • Security for LG polls in Abbottabad reviewed

    ABBOTTABAD: About 135 of the total 616 polling stations have been declared ‘most sensitive’ and 250 ‘sensitive’ in Abbottabad district...

    On this occasion, he ordered construction of entrance gate at Bara Gali on the main Abbottabad-Nathiagali road...

  • Abbottabad net services

    THE Internet service provided by the PTCL in Abbottabad and its surrounding areas is dead slow and has an unstable connection...

    Is this how the PTCL provides services to its customers?I request the PTCL chairman to extend optical fibre cable to Abbottabad and its surrounding areas and improve its services, including provision of Smart TV...

  • PTI, PML-N to fight it out for Abbottabad nazim

    ABBOTTABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz are making hectic efforts to woo independents to strengthen party position for the Abbottabad district and tehsil nazim slots as the former has an edge of three seats over the latter...

    In the past, Abbottabad politics was dominated by PML-N, but after PTI entered the arena in 2013 elections it could not maintain its grip on the local politics and now it is...

  • PML-N has largest number of candidates in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: The PML-N has fielded 49 candidates for union council seats in the district out of the total 52 seats while PTI is contesting for 45 seats...

    Waqar Nabi has been awarded PTI ticket but keeping in view the disorder in the party in Abbottabad, he is contesting the elections as an independent candidate against PTI candidate...

  • One killed, 8 injured in Abbottabad clash

    ABBOTTABAD: Army was called out to control the situation after a clash between traders and residents of Sheikhul Bandi on Wednesday over parking of a car in Bara market killed one person and injured eight others...

    Following the clash, panicked shopkeepers pulled down their shutters, as traffic was diverted to other routes owing to closure of the main Abbottabad-Murree Road for over seven hours, according to eyewitnesses...

  • PTI man elected unopposed in Abbottabad UC

    ABBOTTABAD: Waqar Nabi of PTI, who is expected to be a candidate for the district nazim slot from Abbottabad in the local government polls, was on Tuesday elected unopposed from Namli Mera union council after his rival JI candidate withdrew his nomination papers...

    Meanwhile, DPO Abbottabad Sher Akbar Khan suspended SHO Lora police station, Chan Zeb, and Havaldar Mustafa, for showing negligence in duty and failure to control crimes...

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