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  • Mardan blast widely condemned

    PESHAWAR: The political leaders have strongly condemned suicide attack at the office of National Database and Registration Authority in Mardan on Tuesday and expressed sympathies with the affected families...

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf provincial organiser Fazal Mohammad Khan also condemned the suicide attack in Mardan and directed party workers to cancel firework at Bagh-i-Naran Peshawar...

  • 26 die as suicide bomber hits Nadra office in Mardan

    MARDAN: Twenty-six people were killed and more than 50 others wounded on Tuesday after a suicide bom­ber struck a regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority in Mardan, 60 kilometres to the southwest of Peshawar...

    A senior police official in Mardan said the bomber appeared to be in his early or mid-twenties...

  • JI joins opposition alliance to form local govt in Mardan

    MARDAN: Jamaat-i-Islami, the coalition-partner of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in the provincial government, has joined the tripartite alliance of Awami National Party, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F and Pakistan People’s Party to form local government in Mardan district and its three tehsils...

    JI district emir Dr Ataur Rahman, ANP district president Himayatullah Mayar Advocate, JUI-F district general secretary Maulana Amanat Shah Haqani and PPP...

  • Nadra's Mardan office ignored repeated security advisories: police

    MARDAN: Local police officials claim the Mardan police department repeatedly wrote to the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) Mardan office asking it to enhance security measures, but the management paid no heed to the advisories...

    On Tuesday, 26 people were killed and more than 50 others wounded after a suicide bom­ber struck Nadra's Mardan office, 60 kilometres to the southwest of Peshawar...

  • 88 political activists held after rival groups firing in Mardan

    MARDAN: As many as 88 political activists, including a newly-elected member of the district council, were arrested after indiscriminate firing by supporters of the winning and losing district council candidates from union council Jahangirabad here on Thursday...

    The injured was referred from Takhtbai tehsil hospital to Mardan Medical Complex due to his critical injuries...

  • Two voters to elect one of three candidates in Mardan Cantt

    MARDAN: Tough contest is expected among three candidates on the seat reserved for minorities in the elections of Cantonment Board Mardan, to be held on Friday (today)...

    In the recently held cantonment board elections in Mardan, two candidates -- one belonging to Awami National Party and an independent -- were declared winners...

  • PTI in position to form local govt in Mardan, claims minister

    MARDAN: Provincial Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Mohammad Atif Khan has claimed that the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is in a position to form governments in the district council and three tehsil councils of Mardan...

    “We are in contact with other political parties to form governments in the district and its three tehsils -- Mardan, Takhtbai and Katlang,” he said, adding that other political parties would get...

  • Militant killed, cop injured in attack on polio team in Mardan

    PESHAWAR: One attacker was killed and a police constable was injured during an attack on a polio vaccination team in the Tambulak area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mardan district on Tuesday...

    DPO Mardan confirmed that the attacker identified as Jehanzeb was killed while constable Habibullah sustained injuries during the incident...

  • Mardan Cantt Board candidate wins on toss

    MARDAN: Michael Indaryas of Awami National Party was declared winner on a reserved seat in the Mardan Cantonment Board elections held here on Friday...

    On completion of the election on both the general and reserved seats, Dr Tariq Khan was chosen as chairman of the Mardan Cantonment Board...

  • Appointment of Mardan education board controller declared illegal

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Thursday declared illegal the last year appointment of the Mardan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education controller of examination on deputation...

    The declaration was made in a short order on the petition of Mardan BISE assistant controller Rashid Gul against assistant professor Shaukat Hayat’s appointment to the said post in September last year...

  • Mardan people to observe shutter down

    MARDAN: Residents, including traders, of Duran Abad, Kaskoruna and Muqam Chowk localities here have announced to observe complete shatter down strike and sit-ins from May 9 against the ongoing anti-encroachment operation in the areas...

    Speaking at a press conference here on Monday, they accused the Mardan district administration of razing homes and business places of only poor people and sparing blue eyed persons...

  • Four killed for ‘honour’ in Mardan, Dir incidents

    MARDAN/UPPER DIR: Four people, including two women, were killed in separate honour-related incidents in Mardan and Upper Dir on Wednesday...

    In Mardan, the officials of Takhtbai police station said that one Qamar Ali had been arrested after he allegedly killed his wife and a man, identified as Nisar...

  • Independent candidates getting stronger in Mardan

    MARDAN: As the upcoming local body elections will mostly be contested on the basis of tribal and family affiliations, independent candidates are going to give a tough time to the candidates of political parties in the elections...

    In Mardan, 397 candidates are contesting local government elections against 112 seats of district council...

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