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  • Jamrud’s historic Ali Masjid continues to attract visitors

    PESHAWAR: Ali Masjid was built around 700 years ago by a few devotees for their spiritual guide, Ali, a reclusive Sufi, near the narrowest point of the historic Khyber Pass in the administrative limits of Jamrud subdivision of Khyber Agency, according to local people...

    The 100 square feet Ali Masjid is located 15km from the main Jamrud Bazaar at an elevation of about 3,174 feet...

  • Facts and fiction surrounding historic Masjid Qasim Ali Khan

    PESHAWAR: Masjid Qasim Ali Khan is though a historic mosque in Peshawar city like Masjid Mahabat Khan yet it comes to limelight only during moon sighting before the start and end of Ramazan leading to an endless controversy for the last few decades...

    Located in Misgaran near famous Qissakhawani Bazaar, the origin of Masjid Qasim Ali Khan itself shrouds in a fold of fiction and facts...

  • Postal department loses Rs559 million to corruption

    ISLAMABAD: The postal department suffered a loss of Rs559 million due to fraud and misappropriation during the past five years...

    The postal service’s chief said 405 new post offices had been opened and 584 closed during the period, 1,666 people had been appointed on a regular basis, 178 on contracts and 1,007 as daily wagers in various pay scales...

  • Postal services – thriving in the age of internet

    Although letters may no longer be the primary way people stay in touch, Pakistan’s postal service remains active; from the Siachen Glacier to the Arabian Sea...

    Letters, money orders and parcels come from the District Postal Office at the Rawalpindi Railway Station from around the country, and the items are then divided between Rawalpindi, Islamabad and international destinations...

  • Postal officials, contractor blamed for disrupting mail delivery to Chitral

    Due to non-delivery of mail on time, candidates missed their test and interviews for appointments in government departments, while others could not apply for the posts due to collapse of the postal system...

    When contacted, the divisional superintendent of postal division Malakand admitted the collapse of the mail system in Chitral due to the contractor’s lethargic approach...

  • Lawmakers reluctant to sign off on postal balloting for overseas Pakistanis

    A team of senior Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) officials, during a briefing before a national assembly panel, admitted that postal balloting appeared to be the most feasible option...

    The National Assembly’s Standing Committee for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources – chaired by Mir Aamer Ali Khan Magsi were briefed by ECP Additional Secretary Fida Muhammad, Punjab Provincial Election Commissioner Masood Malik and ECP...

  • Postal charges

    I would urge the postal department to undo the increase in the registration fee and realise that it is not just a business concern out to earn profits but a public utility service for the benefit of society...

  • Special persons to cast votes via postal ballot

    PESHAWAR: Provincial Election Commissioner Pir Maqbool Ahmed has said that persons with any physical disability will be allowed to cast their votes through postal ballot...

    The meeting was also attended by MIS Director Haider Ali and Local Government Director Raham Karim...

  • Special persons allowed to vote via postal ballot

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday allowed people with physical disabilities to cast their votes through postal ballots...

    Editorial: The ECP must use its enhanced powers to keep electoral tensions in checkMeanwhile, the commission issued a code of conduct and guidelines for international observers, binding them to choose an area of election observation in ‘strict consultation’ with the ECP...

  • 3 arrested in Shangla for trying to steal postal ballots

    Shangla police on Monday arrested three suspects, including an official of Pakistan Post, over charges of stealing postal ballots, DawnNewsTV reported...

    Police recovered the ballots from a vehicle and arrested the local PML-N leader and his relative who were allegedly trying to steal the postal ballots from the post office in Alpuri, said SHO Sadiq Khan...

  • Usman denies claims of pressuring PFF

    LAHORE: Sports Board Punjab (SBP) director general Usman Anwar rejected the charges levelled on him by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) secretary Col Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi of pressing him to support Ali Haider Noor Niazi and Capt Safdar as candidates for the post of Punjab Football Association (PFA) president and PFF president respectively in the upcoming elections...

    Usman said he’d called up Lodhi to tell him about his reservations...

  • Usman-inspired NBP qualify for last eight

    KARACHI: Young Usman Qadir guided National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) into the quarter-finals of fourth Naya Nazimabad Ramazan Cup with a six-wicket defeat of Atiq Estates at the Lawai Cricket Stadium late on Sunday night...

    Usman, son of former legendary Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir, struck 48 after claiming took two wickets for just one run in a brilliant four-over stint besides taking a catch...

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