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  • Peshawar High Court seeks Imran Khan's reply over contempt of court

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Thursday asked Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan to submit a written reply over his insulting remarks against doctors opposing Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Medical Teaching Institutions Reforms Act, 2015...

    A two member bench of Peshawar High Court (PHC) comprising Justice Waqar Sethi and Muhammad Younus ordered the PTI chief to submit a written reply before November 12 to PHC chief justice,...

  • Peshawar High Court stays execution awarded by military court

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday suspended the execution of a death-row inmate, who was sentenced to death by a military court for involvement in terrorism...

    A two member bench of the PHC, comprising Justice Mahzar Alam Main Khel and Justice Younis Thaheem, heard the application of convicted militant Bakhat Amir, staying his execution...

  • Peshawar High Court halts execution of another military court convict

    A Peshawar High Court bench on Thursday stayed the execution of another militant sentenced to death by a military court on different counts of terrorism and suspended his death sentences...

    A divisional bench of the high court heard a judicial review of the petition filed by family members of the convicted TTP militant Syed Qasim Shah...

  • Peshawar High Court stays execution of man convicted by military court

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has stayed the execution of a terror convict by suspending the sentence of death awarded to him by a military court...

    Justice Roohul Amin Khan Chamkani and Justice Syed Afsar Shah issued notice to the defence ministry asking it to produce the records of the case of the convict, Izzat Khan, a resident of Shamozai area in Swat, whose wife Nargis Bano has filed a petition challenging his...

  • Peshawar High Court sets aside sentences of 74 convicted by military court

    The Peshawar High Court on Thursday set aside the punishments awarded to 74 convicts by military courts in various cases of terrorism...

    Accepting their appeals against the military courts' verdicts, a two-member bench comprising Chief Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth and Justice Lal Jan Khattak overturned the death and life sentences that were handed to the convicts...

  • Policeman shot dead in Mingora

    MINGORA: Unidentified assailants shot dead a policeman at Taj Chowk here on Tuesday morning...

    Mingora police said Ihsanullah was on duty at busy Taj Chowk in Mingora city when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him leaving him critically injured...

  • Power protesters block road in Mingora

    MINGORA: The residents of different areas here on Monday took to streets and blocked Mingora-Kalam Road for four hours to protest prolonged power outages...

    He said that people living in the mountains had to come down to the Swat River and other streams to fetch water...

  • Forensic science lab opened in Mingora

    MINGORA: Swiss Ambassador Marc Pierre George and UNDP country director Marc-André Franche on Thursday jointly inaugurated the first-ever forensic science lab of the region here...

    1 million worth forensic lab was established in Landakey, the gateway of Swat district, with the financial support of European Union, Switzerland, Netherlands and provincial government...

  • Music concert draws big crowd in Mingora

    MINGORA: Local singers attracted a big crowd at a music concert here in district headquarters Mingora late on Saturday night...

    The concert titled ‘Sandariz Makham’ was part of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s initiative to revive the intangible cultural heritage of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and organised by Swat Youth Front in collaboration with the directorate of culture, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • Women in Mingora shelter home need breathing space

    MINGORA: More than 70 women and their children are staying in the lone shelter home (Darul Aman) of Malakand division which has accommodation capacity for 40 women only...

    The shelter home, situated in Mingora, caters to the needs of needy women of seven districts of Malakand division...

  • Mingora localities facing acute water shortage

    MINGORA: Several congested localities of Mingora have been facing acute water shortage for last many years due to apathy of the relevant authorities...

    These are the most populated neighbourhoods of Mingora town with more than 90,000 population, but only four tube-wells are operating, providing drinking water to just 14,000 people...

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