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  • 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...

    Peshawar city police chief Mubarak Zeb told reporters following the Muharram processions that police had made elaborate security arrangements to ensure peace on Ashura...

  • 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...

  • Peshawar’s mass transit system hits new snag

    PESHAWAR: The much-talked about ‘mass transit system’ in the provincial capital has hit newer snags with those associated with one of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s pet projects are now acknowledging its dream may not realise, not at least in its present term in office...

    Mr Aziz, a born Peshawari industrialist now associated with PTI, who had piloted the project, who has been running from pillar to post, says the Pakistan Railways plans...

  • Illegal fruit and cattle markets in Peshawar to be removed

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar district administration has fixed April 17 as the deadline for removal of illegal fruit, cattle markets and plazas along the railways track and other encroachments in the limits of Karkhano market, and warned to take stern action against the traders not complying with the order...

    A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Peshawar deputy commissioner Riaz Khan Mehsud...

  • Imran Khan lambasts Durrani, Fazl at PTI's Peshawar rally

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday criticised Federal Minister for Housing Akram Khan Durrani, asking him as to how he would topple the PTI-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government...

    Speaking to his party workers and supporters at the rally in Peshawar, the PTI chief came down hard upon the JUI-F affiliated federal minister, who on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visit to the province earlier this...

  • Nadra's Peshawar office closed due to security threats

    PESHAWAR: Security forces on Thursday closed the regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) situated in Peshawar's Hayatabad area after intercepting calls between suspected terrorists...

    According to a security official, who asked to remain anonymous, suspected suicide bombers have entered Khyber tribal agency and Peshawar and may target government and security installations...

  • Police arrest culprit who fired shots at PIA plane in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The special police unit in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday claimed to have arrested an alleged suspect involved in firing shots at a commercial PIA aircraft last year in June at the Bacha Khan International Airport, killing a woman passenger...

    Police arrested Noor Muhammad alias Yar Muhammad on Friday from Peshawar's Ring Road area after receiving a tip off from security agencies...

  • Irfan’s heroics in vain as Peshawar win thriller

    RAWALPINDI: An Adil Amin’s pulled six on the penultimate ball of the match earned Peshawar a pulsating win which put Lahore Whites on doors of an early exit from the Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup here on Friday...

    Playing like the defending champions they are, Peshawar’s third straight success not only lifted Zohaib Khan’s side to the top of Group ‘B’ standings but brought an end to Lahore Whites’ charge towards the trophy...

  • Peshawar retain T20 title to extend Karachi’s barren run

    RAWALPINDI: Inspired by a magnificent unbroken century partnership between Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Rizwan, Peshawar overwhelmed Karachi Blues by seven wickets to retain their Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup crown at the Pindi Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday night...

    However, for the sixth time country’s biggest cricketing nursery were found licking their wounds in a final as Iftikhar and Rizwan took the game way firmly...

  • Peshawar school victims bring message of hope, courage

    Twelve of these children were from the Army Public School, Peshawar, where terrorists killed 132 children and 13 others on Dec 16, 2014...

    The visit, arranged by the US Embassy in Islamabad and organised by Meridian International Centre, Washington, is a learning experience for both, the APS students from Peshawar and for those they meet in America...

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