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  • At least 17 injured in IED blast in Parachinar’s Turi Bazar

    At least 17 people, including a child, were injured in an explosion in Parachinar’s Turi Bazaar on Thursday, health authorities and police officials said...

    Speaking to Dawn, Parachinar DSP Najab Ali said that the cause of the explosion was an improvised explosive device (IED) that had been fitted inside a vegetable cart
  • PTI plans two-tier LG system sans tehsil councils in Punjab

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government is going to introduce a two-tier local government system in Punjab and two other provinces with all-powerful mayors, huge development funds and control over many departments...

    Punjab has proposed elimination of the tehsil council level in the proposed new set-up...

  • Sialkot traders want Punjab CM to intervene as double taxation bites

    LAHORE: As the issue of double taxation among the federation and provinces gets worse, importers and exporters associated with Sialkot dry port and airport have approached Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to lodge a formal protest against the three taxes levied by the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA)...

    The Sialkot Dry Port Trust (SDPT) wants the chief minister to intervene as it believes the taxes are unjustified and hamper the...

  • PTI marks May Day at tehsil level

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Punjab, observed on Friday the May Day across the province by holding seminars, ceremonies and rallies at district and tehsil headquarters...

    The PTI Punjab body also organised a ceremony at its provincial secretariat, presided over by PTI Punjab president Ejaz Chaudhry...

  • Cutting of transmission line disrupts power supply to Shangla tehsil

    SHANGLA: Residents of Chakesar tehsil staged a protest demonstration for the second straight day here on Friday against some influential people of Thakot Battagram for allegedly cutting a high transmission line by firing at it, which has suspended power supply to their tehsil and its adjoining areas...

    When contacted, Alpuri Tehsil Naib Nazim Shaukat Ali said National Highway Authority was responsible for reopening of the road...

  • ‘Hepatitis C is widespread in Jampur tehsil’

    MULTAN: Hepatitis C is spreading rapidly in Jampur tehsil of Rajanpur district, claims a female doctor who conducted blood screening of people for the disease in the tehsil through a group of volunteers...

    She claims that every eighth person in tehsil Jampur is suffering from hepatitis C...

  • ‘Q’ could have done better in Gujrat tehsil

    GUJRAT: The candidates belonging to the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid have put up a good show in Gujrat tehsil, including its rural areas, despite a relatively low-key campaign by the party’s senior leadership for the local polls...

    Most of the runner-up candidates who lost to the ruling PML-N, are from the PML-Q in Gujrat Tehsil...

  • Tehsil nazim election in Dir again ends in tie

    UPPER DIR: The election for the slot of nazim and naib nazim of Wari tehsil, Upper Dir, again ended in a tie on Sunday...

    Wari tehsil nazim election was tied on Aug 30 for the first time when the Jamaat-i-Islami candidate Gul Bahadar, elected on reserved seat from JI, filed nomination papers against his own party candidate Hussain Ahmad...

  • PML-N to form tehsil govt in Mansehra

    MANSEHRA: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has secured majority in the Mansehra Tehsil Council to form the next local government...

    The PML-N had won local body elections in 12 of the total of 36 wards in Mansehra tehsil...

  • JUI-F names tehsil nazim candidate

    KOHAT: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F, which emerged as the leading party in the district and tehsil council elections in Hangu on May 30, has named its candidate for the tehsil nazim slot...

    The party got seven out of eight seats in the tehsil council...

  • No high school for girls in entire Alai tehsil

    BATTAGRAM: Even in this modern era of science and technology, the girls of tehsil Alai have been deprived of higher education as there is no state-run girls’ high school for over 300,000 population of the area...

    Constructed by Save the Children at a cost of Rs20 million, the high school for girls in Rabat area of Alai tehsil was handed over to education department in January 2015...

  • Tehsil nazim, naib nazim polls delayed

    UPPER DIR: The Election Commission of Pakistan has postponed elections for nazim and naib nazim of Wari tehsil as the Jamaat-i-Islami got a stay order against them from a local court...

    The MQM leaders and elected members including newly-elected MPA from PK-93 Sahibzada Sanaullah, tehsil nazim nominee Gul Bahadar, tehsil naib nazim candidate Saeed Shah also addressed a news conference...

  • Rivals PTI, JUI-F likely to form LG govt in Chota Lahor tehsil

    SWABI: Bitter rivals Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F are likely to enter into an alliance to form local government in Chota Lahor tehsil here, sources in the parties told Dawn on Friday...

    The current position of the political parties in Chota Lahor is: PTI has four tehsil councillors, JUI-F and PML-N two each and ANP three in the 29-member tehsil house, including five women councillors, and one each minority,...

  • Members on reserved seats notified in Mansehra tehsil

    MANSEHRA: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Friday issued notification of 16 successful candidates, including 12 women, on seats reserved for peasants, youth and women in Mansehra tehsil...

    Now the total strength of councillors of the tehsil council Mansehra has come to 52 as 36 councillors were already elected in their respective wards in May 30 local government elections...

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