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  • Company hopes to launch microchip-reader business

    The bearded body piercer with tattooed forearms tells Sam Bengtson to take a deep breath, and then he plunges in the needle, implanting a microchip into the software engineer’s hand...

    “That was nothing,” Bengtson says, as the piercer smooths a bandage onto his skin...

  • 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...

    The main mourning procession was taken out from the Imambargah Syed Ali Shah Razi, which after passing through its traditional route of Mohallah Jan Mohammad Khan concluded at the Imambargah Agha Syed Mustafa Shah at Mohallah Khudadad...

  • Peshawar local bodies at loggerhead over ownership of bus stands

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar city district government is at loggerhead with Town-I and Town-III over the ownership of the bus stands and terminals in the capital city, which are the major source of revenue generation, according to officials...

    They said that Town-I and Town-III would collapse financially and their survival would become in danger if the city district government succeeded in getting the ownership of the bus stands and...

  • 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...

    Officials say unidentified suspects handed over the improvised bomb, fitted in a pressure cooker, to a child, asking him to take it to his school...

  • 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...

    “It seems difficult now,” Senator Mohsin Aziz, deputy chairman, Board of Investment, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the architect of the mass transit system, acknowledged, while...

  • Never forget: Peshawar’s indelible scars

    by Sadia Qasim ShahNobody expected the survivors of the Dec 16, 2014 attack to return to the auditorium that was bathed with the blood of their friends...

    Stepping into the site of a massacre would leave indelible scars on adults, let alone children...

  • 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...

  • Peshawar's Jinnah Park — a hub of underage sex workers

    The promise of easy money, smartphones and gifts lure impoverished, under-aged boys in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa into a dark cycle of sexual abuse and exploitation...

    Narrating his ordeal, one young Peshawar resident Khan* says he was 12 years old when his elder brother's friend first started to abuse and groom him...

  • 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...

    The data of 30,000 invalid Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) is also present at the Nadra branch...

  • 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...

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