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Local news for Peshawar, Pakistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | Daily Times

KP police DSP survives attack : July 24, 2014,

PESHAWAR: A senior police official became target of suspected Taliban militants when Peshawar Cantt Circle Deputy Superintendent of Police Abdul Rehman along with his driver were injured when unidentified gunmen atacked them in Badbher area close to the border of Khyber Agency.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Times

Emirates, Etihad airlines to resume Peshawar flights : July 24, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Two Gulf-based foreign airlines will resume operations to and from Peshawar after suspending their services following an attack on Pakistan International Airlines' flight 756 leaving a passenger dead and others injured during a landing in June, aviation sources said on Wednesday.

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12 hrs ago | The Nation

JI Ameer Siraj ul Haq resigns KPK ministry

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/24-Jul-2014/ji-ameer-siraj-ul-haq-resigns-kpk-ministry For news details Read on : JI Ameer Siraj ul Haq resigns KPK ministry PESHAWAR- A strong rooted politico-religious party in Pakistan, Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Siraj ul Haq on Wednesday resigned from senior ministry of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa .

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16 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

FAA Ban on Israel, But No FAA Ban on Pakistan

The more important thing to remember in any argument about Israel is context. The other side works hard to treat Israel as an entity with no context.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Nation

Independent CAA safety investigation board still a distant dream

Despite the fact that international aviation organisations and Pakistani courts have been seeking independence of Special Investigation Board of Civil Aviation Authority for probing air accidents of commercial flights, the board is still toothless and even short of its members.

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The Nation

Imran slams PM's 'prolonged stay' in KSAa S

Ia SSays PTI to approach NAB on Nandipur project scam Ia SUrges Muslim rulers to take unified stand on Gaza situation For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/23-Jul-2014/imran-slams-pm-s-prolonged-stay-in-ksa For news details Read on : Imran slams PM's 'prolonged stay' in KSAa S NADER BUNERI/AGENCIES PESHAWAR - PTI chairman Imran ... (more)

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The Nation

Computerized signals on Karachi-Peshawar rail track

Pakistan Railways has embarked upon an ambitious program of installing computerized signalling system on rail track between Karachi and Peshawar, to ensure smooth and safe journey.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inter Press Service

Refugees Living a Nightmare in Northern Pakistan

Doctors examine internally displaced children from North Waziristan Agency at a free medical clinic in Bannu, a district of Pakistan's northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

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The Nation

Pak-Denmark ties on the move

Denmark's ambassador to Pakistan Jesper Moller Sorensen disclosed on Saturday that the engagement between Pakistan and Denmark expanded remarkably during recent years, as previously the embassy used to deal with mere visa issues while now it had launched many development assistance programmes worth about $50 million.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Big News Network.com

Pakistan paramilitary soldiers among many killed in militant attack

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Nearly a score of people, including eight paramilitary soldiers, were killed in three separate attacks in Pakistan Friday, officials said.

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The Indian Express

Kapoorsa ancestral home in Peshawar may crumble soon: Report

The Kapoors lived in Dhakki near Peshawar's Qissa Khwani Bazaar -- the famous street of storytellers -- before partition.

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The Nation

Airstrikes on terrorists' hideouts kill 28

PESHAWAR/AGENICES - At least 28 militants were killed after jet fighters pounded their hideouts in North Waziristan Agency on early Sunday morning as a part of ongoing military operation against local and foreign militants in the region.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Pakistani reporter sentenced to 4-year prison term in Afghanistan

A Pakistani television journalist was convicted on charges of travelling to Afghanistan without travel documents and sentenced to four years in prison, Pakistani officials said on Sunday.

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The Nation

Call to preserve water resources

Speakers at a conference on preservation of water have urged the people to use clean drinking water, avoid contaminating the natural water resources and save themselves from various fatal diseases.

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Daily Times

Tremors in parts of KP, Punjab, Islamabad : July 20, 2014,

PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD: Tremors were felt in several parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Islamabad on Saturday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Beast

The Wicked History of Russia's MissilesBy Clive Irving

The Buk that brought down MH17 is the high-tech equivalent of the ubiquitous AK-47.

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Daily Times

Energy crisis: pressure mounting on PML-N government : July 20, 2014,

LAHORE: Although the ongoing monsoon rains have brought some respite for the citizens, pressure is mounting on the PML-N government on the issue of electricity and gas load shedding, with the August 14 deadline given by the PTI for its million-man march approaching.

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Wall Street Journal

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 10 in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan-A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region killed 10 militants on Saturday, Pakistani intelligence officials said, as Pakistani forces continued their offensive in the area.

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The Nation

Men barred from entering women-bazaars in Peshawar

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/19-Jul-2014/men-barred-from-entering-women-bazaars-in-peshawar For news details Read on : Men barred from entering women-bazaars in Peshawar Peshawar- Men in main city in northwestern Pakistan have been banned from entering Ladies Bazaars markets established especially for women resent.

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The Nation

Int'l donors trust in KP govt good omen, says Khattak

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has termed it good omen for development of the province and prosperity of the people that the international donor agencies and world community are now trusting the provincial government due to its transparent policies and candid actions to stop corruption, nepotism and other malpractices in the ... (more)

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