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

16 hrs ago | The Nation

Immunisation drive continues in KP

The immunisation campaign of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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21 hrs ago | Daily Times

TTP splinter group announced : August 27, 2014,

PESHAWAR: A splinter group of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan was announced on Tuesday by the name TTP Jamatul Ahrar.

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Yesterday | The Long War Journal

Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in northwestern Pakistan

A group of commanders from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has broken away from the organization and formed Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.

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Yesterday | Pakistan Christian Post

Sixteen years; way to prosperity. By Shamim Masih

Christians had the largest education and health system in Pakistan at the time of partition until the civil dictator Z A Bhutto nationalized their institutions.

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Yesterday | Daily Times

ANP fighting for parliament, not PM: Asfandyar : August 26, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Newly elected Awami National Party president, Asfandyar Wali Khan said on Monday that he stands with the parliament, saying "seeking resignation at gunpoint is unconstitutional".

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Yesterday | The Nation

Muggy weather to stay

Plains of the country remained in the grip of muggy weather on Monday with unscheduled load shedding adding to the woes of heat stricken people.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Nation

Ahmed Faraz remembered

Sixth death anniversary of one of the greatest Urdu poets of the last century, Syed Ahmad Shah, known by his admirers as Ahmed Faraz, was observed on Monday.

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Daily Times

Khattak stops PTI workers from holding rallies in KP : August 26, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has stopped the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf activists from holding protest rallies in retaliation to the rallies of the PML-N in the province.

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The Peninsula

Nato truck driver gunned down

PESHAWAR: Gunmen in northwest Pakistan opened fire on tankers carrying fuel for Nato troops in Afghanistan yesterday, killing a driver and wounding two others, officials said.

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The Indian Express

Dilip Kumar's autobiography reveals his journey from Peshawar to Bombay

In 1998, soon after he had received the Nishan-e-Imtiaz award from Pakistan, I managed to see Dilip Kumar in person for the first time.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Nation

Disgruntled PTI MNAs decide to form forward bloc, Spokesman denies report

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/24-Aug-2014/disgruntled-pti-mnas-decide-to-form-forward-bloc-spokesman-denies-report For news details Read on : Disgruntled PTI MNAs decide to form forward bloc, Spokesman denies report ISLAMABAD- As many as 11 disgruntled Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNAs have decided to form a forward bloc ... (more)

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Nation

Another set of muggy days

Plains of the country remained in the grip of muggy weather on Saturday with experts predicting the harsh conditions to persist during the next couple of days.

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Daily Times

Behavioural issues give rise to social instability' : August 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: One of the leading factors that can result in social instability in Pakistan is the lack of proper information on behavioural issues in youth.

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The Nation

Richard Olson meets KP governor

US Ambassador in Pakistan Richard Olson called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan at Governor House, Peshawar on Friday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Pakistan Christian Post

Violence continues to rise against Christians in Pakistan. By Nasir Saeed

According to a recent brief published by the USCIRF , the overall climate for religious freedom continues to deteriorate, violence against Christians has risen substantially in recent months, and more than 120 Christians have died in the last year as a result of targeted religious violence in Pakistan.

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Daily Times

Protest to continue until PM's resignation: Imran : August 23, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Friday reiterated his demand about the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and challenged all opposition parties in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to stage a protest demonstration in Peshawar ten times tiny in size and the PTI will announce re-election in the province.

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The Peninsula

Eight people killed in heavy rains in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least eight people were killed and 28 injured due to heavy rain in Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northwestern Pakistan.

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The Nation

PML-N KP threatens counter sit-in

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Thursday threatened to stage a sit-in in front of the Chief Minister House in Peshawar, if Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf did not wind up its protest in front of the Parliament House immediately.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Times

Lawyers protest against PTI, PAT sit-ins : August 22, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Lawyers on Thursday boycotted court proceedings to protest against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek sit-ins in Islamabad.

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Weekday Magazine

Pakistani Drivers Killed In Attack On NATO Supply Trucks

Gunmen in northwestern Pakistan have killed two Pakistani truck drivers who were trying to deliver fuel to NATO troops in Afghanistan.

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