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Flash floods: KP Govt inducts two Helis for relief operations

KP Govt helicopter

NOWSHERA – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has inducted its two helicopters into the flood relief activities, ARY News reported on Friday. The KP authorities were continuing relief activities in the affected districts by floods. KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan said that both helicopters will be used for relief activities …

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Student commits suicide at Mardan nursing college

Mardan student commit suicide

NOWSHERA – A female student of Nursing College, Mardan, on Saturday allegedly committed suicide inside her room in the girls’ hostel located on the premises of the college. Officials said the student, a resident of Swat, was a staff nurse studying advanced courses. They said college officials had to break …

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New Peshawar valley to offer 80,000 Housing units

New Peshawar valley

NOWSHERA – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Faisal Amin Gandapur has said that New Peshawar Valley will change the shape of the provincial capital. This new city will become an iconic model city in the whole country, which will also get global recognition in terms of …

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Lack of lumpy skin virus vaccine hits Nowshera, Kohat

Lumpy skin disease Kohat

NOWSHERA The lumpy skin disease (LSD) is fast spreading in rural areas of Kohat district due to a shortage of vaccines to treat the diseased cattle. Deputy director of veterinary research and disease investigation centre, Kohat, Dr. Sohail expressed grave concern over the shortage of vaccines. He told Dawn that …

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Food Authority seizes over 15,800 litres of counterfeit honey

Counterfeit honey

NOWSHERA – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority on Friday recovered more than 15,800 liters of fake honey and sealed the unit in Darra Adamkhel of Kohat district. The operation was conducted on the directives of Director General, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety Authority Shahrukh Ali Khan, during which the production of fake honey …

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Tough contest expected in by-elections on four NA seats

Khyber pakhtunkhwa by elections

NOWSHERA – A tough contest is expected in by-elections on four National Assembly seats from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as some top politicians have submitted nomination papers. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), 42 candidates are in the run for the four slots in the National Assembly from the province. …

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Utla Dam, Swabi: Delay increases the cost of the project

Utla dam Swabi

NOWSHERA – The cost of the under-construction Utla Dam project in the Gadoon Amazai area here has gone up from Rs1,500 million to Rs2,400 million because of the suspension of work over technical grounds for almost a year. Sources in the communication and works department told Dawn on Sunday that …

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Lethal: Drug addiction sees rise in Peshawar

Peshawar drug addiction

NOWSHERA – What starts off with a single dosage in a moment of vulnerability slowly becomes a daily routine to satisfy one’s agonising urges; thus a crippling drug addiction is born and the same has seen an uptick in Peshawar’s populace. For 29-year-old Zarmina Gul, a resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s …

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Flash flooding expected in tributaries of Rivers Indus, Kabul

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) has said that flash flooding was expected in the tributaries of Rivers Kabul and Indus during the next 48 hoursFlood Forecasting Division (FFD) NOWSHERA – The Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) has said that flash flooding was expected in the tributaries of Rivers Kabul and Indus during the next 48 …

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Name finalized for nursing college in Swabi

Nowshera Today

SWABI – The 11th meeting of the Board of Governors of GKMC/BKMC-MTI was held in the Gajju Khan Medical College (GKMC) Conference Room. The board meeting was held with chairman BoG and member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Policy Board, Maj-Gen (retried) Muhammad Salahuddin Qasim in the chair. The board members Dr Arshad …

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