District Kohat News Update

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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18 booked for power stealing in Kohat

KOHAT – The Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) assisted by the district administration and the police on Wednesday launched a crackdown on power pilferers, registering cases against 18 for consuming illegal power supply. Additional assistant commissioner-III Saad Munir and PESCO sub-divisional officer Wajidullah accompanied by policemen took action against power …

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DPO Kohat visits police stations, inspects records

KOHAT – District Police Officer (DPO) Kohat Muhammad Sulaiman on Sunday made a urprise visit to police stations in Billi Tang and Gumbat areas of Kohat district. He made a detailed inspection of the offices of the police stations, armories, malkhanas, lockups, and residential barracks. The DPO also checked all the records of the police stations and directed the concerned police authorities to maintain the documentary records correctly. Meanwhile, in …

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Admin pays surprise visit to Kohat bazaars

Kohat bazar

KOHAT – The assistant director of the industries and consumer protection department, Saddam Khan, here on Saturday paid surprise visits to different bazaars and markets. He inspected the price lists of the shops and other business outlets besides checking the hygiene condition. He issued warnings to several shopkeepers for minor …

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Tribal elders of Darra Adamkhel concerned over land for Govt. buildings

File photo AC Tribal Darra

KOHAT: Tribal elders of Darra Adamkhel tehsil of Kohat district in a joint jirga with the district administration on Thursday refused to give land for the construction of buildings for government departments till the decision of the case pending in the Supreme Court against the merger. The meeting on ‘land …

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Womenfolk observe protest against power outages


KOHAT: The female dwellers of Junglekhel and a significant number of Jarma village residents demonstrated here on Saturday against what they said were 16 hours of electricity load-shedding. The protesters chanted slogans against the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) for subjecting them to long power outages in the unbearable hot …

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