District Swabi News Update

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

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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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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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Flood-hit Swabi: Rs1bn aid package declared

SWABI: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Wednesday handed over compensatory cheques to the flood-hit affectees and also accorded Rs1 billion aid package for the Swabi district that suffered widespread loss during the recent torrential rainfall. According to the revenue department’s loss valuation information, current floods killed four people, injured seven, …

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Flood-affected districts of KP notified

PESHAWAR – As many as seven districts of Khyber Pakthunkhwa were affected by recent floods and torrential rains including worst-hit Karak. Provincial Disasters Management Authority (PDMA) officials told APP that Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Lower Chitral, Haripur, Karak, and Hangu were affected by the recent flash floods and torrential rains. In Karak, six persons including three males, a woman, and two children died and 18 houses were either partially or completely destroyed. …

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Centre to assist flood-hit affectees in Swabi

SWABI: Adviser to the prime minister on political and public affairs, Amir Muqam, said here on Sunday that the flood-affected people of Swabi would get adequate assistance from the federal government. “I visited the areas affected by the recent floods and expressed solidarity with the people,” he said while talking …

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PTI lead admired for criticizing Asad Qaiser

SWABI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf local leaders and workers have praised the party’s former Zaida city president Liaquat Ali Khan for speaking out against former National Assembly speaker Asad Qaiser over his alleged discriminatory policies. Speaking at a meeting held here on Friday, the PTI workers pledged to stand by Mr Ali …

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Cop embraces shahadat in Swabi ambush

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SWABI: In yet another terrorist incident in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, a head constable was gunned down when two unidentified motorcyclists ambushed him in Swabi on Thursday. Policeman Bakhat Munir was on his way to the office early in the morning when miscreants attacked him, who managed to escape unchallenged after committing the …

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