Tag Archives: Kohat

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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Leading Families of the District

Nowshera Today

Briefs about some of Akorkhel, Khattak chiefs of the Kohat district (Currently part of Nowshera district)EXCERPT FROM THE GAZETTEER OF THE KOHAT DISTRICT 1883-84 Jaffer Khan, Khattak of Nilab This Chief is a scion of the senior branch of the family of the Akora Chiefs. In the scramble that followed …

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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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5.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad, parts of KP, Punjab


The earthquake it measured intensity of around 188 kilometers and its epicentre was 64km north of Wana in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to national print and online media, tremors were felt in Malakand, Swat, and North Waziristan in KP, while  Multan and surrounding areas also experienced the quake. The National Seismic Monitoring …

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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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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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Campaign against power Theft begins in the Peshawar div

PESHAWAR – On Monday, the district administration and the Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (PESCO) launched a special campaign against power thieves in the Peshawar division.Riaz Mehsud, Commissioner Peshawar Division, has asked all deputy commissioners to work with Pesco teams during the operation to combat illegal hocks and electricity theft.The operation …

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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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KP govt to operate 180 low-performing schools through a partnership

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government intends to outsource the operation and management of its low-performing schools to commercial groups, claiming that the effort will improve educational quality, enrollment rates, and governance in those institutions. According to official records, the elementary and secondary education department has chosen 180 government schools in nine …

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