National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Chairman, Usman Yousaf Mobin, has said that the illegal Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) attained by Afghans, while claiming to the family of Pakistani nationals, have been blocked following reports by credible sources. “There is an issue of about 150,000 CNICs in the country”, said Mobin while highlighting problems faced by the Pashtuns for three reasons. Pashtuns pretended to be Afghans for relief funds and then returned back to Pakistan Local Pashtuns helped Afghans get Pakistani citizenship by showing them as family A number

Although a lot of traditional sweets and home- breads that used to be served to relatives and guests on festive occasions have been replaced by market delights, yet Waishaly, a delicious home-bread, is still survived with its different versions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa being served to guests during Eid days. The special delight is still popular in north, south and tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is cooked in homes by women with different things added to it to make it more delicious for the guests. The cooking of Waishaly is

Pakistan and China have reviewed phase-1 of the Railway project, especially Main Line-1 (Karachi-Peshawar) at an estimated cost of $3.4 billion under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework and agreed to initiate project implementation on priority. Official sources, however confirmed that the execution and implementation of Pakistan Railways (PR) projects with an estimated cost of $8.2 billion under the CPEC framework will have to wait till the next government comes into power, as it requires the final go-ahead from Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC). A delegation

Ten more check posts have been established in different parts of the city in a bid to beef up the security ahead of the general elections, scheduled for July 25. Police are on high alert and fully prepared to tackle all kinds of situations, CCPO Qazi Jamil said on Sunday while briefing the media after a flag march, organised to show preparedness of the police force. The strength of the quick response units has been increased and put on red alert, he added. Police department including the bomb-disposal unit (BDU),

Mobile phone companies have received the written order from Supreme Court of Pakistan for suspension of taxes on mobile cards as they are now preparing to make the necessary arrangements to offer Rs. 100 load on a Rs. 100 Card. According to sources in industry, a written order from Supreme Court was received that confirms that mobile phone customers won’t be charged any taxes or service charges on mobile loads. This essentially means that customers will get Rs. 100 as a whole on a Rs. 100 card, starting midnight today

The district administration of Peshawar has taken action against profiteers in the food market. The authority arrested 65 vegetable and fruit vendors for violating the official price list. The Special Squad Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar, Dr. Imran Hamid Sheikh has created a special team to control and implement the official prices of commodities. This was done to control the growing food prices in the wake of an increased demand in the holy month of Ramzan. The team follows a daily procedure regarding the issuance of official prices. As per the

PTI Govt in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa completed their 5 years tenure; during the 5 years they completed and initialized several projects which are listed below. 1_BRT. 2_Zoo. 3_Swat motorway. 4-Peshawar Heritage Trail. 5_Karak oil refinery (project in pipeline). 6_Reforms in health sector 7_Reforms in Police 8_Reforms in education sector 9_Eight (8) news universities 10_Pakistan’s first girls cadet college in Mardan. 11_Billion tree tsunami. 12_Pink Bus service (starting soon). 13_Government jobs on merit. 14_Right to Information Law. 15_KP’s first every youth policy. 16_KP’s first ever mineral policy. 17_Free solar system installation in

The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has opened six dormant blocks for oil and gas exploration, including Marwat, Kohat, Goragulto, Wali, Latamber and Paharpur. According to details, these blocks had been dormant for the last 10 years. Out of 28, twenty-seven blocks are now active in the hydrocarbon-rich province of the country. During the last four years, the province has become the most attractive for the E&P national and multinational companies engaged in exploring hydrocarbon in various areas, providing job opportunities to the people. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is producing 50 percent

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