Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Minorities Kishore Kumar has been arrested for possessing a fake degree after a court in Dera Ismail Khan declared him disqualified from the provincial assembly on Monday.   Kumar, who held one of the assembly seats reserved for minorities, was also handed a Rs15,000 fine and a one-year imprisonment by District and Sessions Judge DI Khan Akhunzada Shahjahan. Kumar contested the 2008 general elections with a ticket from the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl.   The police arrested the MPA from the courtroom and took him to DI Khan

Four people were killed in what police suspect was a “militant ambush” in Adezai village near the Mattani police station, located on the outskirts of Peshawar. An official from the Mattani police said that two brothers, Jamshed and Naeem, along with two of their cousins, Saleem and Abid, had gone to Peshawar airport to see off a cousin, after which they did not return to their homes. They were reported missing along with the taxi they rented. “They were supposed to come back in the evening but when they didn’t,

Pamphlets warning tribesmen against harbouring militants were distributed in the South Waziristan tribal region on Saturday – a day when the authorities gave local tribesmen until April 25 to expel Taliban insurgents from their villages. The pamphlets, titled ‘A Public Message’, were distributed by the authorities in the Wana subdivision, residents said. “All those who are helping local or foreign militants with money or men should expel them before April 25 because these terrorists are the enemy of Islam and Pakistan,”. “If terrorists are found anywhere in the region after

The Sindh High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Ministry of Information Technology and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on a petition challenging the censorship and blockade of websites and online forums containing political views, reported The News. Paper said that petition has been filed by Ayesha Tammy Haq and others, with a plea that the respondents were illegally blocking and censoring access to various websites and online forums that criticized the workings of state institutions.   The online portals criticized government policies, hefty expenditures and the budgetary allocation to

Warid has launched Ilaqai Portal that offers value added services for various regions of Pakistan in regional languages. Services are offered in following local languages: Punjabi Sindhi Balochi Pashto Warid Ilaqai Portal is aiming to fulfill customers’ entertainment and information needs in their local language. Warid customers can now enjoy a wide variety of services in their own language! Available Services: Local and international news Local Poetry Regional Songs Regional ringtones Ayat of the Day Hadith of the Day Islamic Date & History Jokes How to Access Ilaqai Portal: Dial

Telenor Pakistan, in partnership with the Government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa, will provide agriculture and livestock information to farmers in the province. In addition, farmers will be offered the Easypaisa platform to trade in agricultural commodities. Information will be provided via push SMS, voice recordings and small community gatherings. The aim is to benefit farmers – especially small farmers – by providing them relevant and timely information, and the ability to carry out related mobile transactions on their handsets. All information will be provided by the Government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa while Telenor Pakistan

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A student was killed and two others sustained injuries when unidentified armed men attacked a private school with a hand grenade on Monday, police said. The armed men on motorbike threw the hand grenade at Iqra Public School in Charganokaly on Charsadda Road, killing one grade student Ali, and injuring two others, including Waqarullah, while the name of the other victim could not immediately ascertained. The grenade landed near a water tap where children were washing their hands, senior police officer Tahir Ayub told AFP. “Three children were wounded in

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