By Zahir Shah Sherazi
PESHAWAR:Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Masood Kausar on Wednesday said that majority of the Pakistani Taliban were in favour of the anti-polio drive but only few of Pakistani Taliban fractions were against the campaign,DawnNews reported.
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The Peshawar High Court is to establish mobile courts first in Peshawar,Bannu,Chitral,Malakand and Abbottabad and later in other parts of the province after introduction of the necessary laws,the Justice Coordination Group was told here on Thursday.
The group met at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Judicial Academy under the auspices of UNDP.
Participants,including . . . →Read More:UNDP backs mobile courts in KPK
PESHAWAR:University of Peshawar and University of Erfurt,Germany on Tuesday signed an agreement for internationalisation of higher education.
Under the agreement,the two universities will help each other in academics,cultural exchange and research,according to a news release issued here.
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By Aroosa Shaukat
LAHORE: Aiming to entice more young readers by portraying books not just as sources of learning but also of fun and entertainment,organisers launched the month-long Oxford Book Fair 2012 in 11 cities and 14 locations across the country on Monday.
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PESHAWAR: Two people died while three people including two foreigners sustained injuries,when a powerful bomb ripped through the Abdara area on University Road in Peshawar,Express News reported Monday.
The blast occurred near the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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PESHAWAR: Two bombs were defused in Sheikhan and Matani villages on the outskirts of the city,while a third exploded. A bomb was defused in Sheikhan village. Police said that the remote-controlled explosive device had been buried in the ground intended to attack police vehicles on patrol.
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By Muhammad Hamid Zaman
Somehow,science and the Pakistani society have never really formed a bond. There is always a little tension,some suspicion and plenty of misunderstanding. Our suspicion does not help our ability to think rationally,analyse critically and innovate for the future. It would be unfair to say that the burden . . . →Read More:Science and our people
By Hidayat Khan
PESHAWAR: Civil society members on Monday staged a protest demo outside the Peshawar Press Club against a jirga’s decision in Kohistan condemning four women to death for dancing and singing with men at a wedding ceremony.
. . . →Read More:Protests carried out against recent rulings of jigra system