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Local news for Peshawar, Pakistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

10 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

What's so special about this photograph?

Have you heard of the mythical cave temple of Hinglaj Mata similar to Vaishno Devi? Or the accounts of a Muslim gatekeeper at the Shiv Mandir in Umerkot across the border? A new title, Historic Temples in Pakistan by Reema Abbasi with photos by Madiha Aijaz, presents spiritual myths and urban legends that are a window into the syncretic past of the ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | The Nation

Two boys drown

Two boys were drowned in a hole dug for the construction of metro bus project in the federal capital on Tuesday.

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20 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Bomb kills 2 infants, 4 adults in northwest Pakistan

KHAR, Pakistan: At least six people including two infants were killed when a vehicle hit a roadside bomb in restive northwest Pakistan Tuesday, officials said.

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20 hrs ago | Daily Times

No-confidence motion submitted against CM : August 19, 2014,

PESHAWAR The opposition in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday submitted a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to stop assembly dissolution in case the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf makes an attempt to do so.

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20 hrs ago | Daily Times

Bomb kills six on way to school in Bajaur : August 19, 2014,

PESHAWAR A roadside bomb killed six people traveling to school in the Bajaur tribal region on Tuesday, officials said, as the military reported further air strikes against the Taliban.

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Yesterday | Daily Times

No-confidence motion submitted against CM : August 19, 2014,

PESHAWAR The opposition in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday submitted a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to stop assembly dissolution in case the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf makes an attempt to do so.

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Yesterday | The Peninsula

Bomb kills two infants, four adults in northwest Pakist...

KHAR: At least six people including two infants were killed when a vehicle hit a roadside bomb in restive northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Times

Minorities demands protection in Pakhtunkhwa : August 18, 2014,

PESHAWAR The Sikh community on Monday urged the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide them complete protection as their minority community is being killed and kidnapped without any reason.

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Pakistan Christian Post

Italian Parliamentarians along with Adan Farhaj condemn killing of Sikhs in Pakistan

Fermo, Italia: August 18, 2014. A conference was held on August 13, 2014 at the office of the Democratic Party of Fermo which was organized by human right activist Adan Farhaj, PMRO UK, with the collaboration of Democratic Party of Fermo and the Sikh Community of Porto Sant 'Elpidio.

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The Nation

Countrywide rallies mark Palestine Day

PESHAWAR/LAHORE - Religious parties held countrywide rallies on Sunday to express solidarity with the people of Palestine.

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West Australian

Pakistan gemstone industry struggles

For 400 years the craftsmen and traders of Peshawar's jewellery bazaar have cut, polished, set and haggled over precious gems dug from the rugged mountains of northwest Pakistan.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Times

Saad urges PTI to respect PML-N mandate : August 18, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf should respect the mandate of people who have elected the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz government in 2013 general elections to run the democratic system in the country.

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Daily Times

Asfandyar elected ANP president unopposed : August 18, 2014,

PESHAWAR/CHARSADDA: Asfandyar Wali Khan was elected president of the Awami National Party unopposed for a fifth time on Sunday.

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Daily Times

Saeed asks Imran, Qadri to include Palestine in charter : August 17, 2014,

LAHORE Jamaat-ud-Da'wah leader Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has called upon Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehrik chief Dr Tahirul Qadri to include peace in Palestine in their charter of demands.

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The Nation

KMU announces MBBS results

The Khyber Medical University Peshawar has announced MBBS Final Professional Annual Examinations session 2013 results.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Nation

Downpour death toll hit 18

The death toll in rain-related incidents reached 18 Saturday. The heavy rainstorm hit provincial capital on Friday, killing 12 people, including six children.

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The Nation

Shahbaz sends relief goods to Peshawar

On special direction of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, 12 trucks of relief items, including 4500 food hampers, have been dispatched for the people affected due to heavy rains in Peshawar.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Nation

CADD secy transferred on bad governance charges

Faridullah Khan, secretary capital administration and development division , was transferred on Friday on the charges of bad governance, while the Secretary Communication Secretary Communication Fateh Muhammad has been given the additional charge of secretary CADD.

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Daily Times

Storm, heavy rains leave 16 dead in Peshawar : August 15, 2014,

PESHAWAR At least 16 people have been killed and more than 80 others injured in rain-related incidents and hailstorms in various parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's capital city as roofs and walls of building collapsed due to heavy rain.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

U.S.'s Afghan Exit Weighs on Border City

PESHAWAR, Pakistan-The end of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, a 13-year conflict that made many fortunes in Peshawar, is bringing a bust to this Pakistani frontier metropolis that lives off cross-border trade.

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