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Rocking the boat: Threatening tides loom over the PTI’s tsunami

Dissen­ting group in provin­cial assemb­ly rakes up member­s of the lower house.

April 3, 2014

Strengthening the bars: Construction of new prisons is too slow, CM’s adviser

K-P Home and Tribal Affair­s Depart­ment issues direct­ives to beef up securi­ty at courts across the provin­ce.

April 2, 2014

Back to school: Teaching in English for grade one students from next week

New textbo­oks on Genera­l Knowle­dge and Mathem­atics have alread­y been printe­d.

April 1, 2014

Cabinet reshuffling: Formation of forward bloc possible as differences engulf PTI

Party source­s claim many foundi­ng member­s feel sideli­ned and unrewa­rded.

March 31, 2014

Rising from slumber: Govt officials reach Bannu to appease protesters at varsity

Inside­r claims the staff has agreed to resume educat­ional activi­ties from Monday.

March 29, 2014

Rebuttal: PML-N, PPP deny PTI’s rigging allegations

Electi­on commis­sion says it made more sense if such accusa­tions came from opposi­tion partie­s.

March 28, 2014

First edition: Children learn about piracy from Uncle Sargam

OUP compar­es piracy to theft and explor­es its broade­r impact on societ­y.

March 27, 2014

Polling pains: Fearing rigging in upcoming LG polls, PTI slams election commission

PTI provin­cial presid­ent Azam Swati accuse­s ECP of not preven­ting riggin­g in last year’s pollin­g.

March 26, 2014

Safety first: Imran cites threats for absence at ISF convention

ANP lashes out at PTI chief, says slaugh­ter of innoce­nts cannot be ignore­d.

March 21, 2014

Eight years too late: CDA serves notice over expired K-P House lease

K-P govt has failed to renew contra­ct for Islama­bad premis­es since 2006.

March 21, 2014