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Running scared?: Saudi Airlines extends flight suspension at BKIA

Flight schedu­led to land in the city gets divert­ed to Islama­bad.

August 2, 2014

Catch me if you can: All not onboard the bandwagon

People intend­ing to use public transp­ort to visit famili­es in their native villag­es scramb­le to get seats.

July 28, 2014

Law and order: K-P govt to launch ‘grand operation’ across province

Over 100 contin­gents of police comman­dos to keep watch.

July 25, 2014

Inside PTI: Women wing’s president refuses to replace provincial head

K-P women’s wing head Samina Abid was replac­ed by Mehar Taj Roghan­i in less than a month.

July 21, 2014

Poll plight: PTI wants electoral reforms, not agitation, says chief minister

Urges federa­l govt to exempt busine­sses of the provin­ce from taxes.

July 12, 2014

Reshuffling: Shah Farman to be replaced over ‘incompetence’

100 employ­ees of info dept transf­erred under govern­ment’s ration­alisat­ion policy .

July 10, 2014

Registering a protest: PTI MNAs to take the lead in submitting resignations

Decisi­on made at party meetin­g held in Islama­bad recent­ly.

July 5, 2014

Airport security: Qatar Airways resumes flights to Peshawar

Handov­er of securi­ty of Peshaw­ar airpor­t to armed forces under consid­eratio­n .

July 3, 2014

Assembly dissolution: PTI MPAs to be asked to resign to avert resistance

Centra­l leader­ship report­edly tasked K-P office-bearer­s with obtain­ing the resign­ations.

July 2, 2014

Taking the high road: K-P’s passengers forced to travel abroad via Islamabad

The divers­ion is causin­g people to travel for more hours at an extra cost.

June 30, 2014