PESHAWAR/ The News: A strict ban has been imposed on Shisha smoking at all public places including restaurants, hotels, motels, student’s canteens and other such general places in District Peshawar in the larger public interest.
The Deputy Commissioner Peshawar issued orders to this effect under section 144 Cr. PC.
Anyone violated this order shall be proceeded against under section 188 PPC. This order shall come into force forthwith and shall remain enforce for a period of 30 days unless modified or withdrawn. (PPI)
PESHAWAR/ Dawn Report: Reacting to the ban imposed by the United States, the administration of Madrassa Taleemul Quran Ganj Tuesday night said they feel the sanctions are “unjustified and uncalled for.”
An administrative council member of the madrassa, who wished not to be named, told Dawn.com that Sheikh Aminullah was just a teacher at the madrassa and had left it almost 8 months ago. There was no information about him after he was put on the wanted list in November 2012, he added.
PESHAWAR/Dawn report: Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Monday said since PTI chief Imran Khan has been keeping his silence over the deteriorating law and order situation, therefore he will face a historic defeat in the August 22 by-polls.
Addressing a public gathering at Nishtar Hall in Peshawar, he said in the aftermath of Bannu jailbreak, Imran Khan had said that ANP lost the right to rule the province. “What does Imran have to say now about his right to rule the province after D I Khan jailbreak,” he questioned.
The ANP chief said despite the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf government was informed 48 hours prior to the attack, it failed to prevent it.
PESHAWAR/FP Monitoring Desk: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday announced that it would set up a new accountability commission to check corruption in the province.
“A 10-member legislative body comprising from members each from government and opposition will select a 7-member Search and Scrutiny Committee for a four-year term,” Information Minister Shah Farman told media persons in Peshawar.
The committee will then appoint the accountability commissioner.
The government, he said, will have no rule in functioning of the commission.(Local TV)
PESHAWAR/FP: Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said a new Pakistan will begin in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and that within a month the people will feel the change brought about by a new system.
Speaking to a public gathering in Peshawar's Shahi Bagh, Imran Khan said promises made to the public will be fulfilled. The PTI chief said that corrupt individuals will be held accountable while corruption itself will be eliminated.
Imran Khan said that only when corruption is tackled will there be investment in the country. He said that a proper education system is being implemented in the province.
He also said that improvement in healthcare will be a top priority while free medicine will be given for patients at hospitals.
Imran Khan said that in KP, electricty will be produced through hydropower which will be supplied to the rest of Pakistan.