DIR: In a precedent-setting move in Dir, a woman police officer became the first-ever female to assume charge of a ‘moharrar’ (clerk) at a police station. The ‘Moharar’ is the custodian of the police station, and he/she is required to keep records for all articles. Rehmat Jehan became the first such woman in Dir to assume this role. Women rights’ activists appreciated the step taken by district police officer Arif Shehbaz Wazir. Twenty-eight-year-old Jehan belongs to Madak Lasht Darosh village of Chitral. In an…
PESHAWAR: Thousands have attended the weekend funerals of 21 Pakistani militants killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, local officials and residents said, with one of them putting the total death toll around 50.