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Ex-MD Bank of Khyber challenges sacking in PHC

PESHAWAR: Former Managing Director Bank of Khyber (BoK) Shamsul Qayyum on Friday has challenged his termination of employment order in Peshawar High Court (PHC) here. Qayyum has adopted a stance in his petition that his services should be extended for two more years on basis of his exceptional performance as Managing Director (MD) Bank of Khyber. He termed the provincial finance department’s sacking orders as a breach of the Constitution. Moreover, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Finance Minister and Secretary Finance Minister…

LEAs round up 87 suspects, recover stockpile of weapons in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Security Forces on Friday foiled a major terror plot in the province after recovering huge cache of arms and ammunition during two separate raids in the provincial capital and Khyber Agency area of Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA), ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Police, army, elite forces and intelligence agencies conducted Intelligence Based Operations (IBO) after receiving tip-off about weapons stockpiled in Regi area of the provincial capital. According to Senior Superintendant Police (SSP)…

Seek pardon or face Jirga, PTI’s women wing warns Gulalai

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) women wing on Wednesday termed Ayesha Gulalai's scathing allegations against party chairman Imran Khan as a bid to gain cheap popularity, ARY News reported. Addressing a press conference in Peshawar, PTI’s women wing president Naeema Naz said they would call a Jirga on the matter if Gulalai did not withdraw her allegations of misconduct against party chairman Imran Khan. “Seek pardon within a week otherwise, members of a Jirga would be sent to your home as per traditions to…

KP police foil major terror plot in Charsadda

CHARSADDA: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Police has foiled a major attempt of terrorism in Charsadda by arresting two key suspects and recovering a stockpile of arms and ammunition including two suicide jackets, nine missiles, 100 hand grenades, and three kilogrammes of explosive material, ARY News reported on Friday. The arrested suspects hailed to proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP)’s Sheikh Khalid faction who were allegedly involved in various heinous crimes, police sources said. According to police, both suspects…

Five die in bomb attack on Aman Committee vehicle in Khyber Agency

PESHAWAR: Five people were killed when a roadside remote controlled blast ripped through a passing vehicle in Dars Jamaat area of Bara Tehsil in Khyber Agency on Monday, ARY News reported. According to Levies forces, the blast targeted a vehicle of Aman Committee that killed five people including four members of Aman Committee (Peace Committee). However, the identification of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately. The security forces reached to the spot and cordoned off the area to apprehend possible…