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Man held for money laundering at Peshawar airport

PESHAWAR: Customs officials on Monday booked a passenger at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar and recovered €0.2 million from his bag, which he was laundering to Dubai. According to the details, a suspect, Muhammad Dawood, was on-board on a Dubai-bound flight, when the customs officials took him into custody and offloaded from the plane after recovering a huge amount of foreign currency from his bag, https://www.facebook.com/salahuddin.ary/videos/10217714965975392/ The passenger was leaving for Dubai via…

PESCO recovers Rs 88, 509 from defaulters in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) on Thursday recovered Rs 88, 509 from defaulters during an action in various areas of Peshawar and Banu. According to the PESCO's spokesperson, the drive against defaulters and electricity thieves, continued in various areas of Peshawar and Banu of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa province. “As many as 51 illegal electricity connections were removed and cases were registered against eight over charges of electricity theft,”  said the spokesperson. Electricity of 18 distribution…

Young engineer from Peshawar creates electric bike to help curb pollution

PESHAWAR: Young engineer from Peshawar invented environment-friendly electric bike to help reduce air pollution. According to the details, the electric bike commonly known as e-bike, comes with an electric engine and runs on chargeable batteries. Its batteries take three hours for full charge and in the duration of one charge, the bike can cover a distance of up to 102 kilometres. It is pertinent to mention here that in one recharge, its batteries consume only one unit of electricity which mean the biker can travel 102…

109 people arrested over power theft in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least 109 people were arrested in different areas of Peshawar over non-payment of electricity bills and theft charges, ARY News reported on Wednesday. As per details, the district administration and Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO), in a joint crackdown in Liaquatabad, Charsadda Road and others of the city, arrested at least 109 people over failing to pay their dues and being involved in power theft. During the operation against defaulters as many as 18 transformers were removed from the areas…

KP govt to launch traffic police FM radio in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: In an attempt to keep people updated about gridlocks and alternative routes, the Khyber Pakhtonkhwa police have decided to launch FM radio in Peshawar, ARY News reported on Tuesday. The FM service will be launched at the Peshawar Traffic Headquarters. According to officials, the FM radio service will keep informing motorists about snarl-ups in the city and alternative routes to prevent people from facing any hassle. In November 2017, a similar idea was tabled during a meeting of administration at Civil…

Students of Peshawar University hit the streets against fee hike again

PESHAWAR: The students of the Peshawar University ones again took to the streets as Parliamentary committee formed to forward recommendations in matter of recent hike in fees failed to submit its report on Monday (today). As per details, the students of Peshawar university hit the streets again as the parliamentary committee formed to submit its report within 14 days, has failed in doing so. "Committee was given mandate to submit its report into the matters of fee hike and harassment in the university, but it failed…

156 arrested over power theft in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least 156 people were arrested in different areas of Peshawar on charges of electricity theft, ARY News reported. The city administration also disconnected 944 illegal connections and issued notices to some people involved in the wrongdoing. According to officials, the administration recovered Rs 30 million from defaulters. While more than 40 transformers were removed from areas where residents had not paid dues. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had established a Reporting Centre at the Energy and…

SP Tahir Dawar’s old video goes viral on social media

PESHAWAR: A day after he was laid to rest in Peshawar, one of martyr SP Tahir Dawar's old videos went viral on social media, ARY News reported.  The video, seen by thousands on different social media platforms, shows the martyred cop trying to persuade some of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) activists to end their protest and explaining to them about the many conspiracies being hatched against Pakistan by some of its enemies. "Pakistan, especially Peshawar, is the target of these international conspirators and they…

Funeral prayers of SP Tahir Dawar offered in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The funeral prayers of slain Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar were offered at Police Lines in Peshawar on Thursday. KP Governor Shah Farman, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi, IG KP police Salahuddin Khan Mahsud and other officials attended the funeral. Tahir Khan Dawar, who was kidnapped from Islamabad’s G-10/4 area on Oct 26, was murdered in Afghanistan as his tortured body was found in Dur Baba district of Nangarhar province this week. Afghan…

Heavy rain turns weather chilly in Peshawar, nearby areas

PESHAWAR: Heavy rain lashed the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtonkhwa in the wee hours of Wednesday, thus intensifying already persisting cold wave across the province, ARY News reported. The Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted chilly weather along with snowfall for Skardu and its surrounding areas in the next two days. Intermittent rain is expected in Malakand, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gilgit Baltistan, according to the met office. Yesterday, parts of Punjab received winter’s first rain while snowfall…