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After Punjab, KP elections to be held on October 8: ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday night announced that the polls in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would be held on October 30 — the same date as Punjab’s polls. In a notification, the polling authority said: “…the Election Commission of Pakistan notifies 8 October, 2023 as poll date for the General Elections to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Election Programme for election under Section 57(2) of the Elections Act, 2017 will be issued in due course of time. KP Governor had earlier proposed May 28 as the dateRead More

Predecessor used ‘Dawn leaks’ to get extension, claims Gen Bajwa

FORMER army chief retired Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has reportedly said that there was nothing credible in the furore created over a Dawn story published in 2016, claiming that the issue was hyped up by his predecessor in a bid to secure an extension from then-prime minister Nawaz Sharif. The claim surfaced in the second part of the former army chief’s interview with journalist Shahid Maitla, published on Wednesday by the news website In his latest article, the journalist claims the former army chief rejected the impression that theRead More

Alarming proportion of traffic accidents playing havoc with lives of travelers on CPEC route

DNA ATTOCK (MARCH-28): The alarming proportion of traffic accidents are playing havoc with the lives of passengers travelling on the CPEC route leading from Attock Fateh Jang to Daud Khel for want of different road safety measures. The commuters on route while talking to the media here on Wednesday have complained that the ratio of vehicular collision with the construction  machinery working on this route is going to increase which resulted serious loss of lives and vehicles. Responding the questions of the media persons, they were told that the CPECRead More

Motorcyclists crushed to death

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN ATTOCK (MARCH-28): Two young motorcyclists on Wednesday crushed to death by a reckless car driver near Three Miles Chowk Kamra Road of Attock City. Police said, two students identified as Abdullah (19 years) son of Hadayatullah and Mustafeerurrehman (18 years) son of Aziz urrehman were on their way when they were hit by an over speeded car near three mile chowk at Kamra Road which resulted their instant death on the spot. On getting information, rescue 1122 rushed to the crime scene and shifted their deadRead More