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World’s oldest’ 48-feet long Buddha statue discovered in Haripur district

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Latest discoveries by the archaeologists have opened new chapters in the history of the ancient Taxila Valley Civilisation Pakistan’s North province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has unveiled the remains of a 2300-year-old sleeping Buddha image in district Haripur. Provincial government has started a historic initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a region roiled by Islamist militancy. According to Khyber ... Read More »

Peshawar students wins silver medal at iGEM 2017 in Boston

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Ten member team of young scientists won silver medal in the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition An undergraduate team of young scientists from Peshawar has won a silver medal in a genetic engineering competition organised by the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation in Boston. A function was organised at Boston’s Hynes Convention Centre, Massachusetts where the students across ... Read More »

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

Provincial Govt seeks comfortable transportation to the residents of Peshawar through BRT Project Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak performed groundbreaking of Bus Rapid Transit System at provincial capital Peshawar. The twenty six km long Rapid Bus Transit System will begin from Chamkani and terminate at Hayatabad and the project is supposed to provide world class transport facility to 400,000 passengers daily basis. ... Read More »

KP planes to shift over 4000 mosques to solar energy

KP planes shifting over 4000 mosques to solar energy

Provincial govt aims to resolve load-shedding issue through renewable energy Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has  approved his government’s proposal of converting 4000 mosques on solar energy throughout the province. Pakhtunkhwa government aims to resolve the problem of load-shedding  through converting mosques to renewable energy across the province. KP government has allocated appropriate amount of annual budget 2017-18 for solarizing ... Read More »

Tackling climate change and improving livelihoods through Chilgoza pine in Pakistan

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Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – A new project called “Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan” has been launched to improve environment, enhance resilience and livelihoods in Pakistan over the next 5 years. The project has been launched by Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... Read More »

KP province achieves Bonn challenge commitment by planting 1 billion Trees

KP province achieves Bonn challenge commitment by planting 1 billion Trees

Billion Tree Project has also restored 350,000 hectares of forests Pakistan’s north-western province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has successfully planted 1 billion trees and in fact surpassed the estimated target of Billion Tree Tsunami Afforestation Project. Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf party launched the green mission initiative in June 2015 to plant billion new trees in the area and fight ... Read More »

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hits new Tourism record with 2 million visitors during Eid

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hits more than 2M tourists during Eid

KP authorities have launched Police Tourism squad, established Camping Pods and installed chairlifts to attracts tourists Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has great potential for adventure tourism as God has blessed the region with world’s highest mountains, beautiful valleys and glistening lakes. The region has unfortunately been affected due to immense terrorism activities in past few years. This year was different and proved to ... Read More »

First Pakistani female to finishes 22-day motorbike journey of Pakhtunkhwa

First Pakistani female to finishes 22-day motorbike journey of Pakhtunkhwa

Gulafshan, a NUST graduate aims to promote peace and women encouragement in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Gulafshan Tariq becomes first Pakistani woman motorbike rider to concluded here 22-day journey to different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A 24-years young Pakistani girl covered around three thousand kilometers across province in her 22 days journey to promote the message of Peace, women empowerment and tourism ... Read More »

Dar presents Rs4.75 trillion Budget 2017-18

Dar presents Rs4.75 trillion Budget 2017-18

The salaries of govt employees and pensioners gets 10% increase Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2017-18. It was fifth and final budget of PMLN’s tenure, with the total outlay of Rs. 4.778 trillion. According to the details, the federal government is allocating Rs. 15 billion for Interior Ministry while Rs920.2bn has been ... Read More »

EU Ambassador inaugurates Micro Hydro Power units and clean water wells in Chitral

EU Ambassador inaugurates Micro Hydro Power units and clean water wells in Chitral

The project will cover 165 micro hydro power units under EU-funded PEACE programme with total cost of €40 million Ambassador of the European Union Mr. Jean-François Cautain has inaugurated two Micro Hydro Power (MHP) units, built under the EU-funded PEACE programme, to tackle energy crisis in Chitral district Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa. The plants will affordable, sustainable and uninterrupted energy to thousands of ... Read More »

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