Swabi (Pakistan)

Type: City
Name: Swabi (Pakistan)
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 34.130001
Longitude: 72.470001
population: 97,402
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistani journalist's conviction in Afghanistan challenged

Pakist­ani consul­ate in Jalala­bad involv­ed in legal help of journa­list Faizul­lah Khan, who was arrest­ed in April.Journalists protest for Faizullah’s release outside the press club in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERSISLAMABAD:  The four-year conviction of ... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Key TTP Commander Adnan Rashid Arrested In S Waziristan: Sources

PESHAWAR -UNS : In a major breakthrough during the ongoing Zarb-i-Azb military operation, a key Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, Adnan Rashid has been reportedly arrested by Pakistani security forces.Highly placed sources told Dawn.com on Tuesday ... [Published World Tribune Pakistan - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

GIKI entry test held across country

SWABI: The entry test of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology would be held at the designated centres across the country on Sunday. Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Pro-Rector Academic said on Saturday that over 5000 applicants ... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: Refuseniks frustrate anti-polio efforts

Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan By Ashfaq Yusufzai PESHAWAR: The vaccination refusal cases continue to frustrate the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s fight against polio as 17,583 people didn’t allow health workers to administer anti-polio ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Taking the high road: K-P’s passengers forced to travel abroad via Islamabad

The divers­ion is causin­g people to travel for more hours at an extra cost.On June 24, armed men opened fire at the plane, killing a woman passenger and injuring two others, including a cabin crew member.PESHAWAR:  With international airlines suspending ... [Published The Express Tribune - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tarakai family to provide food to 40,000 displaced families

PESHAWAR: A family from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has probably pledged more assistance for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan than what has been announced by the provincial governments of Balochistan and Sindh.The Tarakai family of Swabi ... [Published The News International - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Faulty transformer plunges 5 areas into darkness

SWABI: Five areas in the district remained without electricity for the last few days because their electricity transformers were out of order due to overload, said officials' in Pakistan Electric Supply Company (Pesco) and consumers of the area on Monday. ... [Published Frontier Post - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

High-power radio transmitters to be operational in August

He said the organization had launched a gigantic programme to replace the old transmitters with ultramodern digital transmitters and one 400 kilowatt transmitter has already been inaugurated in Peshawar last month. This transmitter, he said, besides adding ... [Published Frontier Post - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

GIKI professor visits Malaysia

SWABI: Pro-Rector Academic and Convener Quality Enhancement Cell Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid visited Malaysia as an observer with the team of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), says a ... [Published Frontier Post - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Govt under fire for giving lion’s share of ADP to three districts

PESHAWAR: The opposition parties on Tuesday came down heavily on the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for allocating the lion’s share of the next Annual Development Programme for only three districts of the province.Initiating ... [Published DAWN Group - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 1 reports

Five of a family killed in gun attack in Pakistan

Islamabad, April 25 - At least five people were killed and eight wounded Friday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a vehicle in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The victims of the attack in Swabi district belonged to the same family, the Dawn ... [Published Topnews.in - Apr 25 2014]
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: Gun-attack kills five of a family in Swabi

Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan Zahir Shah Sherazi SWABI: At least five people were killed and eight others wounded on Friday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a vehicle in Swabi's Yar Hussain region. The deceased and the injured ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 25 2014]

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...came across dozens of displaced persons, all of them expressed grave concerns about the ongoing operation and termed it a "Pashtun genocide". "This conspiracy has been hatched against us. The Punjab dominated establishment has already succeeded in creating rifts among innocent Pashtuns. They used us as scapegoat for its nasty strategic goals in Afghanistan and now are bent upon to play with the dignity and honour of our women" said Abdur Rehman Wazir, 58, a resident of Issori village in North Waziristan
He expressed these views while talking to media persons here at Mamsh Khail Camp on Tuesday when he was on a visit to the IDPs camps. "We are leaving no stone un-turned in providing relief to the displaced persons from the NWA and in this regard the role of Pakistan Army is commendable" he said adding that due to the effective military's role, the government task has become easier
" he said. He said that the GIK Institute has completed 20 years of excellence in engineering education in Pakistan."
" in Pakistan Electric Supply Company (Pesco) and consumers of the area on Monday. The areas included Kandary Banda, Seri region and Dagai Cham of Maneri Payyan regions, Shahmansoor village and an area in congested Saleem Khan."

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Capture of Adnan Rasheed a major success [Published The News International - Jul 17 2014]
Pakistani journalist's conviction in Afghanista... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 16 2014]
Key TTP Commander Adnan Rashid Arrested In S Wa... [Published World Tribune Pakistan - Jul 15 2014]
Displaced tribesmen from Waziristan living in m... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
PM orders release of Rs1bn more for IDPs [Published Financial Daily - Jul 09 2014]
GIKI entry test held across country [Published Frontier Post - Jul 06 2014]
NATIONAL - TTP Mohmand demonstrates sophisticat... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 05 2014]
Pakistan: Refuseniks frustrate anti-polio efforts [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 04 2014]
Tarakai family to provide food to 40,000 displa... [Published The News International - Jun 30 2014]
Taking the high road: K-P’s passengers forced t... [Published The Express Tribune - Jun 29 2014]
Faulty transformer plunges 5 areas into darkness [Published Frontier Post - Jun 24 2014]
High-power radio transmitters to be operational... [Published Frontier Post - Jun 23 2014]
IDPs of Waziristan not ready to live in govt camps [Published The News International - Jun 22 2014]
Wapda union to hold elections on August 19 [Published Frontier Post - Jun 21 2014]
Don’t ignore your IDPs, Pakistan! [Published The Express Tribune - Jun 20 2014]
GIKI professor visits Malaysia [Published Frontier Post - Jun 20 2014]
A whole new ball game for Junaid Khan [Published The Express Tribune - Jun 19 2014]
TUSDEC one day training workshop on Entreprene... [Published Pakistan Press International - Jun 18 2014]
Govt under fire for giving lion’s share of ADP ... [Published DAWN Group - Jun 18 2014]
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in the soup [Published The News International - Jun 18 2014]
PTIs Naya Pakistan invisible in KP budget: Pervaiz [Published The News International - Jun 16 2014]
Pacer Junaid Khan set to be engaged [Published The Express Tribune - Jun 14 2014]
Pakistan: Supporting Refugee Children in Pakist... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 13 2014]
The Terrorist Groups' Interpretation Of The Kor... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 04 2014]
Pakistan Security Brief - June 2, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Jun 02 2014]
Pakistan Security Brief - April 25, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Apr 25 2014]
Five of a family killed in gun attack in Pakistan [Published Topnews.in - Apr 25 2014]
Pakistan: Gun-attack kills five of a family in ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 25 2014]
Pakistan: Polio virus from Afghanistan found in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Another Pakistani militant group wants to join ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 12 2014]
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Pakistan: Refuseniks frustrate anti-polio efforts [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 04 2014]
Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan By Ashfaq Yusufzai PESHAWAR: The vaccination refusal cases continue to frustrate the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s fight against polio as 17,583 people didn’t allow health workers to administer anti-polio ...
Pakistan: Supporting Refugee Children in Pakist... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 13 2014]
Source: International Medical CorpsCountry: Afghanistan, Pakistan Following a recent measles outbreak in Pakistan, International Medical Corps supported government efforts throughout the largest-ever vaccination drive in the history of Pakistan. In May ...
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The Terrorist Groups' Interpretation Of The Koranic Verses Regarding Jihad By: Tufail Ahmad*   http://www.memri.org/report/en/0/0/0/0/0/0/8011.htm The following report is a complimentary offering from MEMRI's Jihad and Terrorism Threat ...
Pakistan Security Brief - June 2, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Jun 02 2014]
Afghanistan-based TTP militants attack army checkpost in Bajaur, one soldier and 16 militants killed in clashes as Pakistani military strikes fleeing militants inside Afghanistan; Afghan government pulls out of security talks with Pakistan in protest ...
Pakistan Security Brief - April 25, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Apr 25 2014]
Foreign fighters consider leaving Pakistan for Afghanistan, Syria; Army hands over 13 TTP prisoners to the government as part of possible prisoner exchange; India and Pakistan accuse each other of shelling across the Line of Control in Kashmir; Gunmen ...
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