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پشاور: پشاور کے ايک شہري نے وزیراعلی خیبرپختونخوا پرویز خٹک کے نام فیس بک پر خط لکھ کر200 روپے بطور ہرجانہ طلب کرلیے۔

 وی آئی پی کلچر کے خاتمے کے دعویدار وزیراعلی خیبرپختونخوا پرویز خٹک نے حیات آباد پشاورمیں واقع ذاتی رہائش گاہ کی حفاظت کے لئے گلی کیا بند کرائی بزرگ شہری پروفیسراقبال تاجک نےوزیراعلی کے نام فیس بک پرچٹھی لکھ ڈالی۔

لکھتے ہیں وزیراعلی صاحب آپ کے گھرکے سامنے سے گزرنے پر پابندی کے باعث مجھے طویل چکر لگانا پڑتا ہے، گاڑی میں اضافی ایندھن ڈالنے سے ان کے ذاتی بجٹ میں 200 روپے ماہانہ کا اضافہ ہوگیا ہے جو ادا کیے جائیں۔

پروفیسراقبال تاجک کہتے ہیں وی آئی پی کلچر کا خاتمہ ہونا چاہیے، لوگ ان چیزوں سے اب بہت تنگ ہیں لیکن کوئی بول نہیں رہا۔

پروفیسر اقبال تاجک کا کہنا ہے ان کا خط تبدیلی کے لیے بارش کا پہلا قطرہ ہے انہیں امید ہے کہ ایسےمزید قطرے گریں گے۔

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Peshawar: The Chief Justice Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Friday remarked that drone strike issue should be raised at international forum. He was hearing a petition filed by the families of the victims against March 17’s drone strike in Waziristan, killed 17 people.

Dost Mohammad Khan, the chief justice, remarked that why the parliament’s resolution was not being complied to halt US drone strikes inside Pakistan.

Later, the court adjourned the of the case till July 18.

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Ghazala Javed was renowned for singing in Pushto.

A popular Pakistani singer who fled the Taliban to pursue her music career away from their repressive regime was shot dead in the northwestern city of Peshawar, police said on Tuesday.
Ghazala Javed, 24, was shot six times by gunmen as she left a beauty salon, although police do not believe the Taliban was responsible for her murder and said her ex-husband was a suspect in the case.
Her father, who was with her, was also killed, police said. “Two men on a motorbike sprayed bullets and fled leaving them in a pool of blood,” said Dilawar Bangash, a senior police officer. She was shot six times and her father once in the head, Bangash said. “We have registered a case and launched an investigation. The murder seems to be result of some internal dispute,” he added.
Police official Imtiaz Khan said the ex-husband was suspected of involvement in the murders.
The singer had fled to Peshawar in 2009 to escape the then Taliban-dominated northwestern district of Swat as the Army launched a sweeping offensive.
From 2007 to 2009, Taliban fighters controlled by radical cleric Maulana Fazlullah effectively seized control of the district, terrorizing people with murders, beheadings, attacks on girls’ schools and music shops. Singers and dancers were singled out in particular until the Army reasserted control in July 2009.
Javed sung in her native Pashto language and released more than two-dozen albums that were popular among Pashto speakers in the northwest. She married businessman Jahangir Khan in 2010, but demanded a divorce after finding out he had another wife and because he tried to ban her from singing, the family said.

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Bomb targeted bus of Civil Secretariat employees which had at least 30 people on board.

Peshawar: At least 18 people, including  two women, were killed and 42 others, among them  women and children,   injured  as  a blast occurred in Peshawar, apparently targeting a bus of government employees, police said on Friday.  

Police said the remote controlled  bomb was planted on Charsadda road within the remits of Dawoodzai police station.

SSC Rural areas Shafaullah said the bus was carrying  secretariat employees. He said the bomb was detonated by a remote control device.

10 bodies  were taken to Lady Reading Hospital.Eyewitness said several victims were in critical condition with severe burn injuries. Other bodies and 21 injured people were shifted to Charsadda District Hospital.

The hospital administration confirmed that 8 people including two women were killed in the blast.

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