03 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 7, 1435

Syed Zahid Jan

Malakand general, six others killed

UPPER DIR,: Just a day after the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced a phased withdrawal of troops from Malakand...

PPP, JI in for a close fight in Upper Dir again

UPPER DIR, May 3: Traditional archrivals Pakistan People’s Party and Jamaat-i-Islami are again in for a close fight for the lone National Assembly seat (NA-33) in Upper Dir.

No ATM in entire Upper Dir district

UPPER DIR, March 15: The residents of Upper Dir district have demanded early installation of automated teller machines (ATMs) at local branches of banks.

Deadline for surrendering arms in Dir extended

UPPER DIR, Jan 9: The army on Wednesday extended the deadline for the local residents to surrender heavy weapons to Jan 14 at the request of the elders.

Deadline for surrendering arms in Dir extended

UPPER DIR, Jan 9: The army on Wednesday extended the deadline for the local residents to surrender heavy weapons to Jan 14 at the request of the elders.

‘Soldier, three militants killed’

UPPER DIR, Sept 27: A soldier and three militants were killed when security forces repulsed a cross-border attack on Wednesday night, sources said.

Police firing kills protester in Upper Dir

UPPER DIR, Sept 17: A rally against the anti-Islam film produced in the US turned violent in Wari area of Upper Dir district on Monday, leading to the torching of the press club building and government offices by protesters and the killing of a local resi

Upper Dir bombing claims four lives

UPPER DIR, July 21: Four people, including three members of the same family, died and eight others suffered injuries when a bomb exploded near a pick-up truck in Doog Darra area of Upper Dir on Saturday morning.

Blasts in Dir village kill girl, injure three

UPPER DIR, July 1: A six-year-old girl was killed and three other children were injured in two blasts in the border area of Upper Dir, police said on Sunday.

Blasts in Dir village kill girl, injure three

UPPER DIR, July 1: A six-year-old girl was killed and three other children were injured in two blasts in the border area of Upper Dir, police said on Sunday.

Swat Taliban claim ambush 13 killed in Dir attack

UPPER DIR, June 25: The army confirmed on Monday to have lost 13 men in Upper Dir district in Sunday afternoon’s attack on its patrol team from across the Afghan border.

Taliban kill 3 of kidnapped labourers

UPPER DIR, Sept 9: Three of the 10 labourers, kidnapped by Taliban from Chitral district few weeks ago, have been...