Bannu


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Bannu

(bən`no͞o), town (1981 pop. 35,170), N Pakistan. It is a district administrative center and an important road junction and market town. The major industries are cloth weaving and the manufacture of cotton fabrics, machinery, and equipment. Bannu, noted for its weekly fair, also has a college affiliated with Peshawar Univ. Founded by Sir Herbert Edwardes in 1848, the town was formerly called Edwardesabad and was a leading British military base, especially in actions against Afghan border tribes.
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PESHAWAR -- The 3rd edition of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Under-23 Female Games got underway here at Government Post Graduate College for Women Bannu ground amidst tight security in and around the venues with great enthusiasm witnessed among 430 players from Lakki Marwat and Bannu in the mega event.
715 million for the up gradation of Bannu airport project.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has approved over Rs 700 million for the up-gradation of Bannu airport project.
A study was conducted to evaluate the recent epidemiology of malaria in Bannu district.
Mohammed Yousuf was promoted to the rank of Brigadier and given command in Bannu.
ISLAMABAD: In what appears to be a welcomed move, the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is all set to establish a Cadet College in Frontier Region Bannu area with the total cost of Rs6 million.
This he said while addressing to different ceremonies held in Bannu on Saturday.
13 -- Chief Justice of the High Court Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan on Thursday directed disposal of 36 Under-Trial Prisoners' (UTPs) cases of Bannu and Lakki Marwat districts.
THE TRIBAL LEADER, ABDUL HAKEEM, WAS TRAVELLING WITH HIS BODYGUARDS WHEN ATTACKED NEAR THE TOWN OF BANNU IN NORTH WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, POLICE AND RESIDENTS SAID.
PESHAWAR -- Bannu stunned Lakki Marwat by securing the overall trophy of the ongoing Bannu Region Inter-District Under-23 Male Games which concluded here at Qazi Mohib Sports Complex on Saturday.
In a statement on Tuesday, Federal Minister for Housing and Works Akram Khan Durrani said that the government will provide every facility to the people of Bannu that will lead to the development and prosperity of the region.