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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Bannu -- At least four people died during clash between two rival groups in Bannu here on Monday.
In KP, the cases were reported in Hangu, North Waziristan and Bannu, whereas in Sindh the cases were reported in Hyderabad.
PESHAWAR -- Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Mardan and Bannu divisions have announced results of intermediate annual examination 2019.
ISLAMABAD: National Emergence Operation Centre (NEOC) on Polio Friday confirmed two new polio cases from Quetta and Bannu.
The meeting, which was attended by the chief secretary, prime minister's focal person on polio eradication, commissioner Bannu and others, had expressed serious concerns over the performance of DHOs of Bannu and Lakki Marwat, and decided to replace the both.
According to the NEOC report available with The Nation, three out of these five emerged from district Bannu while two from district Torghar.
BANNU -- Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) has rejected Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) plea for granting more remand in respect of MNA Ali Wazir and has ordered to send him to Central Jail Peshawar.
Bannu -- Assistant Commissioner Bannu Shozaib Abbas Saturday said the Price Review Committee (PRC) would strictly assess the hike in the prices of various edible commodities during the holy month of Ramzan so to provide relief to the masses.
BANNU -- Jamiat-Ulema-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Akram Khan Durrani was targeted for the second time when unknown assailants fired upon his vehicle in Bannu on Sunday.
He was addressing a meeting of the water and sanitation services campany Bannu at Chief Minister Secretariat Peshawar.
ISLAMABAD -- Five persons were martyred and thirty-three injured when the convey of Mutahidda Majlis-e- Amal (MMA) candidate for National Assembly Seat NA-35 Bannu Akram Khan Durrani was targeted through a remote control bomb at Hawid area of Bannu on Friday.
Mohammed Yousuf was promoted to the rank of Brigadier and given command in Bannu. In April 1948 the Quaid, on his tour of the (then) NWFP, visited the D.I.K.