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 -- Special Advisor to Chief Minister Malik Shah Muhammad Khan said that PTI led KP government give more power to local government comparing to other provinces of the country here on Tuesday.
Bannu -- Federal minister for Housing and works Akram Khan Durrani on Thursday escaped life attempt here in Bannu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, officials say.
ISLAMABAD -- National Book Foundation (NBF) has re-opened its book shop in Bannu District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
ISLAMABAD, May 31 (KUNA) -- At least one security personnel was killed and three others were wounded due to a mine explosion in Bannu district of northern Pakistani province Khyber Pakhtunkhwah on Friday.
Peshawar, May 17 ( ANI ): An inquiry committee of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has found the police, paramilitary force, civil administration and intelligence agencies "collectively responsible" for the April 15 Bannu jailbreak by the Taliban, provincial Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain has said.
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.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Nine people including five policemen were killed and 20 others injured in a suicide attack on a police checkpoint in Bannu City of the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan last night.
BANNU -- District President of Markazi Tanzeem-e-Tajeran Malik Saleem ur Rehman said that 22 hours in city and 23 hours load shedding in rural Bannu is unacceptable.
Peshawar -- The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani on Tuesday awarded Bannu police on arresting robber's gang within an hour, recovering looted amount of Rs.
BANNU -- Federal Minister for Housing Akram Khan Durrani said that the rigging done in the local government elections by the provincial PTI-led coalition government in the KP has no precedence in the past.
PESHAWAR, July 18 -- Bannu and Peshawar Colour setup final showdown after recording victories against their respective rivals in the semi-finals of the Senior Inter-District Hockey Championship being played here at Lala Ayub Hockey Stadium on Saturday.