Provincial ministers,who had earlier lent their support for curtailing child marriages,backtracked on their views when the Child Marriage Restraint Amendment Bill 2013 was presented in the assembly last week.
The bill,which calls to curtail child marriages in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata),was moved by MPA Munawar Sultana from . . . →Read More:Ministers withdraw support to Child Marriage Restraint Amendment Bill 2013
Authorities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Monday told a UN delegation currently in the country to examine the issue of enforced disappearances that 40% of missing persons have already returned home.
Four members of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances arrived in Peshawar and held an hour-long meeting with two officials of . . . →Read More:KPK govt claims 40% of missing men have returned home
The first rain this winter brought an end to the persistent dry weather,on Saturday,with an increase in the intensity of cold and unusually heavy snowfall in hilly areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
With the advent of a moist and cold wave,most parts of K-P experienced chilly weather. Rains . . . →Read More:KP and FATA Adorn their Winter Attire
Over 10,000 people,gathered in Chilas on Sunday,demanded the arrest of the perpetrators behind a series of bombings that damaged two girls’ schools and a jama’at khana in the town on Saturday night. Many in the area,including Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) opposition leader Bashir Ahmad Khan,hold the view that the bombings were . . . →Read More:‘Chilas blasts a ploy to sabotage Diamer-Bhasha dam’