The total number of out-of-school children at primary level in the country has dropped from 6.7 million in 2012-2013 to 6.2 million, says the Pakistan Education Statistics Report 2013-2014 released on Tuesday.
As per the report, the total number of out-of-school children is 2.9 million in Punjab, 0.4 million in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P); 1.8 million . . . → Read More: 6.2m children still out of school – Pakistan Education Statistics
The police on a tip-off conducted a raid on a house in the Liaquatabad area and recovered 33 minor girls. All the girls, aged between 8 and 10, were brought to Karachi from the Bajaur Agency. The girls can only speak Pashtu and cannot speak Urdu, reported private news channels. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) governor . . . → Read More: Police recovers 33 minor girls from a house in Karachi
Amid swelling reports of the Islamic State (IS) rapidly emerging in Pakistan, a most recent meeting in Balochistan between the leadership of Abu Bakar Al Baghdadi-led IS and a splinter group of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan – Jundallah – has created ripples in the Pakistani establishment circles.
The news about the meeting between the delegations of . . . → Read More: Should Pakistani leadership wake up to the IS developments
The mother of five-year-old Kashan Ahmad is a protester and seeks justice from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan against those doctors of a government hospital in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa who according to her did something wrong during an appendix operation and made her child abnormal.
She came with her husband and two children from Mianwali in . . . → Read More: Woman blames KPK government for child’s misshaped appendix operation
The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government helped police make 256 of their vehicles bulletproof, Express News reported on Tuesday.
These vehicles will be used for local operation as well as by special squad.
The K-P police had earlier requested the provincial government to make their vehicles bullet-proof as policemen were often . . . → Read More: KPK bullet proof vehicles to help improve security
By Saqib Mehmood and Ifrah Waqar
On June 15, Pakistan Army launched a comprehensive military operation against local and foreign militants in North Waziristan. This operation is aimed at rooting out Pakistani Taliban and their aiding trans-national violent organizations, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) . . . → Read More: Zarb-e-Azb: Battle for Pakistan’s sovereignty
(By Farheen Rizvi) With the consent of the federal government in Islamabad, the Pakistan Army has finally launched operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ in North Waziristan.
It was long due for the federal government to take responsibility of the constitution of Pakistan. The constitution is not just about executing former chiefs of the army . . . → Read More: We all have a part to play in Zarb-e-Azb’s success
PESHAWAR – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has formally launched online system in the province to control prices of essential commodities during the holy month of Ramzan-ul-Mubarak.
This is part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government special reforms initiative. This was revealed at a high-level meeting chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Khalid Pervez on the special directives of . . . → Read More: KP’s new online price control system
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would be setting up Pakistan’s first high security prison having three-layered security besides establishing high security zones in six sensitive jails of the northwestern province housing more than 1,000 terrorists and high profile prisoners like Dr Shakil Afridi.
The authorities have also announced to form a special prison force which would guard the . . . → Read More: New high security prison under construction in KP
By conducting political rallies at the heart of the federal capital and literally a stone’s throw away from the Constitution Avenue – now a “Red Zone” because of the existential security threats faced by the state – the conductors of such events do no service to their cause and do little to sway the government; . . . → Read More: Politics on the streets