The provincial assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed the much-propagated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission Bill, 2013, which provides for the establishment of a five-member Ehtesab Commission and appointment of a director general for preventing corruption and corrupt practices and to hold accountable all public officeholders for these practices.
Under the Act, within 30 days of the . . . → Read More: KP Assembly passes bill against corruption
The city is growing; knocking on the door of tribal areas to the west and the friendly neighbour Nowshera to the east. The question really is, where do its residents go from here?
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s evolving demographics have a direct causal link with almost everything and anything that happens within the province. The flagrant population growth . . . → Read More: The ever growing Peshawar
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