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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) News Updates

Provincial assembly passes resolution to merge FATA with KP

JUI-F said his party would not support the merger of Fata with KP without taking the tribal people into confidence.
Wana Injured

At least three killed, several injured in a Taliban attack on Jirga in Wana

Tribal elders and tens of the supporters of PTM and Ali Wazir were attending an 'informal' Jirga in Wana Rustam Bazaar when local militants attacked them.
Haroon Bilour

ANP leader Haroon Bilour, 19 others martyred in Peshawar suicide blast

Haroon Bilour was attending a corner meeting with supporters of the ANP in Yaka Toot area of Peshawar when a suicide bomber targeted them and killed at least 13 people.
Lecturers Association KP

FATA, KP lecturers protest, demand upgradation, allowances

FATA & KP Lecturers have been demanding promotions in their services grades and teaching allowances. They seek promotion to the vacant posts of grade 18 and 20 in FATA and KP.
Mohsin Dawar Ali Wazir

Lawmakers, Waziristan’s MNAs Mohsin Dawar, Ali Wazir arrested for PTM’s Swabi Jalsa

Mohsin and Ali were offloaded from a Dubai-bound flight. They were travelling to Dubai for participating in a Pakhtun Cultural event. The FIA will hand over the lawmakers to Swabi police.
Sheikh Rasheed, Rehman Baba Express

High speed ‘Rehman Baba Express’ Peshawar – Karachi launched

Rehman Baba Express will travel between Peshawar and Karachi in 26 hours and cost Rs 1350 person fare.
FATA School

Alarming: 79% girls, 69% boys quit school in erstwhile Fata

EMIS report reveals high shortage of teachers and other facilities in schools in the erstwhile Fata where thousands of student quit schools.
stepbrother-sister

Stepbrother-sister allegedly marry in Nowshera

Police raided a house in Risalpur and arrested the stepbrother-sister who entered into an alleged marriage and lodged an FIR against them under PPC 363/34.

Explosions injure 5 in Bannu, 3 kids in North Waziristan

Three minor girls in Eidak village of Mir Ali and five more including a mother and her child in Bannu were hurt in two separate toy-bomb blasts on Monday.
Shaukat Aziz

Tribal student activist arrested for protest against FCR

Shaukat Aziz was called on by the deputy commissioner to present a surety bond for not protesting in future but he was arrested before he could submit the bond.
FSO

Delaying tactics in reforms hurt wishes of tribal people; Fata students

Delaying tactics of government has created unrest in Fata’s people who were eagerly ready to merge in KP. The delay means denying fundamental rights of Fata’s people.
North Waziristan IDPs

FDMA to pay Rs 520 million to North Waziristan IDPs

Government to releases Rs 250 million funds to the North Waziristan IDPs in three installments through FMDA as Rs 36000 per installment, FDMA Director Sohail Khan announced.
Tribal Jirga

Tribal Jirga refuses polio vaccination as protest against power shutdown in Khyber

Tribal Jirga boycott polio drive in protest against the electricity shutdown in Jamrud. Those who do not boycott, their houses will be demolished.
Govt. Jirga

No more dialogues with ‘powerless’ govt. Jirga: PTM

PTM has alleged govt. Jirga of being powerless and having no authority to make decisions and formally made promises were still not fulfilled.
Atif Khan

KP announces 15 members Youth Development Commission

The Youth Development Commission will assist KP government to for youth betterment and development in the province.