Three burqa-clad attackers entered the Directorate with masked faces, entered the hostel after shooting guard at the gate and opened fire inside the building.
Major Ishaq was martyred in exchange of fire during a search operation at a terrorist hideout in Kulachi area of Dera Ismail Khan (D.I.Khan) district on Wednesday.
The tribal journalists Islam Gul Afridi and Shah Nawaz Tarakzai have safely returned to their homes on Monday evening after they had gone missing a day before.
Governor KP assured to accept demands of the youth protesting Fata's immediate merger with and promised to take actions for mainstreaming Fata until August 14.
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.
A two-member bench of the PHC issued these orders on Wednesday on a petition of employees regarding blockage of their salaries.
People from different walks of life along with officials of different line departments participated in the event under the theme “Need driven people centered”.
The approval of FATA’s merger was welcomed everywhere but tribal women expressed their confusion regarding women’s position after the merger.
About 1500 players, sports representatives, sports promoters and government officials participated in the event and the players showed various tricks.
Members of the FSO's central cabinet and university wing organized a welcome party for the new comers from FATA to encourage them.
JUI-F said his party would not support the merger of Fata with KP without taking the tribal people into confidence.
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.
Malik Khan Marjan, started shouting against the merger of FATA with KP, right at the start of the function and rejected the reforms package, without being invited to the event.
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.
Speaking to the Jirga, other elders and youth said that FCR is a black law but some political parties and leaders are against FATA’s merger for their personal and political interests.