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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) News Updates

KP Assembly

KP Assembly passes landmark Fata merger bill

Total 92 members of the 124-seat provincial assembly voted in favour of the bill to mainstream and merge the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with KP
Fata People

Pakistan constitution brings Fata to mainstream after 71 years

In a ‘historic’ move, the Lower & Upper Houses, NA & Senate voted in favour of the 31st constitutional amendment to merge Fata with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
Asma Rani

Medical student shot dead in Kohat for refusing to marriage proposal

Asma Rani, a student of BDS 3rd year was in her hometown Kohat on vacation where a man named Mujahid Afridi opened fire on her, police said.
Police

Fata-KP merger in process, Advanced police setup proposed

KP police & bureaucracy have proposed a model for policing in Fata, prior to mainstream the long-neglected tribal belt under the Fata Reforms, due for a long time.
ATI Peshawar

Gunmen attack Peshawar’s Agriculture Training Institute, 11 martyred

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.
Ishaq

Pak Army’s major martyred in D. I. Khan operation

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. 
Fata Journalist

Two missing tribal journalists return their homes safely

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.
FSO Youth

Youth stage sit-in in Peshawar demanding Fata’s merger with KP

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.
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.
Peshawar High Court

PHC Issues arrest warrant of FATA additional Chief Secretary

A two-member bench of the PHC issued these orders on Wednesday on a petition of employees regarding blockage of their salaries.
Mines

International Day of Mine Awareness observed, ICRC to establish trauma, paraplegic centers in FATA

People from different walks of life along with officials of different line departments participated in the event under the theme “Need driven people centered”.
Fata Women

Tribal women seek representation in Jirga, reject ‘Riwaj Act’ in FATA reforms

The approval of FATA’s merger was welcomed everywhere but tribal women expressed their confusion regarding women’s position after the merger.
Khyber Games

Under-23 Khyber games ceremony held in Dera Ismail Khan

About 1500 players, sports representatives, sports promoters and government officials participated in the event and the players showed various tricks.
FSO Haripur

We need education for FATA’s bright future; tribal students

Members of the FSO's central cabinet and university wing organized a welcome party for the new comers from FATA to encourage them.

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.