PM directs for fast-track legislative, administrative measures for mainstreaming FATA
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday directed the minister for law and justice to fast track legislative and administrative...
Ayesha Gulalai announces she will not leave PTI
Ayesha Gulalai has decided not leave the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and will continue to remain a part of it. Gulalai...
KPK govt decides to remove MD Khyber Bank
The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has decided to remove the managing director of Bank of Khyber (BoK). During...
Police Officer, 3 relatives killed in grenade attack in DIK
Four people, including an assistant sub-inspector (ASI), were killed in a hand grenade attack in Dera Ismail Khan. The attack took place on the house of ASI Qaiser Jahan in DIK. Qaiser Jahan, his two brothers and a relative were killed as a result of the attack. Police launched... Read more
Nowshera mosque explosion: 5 injured
 Gas leakage explosion at the mosque in Qamar Khel, area of Nowshera today, injured at least five worshippers including the Imam. According to the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS), blast occurred due to a gas leakage from a plastic pipe and damaged the structure of the mosque. The residents shifted the injured to... Read more
IG KPK visits schools to review security arrangements
 Nasir Durrani, Inspector-General (IG) Police of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) visited different schools and reviewed security arrangements in Peshawar earlier today. While talking to the media, the IG said that “we all need to fight against terrorism”. He appreciated the spirit and courage of the students and their parents. Durrani... Read more
“Peshawar carnage has united the nation” Ji’s Siraj-ul-Haq
 Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Sirajul Haq said today that the Peshawar carnage that took place on December 16, 2014 has united the nation adding that it is the responsibility of the government to provide security to the people. Sirajul Haq visited Army Public School Peshawar where he commended the students and staff for their... Read more
KPK govt. suspends school principal for running school without boundary walls
The KPK Education Department earlier today  suspended the school principal for opening the Pishtakhara Primary School without ensuring adequate security arrangements. According to sources, the school administration of Government Primary School opened the school without building the walls and fulfilling other security arrangements. Children were busy in studying while sitting  under the sky. The administration stated that... Read more
NA winds up debate on APS Peshawar attack
State Minister for Education and Interior Balighur Rehman Monday said the government was taking ‘various’ steps to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the country. Winding up a debate in National Assembly on terrorist attack at the Army Public School Peshawar, he said efforts were underway to send back... Read more
Peshawar: COAS attends a recitation of Quran ceremony
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday has participated in a recitation of Quran ceremony tor the “esal-e-Sawab” of Peshawar attack martyrs. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS paid a visit to the Corps Headquarters Peshawar and reviewed the progress of Operation Zarb-e-Azb and Operation... Read more
Op. Zerb-e-Azb Update: 12 terrorists killed in airstrikes in NWA
At least 12 militants were killed in the latest aerial strikes by security forces in restive North Waziristan Agency yesterday, army said. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), security forces backed by helicopter gunships pounded militant positions in Datta Khel town of North Waziristan, killing a dozen insurgents.... Read more
Fazl stirring religious parties to protest against ‘military courts’ law
Following the passage of the  21st Constitutional Amendment by an  unanimous resolution in Parliament, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has called a consultative meeting of major religious political parties tomorrow. According to sources, the JUI-F is trying to convince the religious leaders to unite in protest against... Read more
One year On: KPK assembly commemorates the martyrdom of a teenage hero
It has taken the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly exactly one year to acknowledge the sacrifice of brave Hangu teenager Aitzaz Hasan who embraced a suicide bomber outside his school gates on January 6, 2014 and saved the lives of 300 schoolmates. As Hasan’s martyrdom anniversary was marked across the country yesterday,... Read more
KPK announces Rs.10m bounty on Mullah Fazlullah
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government yesterday announced a bounty worth Rs10 million rupees (US$100,000) for information leading to the arrest or death of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief, Mullah Fazlullah, officials said. “The provincial government has set a bounty of Rs10 million for any information/help that can lead to the... Read more
2 Peace volunteers killed in troubled Tirah Vally
At least two peace volunteers died while various militants sustained injuries in an exchange of firing between extremists and peace volunteers in Tirah Valley earlier today. As per details, a shootout between peace volunteers and militants took place early this morning which resulted in killing of two peace volunteers.... Read more
Security official embraces martyrdom in Mohmand agency explosion
A security official was martyred today morning in a landmine explosion during a search operation in Mohmand Agency. According to official sources, the explosion took place in Biazi tehsil of the agency. Just a day ago, at least 10 people were killed when a marble mine collapsed in the... Read more
115 suspects held in Nowshera
The police on Friday arrested 115 suspects including eight illegal Afghan refugees and 20 in an extensive search operation in Pabbi Circle. According to police, the detained suspects were wanted for various violent crimes including murder, attempted murder, possession of illegal arms, etc. Besides, arms, police also recovered 60... Read more