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With polls looming, KP police given less than 50pc of funds needed for election day security

With polls looming, KP police given less than 50pc of funds needed for election day security

A severe lack of funds provided to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police force in the run-up to the elections has raised fears that security arrangements for the polls ─ just six days away ─ in the province will be greatly affected. Police high-ups told DawnNewsTV on Thursday that despite the police department submitting a Rs369 million election […]

Power to remain suspended tomorrow in parts of KP

Power to remain suspended tomorrow in parts of KP

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Electric Supply Company has announced 6 to 10 hours power outages on Saturday (tomorrow) in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to maintenance work and installation of power pylons. According to a Pesco statement here on Thursday, owing to installation of power pylons in the limits of Hayatabad, Jamrud and Peshawar University the […]

Former woman KP MPA sues Imran for defamation

Former woman KP MPA sues Imran for defamation

PESHAWAR: Member of the former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Bibi Fauzia on Thursday filed a defamation suit with the Peshawar district and sessions judge against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan over the charge of horse-trading in the Senate elections.The suit meant for the recovery of Rs5 billion as damages from the PTI chief was assigned to […]

Justice (r) Dost Mohammad takes oath as caretaker KP CM

Justice (r) Dost Mohammad takes oath as caretaker KP CM

PESHAWAR ;Justice (r) Dost Mohammad has taken oath as caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today (Wednesday).According to details, Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra administered oath to the interim CM in a ceremony that was attended by speaker Asad Qaisar, Pervez Khattak, Amir Maqam, former members of provincial assemblies and senior lawyers. Talking to media, newly-elected […]

Justice (r) Dost Mohammad appointed as caretaker KP CM

Justice (r) Dost Mohammad appointed as caretaker KP CM

ISLAMABAD ; Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday has elected Justice (r) Dost Mohammad as caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtukhwa (KP).During a press conference, ECP officials said that the name was selected after consultation in a meeting chaired by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sardar Raza Khan. It is to be mentioned here that the […]

Protesters block access to KP assembly ahead of Fata merger bill’s approval

Protesters block access to KP assembly ahead of Fata merger bill’s approval

Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI) workers on Sunday gathered outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa assembly, blocking access to the building in a bid to prevent lawmakers from Protesters are holding a sit-in outside the assembly’s entrances while district administration and the police, according to DawnNewsTV, have been trying to convince the protesters to vacate the area in front of […]

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD : The Constitution Amendment Bill, 2018 for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been approved in the Senate. The bill was moved by Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk after which the movement to hold amendment in the bill was accepted by the House. During the session, Jamiat Ulema-e […]

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

FATA-KP merger bill approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD : The Constitution Amendment Bill, 2018 for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been passed in the Senate. The bill was moved by Law Minister Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk. It is to be mentioned here that the constitution amendmen on Thursday with two thirds majority. According to the amendment, […]

Fazlur Rehman terms FATA merger in KP an international agenda

Fazlur Rehman terms FATA merger in KP an international agenda

ISLAMABAD:Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Moulana Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday termed the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa an international agenda.Speaking on the floor of National Assembly on Wednesday, he said that a power lobby has been forcing Parliament for FATA merger, adding that the House doesn’t have mandate to change the […]

Those chanted slogan of new KP have ruined province: Shehbaz

Those chanted slogan of new KP have ruined province: Shehbaz

Mardan: Punjab Chief Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif  while taking a jibe at his political opponents said that those who chanted the slogan of new Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have ruined the province. Addressing charged crowed , he thanked the people for according him a warm welcome and said that he had come […]

KP government has provided comprehensive support to Jamia Haqqania for the development of infrastructure, Pervez Khattak

KP government has provided comprehensive support to Jamia Haqqania for the development of infrastructure, Pervez Khattak

News Desk, February, 27, 2018 Islamabad: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has undertaken admirable measures to reform and mainstream religious seminaries. More than 2.5 million children are studying in Madarsas and it is the need of hour to give those children a proper place and position in the education system”, said Chairman Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf in a […]