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According to new rules and amendment in National Assembly constituencies, KP has been modified as per the following table. NA1:Chitral Provincial constituencies NA2:Swat1 PK1:Chitral PK39:Abbotabad PK77:Pwr NA3:Swat2 PK2:Swat1 PK40:Haripur PK78:Pwr NA4:Swat3 PK3:Swat2 PK41:Haripur Pk79:Pwr NA5:Upper Dir PK4:Swat3 PK42:Haripur PK80:Kohat NA6:Lower Dir1 PK5:Swat PK43:Swabi PK81:Kohat NA7:Lower Dir2 PK6:Swat PK44:Swabi PK82:Kohat NA8:Malakand protected areas PK7:Swat PK45:Swabi PK83:Hangu NA9:Buner PK8:Swat PK46:Swabi PK84:Hangu NA10:Shangla PK9:Swat PK47:Swabi PK85:Karak NA11:Kohistan PK10:Upper Dir PK48:Mardan PK86:Karak NA12:Batagram PK11:Upper Dir PK49:Mardan PK87:Bannu NA13:Mansehra1 PK12:Upper Dir PK50:Mardan PK88:Bannu NA14:Mansehra cum Torghar PK13:Lower Dir PL51:Mardan PK89:Bannu NA15:Abbotabad1 PK14:Lower Dir PK52:Mardan PK90:Bannu

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved a bill that bans dowry demands. Violation of the rule will result in fine and imprisonment as well. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has banned bridegroom or their families from demands of dowry across the province. According to the new law, anyone demanding dowry will face charges that could result in prison time of up to two months, a fine of Rs 300,000 or both. Anyone facing such a scenario, a written complaint can be filed to a first class magistrate. The bill was presented in the

The long awaited first cycling academy of Pakistan was launched in the premises of the historical Qayyum Sports Complex with the collaboration of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Cycling Association and Directorate of Sports Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Friday. The academy has been established to enlist and ensure modern techniques of cycling to the upcoming cyclists. Ahmad said the academy will promote cycling in the region. It will help young cyclists hone its skills under coaches. He said besides improving cycling handling techniques, racing skills, cycle fitness, bike, helmet, drink, snack and suitable clothing are things

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Pervez Khattak took notice on Tuesday of an alleged assault by District Nazim Mardan Himayatullah Mayar on doctors of Mardan Medical Complex. Mayar, an Awami National Party leader, was seen manhandling hospital staff and hurling abuses at them in video that has gone viral since Monday. After taking notice of the incident, CM Khattak stressed that the inquiry should not be politicised as “revenge politics”. “K-P government will not allow bullying in the province,” he added. Despite repeated attempts, the Mardan mayor remained unavailable for

The medico-legal report of a four-year-old girl whose body was found on Sunday evening in Mardan suggests she might have been raped before being murdered, Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Salahuddin Mehsood said on Wednesday. The medico-legal report says the girl died by strangulation and also points to sexual violence against the victim, Mehsood said. However, he stressed that the police was still awaiting a forensic report of the crime as medico-legal report has left certain things unclear. While addressing a press conference in Peshawar, the provincial police chief said

With 2,000 competitors from all across the country, the National Youth Carnival (NYC) Mega Challenge-2017 began at 30 venues inside the Peshawar Sports Complex on Saturday. “The participants are from educational institutions as well as from some 17 madrasas,” said K-P Minister for Sports and Youth Affair Mehmood Khan. “In K-P and Fata some 13,000 students went through trials and selection process for this mega challenge. It is the biggest event of the youth in the country carrying prize award of Rs5 million,” Mehmood said. “We want the youth of

The leader of a notorious terrorist group, the one who was believed to be behind the planning and execution of the horrific Army Public School massacre, Umar Khalid Khorasani has been killed. Umar Khalid Khorasani, the chief of an offshoot group of Pakistani Taliban called Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), was confirmed dead by a spokesperson of the terrorist outfit on Thursday. JuA spokesperson, Asad Mansoor, revealed that following a drone attack in Paktia, a province in Afghanistan, recently, Khorasani died of serious injuries from the attack. He confirmed the news of his leader’s

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Friday unanimously approved a move to regularise services of 772 college teachers assistants in the province. Proposed in a private member bill, the move was approved by both the opposition and treasury benches during Friday’s provincial assembly session. Teaching assistants had been recruited by the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government in 2014 and 2015 to address a shortage of lecturers in colleges across the province. The teaching assistants have since been demanding their regularisation. They have held sit-ins and rallies outside the K-P assembly and even in front of Imran

In the absence of any check by the government over the unbridled practices at the private educational institutions, strange things apart from the high fees and heavy fines have started happening there in the name of rules and discipline but none can hold their management accountable. Peshawar Model School, one of the biggest chains of private educational institutions in the province, has introduced unique punishments. It keeps the students out of the class for the whole day for not having the ‘school identity card.’ The students not availing the school

On Tuesday, 19th September, about 57 people involved in the Mashal Khan lynching incident were indicted by the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Haripur. Their trial will be carried out under a tight security detail within the domain of the Haripur Jail where the arrested men were bought before the ATC. They are being held in the Haripur Central Prison. Today, another round of hearings will be conducted conducted for presentation of arguments by both the prosecution and defense. On Wednesday the late Mashal Khan’s Father, Iqbal Khan, will stand before

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