Is new Jirgs system in merged districts against the law?

The ADR law introduced by the KP government to resolve disputes in merged tribal districts through tribal Jirgas has been challenged in the PHC.

Who is responsible for increasing polio cases in Lakki Marwat?

140 polio cases were reported in Pakistan in 2019, including 97 cases in KP. Lakki Marwat was the district with most cases in KP which reported 32 cases.

Why tribal lawmakers are unhappy over reconciliatory Jirgas?

TNN talked to lawmakers from merged districts about ADR rules and found that some lawmakers have even not bothered to read the draft of the new rules.

University of Peshawar faces severe financial crisis, seeks bailout package

The UoP has written a letter to KP Chief Minister Mehmood Khan about financial crisis due to which the university has no budget for salaries of employees.

‘Hajj expenses have gone beyond affordability of middle class’

The Ministry of Religious Affairs has proposed hike of Rs115,000 in Hajj expenses whcih will mak it impossible for many to perform the religious obligation.

Delay in construction of Buner Marble City causes environmental pollution

The KP government has finally showed positive intent for establishment of marble city in Buner as it says land purchase will commence within two months.

Transgender persons attack police station in Mingora

Transgender persons on Saturday attacked a police station in Mingora area of Swat district over not filing their complaint.

Increasing children abuse cases worry parents in KP

Increasing incidents of sexual abuse and murder of children have left the parents extremely worried about the safety of their children.

Composition of reconciliatory Jirgas in merged districts raises eyebrows

The establishment of reconciliatory Jirgas in merged tribal districts by the KP government has triggered a new debate on its legal status and viability.

Accused says he killed girl to avenge his own sexual abuse

The main accused in the sexual abuse and murder case of a girl in Nowshera has revealed that he killed her to avenge his own sexual abuse by girl’s uncle.

22.8 million children out of school in Pakistan

There are 50.8 million children in Pakistan between the ages of 5 and 16, of which 22.8 million are out of school. 13 million of these children are girls.

More women murdered in KP in 2019 as compared to 2018

According to statistics of the KP Police Department, murder incidents of women increased by 20 percent in 2019 as compared to 2018.