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Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has become safe haven for terrorists: Asfandyar Wali Khan

ISLAMABAD: Condemning a bomb blast in a bus carrying provincial government employees in Peshawar on Wednesday, Awami National Party president Asfandyar Wali Khan has alleged that the PTI-led government has handed over the province to terrorists. “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has become a safe haven for terrorists under the present government,” he said in a statement. The ANP president said had a ...

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Pakistan tried three times to formalize Durand Line during Taliban regime: Mullah Abdul Salam Zaif

AFGHANISTAN: During the regime of Taliban, Islamabad tried to make the over 2,000-kilometre Durand Line a permanent border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, a former diplomat of Taliban reveals. Mullah Abdul Salam Zaif who was ambassador of Taliban to Islamabad says the country tried three times to formalize the border but it repeatedly received a negative response. According to Mullah Zaif, ...

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Pashtun Awareness Campaign: Dublin Protest

IRELAND (DUBLIN): On Saturday 6th February 2016 a group of Pukhtun people gathered to protest in front of the Pakistan embassy in Dublin, Ireland. The event was organized by Angelina Merisi (an Irish citizen and PhD scholar at University College Cork), and Zaib Khan Esapzai who hails from the Swat region of Pakhtunkhwa and is the chief coordinator of Afghan ...

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Ajmal Khattak: The commemoration of sixth death anniversary

Ajmal Khattak, the veteran Pashtun politician, poet, writer and former president of Awami National Party, died in penury on 7 February 2010, after six decades of unremitting political struggle in Pakistan for the political and economic autonomy of the Pashtun people, sliced off by the British-Indian Empire in 1893 from Afghanistan.  Ajmal Khattak was politically active during his student life. ...

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‘Violence cannot be fought with violence but non violence and Peace’ Decided in the Principals’ Meeting of all Bacha Khan Schools

The BKTEF holds Principals’ Meeting of all Bacha Khan School “Violence cannot be fought with violence but non violence and Peace. Despite the poor conditions and vulnerable situation of Pukhtunkhwa which is constant victim of terrorism, our determination is unbreakable and our hopes are high. We shall continue struggling to realize the ideals of non violence, social justice and empowerment ...

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Government Closes Pashto Department in Islamia College University Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, taking advantage of rules, has served notice on Islamia College University Peshawar to close down Pashto department immediately. In line with rules of business, the government of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa is all set to issue notification in this regard with in a couple of days to shut the department of Pashto language and litrature. ...

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Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill 2016 must pass through human rights scrutiny before endorced by Assembly

ISLAMABAD: A lobbying session with Pakistan Pe0ples Party (PPP) was organized by Civil Society Network (PCSN), Tribal NGOs Consortium (TNC), AAs Foundation, Peace Justice and youth organizations, Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) and Blue Veins to discuss the content of Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill 2015 which has been approved by the Standing Committee on Information and Technology and is about ...

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NYO Commemorates the 28th death university of Bacha Khan in Jalalabad

AFGHANISTAN: The delegation of National Youth Organization (NYO) visited Jalalabad to commemorate the 28th death anniversary of Bacha Khan organised by the Government of Nangrahar Province. The Pashtun youths from Khyber-Pashtunkhwa were warmly welcomed by the Government of Afghanistan and were also conveyed the message by Afghan president Ashraf Ghani. In the event, the followers of Bacha Khan from Afghanistan ...

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Pashtun’s Grand Jirga from Tribal Areas supports the merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: Pakhtunkhwa Ulasi Tehrik (PUT) hold a grand Qabayalee Jirga in Peshawar consisting FATA parliamentarians, FATA political alliance, Lawyers, students, women and tribal elders warmly participated in the Jirga. The participants of Jirga supported the merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and passes the following resolutions: ONE: The Jirga decide to merge FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and have rejects the ...

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Terrorists Attack on Bacha Khan University Left 22 People Dead

PESHAWAR: At least 22 people died and 50 others injured as gunmen stormed Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Wednesday morning. Military spokesman Major General Asim Bajwa said that four terrorists had been killed during the ground and operation at the university. Moreover, the students have reported that the chemistry teacher , syed Hamid Hussain, who fought against ...

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