Peshawar: Pakistani Taliban have warned that the next few days and weeks would be “disastrous” for the country as the banned outfit vowed to “teach” the government and its security agencies a lesson over the killing of its leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike. The Frontier Post.
PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and its coalition partners have deferred their planned sit-in against Nato supplies to Nov 23 and decided to take other political forces on board on the issue. The sit-in was to be held in Peshawar on Nov 20. Dawn, The News, The Frontier Post, The Nation.
GHALLANAI: Unidentified persons attacked the Levies checkpost in the Halimzai tehsil in the Mohmand Agency, official sources said on Sunday.The sources said unidentified persons attacked the checkpost in Ghaiba Farsh with hand-grenades. However, no casualty was reported in the attack on the checkpost. The News.
PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreeki-Insaf activists have appreciated termination of two ministers of Qaumi Watan Party on corruption charges, but said that chairman Imran Khan should also focus on the monitoring of his own ministers if he wants to reassure the people of his intention of making the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa free of corruption. Dawn.
MANSEHRA: The sacked provincial minister of Qaumi Watan Party, Ibrar Hussain Tanoli, claimed on Sunday that Chief Minister Pervez Khattak was annoyed with his party over the unjustified interference of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan in the day-to-day affairs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, but he (CM) could not express it as he had to save his office. Dawn.
SWABI/ MIRAMSHAH: Two police constables were killed when unidentified assailants attacked a checkpost in Razaar tehsil of Swabi district on Sunday, while a security official was injured when a remote-controlled bomb hit the forces` convoy on Mirali road in North Waziristan. Dawn, The News, THe Frontier Post, The Nation.
PESHAWAR: Every fourth girl student of those enrolled in government schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is compelled to get education at primary level in government schools for boys due to shortage of educational institutions for girls. Dawn.
LANDIKOTAL: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PIT), Khyber Agency chapter, on Sunday staged rallies in Landikotal and Jamrud bazaars against drone strikes and military operations in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The News, The Frontier Post.
JAMRUD: Bombing the houses of tribal people continues as another house was blown up here on Sunday, official sources said. The sources said that unidentified persons had destroyed the house of one Shehzad Khan in Ghundi. The News, The Frontier Post.
CHAKDARRA: The activists of Jamatud Dawa, Malakand chapter, on Sunday staged protest against drone strikes in Pakistan.Holding banners inscribed with slogans against the US, India and Nato countries, hundreds of protesters marched from Chakdarra to Batkhela. The News.