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Khyber Patkhunkhwa

KP govt to hire only female teachers at primary schools

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government, in its unprecedented move, approved a proposal recommending appointment of only female teachers at government-run primary schools across the province. The approval came after the months when the provincial cabinet earlier this week acted on the suggestions made by the KP Elementary and Secondary Education Department this year in January. The education department would now ensure only women are hired on new government vacancies for the primary teachers. In light of…

Parachinar shuts, mourns Friday’s terrorist attack victims

PARACHINAR: Local markets, trading centers and public places have been closed in Parachinar city, Kurran Agency on Saturday as the city mourns the deaths of car blast that claimed at least 23 lives and injured over 70 people yesterday, ARY News reported. All shops and public places were closed in the aftermath of the blast throughout the city today. Funeral prayers of the blast victims offered amid high security. According to the reports and eye witnesses accounts, an explosive-laden car was parked near Noor Market in…