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South Waziristan martial arts player sets new world record

Date: 28 May, 2017

    South Waziristan martial arts player sets new world record
Muhammad Ifran Mehsud on Sunday has set another world record of lifting 40 pounds weight with two fingers and 22 pushups.
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PTI trying to politicize power outages issue: Amir Muqam

Date: 28 May, 2017

    PTI trying to politicize power outages issue: Amir Muqam
Adviser to Prime Minister Amir Muqam on Sunday said that the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) members of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly are now attacking grid stations and trying to politicize the...
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Animals smuggling to Afghanistan triggers meat shortage in Kurram

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Animals smuggling to Afghanistan triggers meat shortage in Kurram
Residents of different areas of Kurram Agency are experiencing shortage of beef and mutton due to record smuggling of meat animals to Afghanistan
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Six Afghan policemen killed in insiders’ firing in Zabul

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Six Afghan policemen killed in insiders’ firing in Zabul
Afghan police personnel killed six local colleague policemen during firing at a check post in Zabul province of Afghanistan
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PESCO notifies load-shedding schedule for Ramazan

Date: 28 May, 2017

    PESCO notifies load-shedding schedule for Ramazan
The Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) on Sunday issued new schedule for electricity load-shedding during the holy month of Ramazan
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Two PTI MPs arrested for ransacking WAPDA office released on bail

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Two PTI MPs arrested for ransacking WAPDA office released on bail
Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Junaid Akbar Khan and MPA Shakeel Khan, an advisor to Chief Minister, who were arrested for allegedly storming and ransacking WAPDA office in Batkhela, were...
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Father, two son electrocuted in Gulbahar, Peshawar

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Father, two son electrocuted in Gulbahar, Peshawar
Three members of a family including a father and his two sons have been electrocuted in Gulbahar area of the provincial capital on Friday, rescue sources said
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Hussain Nawaz appears before Panama Leaks JIT

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Hussain Nawaz appears before Panama Leaks JIT
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz on Sunday appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed by the Supreme Court to investigate offshore properties of Sharif family
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22 vegetable vendors arrested for overcharging

Date: 28 May, 2017

    22 vegetable vendors arrested for overcharging
The Peshawar district administration has launched a crackdown against profiteers and arrested 22 vegetable vendors for overcharging the citizens
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Notices issued to 64 factories in KP over spreading pollution

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Notices issued to 64 factories in KP over spreading pollution
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Environment Protection Agency has issued notices to 64 factories in different cities over spreading pollution.
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FATA lawmaker announces sit-in in Islamabad against delay in reforms implementation

Date: 28 May, 2017

    FATA lawmaker announces sit-in in Islamabad against delay in reforms implementation
FATA Parliamentary Leader Al-Haaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi has announced to stage sit-in in Red Zone in Islamabad over delay in implementation of FATA Reforms.
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Sports festival concludes at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Sports festival concludes at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal
The sports festival in Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Sheringal in Upper Dir concluded on Saturday.
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64 detainees involved in minor cases released in Kurram

Date: 28 May, 2017

    64 detainees involved in minor cases released in Kurram
The political administration of Kurram Agency has released 64 detainees involved in minor cases in respect of the holy month of Ramazan.
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Pajagi Road residents storm grid station over excessive power load-shedding

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Pajagi Road residents storm grid station over excessive power load-shedding
The residents of Pajagi Road in Peshawar stormed the power grid station on Saturday night and damaged its property.
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PESCO issues load-shedding schedule for Ramazan

Date: 28 May, 2017

    PESCO issues load-shedding schedule for Ramazan
The Peshawar Electric Supply Company has issued new schedule for load-shedding in Ramazan.
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Man killed as mortar fired from Iran lands in Balochistan

Date: 28 May, 2017

    Man killed as mortar fired from Iran lands in Balochistan
A man was killed when a mortar shell fired from Iranian side landed in Panjgur district of Balochistan on Saturday.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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Fata Reforms

  • Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people   FATA, FATA Reforms, Reforms Committtee, FCR

    The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the successive governments also brought some changes in the controversial British-era law – the most important being the right to franchise in 1996 and political parties act extension to FATA in 2011. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

TDPs

  • Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs FATA, TDPs, TDPs Repatriation, Sports

    Like other activities of life, sports activities also came to a halt in FATA due to law and order issues and the sports grounds presented a deserted look. However, the situation changed swiftly after the return of local people and now the political administration, FATA Secretariat and people in their private capacity are organising sports […]

  • Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA

    After years of displacement and reconstruction in tribal areas, the government successfully conducted matriculation exams in FATA this year. The FATA people were jubilant over holding of matric exams in their areas after a long time However, the students from Mehsuds-inhabited areas of South Waziristan Agency had to attend their exam in Dera Ismail Khan […]

  • TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP FATA, TDPs, IDPs, IDPs Repatriation

    The repatriation process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has entered its final stage. According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), majority of the displaced families have so far been repatriated but still there are thousands of households who are still waiting for government’s approval to return […]

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