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Women Councilors Demand Power, Funds For Welfare Projects At Grass Root Level

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Women Councilors Demand Power, Funds For Welfare Projects At Grass Root Level
Women councilors of village and neighborhood councils demanded funds and power from the provincial government. Addressing a news conference at the Mardan press club here on Tuesday, the women councilors said they need powers and funds so that they could launch programs for the welfare of womenfolk. “Almost 16 months...
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Houses Of Two Militants Razed In Swat

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Houses Of Two Militants Razed In Swat
Security forces demolished the houses of two militants in Nangolai area here on Tuesday. According to security sources, Gul Malik, resident of Bara Bandai and Musa Muhammad of Gund Nangolai are wanted to the forces in a number of terror related cases and are absconders since long.
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PHC Rejects Baldeve Kumar’s Bail Plea In Soran Singh Murder Case

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    PHC Rejects Baldeve Kumar’s Bail Plea In Soran Singh Murder Case
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday rejected the bail petition of Baldev Kumar, charged in the murder case of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister’s former advisor Sardar Soran Singh. Justice Ikramullah Khan of the Mingora bench of the PHC took up the application for hearing. The applicant’s counsel argued before...
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Joint Protest Demo Held Against Federal Govt For Not Giving Due Share To KP In CPEC

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Joint Protest Demo Held Against Federal Govt For Not Giving Due Share To KP In CPEC
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek, Mazdoor Kisan Party and Awami National Party (Wali) on Tuesday staged a joint protest demonstration against the federal government for not giving due share to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. The protesters gathered outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly and recorded their...
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Younis Khan, Misbah Among Top-ten ICC Test Batsmen

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Younis Khan, Misbah Among Top-ten ICC Test Batsmen
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday released the latest Test ranking of players. According to the new rankings, Pakistan’s legend players Younis Khan and captain Misbah ul Haq have appeared in the top-ten list of the batsmen. Younis Khan has maintained the fifth position while captain Misbah ul...
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KP Govt Establishes Senior Citizens Welfare Council

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    KP Govt Establishes Senior Citizens Welfare Council
In order to provide facilities and incentives to Senior Citizens of 60 years and above age in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Senior Citizens Welfare Council has been established under Senior Citizens Act 2014, passed by Provincial Assembly
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Earthquake-affected Building Of Government School Re-evacuated On TNN Report

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Earthquake-affected Building Of Government School Re-evacuated On TNN Report
After the matter was highlighted in a TNN’s report, the earthquake-affected building of the Government Centennial Model School has once again been evacuated on the directives of the deputy commissioner and the students have been shifted to another nearby school. According to the principal of the school Inayat Ali, as...
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Rojgal Terrain Near Pak-Afghan Border Cleared From Militants: DG ISPR

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Rojgal Terrain Near Pak-Afghan Border Cleared From Militants: DG ISPR
Director General, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt. Gen. Asim Bajwa has said that Rojgal mountainous terrain in Khyber Agency near the Pak-Afghan border has been cleared from terrorists and military has consolidated its position in the area. Talking to media after a meeting which was chaired by Army Chief Gen....
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Pakistan Face West Indies In Third T20 In Abu Dhabi Today

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Pakistan Face West Indies In Third T20 In Abu Dhabi Today
The third and final match of the T20 series between Pakistan and West Indies will be played in Abu Dhabi today on Tuesday. The match will start at 9:00pm according to Pakistan Standard Time. Pakistan has already achieved unassailable lead in the three-match series by winning the first two matches.
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Pakistan, West Indies Third Twenty20 Today

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Pakistan, West Indies Third Twenty20 Today
The third match of the Twenty20 series between Pakistan and West Indies will be played in Abu Dhabi today (Tuesday). The match will begin at 9:00pm (PST). Pakistan are leading the series 2-0.
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Five Fire Brigade Vehicles Provided To FATA

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Five Fire Brigade Vehicles Provided To FATA
Five fire brigade vehicles were provided to concerned officials on Monday under the new fire brigade programme initiated in four agencies of FATA. A ceremony in this regard was organised in Peshawar. During the ceremony, the officials in Kurram Agency were provided two fire brigade vehicles, while officials in Orakzai,...
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Hostel For Working Women Inaugurated In Peshawar

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Hostel For Working Women Inaugurated In Peshawar
A hostel for working women has been inaugurated in Hayatabad area of Peshawar. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister Sikandar Sherpao inaugurated the hostel on Monday. The minister said the KP government is making efforts for development of women. He said the hostel for working women has been constructed at a cost...
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Rs16 Million Approved For Medical Treatment Of Deserving Patients At 4 Hospitals

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Rs16 Million Approved For Medical Treatment Of Deserving Patients At 4 Hospitals
The government has approved grant of Rs16 million for medical treatment of deserving patients in four hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In a meeting in Peshawar on Monday, the Zakat and Ushr Department approved Rs5 million for Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Rs3 million for Al-Khidmat Hospital Nishterabad, Rs4 million for Ayub Medical...
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New Road Inaugurated In Parachinar

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    New Road Inaugurated In Parachinar
A three kilometres road constructed at a cost of Rs57 million was inaugurated in Parachinar area of Kurram Agency on Monday. Member National Assembly Sajid Turi inaugurated the road in Karakhela area. He said thousands of people will benefit from the new road. He said the road will be extended...
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Woman Falls In River While Taking Selfie, Husband Dies While Rescuing Her

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Woman Falls In River While Taking Selfie, Husband Dies While Rescuing Her
One person lost his life after jumping into a river for saving his wife who fell into the river while taking a selfie in Madyan area of Swat on Monday. Relatives said Tariq along with his family was staying at the home of his relatives in Sambat. The family went...
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Rs1.9 Billion Approved For Uplift Projects In FATA

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Rs1.9 Billion Approved For Uplift Projects In FATA
Development projects worth Rs1.9 billion have been approved for FATA. The prominent projects in the package include establishment of a cadet college in South Waziristan and scholarships for FATA students. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said while presiding over a meeting of FATA Development Council in Peshawar on Monday...
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Features & Interviews

Transgender Paro Quits Dancing, Opens Boutique In Peshawar
After facing harassment from police and rude behaviour of the society, a transgender, Paro has decided to quit the profession of dancing at functions and opened a boutique in Peshawar. Paro, who be...
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Caution Needed In Handling Sacrificial Animals To Avoid Congo Fever: Dr Masoom Shah
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has accelerated campaign to control the spread of Congo virus ahead of Eidul Azha. The Livestock Department Director Dr Masoom Shah in a special interview with TNN...
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Local Skiing Sensation Seeks Sponsorship To Shine On International Level
Asmatullah Khan, a resident of Malam Jabba area of Swat, who has won 35 prizes in skiing, is selling tea a pikoras nowadays due lack of support from the government. Malam Jabba, which lies 9,000 fe...
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Farkhanda Jabeen, A Source Of Motivation For Women
Farkhanda Jabeen talking to TNN correspondent. – Photo by Nabi Jan OrakzaiFarkhanda Jabeen, a resident of Gulbahar area of Peshawar, is an expert in making artificial jewellery from brass wire, embroidery and tailoring. The 45-year-old widow is associated with this professi...
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PPP Wants FATA Merger With KP, Local Govt System In Tribal Areas: Chattan
The PPP Central Executive Committee member and former lawmaker Akhunzada Chattan talking to TNN correspondent.The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) FATA chief says his party supports merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local government system and right of appeal to the tribal population in the s...
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Fata Reforms

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    PESHAWAR: The people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have different thoughts regarding changes in the administrative system of the region. The establishment of a separate FATA Council is one the options that are being discussed in the ongoing debate on the future status of FATA. The tribal people

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    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a Muslim-majority region. An approximate number of 30,000 Hindus, Christians and Sikhs have been living alongside Muslims in FATA for many decades.

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