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Five Mortar Shells Recovered During Excavation Of Under Construction House

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Five Mortar Shells Recovered During Excavation Of Under Construction House
Five shells of mortar were recovered during excavation of a house here on Saturday, police said. According to police, laborers were busy in excavation of a house in Karkoori Walay village located on Charsadda road when they found five mortar shells dumped in the ground by unknown persons.
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Chess Included In Khyber Peace Sports Gala

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Chess Included In Khyber Peace Sports Gala
The organizers of the Khyber Peace Sports Gala has for the first introduced chess game in the competitions. The event was formally inaugurated by patron in chief of Khyber Cricket Association Haji Taimure here on Saturday. A total of 20 players from all over the Khyber agency are participating...
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Parts Of KP, Fata Receive The Much-awaited Rain, Snowfall

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Parts Of KP, Fata Receive The Much-awaited Rain, Snowfall
Following months of drought, parts of Fata and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including the provincial metropolis on Saturday evening received light shower. The met office had predicted rain with snowfall over the hills at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Saturday evening to Monday.
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CTD DSP Gunned Down In Peshawar

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    CTD DSP Gunned Down In Peshawar
A DSP rank police officer was gunned down in yet another incident of target killing on Charsada road here on Saturday evening, police said. According to Superintendent of Police (SP) Furqan, the deceased police official Riaz-ul-Islam was working in the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD). Police said that DSP Islam was...
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Chrysanthemum Exhibition Begins In Islamia College Peshawar

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Chrysanthemum Exhibition Begins In Islamia College Peshawar
The weeklong annual colorful exhibition of Chrysanthemum (Gul-e-Dawoodi) began here at the sprawling lawn of historic Islamia College Peshawar on Saturday. Former governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ali Muhammad Jan Orakzai and former caretaker chief minister Engineer Shamsul Mulk inaugurated the exhibition.
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Doctors Demand Security, Threaten To Boycott All Services

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Doctors Demand Security, Threaten To Boycott All Services
Doctors on Saturday threatened here to boycott all services if the government did not provide them foolproof security. The doctors were protesting against the alleged highhandedness of workers of a political party and their misbehavior with female doctors at the district hospital for women. The protest demonstration was joined by doctors...
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Pakistan Beat Australia XI In Three-day Tour Match By 201 Runs

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Pakistan Beat Australia XI In Three-day Tour Match By 201 Runs
Pakistan cricket team beat Australia XI by 201 runs in a three-day warm up tour match played in day-night condition in Cairns on Saturday. Pakistan scored 208 runs in their first inning with Younis Khan remained the top scorer on 54. Australia XI scored 114 runs with Mohammad Amir,...
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Fata Students Organization Protest Against Leader Detention

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Fata Students Organization Protest Against Leader Detention
Tribal students under the banner of Fata Students Organization on Saturday staged a protest demonstration outside the Peshawar press club against the arrest of their leader Shaukat Aziz demanding his immediate release. The students were holding banners and placards inscribed with slogans denouncing FCR and the district administration of the...
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Work Started On Provision Of Gas Facility To Nine Villages In Kohat

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Work Started On Provision Of Gas Facility To Nine Villages In Kohat
Former Federal Minister Abbas Khan Afridi on Saturday inaugurated work on the provision of natural gas facility to nine villages in Jarma village of district Kohat. Local government representatives, elders of the area and large number of people were also present on the occasion. According to officials of the Sui Northern...
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KP Government Announces Public Holiday On Eid Miladun Nabi

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    KP Government Announces Public Holiday On Eid Miladun Nabi
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced public holiday on Monday, 12 December on the occasion of Eid Miladun Nabi. According to a notification issued by the Establishment Department, public holiday will be observed in the whole province on Monday in connection with the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet Muhammad...
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Fire Erupts In Forests Of Swat

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Fire Erupts In Forests Of Swat
Fire has erupted in the forests of Madyan and nearby forests of Swat which has reduced trees worth millions of rupees to ashes. The local people said fire has erupted at the forests in Madyan, Shahgram and Bashirgram which is further spreading towards the residential areas.
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Huge Cache Of Arms Recovered From Shop In Orakzai

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Huge Cache Of Arms Recovered From Shop In Orakzai
The security forces have recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Karez area of Orakzai Agency. The security forces said the arms were recovered from a shop on Friday which included RPG-7, mortar shells and other ammunition. The owner of the shop has been arrested and further investigation...
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Unavailability Of Admission Forms For 10th Grade Irks DI Khan Students

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Unavailability Of Admission Forms For 10th Grade Irks DI Khan Students
The students of Dera Ismail Khan are facing difficulties due to unavailability of admission forms of 10th grade in the government schools. The local students said 15 December is the last date for admission in 10th grade, but they have not received admission forms yet.
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Construction Work On Girls College Launched In Mardan

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Construction Work On Girls College Launched In Mardan
The foundation stone for construction of girls degree college in Bakhshali area of Mardan was laid on Friday. The college will be constructed on 50 kanals land with the cost of Rs300 million in one year. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Minister Atif Khan said while addressing the ground breaking ceremony of...
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Students Attending Classes In Quake Damaged Jehanzeb College Amid Dangerous Circumstances

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Students Attending Classes In Quake Damaged Jehanzeb College Amid Dangerous Circumstances
The building of Jehanzeb College in Swat was damaged in the earthquakes, but the students are still attending their classes in the damaged building. The students of the college said the building was declared unusable by the Construction and Works Department after the earthquakes, but the first year and second...
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Private Schools Sports Competitions Conclude In Mohmand Agency

Date: 10 Dec, 2016

    Private Schools Sports Competitions Conclude In Mohmand Agency
The sports competitions among the private schools of Mohmand Agency concluded on Friday. Competitions were held among 14 private schools of Mohmand Agency in cricket, volleyball, badminton, tug-of-war, long jump, sprint race and shot put.
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International
    6.5-magnitufe Earthquake Kills 97 In Indonesia

6.5-magnitufe Earthquake Kills 97 In Indonesia

Date: 07 Dec, 2016

At least 97 people were killed including women and children as a 6.5-Richter Scale magnitude powerful undersea earthquake struck Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, officials said. The local authorities said that 273 people were injured, majority of them sustained serious wounds. According to Indonesian Metrological Survey, some 250 buildings were...
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Balochistan
    Five Militants Killed In Pishin In Encounter With FC

Five Militants Killed In Pishin In Encounter With FC

Date: 05 Dec, 2016

At least five militants were killed in an operation conducted by paramilitary forces in Pishin district of Balochistan on Monday, officials said. Security sources told TNN that personnel of Frontier Corps after receiving intelligence information about the presence of some militants, conducted an operation in Huramzai area of district Pishin,...
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Features & Interviews

Cricketer Muhammad Asif Praises Fata Players’ Talent
Pic by Hanifullah (1)Test cricket Muhammad Asif has said there is immense cricketing talent in the federally administered tribal areas (Fata) and if provided opportunities, players from Fata will be no match in the countr...
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Reconciliatory Jirga In Bajaur Resolves 36 Disputes In Two Years
Photo by the authorA reconciliatory body constituted by a former bureaucrat has succeeded in peacefully resolving as many as 36 tribal disputes during the past two years. Haji Said Ahmad Jan, who served as assistant po...
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Sale And Use Of Traditional Pashto Music Instruments On Decline
The manufacturing and use of traditional Pashto music instruments are on a decline due to increasing use of electronic gadgets and computer and internet technology. Traditional music like Tambal an...
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Free Of Cost Treatment Being Provided To Children With Cleft Lips, Palates At RMC Peshawar
Thousands of children are born with cleft lips and palates in Pakistan every year and parents of such children face many difficulties in their treatment. Doctors say the treatment of children born wit...
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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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