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Bacha Khan University To Remain Close On Terrorists’ Attack First Anniversary

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Bacha Khan University To Remain Close On Terrorists’ Attack First Anniversary
The administration of the Bacha Khan University, Charsadda has decided to keep the university close on the occasion of the first anniversary of the terrorists’ attack on the institution. “The university will remain close on Thursday and Friday and a grand ceremony will be held in the university to commemorate...
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Peshawar King Win T20 Cricket Tournament

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Peshawar King Win T20 Cricket Tournament
Peshawar King has won the Malik Twenty20 cricket tournament which concluded here on Monday. The final of the tournament was played on Patwar Bala cricket ground between Qari-XI and Peshawar King. While batting first, the Qari-XI scored 130 runs in the allotted 20 overs. The Peshawar King team successfully chased the...
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Women Protest Against Load Shedding, Low Pressure Of Natural Gas In Karak

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Women Protest Against Load Shedding, Low Pressure Of Natural Gas In Karak
Breaking the stereotype, women on Monday came out of their homes and staged a protest demonstration against outage and low pressure of natural gas here outside the office of the deputy commissioner. The protesting women chanted slogans against the high ups of the Sui Gas department and demanded that...
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IGFC Announces Cash Compensation, Job For Tribesman Injured By FC Personnel

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    IGFC Announces Cash Compensation, Job For Tribesman Injured By FC Personnel
The Inspector General Frontier Corps (IGFC) Maj. Gen. Mazhar Shaheen on Monday announced Rs50,000 cash compensation and a job for the tribesman who was injured in the firing of FC personnel a few days ago. A local tribesman Yousaf Afridi was injured in the firing of FC personnel when...
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One-day Salary Of Seven Teachers, Two Class-IV Employees Deducted For Absenteeism

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    One-day Salary Of Seven Teachers, Two Class-IV Employees Deducted For Absenteeism
The Education Department of Khyber Agency has deducted one-day salaries of seven teachers and two class-IV employees of government schools for absenteeism, officials said here on Monday. The Agency Education Officer Jadoon Wazir on Monday paid surprise visits to a number of girls and boys schools in Jamrud and Landi...
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Australia Face Double Blow As Starc, Marsh Ruled Out Of Third ODI

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Australia Face Double Blow As Starc, Marsh Ruled Out Of Third ODI
Australia’s fast bowler Mitchell Starc and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will miss the third one-day international against Pakistan in Perth on Thursday, Australian cricket authorities said on Monday. According to media reports, Starc needed to be rested as he has been playing regular cricket since long. He will be available for...
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Severe Cold, Unavailability Of Resources Claim Six Children In Landi Kotal

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Severe Cold, Unavailability Of Resources Claim Six Children In Landi Kotal
Severe cold coupled with unavailability of resources in health facilities has claimed six children in different parts of Landi Kotal tehsil during the past two weeks, local people revealed here on Monday. According to local people, the children died during the period are identified as Swera, Naheeda, Sufiyan, Nizam, Jibrael...
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37 Die As Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes In Kyrgyzstan

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    37 Die As Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes In Kyrgyzstan
At least 37 people were killed as a Turkish cargo airplane crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport on Monday morning, officials said. Media reports while quoting Kyrgyz officials said majority of the people killed in the accident were the local population as the plane crashed into a village close to Manas...
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Bangladesh Captain Taken To Hospital After Being Hit By Bouncer

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Bangladesh Captain Taken To Hospital After Being Hit By Bouncer
Bangladesh cricket team captain Mushfiq ur Rahim was rushed to a hospital after being hit by a bouncer from New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on the final day of the first Test match in Wellington on Monday. According to media reports, the Bangladeshi skipper was hit on the back of...
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Repatriation Of NWA IDPs From Afghanistan Begins

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Repatriation Of NWA IDPs From Afghanistan Begins
The repatriation of Pakistani tribesmen who migrated to Afghanistan from the North Waziristan agency during the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb started on Monday, officials of the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) said. As many as 200 families of the Payi Khel and Muhammad Khel tribes started their journey back to home...
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Score Of Vehicles Stranded As Snow Block Lakpass Tunnel In Balochistan

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Score Of Vehicles Stranded As Snow Block Lakpass Tunnel In Balochistan
Score of vehicles stuck in different areas of Balochistan after Lakpass Tunnel linking Quetta with the rest of Balochistan was blocked because of heavy snowfall in the province. District Administration in the presence of deputy commissioner launched rescue operation to reopen the blocked Lakpass Tunnel. Lakpass Tunnel which link other...
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Winter Relief Items Distributed Among Poor In Mardan

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Winter Relief Items Distributed Among Poor In Mardan
The Zamung Jazbaa Welfare Society, a non-governmental organization, has distributed non-food relief items among poor and needy families in Mardan Toru area on Sunday. The relief items were include sweaters, socks, caps and cloths.
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DI Khan: Besakhi Football Stadium Reopened Following Sportsmen Protest

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    DI Khan: Besakhi Football Stadium Reopened Following Sportsmen Protest
The only football ground ‘Besakhi’ in Dera Ismail Khan was reopened for sport activities following sportsmen protest against the prolonged closure of the ground. The sportsmen said the renovation of the stadium was started three years ago which has been completed. They said that the prolonged closure of the...
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Turkish Cargo Jet Crash Kills At Least 30 In Kyrgyzstan

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Turkish Cargo Jet Crash Kills At Least 30 In Kyrgyzstan
Turkish cargo jet crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport on Monday, killing at least 30 people, Kyrgyz officials said. According to the airport administration, the plane was supposed to make a stopover at Manas, near the capital city Bishkek, on its way from Hong Kong to Istanbul. It crashed when trying...
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Met Office Predicts More Rains, Snowfall In Parts Of KP, FATA

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Met Office Predicts More Rains, Snowfall In Parts Of KP, FATA
Met office forecasted more rains with snowfall at scattered places of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Balochistan and other parts of the country during next 28 hours. A very cold wave engulfed most parts of the country as rain with snowfall occurred at scattered places of the country during last 24 hours,...
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Local Jirga Resolves Old Enmity In Bajaur Agency

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Local Jirga Resolves Old Enmity In Bajaur Agency
A grand jirga of local elders has settled an old enmity between two rival families in Khar’s area of Bajaur Agency on Sunday. The jirda headed by political agent of the agency Engineer Amir Khattak and Member National Assembly Bismillah Khan and was attended by tribal elders of Mamund,...
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    Three-day Anti-polio Campaign Begins In KP, Fata

Three-day Anti-polio Campaign Begins In KP, Fata

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

A three-day anti-polio vaccination campaign launched in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) amidst tight security arrangements on Monday. The three-day campaign will cover all the districts of the province and Fata except Khyber Agency and Wana of South Waziristan Agency. The campaign will continue until Wednesday.
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International
    Large Protest Held Outside Pakistan Embassy In Kabul

Large Protest Held Outside Pakistan Embassy In Kabul

Date: 14 Jan, 2017

Afghan security forces on Friday foiled the bid of angry protesters to attack the Pakistani embassy in Kabul. According to media reports, the protesters led by former Afghan National Directorate of Security former Director General Isa entered the embassy building and damaged the belongings. The protesters, who were agitating against...
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Features & Interviews

Pakhtun Women Countering Stereotypes To Learn Driving
Like other fields of life, women of Khyber Pakhtunhwa and FATA have also started learning driving and they are now fulfilling their needs of life without being dependent on male members of the family....
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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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