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Political administration reverses posting of Levies personnel on Torkham border

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Political administration reverses posting of Levies personnel on Torkham border
The political authorities of Khyber Agency have reversed the posting of Levies personnel on the Pak-Afghan Torkham border, local sources said here on Saturday. According to them, as many as...
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ANP local leader gunned down in Peshawar over old enmity

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    ANP local leader gunned down in Peshawar over old enmity
A local leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) has been gunned down in Mathra area of the provincial metropolis, police said here on Saturday. According to police, the...
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Relatives demand registration of FIR against doctors for ‘negligence’

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Relatives demand registration of FIR against doctors for ‘negligence’
Relatives of a child who died in a local hospital after receiving serious injuries in a road accident have demanded registration of a criminal case against the administration and...
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Minor girl tortured to death after kidnappers not paid ransom

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Minor girl tortured to death after kidnappers not paid ransom
Police has arrested two kidnappers who allegedly killed a three-year old girl after the family did not pay the ransom amount. According to police, the minor girl Marwa was...
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Tribesmen’s protest forces PDA to stop development work on dispute part of Regi Model Township

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Tribesmen’s protest forces PDA to stop development work on dispute part of Regi Model Township
Following protest by the Kokikhel tribesmen, the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) stopped development work on disputed land in the Regi Lalma Township on Saturday. Dozens of Kokikhel tribesmen Saturday took...
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Justice Mian Saqib Nisar takes oath as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Justice Mian Saqib Nisar takes oath as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan
President Mamnoon Hussain has administered oath to Justice Mian Saqib Nisar as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan at a ceremony held here in Presidency on Saturday. Prime Minister...
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Federal government to provide free treatment to ailing artist Iftikhar Qaiser

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Federal government to provide free treatment to ailing artist Iftikhar Qaiser
On the directives of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, chief of Baitul Mall Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has handed over Rs 50000 checque to ailing Peshawar based TV artist Iftikhar Qaiser. The...
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Peace football tournament concludes in Jamrud

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Peace football tournament concludes in Jamrud
ZS Academy has won the first peace football championship concluded here in Dandonu ground on Saturday. In the final competition, ZS Academy and Khyber Star scored no goal in...
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Return of Waziristan TDPs to begin from Afghanistan on January 15

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Return of Waziristan TDPs to begin from Afghanistan on January 15
Assistant Political Agent Miranshah subdivision Muhammad ANwar Khan Sherani told TNN that the government has decided to start the repatriation of TDPs from Afghanistan to NWA via Ghulam Khan...
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Team for ODI series against Australia announced

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Team for ODI series against Australia announced
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced 15-member team for the upcoming five-match one-day international (ODI) series against Australia. The series will start on 13 January and will end on...
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Tribesmen kill wild leopard in Bara

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Tribesmen kill wild leopard in Bara
The local people in Bara sub-division of Khyber Agency on Friday killed a leopard which strayed towards the populated area. The area people said a number of wild animals wander...
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ATC Gilgit Baltistan awards death sentence to 6 terrorists

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    ATC Gilgit Baltistan awards death sentence to 6 terrorists
A special anti-terrorism court of Gilgit Baltistan has awarded death sentence for three counts to six terrorists involved in attacks on security forces and Rs300,000 fine. The convicts including Shah...
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  • Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP

    Unexpected heatwaves, floods, incessant deforestation and irregular urbanisation have rendered K-P extremely vulnerable to climate change.
    The average temperature of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased alarmingly by one degree Celsius since 2005 to 2015

  • Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

    A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government primary school but after the construction of the boundary wall, it is almost difficult for them to reach school in time. Being a poor person, I cannot afford to arrange private transport for their pick and drop. I am totally clueless what to do,” a worried Riaz says

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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. […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

  • Govt criticized for delaying approval of proposed reforms in FATA

    PESHAWAR: Different governments have made attempts since the creation of Pakistan in 1947 to bring reforms in the administrative system of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), but the reforms were never implemented in letter and spirit. Efforts for reforms in FATA got momentum once again when FATA parliamentarians submitted a bill in the National […]

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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