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Christian Community Protests Against ‘desecration’ Of Religious Symbol

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Christian Community Protests Against ‘desecration’ Of Religious Symbol
Members of the minority Christian community have expressed strong resentment over production of footwear having a cross sign in its sole. The Christian community members gathered on Wednesday outside the Peshawar press club and protested against the factory owner for manufacturing footwear having what they called derogatory signs.
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Disabled Persons Form Association In Bannu

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Disabled Persons Form Association In Bannu
Physically disabled persons have established an association to protect their rights and launch welfare activities for other persons with disabilities. As per details, Qazi Noor Rahman was elected as the president and Khurram Shahzad as general secretary of the association during a meeting held here on Wednesday. Other members of...
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Volleyball Event Concludes In Inter-district Sports Gala

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Volleyball Event Concludes In Inter-district Sports Gala
The Allama Iqbal Public School, Pir Qayum has won the volleyball title in the ongoing inter-district sports festival being organized by the Kohat education board. The final match was played on Islamia Collegate Public School here on Wednesday. The Allama Iqbal Public Schoo, Pir Qayum beat Shaheen Public School, Karak...
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APS Victims’ Parents Demand Extension In Military Courts’ Tenure

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    APS Victims’ Parents Demand Extension In Military Courts’ Tenure
Mothers of the martyred students of the Army Public School and College Peshawar have demanded of the federal government to give extension to the military courts for the quick trial of arrested terrorists and their facilitators. Addressing a news conference in Peshawar press club on Wednesday, the martyred students’ mothers...
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People Facing Shortage Of Water Due To Prolonged Electricity Load Shedding

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    People Facing Shortage Of Water Due To Prolonged Electricity Load Shedding
Due to prolonged outage of electricity, residents of Mamoond, Nawagai, Uthmankhel and Khar areas have facing acute shortage of drinking water beside other problems. The people of these areas have complained that electricity supply remained suspended for 20 to 22 hours during day-night time. They said that situation had deteriorated...
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Polio Virus Confirmed In Four-month Old Boy In Qilla Abdullah

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Polio Virus Confirmed In Four-month Old Boy In Qilla Abdullah
Officials of the Health Department have confirmed a new case of polio in a four-month-old boy in Qila Abdullah district of Balochistan. The officials while quoting the parents of the baby said that he developed fever and weakness in the limbs in December. He was taken to a doctor in...
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NAB Arrests Four Officials Of Account Office In Battagram

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    NAB Arrests Four Officials Of Account Office In Battagram
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has arrested four officials of the Battagram’s District Account Office, a press release issued here on Wednesday, said. It added that District Account Officer Muhammad Ayaz, Assistant Treasury Officer Tariq Mehmood, Senior Auditor Aurangzeb and Sub-Accountant Muhammad Hamid Younis were allegedly involved in...
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Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui Dies

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui Dies
Governor Sindh, Justice(R) Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui died on Wednesday at the age of 78, a spokesman of the Governor’s House, Sindh said. Justice Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui, who remained Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, was appointed as the 21st governor of Sindh on November 11, 2016 replacing Ishrat-ul-Ibad who served the office...
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‘Goodbye FCR’ Rally Held In Peshawar

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    ‘Goodbye FCR’ Rally Held In Peshawar
A “goodbye FCR” rally was held under the auspices of the Fata Students Organization (FSO) in Peshawar on Wednesday to press the federal government to expedite the process of reforms in Fata. Chanting slogans of “go FCR go”, the participants of the rally marched from Qayum Sports Complex to the...
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Upper Dir People Protest Over Not Getting Forest Royalty

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Upper Dir People Protest Over Not Getting Forest Royalty
The people of Kalkot tehsil of Upper Dir on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration over not getting share in the income from forests. The protesters blocked the road in front of the office of assistant commissioner Sheringal and chanted slogans against the district administration. The protesters said they were entitled...
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45 Women FC Recruits Complete Training

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    45 Women FC Recruits Complete Training
For the first time in the country’s history, 45 female recruits have been appointed in Frontier Corps (FC). The passing out parade ceremony of the 45 women recruits, who completed their five-month training, was held in Peshawar on Tuesday. The women recruits on the occasion presented march-past and got appreciation...
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Governor Assures To Remove Reservations Of North Waziristan People Over Kurram-Tangi Dam

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor Assures To Remove Reservations Of North Waziristan People Over Kurram-Tangi Dam
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has assured the people of North Waziristan Agency to remove their reservations on the construction of Kurram-Tangi dam. The governor made this assurance in a meeting with a delegation from North Waziristan headed by Member National Assembly Muhammad Nazir Khan in Peshawar on Tuesday....
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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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