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  • 50-kanal government land recovered during anti-encroachment drive in Kohat The district administration on Monday launched a massive drive against encroachment built on the sides of canals in different areas of the district. According to officials of the district administration, the anti-encroachment drive was carried out in Jarma, Sur Gul and Muslim Abad areas during which more than 50 canals of government land was recovered so far....
  • Court dismisses bail application of man threatening right activist on Facebook Police on Monday arrested a young man for threatening right activist Gulalai Ismail on internet after a local court dismissed his pre-arrest bail application. The accused, Hamza Khan, had allegedly posted a video on his Facebook timeline inciting violence against social activist Gulalai Ismail on the basis of religion and Pakhtun culture. In the video, the accused had alleged that Gulalai Ismail caused damage to Islam and Pakhtun culture....
  • JUI-F chief terms Naqeebullah’s death as ‘state terrorism’ Chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam - Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazl ur Rahman on Monday went to the residence of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who has been killed in a fake encounter by Karachi police and condoled his death with the bereaved family. The maulana expressed his deep grief with the victim’s family and said the extrajudicial killing had shaken the entire nation....
  • Mardan district government announces Rs2 million assistance for Asma’s family District nazim Himayatullah Mayar on Monday, announced Rs2 million financial assistance for the family of four-year old Asma, who had been murdered after being raped by unknown criminals. The district nazim moved a resolution in the district council meeting which held here on Monday. It was revealed in the meeting that Asma’s rape and murder was not the only case that took place in Mardan during the recent past. The council was informed that four other minor girls – Shab Noor, Maryam, Haseena and Shabnam, were raped and killed in separate incidents that happened in different parts of the district....
  • Nadra authorities asked to beef up security at mega center The administration of the Nadra mega center has been directed by the local police to put in place certain security measures to avoid any untoward incident. In a letter addressed to the director of the Nadra mega center situated on the main University road in Tehkal area, the local police has pointed out certain flaws in the security mechanism adopted by the center. Police suggested to the Nadra authorities to construct boundary wall and fix barbed wire over it within a fortnight....

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Avalanche cleared as nine dead bodies retrieved in Chitral village

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Avalanche cleared as nine dead bodies retrieved in Chitral village
The rubble of avalanche that hit Sher Shal village in Karimabad area of Chitral has been cleared as nine dead bodies including four women and three children were retrieved...
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Excise and Taxation office guard shot dead in Mardan

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Excise and Taxation office guard shot dead in Mardan
Unknown armed men shot dead an Excise and Taxation office security guard in Mardan on Sunday. Police said, Salman 26 was a resident of Shabqadar and was serving as security...
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Repatriation of TDPs return from Afghanistan to begin tomorrow

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Repatriation of TDPs return from Afghanistan to begin tomorrow
The repatriation process of 861 displaced families returned from Afghanistan to Baka Khel camp will begin from Monday (tomorrow) to their native villages in North Waziristan Agency. The...
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Khyber Agency govt schools to get solar power

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Khyber Agency govt schools to get solar power
The Khyber Agency education department has decided to install solar energy panels in all the government-run schools to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply to schools in the agency. The Agency education...
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Rabid dog bites seven people in Bajaur Agency

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Rabid dog bites seven people in Bajaur Agency
A dog believed to have contracted rabies has attacked and bit seven people in Salarzai tehsil of Bajaur Agency here on Sunday. According to local political administration, all the bitten...
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Nation observes Kashmir Solidarity Day with fervor and zeal

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Nation observes Kashmir Solidarity Day with fervor and zeal
The nation observed Kashmir Solidarity Day on Sunday with fervor and national zeal to draw world attention towards the plight of the oppressed Kashmiri people. Like other parts of...
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Two sisters dead, mother injured is roof collapse in Landi Kotal

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Two sisters dead, mother injured is roof collapse in Landi Kotal
Two minor sisters were killed and their mother sustained critical injuries when roof of a house collapsed in Zakha Khel area of Landi Kotal tehsil of Khyber Agency here...
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At least nine killed as avalanche hits village in Chitral

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    At least nine killed as avalanche hits village in Chitral
At least nine people lost their lives after a big avalanche fell on Sher Shal village of Chitral late on Saturday night. The local people said the avalanche hit at...
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JI holds anti-FCR rally in Bajaur

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    JI holds anti-FCR rally in Bajaur
The Jamaat-e-Islami Bajaur Agency chapter staged a rally against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in Charmang area on Saturday. The JI naib ameer for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sahibzada Haroonur Rashid,...
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Bannu administration reverses hike in shops rent

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Bannu administration reverses hike in shops rent
The district administration of Bannu has taken back the decision to increase the rent of shops after protest of traders, while the court has issued orders to open the...
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Mardan Hospital staff sending patients to private clinics for ultrasound tests

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Mardan Hospital staff sending patients to private clinics for ultrasound tests
The patients visiting Mardan Medical Complex have revealed that the hospital doctors send them to private clinics outside the hospital for ultrasound tests. A number of people visiting the hospital...
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Speech therapy centre opened at Saidu Sharif Teaching Hospital

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Speech therapy centre opened at Saidu Sharif Teaching Hospital
The first ever speech therapy centre of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been set up at Saidu Sharif Teaching Hospital in Swat. The Medical Superintendent (MS) of the hospital Dr Maqsood Ahmed...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Fata Reforms

TDPs

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

  • Ration supply gives boost to economically disadvantaged families in areas of return

    Ms. Fatima, from Kurram Agency, was one of those who lived a satisfied life with the ration and aid her family received from the government. “The ration was a blessing in disguise for us at a time when we had no roof over our heads and my husband was jobless,” she said.

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