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  • Wild animal injures man in Lower Kurram A man sustained injuries when a wild animal attacked him in Bagzai area of Lower Kurram Agency. The victim was identified as Rashid. His brother said that Rashid was working in his garden last night when a pig entered the garden and attacked him...
  • Qatar agrees for conditional negotiations to ease Gulf boycott Qatar has agreed for conditional talks in an attempt to ease boycott of Saudi Arabia and its allied countries. According to Aljazeera, Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in his speech called for dialogue to resolve a political crisis...
  • Two laborers suffocate to death while cleaning well in Mansehra Two laborers died of suffocation while cleaning well in Chanani area of Mansehra district on Saturday, police said. According to police, the fell unconscious of suffocation while cleaning a well inside a house in Chanani area....
  • 16 Afghan policemen killed in US airstrike in Helmand At least 16 Afghan policemen were killed in a US airstrike in Helmand province of Afghanistan, provincial police spokesman said. While talking to a foreign news agency AFP, Helmand police spokesman Salam Afghan said ...
  • Met Office forecasts rain in parts of KP, Fata The Metrological Department has predicted rainfall in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) during the next 24 hours...

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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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Fata Reforms

  • Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

    Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

    The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]

  • 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 […]

TDPs

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

  • Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

    According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous problems since their displacement. “We are given repatriation token six months ago but the repatriation process is not yet started,” said Usman, who is from Dande Darpakhel tribe of North […]

  • Residents of FATA demand counting of TDPs on basis of permanent addresses

    Like other parts of the country, the sixth population census was licked off in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on March 15 this year. The first phase of the census has been completed in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while one tribal district, Orakzai Agency, of Fata. The second phase of census is underway since […]

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