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‘Forestation can check climate change impacts’

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    ‘Forestation can check climate change impacts’
Global warming or climate change is the increase in the average temperature of the earth which is being observed during the past few years. Experts have largely been attributing...
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Daesh threatens to target specific sect in Hangu, Kurram, and D. I. Khan

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Daesh threatens to target specific sect in Hangu, Kurram, and D. I. Khan
The banned terrorism outfit in Afghanistan ‘Daesh’ has threatened to target a specific sect in Dera Ismail Khan, Hangu and Kurram Agency. The organization has distributed pamphlets written in Pashto...
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Pakistan Railways station masters demand upgradation

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Pakistan Railways station masters demand upgradation
The Pakistan Railways station masters on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration and demanded of the government to upgrade the post of station master. The Railways station masters under aegis...
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Federal cabinet approves Afghan refugees’ repatriation policy

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Federal cabinet approves Afghan refugees’ repatriation policy
The Federal Cabinet on Tuesday approved Repatriation and Management Policy for Afghan Refugees and extended the stay of registered Afghan refugees in the country till December 31, 2017. The federal...
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Petrol pumps charging extra prices from consumers in D. I. Khan

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Petrol pumps charging extra prices from consumers in D. I. Khan
Some petrol pumps in Dera Ismail Khan are charging extra prices from consumers than the government set prices per liter for petrol and diesel. It was revealed that some of...
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FATA players protest against Olympics Association for ignoring them

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    FATA players protest against Olympics Association for ignoring them
The Fata Sports Committee and tribal players on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the Fata Olympics Association (FOA) for ignoring tribal players during the recently concluded National Inter-Divisional...
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Four Daesh militants arrested in Khyber Agency

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Four Daesh militants arrested in Khyber Agency
Security forces on Tuesday arrested four militants of the Islamic State (Daesh) militant group on Michani check post in Khyber Agency. According to the agency political administration, the terrorists were...
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Parliamentarians angry over dropping Fata reforms from cabinet meeting

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Parliamentarians angry over dropping Fata reforms from cabinet meeting
Lawmakers from both the opposition and treasury benches on Tuesday expressed anger over the federal government attitude for dropping the Fata reforms from the federal cabinet meeting at the...
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Mother, daughter killed in roof collapse in Peshawar

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Mother, daughter killed in roof collapse in Peshawar
A mother and her daughter died while a minor wounded when a roof collapsed in Shah Qabool area of Peshawar here on Tuesday. Police said that Furqan’s wife, daughter and...
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Construction of speed breakers sought in Parachinar Bazaar to avoid traffic accidents

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Construction of speed breakers sought in Parachinar Bazaar to avoid traffic accidents
The people of Parachinar in Kurram Agency have demanded installation of tyre blaster speed breakers on the roads in Kurram and Punjabi bazaars to stop violation of one-way traffic. The...
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Girls primary school upgraded to middle level in Jamrud

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Girls primary school upgraded to middle level in Jamrud
The Government Girls Primary School Wilayat Killi Godar in Jamrud sub-division of Khyber Agency has been upgraded to middle level. Assistant Education Officer Development Adil Nawaz told TNN that the...
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KP govt makes education compulsory upto secondary level

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    KP govt makes education compulsory upto secondary level
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet on Monday approved the Compulsory Education Act under which the primary and secondary education for the children aged between five to 16 years will be...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • 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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