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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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‘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

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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