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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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One killed, 18 injured as suicide bomber target civil judges in Peshawar

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    One killed, 18 injured as suicide bomber target civil judges in Peshawar
Two people including a driver were killed and 18 including civil judges injured when a suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a vehicle carrying civil judges in Hayatabad area...
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Fata students warns of protest sit-in against delay in implementation of reforms

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Fata students warns of protest sit-in against delay in implementation of reforms
PARACHINAR, 15 February: Fata Students Organization on Wednesday warned the federal government to stage a protest sit-in in front of Governor House in Peshawar against the delay in the...
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Tribal Jirga demands separate column for TDPs in census form

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Tribal Jirga demands separate column for TDPs in census form
A jirga of South Waziristan tribal elders on Wednesday demanded a separate column for Temporary Displaced Persons (TDPs) in census forms. As per details, a jirga of Mehsud tribes...
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Five teachers’ salaries withheld over prolong absence in Landikotal

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Five teachers’ salaries withheld over prolong absence in Landikotal
During a surprise visit to various schools in Landi Kotal, the Khyber Agency Education Officer on Wednesday withheld salaries of five teachers over uninformed absence from schools. According to the...
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Five terrorists killed during security forces search operation in Mohmand Agency

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Five terrorists killed during security forces search operation in Mohmand Agency
Security forces on Wednesday claimed to have killed five more terrorists following suicide blast in Ghalanai headquarters of Mohmand Agency. Five people including three levies personnel were martyred and five...
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Intelligence agency personnel shot dead in Nowshera

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Intelligence agency personnel shot dead in Nowshera
Unknown armed men on Wednesday shot dead an intelligence agency personnel in Azakhel area of Nowshera district. According to police, Waheed Ullah was on routine patrol on his bike in...
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Roads blocked by snowfall opened in upper Swat

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Roads blocked by snowfall opened in upper Swat
Roads in Kalam and other upper areas of Swat, which were blocked due to heavy snowfall, have been opened for traffic. Swat District Nazim Muhammad Ali Shah visited Kalam on...
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Taekwondo players in Jamrud seek facilities

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Taekwondo players in Jamrud seek facilities
The taekwondo players in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency are facing difficulties due to lack of basic facilities. Jamrud taekwondo coach and trainer Umar Farooq said the taekwondo players in...
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DPO sends 5 policemen to quarter guard over negligence in duty in Mardan

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    DPO sends 5 policemen to quarter guard over negligence in duty in Mardan
District Police Officer (DPO) Mardan Dr Mian Saeed has sent five policemen to quarter guard over negligence during duty. The DOP’s spokesman said Dr Mian Saeed monitored security arrangements at...
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Assessment exams of fifth class under Malakand Education Board to begin on 2 March

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Assessment exams of fifth class under Malakand Education Board to begin on 2 March
The Education Board of Malakand will conduct the assessment exams of fifth grade students from 2 March. Controller of Examinations Professor Jameel Ahmed told media persons on Tuesday that 480...
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Rs3.34 billion released for 22 hospitals of KP

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Rs3.34 billion released for 22 hospitals of KP
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has released Rs3.34 billion for 22 large hospitals of the province. Out of the released funds, the major chunk of Rs583.6 million will be spent on...
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Army to extend every cooperation to ensure PSL final in Lahore: COAS

Date: 15 Feb, 2017

    Army to extend every cooperation to ensure PSL final in Lahore: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Wednesday that the Pakistan Army will extend all kinds of cooperation for ensuring the Pakistan Super League (PSL)...
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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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