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Pakistan reopen Torkham, Chaman borders with Afghanistan for two days

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan reopen Torkham, Chaman borders with Afghanistan for two days
Pakistan has announced to temporary reopen borders at Torkham and Chaman for two days to facilitate Afghan nationals stranded for days to return to their country, Foreign Office (FO)...
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Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process
Welcoming the federal cabinet approval of the Fata Reforms Committee’s recommendations, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak asked the federal government to address what he called ‘anomalies’ in the...
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Zalmi players, officials to perform Umrah as thanksgiving, says Javed Afridi

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Zalmi players, officials to perform Umrah as thanksgiving, says Javed Afridi
Owner of the victorious Peshawar Zalmi team, Javed Afridi has announced to perform Umrah along with all Muslim members and officials of the team as thanksgiving. Talking to reporters in...
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Government asked to take transgender’s torture issue with Saudi government

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Government asked to take transgender’s torture issue with Saudi government
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transgender Association has demanded of the federal government to take notice of the arrest of the members of Pakistani transgender community in Saudi Arabia. Speaking at a...
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Police recovers weaponry, explosives in Shabqadar

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Police recovers weaponry, explosives in Shabqadar
Police on Monday foiled terrorists’ bid and recovered huge quantity of weapons and explosives here during an intelligence-based operation. District police officer (DPO) Charsadda Sohail Khalid said the operation was...
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PCB retains Misbah as captain for West Indies tour

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    PCB retains Misbah as captain for West Indies tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board has retained ace cricketer Misbah-ul-Haq for the West Indies tour. PCB chairman Shahryar Ahmad Khan on Monday said that Misbah-ul-Haq had confirmed his availability for the...
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Cantonment board asked to reopen route connecting Khyber road, Hasan Garhi

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Cantonment board asked to reopen route connecting Khyber road, Hasan Garhi
Member of the district council from the area Muhammad Ibrahim and other local government representatives held a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday and said that the...
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Tribesmen protest against ban on urea fertilizers

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Tribesmen protest against ban on urea fertilizers
Farmers took out a protest rally here on Monday against ban on urea and fertilizers by the political administration. The rally started from Masjid road and after passing through...
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Zalmi owner dedicates PSL trophy to late father, APS martyrs

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Zalmi owner dedicates PSL trophy to late father, APS martyrs
The owner of the Peshawar Zalmi Javed Afridi has announced to dedicate the Pakistan Super League (PSL) winning trophy to his late father and the martyrs of Army Public...
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Pak-Afghan border closure increasing hate among citizens of both countries: Samiul Haq

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border closure increasing hate among citizens of both countries: Samiul Haq
Head of his own faction the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) Maulana Samiul Haq has said that closure of the Pak-Afghan joint border was increasing hatred among citizen of both countries.
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Test conducted to award laptops, scholarships to Bara students

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Test conducted to award laptops, scholarships to Bara students
The Khyber Welfare Association (KWA) on Sunday conducted screening test to give laptops and award scholarships to talented and intelligent students of Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency.
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Three-day Swat Snow Festival concludes in Malam Jabba

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Three-day Swat Snow Festival concludes in Malam Jabba
The three-day Swat Snow Festival concluded at the scenic Malam Jabba tourist resort here on Sunday, pulling a large number of tourists from across the country. The Tourism Corporation Khyber...
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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 […]

  • Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms

    Under the Pakhtun traditions, a Jirga is an assembly of tribal elders to resolve problems and disputes among rival parties. The Jirga system is in vogue in FATA since the known history and it is still the most effective tool to resolve disputes or issues. People also resort to Jirga system in FATA due to […]

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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