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Charsadda census team attacker dies in LRH Peshawar

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Charsadda census team attacker dies in LRH Peshawar
The attacker on a population census team in Charsadda succumbed to his injuries in the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) Peshawar here on Tuesday.
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Traditional turban day marked in Mohmand Agency

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Traditional turban day marked in Mohmand Agency
The traditional turban day was celebrated in Mohmand Agency and an enjoyable ceremony was organized in the agency headquarter Ghalanai.
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Chitral residents demand probe into water supply project

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Chitral residents demand probe into water supply project
The residents of Chitral on Tuesday demanded an investigation into the water supply network project being installed in the Momi area of the district.
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NA approves 28th constitutional amendment to reestablish military courts

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    NA approves 28th constitutional amendment to reestablish military courts
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday passed 28th Constitutional Amendment for revival of the military courts. The 28th constitutional amendment bill, which was presented by the federal minister Zahid...
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Pak-Afghan border crossings at Kurram, North, South Waziristan agencies yet to be reopened

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border crossings at Kurram, North, South Waziristan agencies yet to be reopened
After Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif orders, Torkham and Chaman border points were resumed for all kinds of movement on Tuesday. However, other points along with Afghan border that include...
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International Day of Forests observed in Peshawar

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    International Day of Forests observed in Peshawar
Like other parts of the country, International Day of Forests was also observed in Peshawar with an aim to create awareness about the importance of forests and trees. A...
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Two killed, two burned in fire in oil field in Karak

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Two killed, two burned in fire in oil field in Karak
At least two people were killed and two others burned in a fire at an oil field in Karak on Tuesday. According to police, A 22-inch gas pipeline caught...
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Sikh community challenges population census in PHC

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Sikh community challenges population census in PHC
The Sikh community residing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday challenged the ongoing population census-2017 in Peshawar High Court (PHC) over the emission of separate column for Sikhism in census...
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Ground-breaking of road construction in Battagram performed

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Ground-breaking of road construction in Battagram performed
The ground-breaking of the Kas Pull-Kandao road in Battagram was performed on Monday.
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Inter-Divisional Women Sports Gala kicks off in Peshawar

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Inter-Divisional Women Sports Gala kicks off in Peshawar
The Inter-Divisional Women Sports Gala organised under the aegis of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) kicked off in Peshawar on Monday.
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Rs4 billion development projects completed in DI Khan

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Rs4 billion development projects completed in DI Khan
Different projects for Afghan refugees and local population worth Rs4 billion have been completed in Dera Ismail Khan with the cooperation of United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
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14 shopkeepers selling chemical kite string arrested in Peshawar

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    14 shopkeepers selling chemical kite string arrested in Peshawar
The district administration of Peshawar has arrested 14 shopkeepers for selling chemical kite string.
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    The reforms process in FATA was initiated two years back on the direction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Recently the former cabinet of Nawaz Sharif had also approved the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.

    However, the cabinet was also dissolved with the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case of 28 July, 2017. The reforms process earlier faced hindrances due to opposition by certain political parties. The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the federal cabinet has served as a fresh blow to the already fragile reforms process.

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    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

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