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  • 16 foreigners among 18 illegal migrants recovered in Turbat operation The security forces conducted an operation in Robin area of Turbat in Balochistan on Monday night and recovered 18 people, including 16 foreigners, being sent to Europe illegally....
  • Commission on women rights seeks investigation into burning of woman in Tank The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on Status of Women has taken notice of setting a woman on fire allegedly by her husband in Tank district and sought report from the police. A statement issued here on Monday stated that the commission directed police and other relevant departments to investigate the case properly and provide justice to the victim’s family. The statement added that the commission has tasked a group to visit Tank and meet the relevant quarters and family members of the woman....
  • Survey of damaged houses becomes a big source of corruption for Khyber admin: PTI Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader from the Khyber Agency Iqbal Afridi has alleged that massive corruption is being committed in the assessment surveys of demolished houses in the agency. Speaking at a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday here, he alleged that the surveying teams headed by political tehsildar Bara, Ghuncha Gul had been taking Rs100,000 as kickbacks from the tribesmen for including their houses in the lists....
  • Resolution demanding judicial inquiry of DI Khan incident moved in KP Assembly A dissident PTI’s lawmaker from Peshawar submitted a resolution in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly demanding judicial inquiry of the stripping and parading of a teenage girl in Dera Ismail Khan. Javed Nasim, the mover of the resolution demanded that those involved in the incident and their supporters should immediately be arrested. The resolution has also asked the provincial government to take action against the police officials for their negligence. It further demanded that the district police officer (DPO), DIG and IG should be held responsible for not providing protection and justice to the victim girl....
  • JI set to march on Islamabad for Fata’s merger Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has once again reiterated its pledge to march on Islamabad if the federal government failed to merger Fata in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa till December 10. JI’s Fata chapter Ameer, Sardar Khan while addressing a news conference in Bajaur press club here on Monday said that the federal government was deliberately delaying the implementation of Fata reforms and was not serious in fulfilling its pledge made with the people of Fata....

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KP Govt urged to take notice of transferring staff from College in Talash

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    KP Govt urged to take notice of transferring staff from College in Talash
The Talash tribe elders and local government representatives on Wednesday demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to take notice of politicizing matter of transferring staff from the Government Science...
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Errors in grade 9th question paper enrage students

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Errors in grade 9th question paper enrage students
Wrong questions and misprint in question paper of grade IX mathematics paper put thousands of students in trouble during the ongoing secondary school certificate examination (SSC) under the board of...
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USDA invests $4 million to help increase Pakistan’s agricultural trade

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    USDA invests $4 million to help increase Pakistan’s agricultural trade
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) with the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has invested more than $4 million in a six-year distance learning project...
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Strong resistance forces Dir administration to halt crackdown against reassembled vehicles

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Strong resistance forces Dir administration to halt crackdown against reassembled vehicles
The district administration of Lower Dir on Wednesday stopped operation against reassembled vehicles after strong resistance from all most all political parties. The senior official of district administration Nazim Muhammad Rasool...
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Player of Khyber Agency selected for U-23 national cricket team

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Player of Khyber Agency selected for U-23 national cricket team
A player of Khyber Agency, Sameen Gul, has been selected for under-23 national cricket team. The 19-year-old Sameen Gul who belongs to Ghundai village in Jamrud teshil has been included...
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KP Govt accused of removing JUI-F’s signboards, fenaflexes

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    KP Govt accused of removing JUI-F’s signboards, fenaflexes
Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam Fazal (JUI-F) on Wednesday accused the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government of removing the party signboards and fenaflexes on the pretext of illegal advertisement boards.
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Adjournment motion moved against KP Assembly Speaker

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Adjournment motion moved against KP Assembly Speaker
The disgruntled MPA of the ruling Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Ziaullah Afridi on Wednesday submitted an adjournment motion in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly against Speaker Asad Qaiser over corruption charges.
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Decision regarding suspension of facebook on March 27: IHC

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Decision regarding suspension of facebook on March 27: IHC
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday said that decision regarding suspension of social media in Pakistani would be taken in the next hearing, scheduled for March 27. The...
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PHC orders inclusion of Sikhism in census form in second phase

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    PHC orders inclusion of Sikhism in census form in second phase
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday ordered the statistics department to include Sikhism as a separate religion in its population census form in the second phase of the...
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Police, Army called as IJT, PSF students clash at Gomal University in D. I. Khan

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Police, Army called as IJT, PSF students clash at Gomal University in D. I. Khan
The Gomal University administration summoned police, FC, and Pakistan Army personnel to control a clash between two student groups here on Wednesday.
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Five militants killed, two FC personnel martyred during clash in Orakzai Agency

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Five militants killed, two FC personnel martyred during clash in Orakzai Agency
Five militants of the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) including a commander were killed and two Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel including a major were martyred during in an intelligence-based operation...
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Soldier martyred in South Waziristan IED explosion

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Soldier martyred in South Waziristan IED explosion
A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred whereas three other security personnel sustained injuries when an improvised explosive device (IED) targeted security forces vehicle in Angor Adda area of South...
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Fata Reforms

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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