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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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Prestigious Amir Siddiqui Media Awards confers on Journalists

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Prestigious Amir Siddiqui Media Awards confers on Journalists
The winners of 2016 of first ever media award of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Amir Ahmad Siddiqui Media Awards have been announced on Thursday. This was 2nd year of the award...
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Russian army team visits North, South Waziristan

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Russian army team visits North, South Waziristan
A Russian Military delegation Thursday visited Miran Shah in North Waziristan Agency and Wanna in South Waziristan Agency. According to statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the delegation was...
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KP Governor orders to reopen NADRA offices in North Waziristan

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    KP Governor orders to reopen NADRA offices in North Waziristan
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar jhagra on Thursday ordered to reopen non-functional offices of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) in North Waziristan Agency. As per details, Member National...
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Family Welfare Center in Chitral stays non-functional for three years

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Family Welfare Center in Chitral stays non-functional for three years
Family Welfare Center in Chitral non functional for last three years. According to locals of Shah Bahar, The center, established for by the previous government to assist women of Chitral...
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Convicted terrorist executed in kohat jail

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Convicted terrorist executed in kohat jail
A hardcore terrorist, who was involved in attack on Bannu Jail and convicted by a military court, was executed at the district jail Kohat on Thursday. According to Pak-Army media...
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KP U-23 male games of Swat Region begins

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    KP U-23 male games of Swat Region begins
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Under-23 male games of the Swat Region got underway in Mingora on Thursday. Member Provincial Assembly Fazali Hakeem, was the chief guest on this occasion who...
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Three killed in house collapse in Gawadar

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Three killed in house collapse in Gawadar
At least three persons were killed when a house collapsed in Gawadar district of Balochistan on Thursday. According to police, the incident occurred in Sarband area of Gawadar today...
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Hamdard Club win FR Bannu football tournament

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Hamdard Club win FR Bannu football tournament
Hamdard Club defeated Master Bezan Khel in a penalty shootout to win the Frontier Region (FR) Bannu football tournament on Thursday. As per details, both the teams remained goalless in...
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Traders demands resumption of Angoor Adda border crossing

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Traders demands resumption of Angoor Adda border crossing
Local traders on Thursday asked federal government to reopen Pak-Afghan border crossing at Angoor Adda, South Waziristan Agency. The local traders and businessmen said that closure of the Angoor...
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Minor girl killed in Lakki Marwat blast

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Minor girl killed in Lakki Marwat blast
A minor girl was killed and another injured when a hand grenade went off in Gandi Khan Khel area of Lakki Marwat on Thursday. According to police officials of the...
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Suicide or murder ? mystery behind the deaths of women remains unresolved in Swat

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Suicide or murder ? mystery behind the deaths of women remains unresolved in Swat
According to official records of police and data compiled by rights organizations, the practice of self-annihilation in the valley has reached to an alarming level particularly among womenfolk. The data...
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UNHCR reduces stipend for voluntarily returning Afghan refugees

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    UNHCR reduces stipend for voluntarily returning Afghan refugees
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has reduced the stipend for returning Afghan refugees by a half.
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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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