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PHC orders dualisation of Lakki-D. I. Khan Indus Highway

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    PHC orders dualisation of Lakki-D. I. Khan Indus Highway
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday ordered the National Highway Authority (NHA) the dualisation of the Indus Highway from Lakki Marwat to Dera Ismail Khan to avoid dangerous...
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Misbah, Younis named in Wisden’s prestigious cricketers of the year

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Misbah, Younis named in Wisden’s prestigious cricketers of the year
Pakistan test cricket team captain Misbah-ul-Haq and veteran batsman Younis Khan have been honored as Wisden’s prestigious Five Cricketers of the Year in 2017 edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack,...
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Three matches decided in FPL today

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Three matches decided in FPL today
Three matches have been decided in the historic Fata Super League (FSL) Twenty20 today (Wednesday).
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Family of doctor who died in fire at LRH hostel demands compensation

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Family of doctor who died in fire at LRH hostel demands compensation
The brother of the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) doctor who died due to fire in a government in Peshawar on Wednesday demanded of the government to announce compensation and...
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Two dead as fire erupts at house in Swat

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Two dead as fire erupts at house in Swat
Two people including grandfather and his granddaughter were killed as fire erupted inside house in Matta tehsil of Swat here on Wednesday.
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Educational institutions still close in Parachinar after imambargah blast

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Educational institutions still close in Parachinar after imambargah blast
All the government and private schools and colleges remain closed on Wednesday after the imambargah bomb explosion that killed at least 25 people on Friday.
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Lowari top closure continues to trouble Chitralis

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Lowari top closure continues to trouble Chitralis
People of Chitral are facing many hardships due to continuous closure of the Lowari top whereas the Lowari tunnel reopen for two days a week.
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Residents protest against corruption in Regi Lalma housing scheme

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Residents protest against corruption in Regi Lalma housing scheme
The residents of the Regi Lalma area of Peshawar on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against their elders over alleged corruption in the sale of the land to the...
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4 soldiers among 6 killed in suicide attack on census team in Lahore

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    4 soldiers among 6 killed in suicide attack on census team in Lahore
Six people, including four soldiers of the Pakistan Army, were killed and 15 others sustained injuries in a suicide attack on a census team on Bedian Road in Lahore...
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400 houses damaged in Hangu militancy 9 years ago yet to be reconstructed

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    400 houses damaged in Hangu militancy 9 years ago yet to be reconstructed
Hundreds of houses in Shahukhel area of Hangu, which were damaged during militancy in the area in 2008, could not be reconstructed so far.
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RLCIP employees to move court against termination from jobs

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    RLCIP employees to move court against termination from jobs
The employees of RLCIP, an organisation working in FATA, have decided to move the court against Additional Chief Secretary FATA Fida Wazir for removing them from jobs.
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PEMRA refuses to issue radio licences in KP

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    PEMRA refuses to issue radio licences in KP
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has refused to issue new radio licences in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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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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