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Afghan envoy condoles with bereaved family of Mashal Khan

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Afghan envoy condoles with bereaved family of Mashal Khan
Afghanistan Ambassador to Islamabad Dr Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Saturday condoled with the bereaved family of Mashal Khan who was killed by a violent mob on charges of blasphemy...
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Schoolteacher fractures girl student’s hand in Mardan

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Schoolteacher fractures girl student’s hand in Mardan
A female schoolteacher has beaten a grade-III girl student with stick and fractured her hand at the Government Primary School Baghdada No.2 in Mardan
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Maulana Sami-ul-Haq terms Mashal Khan’s murder as barbarism

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Maulana Sami-ul-Haq terms Mashal Khan’s murder as barbarism
Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam-S (JUI-S) chief Maulana Sami-ul-Haq on Saturday termed the shocking murder of student Mashal Khan as barbarism and said that Islam never allow the murder of anyone without...
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Locals demand facilities at ‘Water Park’ in D.I. Khan

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Locals demand facilities at ‘Water Park’ in D.I. Khan
Local people of Dera Ismail Khan had demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to provide facilities at the province’s first ‘Water Park’
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Huge quantity of hashish recovered, two arrested in Jamrud

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Huge quantity of hashish recovered, two arrested in Jamrud
While recovering huge quantity of hashish, security forces on Saturday foiled a drug smuggling bid and arrested two alleged peddlers from Jamrud area of Khyber Agency
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United Nations expresses sorrow over Mashal Khan’s murder

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    United Nations expresses sorrow over Mashal Khan’s murder
The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Pakistan, Neil Buhne on Saturday expressed deep sorrow over the murder of journalism student Mashal Khan at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan...
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Huge US bomb kills 90 Daesh militants in Afghanistan

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Huge US bomb kills 90 Daesh militants in Afghanistan
Afghan officials on Saturday claimed that the United States military's largest non-nuclear bomb had killed at least 90 militants of Islamic State (Daesh) in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan
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D.I. Khan Police recover abducted woman along with four daughters

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    D.I. Khan Police recover abducted woman along with four daughters
The Dera Ismail Khan Police on Saturday recovered an abducted woman along with her four daughters who were abducted one year ago.
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Eight suspects remanded into police custody in Mashal Khan murder case

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Eight suspects remanded into police custody in Mashal Khan murder case
An Anti-Terrorism Court in Mardan on Saturday remanded the eight suspects into police custody for four days arrested in Mashal Khan murder case who was killed on Thursday at...
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Upper Dir people protest against killing of youth in fake encounter

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Upper Dir people protest against killing of youth in fake encounter
Hundreds of people on Friday staged a protest demonstration in Karo Darra area of Upper Dir on Friday against alleged killing of a youth from the area by Punjab...
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Sifwat Ghayyur Hospital to be upgraded to international standard

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Sifwat Ghayyur Hospital to be upgraded to international standard
The district government of Peshawar has decided to upgrade Sifwat Ghayyur Children Hospital to international standard.
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Punjab University suspends 10 students for disrupting Pakhtun culture day event

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    Punjab University suspends 10 students for disrupting Pakhtun culture day event
The Punjab University administration has suspended 10 students for their involvement in rumpus during the Pakhtun Culture Day.
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  • 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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