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Rally held to condemn Mashal’s lynching

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Rally held to condemn Mashal’s lynching
Members of civil society under the banner of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Peace Jirga on Friday here took out a protest rally condemning the brutal lynching of Abdul Wali Khan University...
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62 ‘illegally appointed’ village councils’ secretaries removed from service

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    62 ‘illegally appointed’ village councils’ secretaries removed from service
The district administration on Friday issued termination orders of the recently appointed 62 secretaries of village councils. According to officials, all these secretaries were illegally appointed and rulers were not...
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 Cricket tournament begins in Jamrud

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

     Cricket tournament begins in Jamrud
The All-Khyber Agency Peace cricket tournament began here at the Shahgia cricket ground on Friday. The inaugural match of the tournament was played between Rekali Club and Lala Cheena teams...
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Minor killed, two injured in roadside bomb blast in Bajaur

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Minor killed, two injured in roadside bomb blast in Bajaur
A minor kid was killed and two other people injured in a roadside bomb blast here on Friday afternoon, officials said. According to them, the incident took place in Sheenkot...
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Cricket tournament concludes in Mohmand agency

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Cricket tournament concludes in Mohmand agency
The Sada Bahar Super Cricket Tournament played in the remote border area of Mohmand tribal agency concluded on Friday. The final of the tournament was played at Atta Cricket...
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Ex COAS granted NOC to head Saudi-led military coalition

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Ex COAS granted NOC to head Saudi-led military coalition
Former Chief of Army Staff General (retired) Raheel Sharif has been formally granted No Objection Certification by the federal government to head the Saudi Arabia-led military alliance of 39...
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Students protest against relocation to another school

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Students protest against relocation to another school
Students of a government middle school on Friday held a protest demonstration against their relocation to another school. The students, who were earlier enrolled in Government Middle School, Ameer Abad,...
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Awareness walk held in Miranshah to ensure 100% enrollment

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Awareness walk held in Miranshah to ensure 100% enrollment
As part of its campaign to enroll each and every child in school, the Fata Education department in collaboration with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Friday arranged an...
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Opposition parties asked PM Nawaz to step down after SC verdict on Panama

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Opposition parties asked PM Nawaz to step down after SC verdict on Panama
Following the indictment by two judges of the five-member Supreme Court bench which announced its judgment in Panama Case, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has asked Prime Minister...
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Primary teachers end protest after talks with KP government

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Primary teachers end protest after talks with KP government
All Primary Teachers Association (APTA) has ended protest after successful negotiations with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.
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Eight more suspects involved in Mashal Khan’s murder arrested

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Eight more suspects involved in Mashal Khan’s murder arrested
Eight more suspects involved in the murder of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan student Mashal Khan have been arrested who have been handed over to police on four-day physical...
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Pakistan-West Indies first Test to begin today

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    Pakistan-West Indies first Test to begin today
The first match of the three-match Test series between Pakistan and West Indies will begin today (Friday) in Jamaica.
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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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