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AWKUM to be reopened after it gets new VC, says DIG Mardan

Date: 08 May, 2017

    AWKUM to be reopened after it gets new VC, says DIG Mardan
Deputy Inspector General, Mardan Region, Muhammad Alam Shinwari has said that the Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan (AWKUM) will remain closed till the appointment of a new full-time or...
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Private schools’ owners reject Regulatory Authority

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Private schools’ owners reject Regulatory Authority
Speaking at a joint news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday, representatives of National Education Council Pakistan, All Private Schools Association, Iqra School System, Fata Education Council and...
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Lawyers boycott courts proceedings across KP

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Lawyers boycott courts proceedings across KP
The legal fraternity of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa observed strike on Monday and boycotted courts’ proceedings to express solidarity with the legal community of Mardan district. Due to the lawyers’ boycott, large...
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Seminar arranged to create awareness regarding Thalassemia

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Seminar arranged to create awareness regarding Thalassemia
To create awareness among public about Thalassemia, a seminar was arranged by welfare organization, Hamza Foundation here in the Peshawar press club on Monday. Large number of Thalassemia patients and...
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Indian girl says Tahir married her forcibly

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Indian girl says Tahir married her forcibly
The story of the Indian girl, who has arrived in Pakistan to marry a boy from Buner, turned another twist on Monday after she claimed that Tahir Ali forcibly...
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Factory releasing poisonous gases in Hayatabad sealed

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Factory releasing poisonous gases in Hayatabad sealed
The district administration Peshawar has sealed the tissue paper manufacturing factory in the Hayatabad Industrial Estate for releasing poisonous gases. On the directives of the Deputy Commissioner Saqib Raza Aslam,...
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WSSP launches helpline for public complaints

Date: 08 May, 2017

    WSSP launches helpline for public complaints
In order to further improve its services and address public complaints in time, the Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSS) launched its helpline telephone number during a ceremony held...
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University continuous closure after Mashal’s death affecting students education

Date: 08 May, 2017

    University continuous closure after Mashal’s death affecting students education
The Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan could not be reopened even after 23 days of Mashal Khan’s death due to which the students have been feeling apprehensive about their...
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Afghan envoy disputes death of 50 Afghan soldiers in Chaman clash

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Afghan envoy disputes death of 50 Afghan soldiers in Chaman clash
Disputing the claims of Pakistan Army about the death of 50 Afghan soldiers in the clashes on Chaman border, Afghanistan ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal confirmed the deaths of...
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PPP, PSF hold protest demo against ‘malpractices’ of Kurram Agency admin

Date: 08 May, 2017

    PPP, PSF hold protest demo against ‘malpractices’ of Kurram Agency admin
The Fata chapters of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and Peoples Student Federation (PSF) jointly organized a protest demonstration against the alleged malpractices of certain officials of the Kurram Agency...
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USAID funded energy research centre inaugurated at NUST

Date: 08 May, 2017

    USAID funded energy research centre inaugurated at NUST
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke and Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif today inaugurated a new research center at the National University of Sciences...
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Pakistan, Afghanistan agrees on geological survey to resolve border dispute

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Pakistan, Afghanistan agrees on geological survey to resolve border dispute
Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to conduct a geological survey to determine the border dispute at Chaman border. The geological survey will determine which border areas rightfully belong to...
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  • 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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