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Political leaders warn to block Pak-Afghan highway in protest for clean water to Khyber Agency

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Political leaders warn to block Pak-Afghan highway in protest for clean water to Khyber Agency
Political leaders of Khyber Agency on Tuesday warned to block the Pak-Afghan highway on Friday and announced boycott of anti-polio campaign in protest against suspension of clean drinking water...
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US state department proposes sending 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

Date: 09 May, 2017

    US state department proposes sending 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan
WASHINGTON, 09 May: According to media reports, the US state department and military high ups has proposed sending 3,000 more US troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban. According...
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US embassy leads Pakistani delegation to recycling, waste management trade expo

Date: 09 May, 2017

    US embassy leads Pakistani delegation to recycling, waste management trade expo
ISLAMABAD, 09 May: A member of the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) joined a delegation of Pakistani companies from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Multan at Waste Expo 2017, in...
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Kurram Agency administration arrests 18 tribesmen for fighting during Jirga

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Kurram Agency administration arrests 18 tribesmen for fighting during Jirga
The Kurram Agency political administration on Tuesday arrested 18 tribesmen for fighting during a Jirga of tribal elders at Sadda Rest House
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Regi Lalma Cricket Club Wins All Khyber Agency Cricket Championship

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Regi Lalma Cricket Club Wins All Khyber Agency Cricket Championship
JAMRUD, 09 May: The Regi Lalma Cricket Club won the All Khyber Agency Cricket Championship here on Tuesday. The final of the cricket championship was played at the Ghariza...
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Pakistani nationals allowed to cross Torkham border without passport

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Pakistani nationals allowed to cross Torkham border without passport
Pakistan border authorities at Tokhram border crossing on Tuesday allowed Pakistani nationals, who were stranded on the Afghanistan side of having no valid documents, to cross the border on...
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LRH nurse’s dead body found inside hostel room in Peshawar

Date: 09 May, 2017

    LRH nurse’s dead body found inside hostel room in Peshawar
A nurse from Abbottabad apparently committed suicide at Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) in Peshawar, police said on Tuesday
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North Waziristan IDPs protested suspension of repatriation process

Date: 09 May, 2017

    North Waziristan IDPs protested suspension of repatriation process
Score of elders of the Dande Darpakhel tribe of North Waziristan Agency (SWA) on Tuesday staged sit-ins in Peshawar and Bannu in protest against the suspension of the rehabilitation...
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Three injured in gas cylinder explosion in Mansehra

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Three injured in gas cylinder explosion in Mansehra
At least three people sustained burn injuries after a gas cylinder exploded at a market in Balakot tehsil of Mansehra here on Tuesday, police said
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KP private educational institutions to launch protests movement against Regulatory Authority

Date: 09 May, 2017

    KP private educational institutions to launch protests movement against Regulatory Authority
All the private educational institutions across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday announced to launch protests movement against the provincial government decision to establish Regulatory Authority for private educational institutions
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Private schools ordered to fix Rs 15,000 as minimum salaries for staff

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Private schools ordered to fix Rs 15,000 as minimum salaries for staff
The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Peshawar on Tuesday ordered all the private schools to fix 15,000 rupees as minimum salaries for its staff. The board also...
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Traffic police shot dead young man over suspicion in Mardan

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Traffic police shot dead young man over suspicion in Mardan
After exchange of harsh words, a traffic police warden shot dead a young man over suspicion near College Chowk in Mardan here on Tuesday
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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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