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Two security personnel die as census team vehicle plunges into ravine

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Two security personnel die as census team vehicle plunges into ravine
At least two security personnel were killed and two other people including the drive injured when a vehicle carrying census staff plunged into a deep ravine, police said here...
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50 protesting tribesmen arrested, hunger strike camp uprooted by political admin in Jamrud

Date: 12 May, 2017

    50 protesting tribesmen arrested, hunger strike camp uprooted by political admin in Jamrud
In what said to be a gross violation of basic human rights, the political authorities of Khyber Agency on Friday arrested 50 tribesmen who were protesting against unavailability of...
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Old enmity claims four lives in Tank

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Old enmity claims four lives in Tank
TANK, 12 May: As many as four people were killed and a passerby received injuries when two warring groups traded firing here on Friday, police said. Police added that...
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Traders, residents hold protest demo against excessive load shedding in DI Khan

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Traders, residents hold protest demo against excessive load shedding in DI Khan
Traders and local residents here on Friday staged a protest demonstration against excessive load shedding. The protesters gathered at the historic Chogala square and chanted slogans against Pesco authorities for...
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Class 5th annuals exams in public, private schools to be conducted under BISEP

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Class 5th annuals exams in public, private schools to be conducted under BISEP
The Class 5th annual examinations in all public and private schools in Khyber Agency will be conducted under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Peshawar (BISEP) from the...
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Nawaz Sharif, four CMs arrive in Beijing to attend OBOR forum

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Nawaz Sharif, four CMs arrive in Beijing to attend OBOR forum
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with four chief ministers arrived in Beijing on Friday to participate in the “One Belt, One Road (OBOR)” forum. According to a statement released...
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Two FC men injured in Afghan forces firing in Lower Kurram

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Two FC men injured in Afghan forces firing in Lower Kurram
Afghan forces opened unprovoked firing on Pakistani security forces in Lower Kurram Agency on Friday afternoon, which left two security personnel injured, officials of the political administration said. The officials...
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Terror bid foiled near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Terror bid foiled near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency
Security forces on Friday foiled a massive terror bid by detonating an explosive laden vehicle near the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency, officials said. Assistant Political Agent Shahid Ali Khan...
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25 killed as Ghafoor Haidri’s convoy hit by suicide bomber in Mastung

Date: 12 May, 2017

    25 killed as Ghafoor Haidri’s convoy hit by suicide bomber in Mastung
At least 25 people were killed and 35 others including Senate’s Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri injured when his convoy came under attack in Mastung district of Balochistan...
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INL funds construction of five company headquarters,33 Border outposts on Pak-Afghan border

Date: 12 May, 2017

    INL funds construction of five company headquarters,33 Border outposts on Pak-Afghan border
A meeting was held between Brig Muhammad Yousaf Majoka, DIG FC KP and Katie Stana, INL Director to mark the inauguration of Border Outpost Construction Project at General Headquarters,...
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PHC orders WWB to pay salaries to employees

Date: 12 May, 2017

    PHC orders WWB to pay salaries to employees
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has ordered the Workers Welfare Board (WWB) to pay one-year salaries to employees by 23 May.
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Funds released to nine sensitive districts ahead of monsoon rains

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Funds released to nine sensitive districts ahead of monsoon rains
Funds have been issued to nine sensitive districts, including Peshawar, for preventive measures ahead of the forthcoming monsoon rains which may cause floods.
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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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