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Chelum Joshi festival of Kalash tribe concluded in Chitral

Date: 16 May, 2017

    Chelum Joshi festival of Kalash tribe concluded in Chitral
The three-day long Chelum Joshi festival the annual religious and spring festival of Kalash tribes concluded at Kalash valley in Chitral on Tuesday
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IGP Mehsud launches Police access system in Kohat

Date: 16 May, 2017

    IGP Mehsud launches Police access system in Kohat
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police (IGP) Salahuddin Mehsud on Tuesday launched the Police Access Service (PAS) under which one can approach the police for help or lodge a...
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Stunting and Wasting, a Major Threat for Child Survival and Development of South Asian Nations

Date: 16 May, 2017

    Stunting and Wasting, a Major Threat for Child Survival and Development of South Asian Nations
A regional conference organized jointly by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will identify actions to accelerate progress in the...
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US supports medical emergency training for Pakistani policemen

Date: 16 May, 2017

    US supports medical emergency training for Pakistani policemen
Last weekend, more than two dozen Pakistani police officers graduated a six-week medical emergency training course, with eight officers also completing a two-week Master Trainer medical course.
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Five FC men injured in Kurram Agency blast

Date: 16 May, 2017

    Five FC men injured in Kurram Agency blast
As many as five security personnel were wounded in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Kurram Agency's Kharlachi area, near to Pak-Afghan border.
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KP govt announces summer vacations

Date: 16 May, 2017

    KP govt announces summer vacations
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday announced summer vocations for education institutions. According to statement issued from Elementary and Secondary Education Department,
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Abdal Club wins football tournament

Date: 16 May, 2017

    Abdal Club wins football tournament
Abdal Club have won All Tirahwall Football Championship in Peshawar on Tuesday. In the final match of the tournament, played at PDA ground,
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Security forces recover huge cache of arms, explosives in Khyber

Date: 16 May, 2017

    Security forces recover huge cache of arms, explosives in Khyber
Security forces have seized a huge quantity of arms and explosives from Jamrud teshil of Khyber Agency on Tuesday. According to Khasadar Force, security forces carried out a search operation...
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North Waziristan IDPs protest non-provision of food, monthly cash

Date: 16 May, 2017

    North Waziristan IDPs protest non-provision of food, monthly cash
The internally displaced persons of North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday held a protest demonstration in Bannu against the Fata Disaster Management Authority for failure to provide food items and...
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Two beverage, ice-cream factories sealed in Kurram Agency

Date: 16 May, 2017

    Two beverage, ice-cream factories sealed in Kurram Agency
The Kurram Agency political administration on Tuesday sealed two factories manufacturing substandard beverages and ice-cream and arrested its owners during raids in Parachinar.
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People protested prolong power outages in Charsadda

Date: 16 May, 2017

    People protested prolong power outages in Charsadda
The residents of Umarzai area of Charsadda district on Tuesday staged protest demonstration against prolong electricity loadshedding and demanded of the government to immediately stop unscheduled power outages.
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KP Local Government by-elections in 14 districts tomorrow

Date: 16 May, 2017

    KP Local Government by-elections in 14 districts tomorrow
The polling for different seats including district and tehsil members, village and neighborhood council for by-election of local government in 14 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be held on...
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