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Govt slashes petrol, diesel prices by Rs 1.5/litre for July

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Govt slashes petrol, diesel prices by Rs 1.5/litre for July
The federal government on Friday announced a reduction in the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 1.5/litre for the month of July
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ASI suspended over negligence, poor performance in Mardan

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    ASI suspended over negligence, poor performance in Mardan
The Mardan District Police Officer (DPO) Mian Saeed on Friday suspended an Assistant Sub-Inspector and in charge of a police outpost in Hathian area of Londkhwar police station over...
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OFID approves $50m loan for FATA development program

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    OFID approves $50m loan for FATA development program
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC,) Fund for International Development (OFID) has signed a US$50m loan agreement with Pakistan for the Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of the Federally...
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Women’s rights activist Tabassum Adnan attacked in Swat

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Women’s rights activist Tabassum Adnan attacked in Swat
Well-known women’s rights activist, Tabassum Adnan survived a murder attack as unknown persons opened firing at her in Swat; however, fortunately, she remained unhurt in the attack
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Police arrests 80 people during raid on musical program in Lakki Marwat

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Police arrests 80 people during raid on musical program in Lakki Marwat
At least 80 people including singers were arrested during police raid on a musical program in the sensitive Shah Hassankhel area of Lakki Marwat district
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LHC takes notice of torture on MNA Jamshed Dasti

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    LHC takes notice of torture on MNA Jamshed Dasti
The Lahore High Court (LHC) has taken notice of alleged torture on Member National Assembly Jamshed Dasti by Punjab Police.
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Sri Lanka agrees to send team for ODI, T20 series in Pakistan

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Sri Lanka agrees to send team for ODI, T20 series in Pakistan
The Sri Lankan cricket team will visit Pakistan for one-day international (ODI) and Twenty20 series in the end of this year.
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Avalanche kills one tourist, injures two others in Naran

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Avalanche kills one tourist, injures two others in Naran
A tourist has died while two others sustained injuries when they came under an avalanche in Naran area of Mansehra on Thursday.
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Six PDA officials suspended over negligence in duties during Eid

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Six PDA officials suspended over negligence in duties during Eid
The Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) has suspended six officials over negligence in duties during Eid.
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Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA
The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said...
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Budgetary allocation and Fata Reforms

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    Budgetary allocation and Fata Reforms
People and political leaders of various parties in tribal areas have expressed their disappointment over allocation of Rs26.90 billion for fiscal year 2017-18 for Fata. Terming the budget insufficient...
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COAS arrives in Parachinar to meet relatives of blasts victims

Date: 30 Jun, 2017

    COAS arrives in Parachinar to meet relatives of blasts victims
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday arrived in Kurram Agency to meet the relatives of Parachinar twin blasts victims.
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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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