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Summer vacations: Private schools asked to stay close

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Summer vacations: Private schools asked to stay close
Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Peshawar on Thursday asked private educational institutions to obey government notification of summer vacations and shut down schools immediately.
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No high school for girls and boys in entire Ambar tehsil

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    No high school for girls and boys in entire Ambar tehsil
Hundreds of girl and boy students of Ambar tehsil of Lower Mohmand Agency are forced to say goodbye to education after passing middle school examinations as there is no...
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Rikshaw cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Peshawar

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Rikshaw cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Peshawar
At least six people including two women and a child were injured when a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder of a rickshaw exploded in Ramdas area of Peshawar...
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Hot and dry weather predicted in KP, FATA

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Hot and dry weather predicted in KP, FATA
The Meteorological Department on Thursday predicted hot and dry weather in most parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal belt in the next 24 hours.
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Best Performance: Municipal body distributes cash prizes among workers

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Best Performance: Municipal body distributes cash prizes among workers
Mardan Teshil Municipal Committee on Thursday distributed cash prizes and certificates among the workers for their best performance and professional commitments.
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ICC Champions Trophy :England bowl first against Bangladesh in opening match

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    ICC Champions Trophy :England bowl first against Bangladesh in opening match
England has won the toss and decided to field first in the inaugural match of the Champions Trophy against Bangladesh at The Oval.
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Pakistani boy from Kurram Agency becomes honorary member of German Parliament

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Pakistani boy from Kurram Agency becomes honorary member of German Parliament
A Pakistani young boy Syed Kashif Kazmi, hailing from Kurram Agency, has become honorary member of German Parliament for four days for his enhanced political awareness and consciousness.
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Three injured in oil storage tank fire in Nowshera

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Three injured in oil storage tank fire in Nowshera
At least three persons were injured as a huge fire erupted at a oil storage tank in Nowshera's Taru Jabba on Thursday. Soon after the incident, rescue 1122...
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Jehangira faces power cut after grid station fire

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Jehangira faces power cut after grid station fire
The main grid station in Nowshera caught fire on Thursday morning, suspending electricity supply to Jehangira and the adjoining areas. PESCO officials said that the 132kV grid station in...
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President Mamnoon says FATA to be mainstreamed

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    President Mamnoon says FATA to be mainstreamed
President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said that Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan will be brought into the mainstream in socio-economic uplift process at the national level....
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Water supply scheme inaugurated in Kurram

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Water supply scheme inaugurated in Kurram
A clean drinking water scheme was inaugurated in Woch Goodar area of Central Kurram Agency on Wednesday.
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Local person receiving Rs300 ‘tax’ from every vehicle passing from bridge in Chitral

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Local person receiving Rs300 ‘tax’ from every vehicle passing from bridge in Chitral
A person in Pastai area of Chitral is receiving Rs300 tax from every vehicle passing from the road, while the concerned authorities are not taking any action in this...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP

    Unexpected heatwaves, floods, incessant deforestation and irregular urbanisation have rendered K-P extremely vulnerable to climate change.
    The average temperature of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased alarmingly by one degree Celsius since 2005 to 2015

  • Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

    A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government primary school but after the construction of the boundary wall, it is almost difficult for them to reach school in time. Being a poor person, I cannot afford to arrange private transport for their pick and drop. I am totally clueless what to do,” a worried Riaz says

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Fata Reforms

  • Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people   FATA, FATA Reforms, Reforms Committtee, FCR

    The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the successive governments also brought some changes in the controversial British-era law – the most important being the right to franchise in 1996 and political parties act extension to FATA in 2011. […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

  • Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms

    Under the Pakhtun traditions, a Jirga is an assembly of tribal elders to resolve problems and disputes among rival parties. The Jirga system is in vogue in FATA since the known history and it is still the most effective tool to resolve disputes or issues. People also resort to Jirga system in FATA due to […]

TDPs

  • Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs FATA, TDPs, TDPs Repatriation, Sports

    Like other activities of life, sports activities also came to a halt in FATA due to law and order issues and the sports grounds presented a deserted look. However, the situation changed swiftly after the return of local people and now the political administration, FATA Secretariat and people in their private capacity are organising sports […]

  • Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA

    After years of displacement and reconstruction in tribal areas, the government successfully conducted matriculation exams in FATA this year. The FATA people were jubilant over holding of matric exams in their areas after a long time However, the students from Mehsuds-inhabited areas of South Waziristan Agency had to attend their exam in Dera Ismail Khan […]

  • TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP FATA, TDPs, IDPs, IDPs Repatriation

    The repatriation process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has entered its final stage. According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), majority of the displaced families have so far been repatriated but still there are thousands of households who are still waiting for government’s approval to return […]

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