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NA Speaker not allowing Fata lawmakers to participate in budget debate: Shahabuddin

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    NA Speaker not allowing Fata lawmakers to participate in budget debate: Shahabuddin
Member National Assembly from Bajaur Agency, Shahabuddin Khan has alleged that Speaker Ayaz Sadiq is giving him opportunity to participate in budget debate
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PTI announces first digital intra-party election on June 11

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    PTI announces first digital intra-party election on June 11
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Election Commissioner Azam Khan Swati on Thursday announced Intra-party election using modern technology on June 11
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Seven people injured in IED blast in Mamond, Bajaur Agency

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Seven people injured in IED blast in Mamond, Bajaur Agency
At least seven people were injured in a roadside improvised explosives device (IED) explosion in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur Agency here on Thursday
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Rain expected in most parts of KP, Fata

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Rain expected in most parts of KP, Fata
The Metrological Department has predicted rain in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata during the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, rainfall with winds are expected in Peshawar,...
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KP govt launches tele-farming program for farmers counseling

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    KP govt launches tele-farming program for farmers counseling
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched a tele-farming program where agriculture experts would give valuable advises to farmers via telephone
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SBP introduces SMS service for new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    SBP introduces SMS service for new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has introduced a SMS service to provide customers with new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar. The notes would be available at the designated branches of...
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Four police stations’ SHOs transferred over poor performance in D. I. Khan

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Four police stations’ SHOs transferred over poor performance in D. I. Khan
PESHAWAR, 08 June: Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Salahuddin Mehsud on Thursday transferred Stations House Officers (SHOs) of four police stations in Dera Ismail Khan over poor performance...
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Summer heat dries up wells, triggers drinking water crisis in Katlang, Mardan

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Summer heat dries up wells, triggers drinking water crisis in Katlang, Mardan
Wells in Sango village of Katlang tehsil in Mardan district have dried up creating a drinking water crisis in the locality where locals are largely dependent on underground sources...
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NA body recommends HEC to rename universities after national heroes

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    NA body recommends HEC to rename universities after national heroes
The National Assembly standing committee on Federal Education and Professional Training has recommended the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to rename the universities established on the names of elders of...
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Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field against India

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field against India
Sri Lanka has won the toss and elected to field first against India in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Group-B match at the Oval on Thursday
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Army operation denied establishment of ISIS foothold in Balochistan: ISPR

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Army operation denied establishment of ISIS foothold in Balochistan: ISPR
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday released further details of secret information based counterterrorism operation that was recently carried out in Mastung area of Balochistan
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KP government to form judicial commission to probe Dargai firing incident

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    KP government to form judicial commission to probe Dargai firing incident
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to form a judicial commission to probe the incident of firing on protesters by the security personnel in Dargai.
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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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