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Pakistan thrashes India by 180 runs to claim ICC Champions Trophy

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan thrashes India by 180 runs to claim ICC Champions Trophy
Pakistan thrashed archrival India by 180 runs in a thriller to clinch the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 title at London's Oval ground on Sunday
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Teenager lost eyesight in toy bomb explosion in Kurram Agency

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Teenager lost eyesight in toy bomb explosion in Kurram Agency
A teenager, Sabeel, 11, has lost his eyesight and both hands in a toy bomb explosion some time ago in Kurram Agency
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Pakistan set 339-run target for India in Champions Trophy final

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan set 339-run target for India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan has set 339-run target for India to win the ICC Champions Trophy final being played at London's Oval ground on Sunday
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Formula Milk companies bound to highlight importance of breastfeeding

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Formula Milk companies bound to highlight importance of breastfeeding
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has directed the infant formula milk manufacturing companies to ensure writing a message regarding the importance of breastfeeding on milk packs within 60 days
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Low voltage and load shedding irks tribesmen in Mohmand

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Low voltage and load shedding irks tribesmen in Mohmand
Over 20 hour daily load shedding and low voltage in Ghalanai and adjoining areas have piled misery for the residents as they have to buy drinking water from private...
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Suspension of mobile phone services creates problems for tribesmen

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Suspension of mobile phone services creates problems for tribesmen
Mobile phone service still not restored after passing 3 months in the tribal region causing worse effect on the tribesmen and business activities in the tribal region.
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Chaman border villagers start returning to homes after cross-border attack

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Chaman border villagers start returning to homes after cross-border attack
Residents of Kalay Jahangir and Kalay Luqman villages in Chaman near the Pak-Afghan border have started returning to their homes after fleeing as a result of cross-border attack on...
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Goods worth millions of rupees gutted in hospital fire in Wana

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Goods worth millions of rupees gutted in hospital fire in Wana
Goods worth millions of rupees were gutted as fire broke out in the South Waziristan Agency headquarter hospital in Wana on Saturday night, hospital administration said
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Bannu shoe market business suffer due to IDPs return

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Bannu shoe market business suffer due to IDPs return
The return of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Bannu’s Bakakhel camp has affected business activities in the city especially the shoe (chappal) market has suffered...
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Rain predicted in parts of KP, FATA

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Rain predicted in parts of KP, FATA
The weather department on Sunday forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers at isolated places of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during the next 24 hours.
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Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan
Two Pakistani diplomats, based in the Consulate General of Pakistan in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, went missing on June 16 while traveling to Pakistan by road.
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India decides to bowl first against Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy final

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    India decides to bowl first against Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy final
Indian Captain Viral Kohli has won the toss and decided to bowl first against arch rival Pakistan in the final of ICC Champion Trophy at The Oval ground of...
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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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