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Transgender Community To Be Included In Next Population Census

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Transgender Community To Be Included In Next Population Census
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the federal government and other relevant quarters to include the transgender community in the next national census starting in March. The court was hearing a petition filed by a member of the transgender community Waqar Ali, who hails from Qasur district of...
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PMLN, Fata Announces To Hold Rally In Favor Of Fata Merger In KP

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    PMLN, Fata Announces To Hold Rally In Favor Of Fata Merger In KP
Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Fata chapter has announced to take out a rally in Peshawar on Jan 10 to put pressure on its party leadership to expedite the Fata reforms process. Speaking to reporters here at the Landi Kotal press club president of the PMLN, Fata chapter Faqeer Muhammad Afridi...
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SC Orders Government To Hold Population Census From March 15 To May 15

Date: 01 Dec, 2016

    SC Orders Government To Hold Population Census From March 15 To May 15
The Supreme Court has directed the federal government to hold population census in the country within two months from March 15 to May 15, 2017. A three-member bench of the apex court presided over by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Anwar Zaheer Jamali on Thursday ordered the federal government to...
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Property Dealers Protest Against 25% Raise In Transfer Fee

Date: 22 Nov, 2016

    Property Dealers Protest Against 25% Raise In Transfer Fee
To protest against the 25 percent increase in the tax levied on transfer of immovable properties, people associated with the real estate business staged a protest demonstration here outside the Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday. The protesters were chanting slogans against the federal government and the FBR for...
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KP Government Finalizes List Of 24 Demands To Sent To Center For Province’s Rights

Date: 14 Nov, 2016

    KP Government Finalizes List Of 24 Demands To Sent To Center For Province’s Rights
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has prepared a list of 24 demands pertaining to the rights of the province which would be sent to the Federal Government. The list was finalized during a meeting of the Senate Special Committee held here the other day with Chief Minister Pervez Khattak in the...
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JI Convenes APC On CPEC’s Western Route, KP’s Share On Nov 15

Date: 13 Nov, 2016

    JI Convenes APC On CPEC’s Western Route, KP’s Share On Nov 15
Jamaat-e-Islami, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to hold an All-Parties Conference (APC) to build consensus among the political leadership regarding the province’s due share in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and exclusion of the western route from the project. Speaking at a news conference in Markaz-e-Islami here on Sunday, JI’s Provincial Ameer...
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KP Governor Inaugurates Implementation Unit In Fata Secretariat To Execute Reforms Agenda

Date: 10 Nov, 2016

    KP Governor Inaugurates Implementation Unit In Fata Secretariat To Execute Reforms Agenda
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has inaugurated an Implementation Unit at the Fata secretariat to execute the proposed reforms in the federally administered tribal areas. According to officials at the secretariat, people can contact the Implementation Unit on toll free number 0800-88777 and put up their suggestions regarding...
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KP Asks Federal Government To Release Funds For Reconstruction Of Schools Damaged In Oct 2005 Earthquake

Date: 15 Oct, 2016

    KP Asks Federal Government To Release Funds For Reconstruction Of Schools Damaged In Oct 2005 Earthquake
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has asked the federal government to release funds it had pledged for the reconstruction of educational institutions damaged in the 2005 devastating earthquake. The demand has been made in a letter sent to the federal government by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Minister Muhammad Atif Khan. The letter...
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PM Fails To Honor His Promises On CPEC’s Western Route: Asfandyar

Date: 04 Oct, 2016

    PM Fails To Honor His Promises On CPEC’s Western Route: Asfandyar
The Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has said the federal government cheated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) issue. Addressing a public meeting here on Tuesday Asfandyar said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif failed to honor his promises he made in the all-parties conference...
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Joint Protest Demo Held Against Federal Govt For Not Giving Due Share To KP In CPEC

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Joint Protest Demo Held Against Federal Govt For Not Giving Due Share To KP In CPEC
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek, Mazdoor Kisan Party and Awami National Party (Wali) on Tuesday staged a joint protest demonstration against the federal government for not giving due share to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. The protesters gathered outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly and recorded their...
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16 Percent Sales Tax On Lawyers Challenged In PHC

Date: 03 Sep, 2016

    16 Percent Sales Tax On Lawyers Challenged In PHC
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council has challenged the levying of Sales Tax on lawyers in the Peshawar High Court (PHC). Advocate Qazi Jawad, who moved a petition in the PHC against the federal government’s decision, termed imposition of sales tax on lawyers as unconstitutional and unlawful. “Sales tax is usually imposed...
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KP Government Accused Of Deceiving People On CPEC Issue

Date: 24 Aug, 2016

    KP Government Accused Of Deceiving People On CPEC Issue
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has been accused of deceiving the people of the province by allowing the federal government to procure land for the Mansehra-Thakot section of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Dr. Said Alam Mehsud, who established the organization – Corridor Front, to create awareness among masses about...
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Features & Interviews

Pakhtun Women Countering Stereotypes To Learn Driving
Like other fields of life, women of Khyber Pakhtunhwa and FATA have also started learning driving and they are now fulfilling their needs of life without being dependent on male members of the family....
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Cricketer Muhammad Asif Praises Fata Players’ Talent
Pic by Hanifullah (1)Test cricket Muhammad Asif has said there is immense cricketing talent in the federally administered tribal areas (Fata) and if provided opportunities, players from Fata will be no match in the countr...
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Reconciliatory Jirga In Bajaur Resolves 36 Disputes In Two Years
Photo by the authorA reconciliatory body constituted by a former bureaucrat has succeeded in peacefully resolving as many as 36 tribal disputes during the past two years. Haji Said Ahmad Jan, who served as assistant po...
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Sale And Use Of Traditional Pashto Music Instruments On Decline
The manufacturing and use of traditional Pashto music instruments are on a decline due to increasing use of electronic gadgets and computer and internet technology. Traditional music like Tambal an...
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Free Of Cost Treatment Being Provided To Children With Cleft Lips, Palates At RMC Peshawar
Thousands of children are born with cleft lips and palates in Pakistan every year and parents of such children face many difficulties in their treatment. Doctors say the treatment of children born wit...
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Fata Reforms

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