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  • Peace committee head among four gunned down in Peshawar Four people, including the head of a local peace committee, were killed when unknown armed men attacked a vehicle in Matani a restive area of Peshawar on Monday evening, police said...
  • Aman lashkar volunteer killed, two others injured in IED blast in Tirah valley A volunteer of a local peacekeeping force was killed and others injured in an IED blast in Nari Baba area of the remote Tirah valley in Khyber Agency, sources said on Monday. According to them, three members of the local aman lashkar were travelling in a car when it was hit by an already planted improvised explosive device....
  • Rs220m released for Landi Khan water supply scheme The political administration of Khyber Agency released Rs220 million for the water supply scheme of Landi Khana, a village in Landi Kotal tehsil of Khyber Agency. According to Political Agent Khalid Mehmood, engineers have started mapping of the project, adding, once completed, the execution phase would soon be started....
  • Police official suspended over corruption charges Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Peshawar, Tahir Khan on Monday suspended a police official posted at the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway toll plaza on corruption charges, a spokesman of the police department said in a statement here. The spokesman added that the CCPO had received large number of complaints from general public against police official Murad Khan, alleging him of taking bribes from the people....
  • Young doctors announce to come on roads for their demands Young Doctors Association (YDA) has decided to expand their protest from the hunger strike camp and took to roads from Wednesday if their demands were not met. Addressing at a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday, YDA’s president Dr. Gulab Noor Afridi said that they had set up a hunger strike camp under the Malik Saad flyover for the last six days to press the government accept their genuine demands, but sadly not a single government minister or an official visited their camp....

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Fata beat Wapda in opening match of U-23 National Junior volleyball event

Date: 27 Feb, 2017

    Fata beat Wapda in opening match of U-23 National Junior volleyball event
The Chief Minister Cup National Junior volleyball championship for players less than 23 years of age kicked started in Qayum Sports Complex here on Monday. A colorful ceremony was held...
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Pak Army win fifth National Archery Championship

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Pak Army win fifth National Archery Championship
Pakistan Army secured the overall trophy of the 5th National Men & Women Archery Championship which concluded here at the Qayum Sports Complex on Thursday. Pakistan Army secured three gold...
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Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui dies

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui dies
Governor Sindh, Justice(R) Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui died on Wednesday at the age of 78, a spokesman of the Governor’s House, Sindh said. Justice Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui, who remained Chief Justice of the...
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PPP decides to remove Qaim Ali Shah as CM, extend powers of Sindh Rangers

Date: 25 Jul, 2016

    PPP decides to remove Qaim Ali Shah as CM, extend powers of Sindh Rangers
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to change Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and extend the powers of Rangers in the province. Decision to this effect was...
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CM says Centre stealing 600MW electricity from KP share

Date: 11 Jul, 2016

    CM says Centre stealing 600MW electricity from KP share
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has alleged that the federal government is stealing 600 megawatts electricity from KP’s share which is causing prolonged power load-shedding in the province. Talking...
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Sindh’s Bari becomes new Mr. Pakistan

Date: 16 May, 2016

    Sindh’s Bari becomes new Mr. Pakistan
Abdul Bari from Sindh became the new Mr. Pakistan while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Shahzaib won the Junior Pakistan title as the 64th All-Pakistan bodybuilding competitions concluded at the Wadudia Hall...
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Punjab march into final of Pakistan Cup

Date: 30 Apr, 2016

    Punjab march into final of Pakistan Cup
Punjab have reached final of the Pakistan Cup after defeating Sindh by five wickets. Sindh while batting first at Faisalabad’s Iqbal Stadium on Friday were all out on 158 in...
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KP defeat Sindh by 7 runs in Pakistan Cup

Date: 28 Apr, 2016

    KP defeat Sindh by 7 runs in Pakistan Cup
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday defeated Sindh by 7 runs in a match of Pakistan Cup and qualified for the final. KP while batting first at Faisalabad Stadium scored 319 runs...
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LG polls: PMLN emerges as victorious in Punjab, MQM in Karachi

Date: 06 Dec, 2015

    LG polls: PMLN emerges as victorious in Punjab, MQM in Karachi
The third and final phase of local government elections in Punjab and Sindh has concluded the other day.
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FATA labourers accuse Sindh Police of harassment

Date: 05 Mar, 2015

    FATA labourers accuse Sindh Police of harassment
KHAR, 4 March: Labourers from FATA region have complained that police in Sindh province harass them even if they have their national identity cards with them. Addressing a press...
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Over 20 bathers drown in sea at Karachi

Date: 31 Jul, 2014

    Over 20 bathers drown in sea at Karachi
KARACHI, July 31: More than 20 people have drowned in sea at Karachi, the capital of Sindh province that is considered the business hub of Pakistan. The Karachi Commissioner,...
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Four polio cases emerge in KP, FATA; one in Sindh

Date: 19 Jul, 2014

    Four polio cases emerge in KP, FATA; one in Sindh
PESHAWAR, July 19: Four more polio cases have been reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA regions and one from Karachi, Sindh province, taking the total number of victims to...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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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. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

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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