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Polio Virus Confirmed In Four-month Old Boy In Qilla Abdullah

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Polio Virus Confirmed In Four-month Old Boy In Qilla Abdullah
Officials of the Health Department have confirmed a new case of polio in a four-month-old boy in Qila Abdullah district of Balochistan. The officials while quoting the parents of the baby said that he developed fever and weakness in the limbs in December. He was taken to a doctor in...
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‘Substandard Vaccine’ Kills One More Child In Khyber Agency

Date: 29 Dec, 2016

    ‘Substandard Vaccine’ Kills One More Child In Khyber Agency
Death toll from substandard vaccines has mounted to 9 in Khyber Agency as one more child died on Thursday after being vaccinated against several diseases including measles in Malaguri area of the agency, local people said.
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Another Child Dies Of Vaccination In Khyber Agency

Date: 28 Dec, 2016

    Another Child Dies Of Vaccination In Khyber Agency
The death toll from deadly vaccine has mounted to eight as one more child died on Tuesday night amid of treatment in Landi Kotal subdivision of Khyber Agency.Members of the victim family said that six-month old son of Awais was administered polio drops on December 23 after which...
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Expired Vaccine Claims Lives Of Two More Children In Khyber Agency

Date: 27 Dec, 2016

    Expired Vaccine Claims Lives Of Two More Children In Khyber Agency
In a setback to the vaccination efforts in FATA, two more children have died due to expired vaccine in Khyber Agency. According to local sources, four years old Zakir and one-month old Umar Khitab fainted after vaccination and were taken to hospital where they died.
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Anti-polio Campaign Suspended In Khyber Agency Over Fears Of Expired Vaccine

Date: 23 Dec, 2016

    Anti-polio Campaign Suspended In Khyber Agency Over Fears Of Expired Vaccine
The anti-polio campaign has been suspended in Khyber Agency after reports that the vaccine used in the campaign was expired. Agency Surgeon Dr Niaz said the Health Department issued orders for suspension of the campaign on Friday morning after which the step was taken.
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Villagers Continue To Boycott Anti-polio Drive As Talks With DC End Inconclusively

Date: 19 Dec, 2016

    Villagers Continue To Boycott Anti-polio Drive As Talks With DC End Inconclusively
The district administration has failed to woo the elders of twenty villages in Lakki Marwat to end their boycott of anti-polio drive as the negotiations between deputy commissioner Muhammad Bakhtiar Khan and local elders ended inconclusively. Talking to reports, Humayun Khan Begukhel said that their boycott would continue till...
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Villagers Announce Boycott Of Polio Vaccines For Their Demands

Date: 17 Dec, 2016

    Villagers Announce Boycott Of Polio Vaccines For Their Demands
Residents of twenty villages in Lakki Marwat district have announced to boycott anti-polio immunization campaign as a protest against government’s inability to resolve their longstanding issues of electricity load shedding, road and tube wells. A jirga of the elders of Begu Khel, Esak Khel and Mela Shahab Khel village councils...
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PTI Govt Turns A Blind Eye To The Problems Of Blind Schools In KP

Date: 17 Apr, 2016

    PTI Govt Turns A Blind Eye To The Problems Of Blind Schools In KP
Although schools for the visually impaired children have been established in different cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but the students and teachers in these schools are facing difficulties due to lack of facilities. There is only one primary school for visually impaired children in the mega city of Peshawar having...
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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

  • 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

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    The FATA reforms committee formed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has recommended a number of reforms in the administrative, judicial and political structure of the tribal areas after having consultation with local people in each tribal agency of the region. The official committee headed by the prime minister’s adviser Sartaj

  • Proposed FATA Reforms Draw Mixed Reaction TNN holding discussion with leaders of political parties on FATA reforms proposals.

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif formed a five-member committee to recommend reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) after members of the National Assembly from tribal areas submitted 22nd constitutional amendment bill for bringing reforms in FATA, in the Lower House of the Parliament in 2015

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