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  • Senate Committee seeks report on Cess collection rules from Mines in Fata Senate Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions on Friday asked FATA Secretariat to submit a report within 15 days on the background and current rules applied in FATA regarding Cess collection from mines and minerals. The Committee observed that collection of CESS on mines and minerals by Political Agents administration is illegal because the CESS act has not yet been extended to FATA. ...
  • BLA commander surrenders in Quetta A group of Baloch rebels including a commander of Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) on Friday laid their weapons and surrendered to FC Madadgar Heaquarters Quetta. According an Inter Services Public Relations, commander Ainuddin of BLA surrendered to Security Forces during a ceremony....
  • Ziaullah submits reference against CM Khattak Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Friday submitted reference against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak accusing him of horse trading. The reference was submitted at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly secretariat at speaker’s office....
  • Dengue outbreak: Tehkal residents protest govt’s failure as 700 infected The unprepared Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department seems unable to control the outbreak of dengue fever as 700 patients have been tested positive since last one month. According to official of Khyber Teaching Hospital, around 3000 patients are brought to the hospital of which 700 were tested dengue positive....
  • Nabi seeks MNA, PA support to feature in national games Muhammad Nabi has appealed political agent of Khyber Agency and member National Assembly Nasir Khan Afridi to support him play the National Karate Championship. Talking to Tribal News Network, he said that he had won gold medal several times in national level championship....

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Trump signs new order banning 6 Muslim countries from travelling US

Trump signs new order banning 6 Muslim countries from travelling US
March 07, 2017

PESHAWAR, 7 March: The United States President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order imposing travel ban on people from six Muslim countries for three months.

The new executive order will not be applicable on people already having visas and they will be allowed to travel freely. According to a statement issued from the White House, the banned countries include Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Sudan. It said the ban will be applicable from 16 March.

The statement said the people of Iraq have not been included in the ban and the green card holders and people already possessing valid visas will be exempted from the restrictions. It added that the citizens of Syria will not face travel ban for an indefinite period, like the one in the previous executive order.

Trump had issued first order banning entry of people from seven Muslim countries to the US in January which resulted in protests in America and rest of the world. The Federal Court in America had suspended that order.

Trump administration officials say that even with the changes, the goal of the new order is the same as the first: keeping would-be terrorists out of the United States while the government reviews the vetting system for refugees and visa applicants from certain parts of the world.

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