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Public holiday announced in NA-4 on polling day

Date: 23 Oct, 2017

    Public holiday announced in NA-4 on polling day
The district administration has announced public holiday on Thursday, October 26 in NA-4, Peshawar to facilitate public to cast votes in the upcoming by-election. According to the district administration’s announcement,...
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KP govt appealed to stop hunting of migratory birds in Southern districts

Date: 23 Oct, 2017

    KP govt appealed to stop hunting of migratory birds in Southern districts
The number of migratory birds that arrive Southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been falling due to unchecked illegal hunting. According to the 'under-staffed' District Wild Life Department, every...
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KP govt to regularise 40,000 teachers recruited through NTS

Date: 23 Oct, 2017

    KP govt to regularise 40,000 teachers recruited through NTS
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Department on Monday forwarded recommendations to chief minister for regularization of 40,000 teachers recruited through National testing Services.
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Three-day tree plantation drive in Peshawar’s schools from next week

Date: 23 Oct, 2017

    Three-day tree plantation drive in Peshawar’s schools from next week
Peshawar District Government on Monday decided to launch tree-plantation drive at government schools across the district in an effort to improve environment.
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Seven died as roof collapse of adjacent houses collapsed in Bajuar

Date: 23 Oct, 2017

    Seven died as roof collapse of adjacent houses collapsed in Bajuar
As many as seven persons including four children and two women have died as roof of two adjacent houses collapsed here. The officials said that six others were injured.
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KP-Fata merger will not be allowed against people’s wishes: Achakzai

Date: 23 Oct, 2017

    KP-Fata merger will not be allowed against people’s wishes: Achakzai
Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) chief Mahmood Khan Achakzai has warned that merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would not be allowed against tribesmen’s wishes.
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DI Khan teachers stage protest against non-regularisation of services

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    DI Khan teachers stage protest against non-regularisation of services
Teachers recruited under National Testing Service staged a demonstration to protest non-regularisation of their services and threatened to launch protest drive if their demands were not accepted till...
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Asfandyar vows to continue struggle till KP-Fata merger

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    Asfandyar vows to continue struggle till KP-Fata merger
Awami National Party chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Sunday said he would not give up his struggle till Federally Administered Tribal Areas were merged in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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Afghan ambassador requests Maulana Samiul Haq for peace process

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    Afghan ambassador requests Maulana Samiul Haq for peace process
Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Umer Zakhilwal called on Maulana Samiul Haq on Sunday and requested him to play his role for peace in Afghanistan.
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Child injured in blast at market in Upper Dir

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    Child injured in blast at market in Upper Dir
A child was injured on Saturday in a blast at a market in Upper Dir, the police said. They said that the blast occurred at Sapna Market known...
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Saudi ban on foreign taxi drivers to affect Pakistani expatriates

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    Saudi ban on foreign taxi drivers to affect Pakistani expatriates
Thousands of expatriates including Pakistanis have been banned by the Saudi Arabia from driving taxis to provide jobs to rising number of unemployed locals.
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Kohat police seize 105 pistols from a car, arrest two persons

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    Kohat police seize 105 pistols from a car, arrest two persons
The police on Sunday claimed to have recovered weapons from a car and arrested two persons in the jurisdiction of Riaz Shaheed police station.
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Pak army opens trauma center in Parachinar

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    Pak army opens trauma center in Parachinar
Pakistan Army on Sunday inaugurated a trauma center at district headquarters hospital to treat in a bid to make health sector more functional in the agency.
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Kharl Zada Kasrat Roy’s peace walk for Fata’s merger in KP begins

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    Kharl Zada Kasrat Roy’s peace walk for Fata’s merger in KP begins
International Peace Walker Kharl Zada Kasrat Roy on Sunday launched a five-day peace walk from Khyber to Islamabad in favor of Fata’s merger in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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Elders accuse Razmak Cadet College principal of corruption, demand inquiry

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    Elders accuse Razmak Cadet College principal of corruption, demand inquiry
The elders of Razmak sub-division of North Waziristan Agency have accused the principal of Razmak Cadet College of corruption and called upon the government to conduct inquiry against him.
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National Jeep Rally convoy reaches Gilgit-Baltistan

Date: 22 Oct, 2017

    National Jeep Rally convoy reaches Gilgit-Baltistan
The convoy of the National Jeep Rally has reached Gilgit-Baltistan from Chitral.
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  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

  • FATA reforms process gets momentum after the election of PM Abbasi

    The FATA reforms process which was initiated in 2015 saw delays due to differences among different political parties over the mode of reforms as well as the confused approach adopted by the government towards the issue.The government had apparently put the issue on the back burner until new prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his cabinet revived the process and directions were issued on 13 September, 017 to bring a new draft law in place of Riwaj Act.

TDPs

  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

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