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  • 50-kanal government land recovered during anti-encroachment drive in Kohat The district administration on Monday launched a massive drive against encroachment built on the sides of canals in different areas of the district. According to officials of the district administration, the anti-encroachment drive was carried out in Jarma, Sur Gul and Muslim Abad areas during which more than 50 canals of government land was recovered so far....
  • Court dismisses bail application of man threatening right activist on Facebook Police on Monday arrested a young man for threatening right activist Gulalai Ismail on internet after a local court dismissed his pre-arrest bail application. The accused, Hamza Khan, had allegedly posted a video on his Facebook timeline inciting violence against social activist Gulalai Ismail on the basis of religion and Pakhtun culture. In the video, the accused had alleged that Gulalai Ismail caused damage to Islam and Pakhtun culture....
  • JUI-F chief terms Naqeebullah’s death as ‘state terrorism’ Chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam - Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazl ur Rahman on Monday went to the residence of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who has been killed in a fake encounter by Karachi police and condoled his death with the bereaved family. The maulana expressed his deep grief with the victim’s family and said the extrajudicial killing had shaken the entire nation....
  • Mardan district government announces Rs2 million assistance for Asma’s family District nazim Himayatullah Mayar on Monday, announced Rs2 million financial assistance for the family of four-year old Asma, who had been murdered after being raped by unknown criminals. The district nazim moved a resolution in the district council meeting which held here on Monday. It was revealed in the meeting that Asma’s rape and murder was not the only case that took place in Mardan during the recent past. The council was informed that four other minor girls – Shab Noor, Maryam, Haseena and Shabnam, were raped and killed in separate incidents that happened in different parts of the district....
  • Nadra authorities asked to beef up security at mega center The administration of the Nadra mega center has been directed by the local police to put in place certain security measures to avoid any untoward incident. In a letter addressed to the director of the Nadra mega center situated on the main University road in Tehkal area, the local police has pointed out certain flaws in the security mechanism adopted by the center. Police suggested to the Nadra authorities to construct boundary wall and fix barbed wire over it within a fortnight....

50-kanal government land recovered during anti-encroachment drive in Kohat

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    50-kanal government land recovered during anti-encroachment drive in Kohat
The district administration on Monday launched a massive drive against encroachment built on the sides of canals in different areas of the district. According to officials of the district...
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Court dismisses bail application of man threatening right activist on Facebook

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    Court dismisses bail application of man threatening right activist on Facebook
Police on Monday arrested a young man for threatening right activist Gulalai Ismail on internet after a local court dismissed his pre-arrest bail application. The accused, Hamza Khan, had...
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JUI-F chief terms Naqeebullah’s death as ‘state terrorism’

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    JUI-F chief terms Naqeebullah’s death as ‘state terrorism’
Chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam - Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazl ur Rahman on Monday went to the residence of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who has been killed in a fake encounter...
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Mardan district government announces Rs2 million assistance for Asma’s family

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    Mardan district government announces Rs2 million assistance for Asma’s family
District nazim Himayatullah Mayar on Monday, announced Rs2 million financial assistance for the family of four-year old Asma, who had been murdered after being raped by unknown criminals. The...
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Nadra authorities asked to beef up security at mega center

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    Nadra authorities asked to beef up security at mega center
The administration of the Nadra mega center has been directed by the local police to put in place certain security measures to avoid any untoward incident. In a letter...
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KP government demands judicial inquiry of Naqeebullah’s extrajudicial killing

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    KP government demands judicial inquiry of Naqeebullah’s extrajudicial killing
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has demanded judicial inquiry of the alleged extrajudicial murder of tribal youth Naqeebullah Mehsud by Karachi police. Addressing a news conference here on Monday, speaker...
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College student kills principal after being rebuked for absenteeism

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    College student kills principal after being rebuked for absenteeism
A 12-grade student of a private college shot dead the principal of the college, police said here on Monday. The student, Faheem, reportedly got enraged after being rebuked by...
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Fata LHWs protest against nonpayment of salaries

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    Fata LHWs protest against nonpayment of salaries
Dozens of lady health workers (LHW) from Khyber, Bajuar and Mohmand tribal agencies on Monday protested against non-payment of salaries. The enraged health workers gathered outside the Fata Secretariat...
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Tradition of doli slowly disappears from Pashtun culture

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    Tradition of doli slowly disappears from Pashtun culture
Traditions do not remain the same and evolve with the changing needs of the people. Same is the case with tradition of palanquine, the wooden cabine.
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Naqibullah Mehsude murder: Police arrest two cops from Rao Anwar house

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    Naqibullah Mehsude murder: Police arrest two cops from Rao Anwar house
The police on Monday arrested two police personnel from the house of former senior superintendent of police Rao Anwar for alleged involvement in extra-judicial murder of 27-year old Naqibullah...
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Political parties urged to refrain from politics on Fata Reforms

Date: 22 Jan, 2018

    Political parties urged to refrain from politics on Fata Reforms
Senator Haji Aurangzeb Khan asked political parties to refrain from playing politics over Fata Reforms and said that Fata Reforms Committee has not taken people of tribal areas into...
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Jirga vows to avenge Naqeebullah’s killing if government fails to provide justice

Date: 21 Jan, 2018

    Jirga vows to avenge Naqeebullah’s killing if government fails to provide justice
People from different walks of life on Sunday asked vowed to avenge the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud if the government did not award exemplary punishment to the people involved...
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Row between district naizm, education officer deepens

Date: 21 Jan, 2018

    Row between district naizm, education officer deepens
Differences over the appointment of 63 class-IV employees have further deepened between the district nazim and district education officer as both traded allegations of interference against each other. According...
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Government asked to waive off ‘protection certificate’ condition for Kurram based traders

Date: 21 Jan, 2018

    Government asked to waive off ‘protection certificate’ condition for Kurram based traders
Traders and importers have asked the federal government to waive off the condition of protection certification for imports from Afghanistan. Addressing a news conference here in press club, president...
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Police fail to arrest four-year old Asma’s killer as deadline set by jirga expires

Date: 21 Jan, 2018

    Police fail to arrest four-year old Asma’s killer as deadline set by jirga expires
Police has failed to arrest the murderer and rapist of four-year old Asma as the three-day deadline given by a jirga of local elders expired on Sunday. According to...
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Challenge football tournament concludes

Date: 21 Jan, 2018

    Challenge football tournament concludes
The Gandiali team lifted the trophy of Challenge Football tournament which concluded here on the Babari Banda ground on Sunday. Both, the Babari Banda and Gandiali teams displayed outstanding...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Fata Reforms

TDPs

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

  • Ration supply gives boost to economically disadvantaged families in areas of return

    Ms. Fatima, from Kurram Agency, was one of those who lived a satisfied life with the ration and aid her family received from the government. “The ration was a blessing in disguise for us at a time when we had no roof over our heads and my husband was jobless,” she said.

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