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KP government, Chinese firms ink US$20b projects

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    KP government, Chinese firms ink US$20b projects
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and Chinese investors singed different developmental projects worth US$20 billion. Chief Minister Pervez Khattak also graced the signing ceremony. Chief executive officer of the Industry Department...
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Baka Khel elders decry awarding contracts in IDP camp to non-locals

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Baka Khel elders decry awarding contracts in IDP camp to non-locals
People belonging to the Baka Khel tribe in FR Bannu have expressed resentment over awarding contracts to non-local firms and people for providing services to the internally displaced tribesmen...
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Music show organized to mark music freedom day

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Music show organized to mark music freedom day
In connection of the music freedom day, a melodious event was organized in Mardan press club under the aegis of the Cultural Journalists Forum. Local folk singers and member of...
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Wapda lifts National Junior Volleyball championship trophy

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Wapda lifts National Junior Volleyball championship trophy
Wapda won the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Junior under-23 National Volleyball championship by beating Pakistan Army team in the final match played in Qayum Sports Complex on Friday. The Wapda...
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49 Pakistani deported after completing imprisonment in Afghan jails

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    49 Pakistani deported after completing imprisonment in Afghan jails
Afghan authorities handed over 49 Pakistani nationals to the political administration of Khyber Agency on Torkham border on Friday. According to officials of the political administration, these Pakistani nationals were...
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Six ‘militants’ arrested in Shah Kas area of Khyber Agency

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Six ‘militants’ arrested in Shah Kas area of Khyber Agency
At least 29 suspected persons including six alleged militants have been rounded up during a daylong search operation in Shah Kas area of Khyber Agency, spokesman of the Frontier...
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Zalmi to take on Kings in 3rd playoff of PSL in Dubai tonight

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Zalmi to take on Kings in 3rd playoff of PSL in Dubai tonight
The third playoff of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be played between Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings in Dubai on Friday. The penultimate match of the league will...
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Dubai-based tribesmen celebrate cabinet decision on Fata

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Dubai-based tribesmen celebrate cabinet decision on Fata
The federal cabinet’s approval of the Fata Reforms Committee’s recommendations stirred jubilation among the people of the tribal areas as celebrations continued in the width and breadth of Fata. Tribesmen...
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Prime Minister Breaks Ground for U.S. Govt-funded Project Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Prime Minister Breaks Ground for U.S. Govt-funded Project Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam
Prime Minister Sharif presided over a groundbreaking ceremony today to mark the beginning of construction of the U.S.-funded Kaitu Weir component of the Kurram Tangi Dam project.
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Two soldiers, four militants killed in FR Bannu clash

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Two soldiers, four militants killed in FR Bannu clash
Four militants and two soldiers, including an officer, have been killed in a clash in Janikhel area of Frontier Region (FR) Bannu.
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CTD claims arresting important member of banned outfit in Quetta

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    CTD claims arresting important member of banned outfit in Quetta
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has claimed arresting an important member of a banned organisation in Quetta.
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PDWP approves 22 development projects in KP

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    PDWP approves 22 development projects in KP
The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Thursday approved 22 development schemes worth Rs7.8 billion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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Fata Reforms

  • Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award

    On the demand of FATA parliamentarians, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 18 October directed the National Implementation Committee on FATA reforms to give share to the tribal areas in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the next 10 years. Some tribal leaders have expressed jubilation over this development, while others consider it just […]

  • Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi

    To address questions related to proposed FATA share in NFC award and its implications for the region, TNN conducted a detailed interview of former MNA from Khyber Agency and legal expert Latif Afridi. TNN: What is meant by the NFC Award? Latif Afridi: An article of the Constitution of Pakistan is about the utilisation of national income. The prime minister, finance minister […]

  • Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour

    Tribal people support the federal government’s decision of giving share to FATA in NFC Award and ask for its early implementation. Tariq Dawar from Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency, says NFC Award used to be divided among the Centre and four provinces and now FATA will also get its share which will remove the sense of […]

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