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Swat Snow Festival underway in Malam Jabba

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    Swat Snow Festival underway in Malam Jabba
A three-day Swat Snow Festival is underway on the second day in the scenic tourist resort Malam Jabba under the aegis of the Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) and...
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Pak-Afghan border closure building into humanitarian crisis: Imran Khan

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border closure building into humanitarian crisis: Imran Khan
Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Saturday said that closure of Pak-Afghan border is building into a humanitarian crisis.
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North Waziristan youths protest against construction of Kurram-Tangi Dam

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    North Waziristan youths protest against construction of Kurram-Tangi Dam
The youths of North Waziristan Agency on Saturday staged a unique protest demonstration against the construction of Kurram-Tangi Dam. During the protest the participants danced with the doll drum...
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South Waziristan elders denounce recruitment of non-locals in NGOs

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    South Waziristan elders denounce recruitment of non-locals in NGOs
Tribal elders of the South Waziristan on Saturday alleged the agency political administration and Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) of recruiting non-local residents in most of the non-governmental organizations...
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The only road to Safed Arkari valley remain block since one month

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    The only road to Safed Arkari valley remain block since one month
The only road to the Safed Arkari valley in Chitral remain blocked since the last one month due to heavy snowfall and avalanches causing severe hardships for more than...
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Hangu residents protest against non-provision of natural gas

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    Hangu residents protest against non-provision of natural gas
Residents of the Katghar and adjacent villages Saturday staged a protest demonstration outside the Khattak Banda Gas Plant against the non-provision of natural gas to the villages.
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Quetta Gladiators pick foreign players for PSL final in Lahore

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    Quetta Gladiators pick foreign players for PSL final in Lahore
The Quetta Gladiators on Saturday formally announced to have picked five foreign players for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final to be played at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in...
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FATA Political Alliance warns of protest movement against implementation of ‘Riwaj Act’

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    FATA Political Alliance warns of protest movement against implementation of ‘Riwaj Act’
While rejecting the implementation of ‘Riwaj Act’, the FATA Political Alliance on Saturday warned the federal government of initiating a protest movement against the implementation of the proposed ‘Riwaj...
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QWP leader shot dead in Charsadda

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    QWP leader shot dead in Charsadda
Unknown armed men on Saturday shot dead a leader of the Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Muhammad Jan Gigyani Advocate in Charsadda.
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Malik Nawaz Abdulai Memorial Cricket Tournament begins in Tank

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    Malik Nawaz Abdulai Memorial Cricket Tournament begins in Tank
The 2nd All Pakistan Malik Nawaz Abdulai Memorial Cricket Tournament got underway in Tank on Friday.
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PPP rejects Riwaj Act in FATA

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    PPP rejects Riwaj Act in FATA
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has rejected the Riwaj Act and termed it a replica of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.
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Court orders FIR against media group’s owner, journalists over fake news

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    Court orders FIR against media group’s owner, journalists over fake news
A district and sessions judge on Friday ordered registration of first information report (FIR) against Jang Media Group’s owner Mir Shakilur Rehman and senior journalists including Hamid Mir for...
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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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