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Pakistan reopen Torkham, Chaman borders with Afghanistan for two days

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan reopen Torkham, Chaman borders with Afghanistan for two days
Pakistan has announced to temporary reopen borders at Torkham and Chaman for two days to facilitate Afghan nationals stranded for days to return to their country, Foreign Office (FO)...
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Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process
Welcoming the federal cabinet approval of the Fata Reforms Committee’s recommendations, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak asked the federal government to address what he called ‘anomalies’ in the...
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Zalmi players, officials to perform Umrah as thanksgiving, says Javed Afridi

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Zalmi players, officials to perform Umrah as thanksgiving, says Javed Afridi
Owner of the victorious Peshawar Zalmi team, Javed Afridi has announced to perform Umrah along with all Muslim members and officials of the team as thanksgiving. Talking to reporters in...
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Government asked to take transgender’s torture issue with Saudi government

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Government asked to take transgender’s torture issue with Saudi government
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transgender Association has demanded of the federal government to take notice of the arrest of the members of Pakistani transgender community in Saudi Arabia. Speaking at a...
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Police recovers weaponry, explosives in Shabqadar

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Police recovers weaponry, explosives in Shabqadar
Police on Monday foiled terrorists’ bid and recovered huge quantity of weapons and explosives here during an intelligence-based operation. District police officer (DPO) Charsadda Sohail Khalid said the operation was...
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PCB retains Misbah as captain for West Indies tour

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    PCB retains Misbah as captain for West Indies tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board has retained ace cricketer Misbah-ul-Haq for the West Indies tour. PCB chairman Shahryar Ahmad Khan on Monday said that Misbah-ul-Haq had confirmed his availability for the...
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Cantonment board asked to reopen route connecting Khyber road, Hasan Garhi

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Cantonment board asked to reopen route connecting Khyber road, Hasan Garhi
Member of the district council from the area Muhammad Ibrahim and other local government representatives held a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday and said that the...
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Tribesmen protest against ban on urea fertilizers

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Tribesmen protest against ban on urea fertilizers
Farmers took out a protest rally here on Monday against ban on urea and fertilizers by the political administration. The rally started from Masjid road and after passing through...
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Zalmi owner dedicates PSL trophy to late father, APS martyrs

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Zalmi owner dedicates PSL trophy to late father, APS martyrs
The owner of the Peshawar Zalmi Javed Afridi has announced to dedicate the Pakistan Super League (PSL) winning trophy to his late father and the martyrs of Army Public...
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Pak-Afghan border closure increasing hate among citizens of both countries: Samiul Haq

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border closure increasing hate among citizens of both countries: Samiul Haq
Head of his own faction the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) Maulana Samiul Haq has said that closure of the Pak-Afghan joint border was increasing hatred among citizen of both countries.
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Test conducted to award laptops, scholarships to Bara students

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Test conducted to award laptops, scholarships to Bara students
The Khyber Welfare Association (KWA) on Sunday conducted screening test to give laptops and award scholarships to talented and intelligent students of Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency.
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Three-day Swat Snow Festival concludes in Malam Jabba

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Three-day Swat Snow Festival concludes in Malam Jabba
The three-day Swat Snow Festival concluded at the scenic Malam Jabba tourist resort here on Sunday, pulling a large number of tourists from across the country. The Tourism Corporation Khyber...
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  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • 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.

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