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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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Fata Reforms

  • 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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