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Power transmission line restored in Samar Bagh

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Power transmission line restored in Samar Bagh
The inoperative electricity transmission line in Samar Bagh tehsil of district Lower Dir has finally been restored. A press release issued from the office of Commandant Dir Scouts stated that...
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Quick response force raised in Bacha Khan University to thwart terrorists’ attack

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Quick response force raised in Bacha Khan University to thwart terrorists’ attack
To thwart any possible terrorists’ attack in future, the Bacha Khan University has raised a six-men quick response force comprising retired personnel of the Pakistan Army. Col. (retired) Jan, the...
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Lady councilor alleges state officer of ‘harassment’

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Lady councilor alleges state officer of ‘harassment’
A lady member of the district council Peshawar Kulsoom Kundi on Friday alleged that state officer Muhammad Aziz in convenience with local police raided her house and took away...
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Peshawar tops KP -23 regional games

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar tops KP -23 regional games
Peshawar district has won the initial phase of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa men’s under-23 games (Peshawar Region) which concluded here at the Hayatabad Sports Complex on Friday. Peshawar district secured overall 90...
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‘Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital lacks facilities, staff’

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    ‘Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital lacks facilities, staff’
Patients at the recently established Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital, Swat have been facing numerous problems due to unavailability of proper facilities, shortage of staff and unhygienic conditions. People coming to...
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Villagers protest against suspension of electricity, gas supply

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Villagers protest against suspension of electricity, gas supply
Residents of Gulshan Abad locality of the provincial metropolis staged a protest demonstration against suspension of electricity and gas supply outside Peshawar press club on Friday. The protesters were holding...
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‘No reforms in Fata acceptable sans women’s participation’

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    ‘No reforms in Fata acceptable sans women’s participation’
Tribal women have demanded of the government to incorporate their inputs in the ongoing process of reforms and development in Fata, otherwise they would not accept the reform. A consultative...
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Repatriation of South Waziristan’s IDPs to begin from March 15

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Repatriation of South Waziristan’s IDPs to begin from March 15
With the onset of spring and at the end of winter season, the political administration of South Waziristan agency has announced to resume repatriation of internally displaced people of...
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KP government to provide health insurance cards to transgender community

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    KP government to provide health insurance cards to transgender community
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to provide health insurance cards to the members of transgender community to offer free healthcare facilities to the marginalized segment of the society. The...
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Tribal elders file petition in SC against FATA merger with KP

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Tribal elders file petition in SC against FATA merger with KP
Five tribal elders have submitted a petition in the Supreme Court against merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa terming it unconstitutional.
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Pilgrims who performed Hajj during last 7 years declared ineligible for this year’s Hajj

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Pilgrims who performed Hajj during last 7 years declared ineligible for this year’s Hajj
The federal government has declared those people ineligible for this year’s Hajj under the government scheme who have performed the sacred religious obligation during the last seven years.
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Social media websites not removing blasphemous content will be blocked: Nisar

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Social media websites not removing blasphemous content will be blocked: Nisar
Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the social media websites that did not cooperate in removing the blasphemous material will be blocked.
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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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