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  • 50-kanal government land recovered during anti-encroachment drive in Kohat The district administration on Monday launched a massive drive against encroachment built on the sides of canals in different areas of the district. According to officials of the district administration, the anti-encroachment drive was carried out in Jarma, Sur Gul and Muslim Abad areas during which more than 50 canals of government land was recovered so far....
  • Court dismisses bail application of man threatening right activist on Facebook Police on Monday arrested a young man for threatening right activist Gulalai Ismail on internet after a local court dismissed his pre-arrest bail application. The accused, Hamza Khan, had allegedly posted a video on his Facebook timeline inciting violence against social activist Gulalai Ismail on the basis of religion and Pakhtun culture. In the video, the accused had alleged that Gulalai Ismail caused damage to Islam and Pakhtun culture....
  • JUI-F chief terms Naqeebullah’s death as ‘state terrorism’ Chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam - Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazl ur Rahman on Monday went to the residence of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who has been killed in a fake encounter by Karachi police and condoled his death with the bereaved family. The maulana expressed his deep grief with the victim’s family and said the extrajudicial killing had shaken the entire nation....
  • Mardan district government announces Rs2 million assistance for Asma’s family District nazim Himayatullah Mayar on Monday, announced Rs2 million financial assistance for the family of four-year old Asma, who had been murdered after being raped by unknown criminals. The district nazim moved a resolution in the district council meeting which held here on Monday. It was revealed in the meeting that Asma’s rape and murder was not the only case that took place in Mardan during the recent past. The council was informed that four other minor girls – Shab Noor, Maryam, Haseena and Shabnam, were raped and killed in separate incidents that happened in different parts of the district....
  • Nadra authorities asked to beef up security at mega center The administration of the Nadra mega center has been directed by the local police to put in place certain security measures to avoid any untoward incident. In a letter addressed to the director of the Nadra mega center situated on the main University road in Tehkal area, the local police has pointed out certain flaws in the security mechanism adopted by the center. Police suggested to the Nadra authorities to construct boundary wall and fix barbed wire over it within a fortnight....

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Police accused of keeping man in illegal custody

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Police accused of keeping man in illegal custody
Waseem Raza, a resident of Kohat district on Friday accused SHO of City police station of detaining him for not giving bribe. Hailing from Chakar Kot village, Raza also...
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Dr Khan Tehreek demands national status for Pashto

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Dr Khan Tehreek demands national status for Pashto
Dr. Khan Tehreek (movement) on Friday demanded of the federal government to give national language status to Pashto. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, the Tehreek...
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Upper Dir teachers demand rollback of govt’s decision on appointing female teachers at primary level

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Upper Dir teachers demand rollback of govt’s decision on appointing female teachers at primary level
The teachers of Upper Dir on Friday warned provincial government of setting up a sit-in camp outside provincial assembly if decision of appointing only female teachers at primary schools...
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Tribal students demand population census on permanent addresses

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Tribal students demand population census on permanent addresses
Fata Students Organization and lawyer forum on Friday expressed reservations and apprehensions over ongoing country's largest census and demanded of the government to conduct population census on permanent addresses...
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PCB suspends Shahzaib Hasan in spot-fixing scandal

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    PCB suspends Shahzaib Hasan in spot-fixing scandal
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday provisionally suspended opening batsman Shahzaib Hasan for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) second edition.
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Four women killed as wagon plunges into ravine in Landikotal

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Four women killed as wagon plunges into ravine in Landikotal
Four women were killed and eight other people sustained injuries when a wagon vehicle carrying wedding guests plunged into a deep ravine in the remote area of Kam-Shelman area...
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Four militants killed in air strikes in Khyber Agency: ISPR

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Four militants killed in air strikes in Khyber Agency: ISPR
At least four militants killed in Pakistan Army air strikes targeting militants’ hideouts in Rajgal Valley in Khyber Agency here on Friday, claims ISPR.
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North Waziristan TDPs protest against non-payment of cash assistance

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    North Waziristan TDPs protest against non-payment of cash assistance
The temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency on Friday held a protest demonstration against the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and political administration for non-payment of monthly...
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4 FC personnel, 6 militants killed in Landikotal, Shabqadar attacks

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    4 FC personnel, 6 militants killed in Landikotal, Shabqadar attacks
Two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel and six militants were killed in a clash in Landikotal area of Khyber Agency in the wee hours of Friday.
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One policeman killed, another injured in Peshawar firing

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    One policeman killed, another injured in Peshawar firing
A policeman was killed and another sustained injuries in firing on a mobile van in Peshawar on Thursday night.
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15 fake candidates attending NTS test for police recruitment sent to jail

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    15 fake candidates attending NTS test for police recruitment sent to jail
Fifteen fake candidates attending the National Testing Service (NTS) test for recruitment in police department for Swat were sent to jail on Thursday.
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Nasir Durrani leaves charge as KP police chief after retirement

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Nasir Durrani leaves charge as KP police chief after retirement
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General Police (IGP) Nasir Khan Durrani has signed the order of leaving the charge after which he has retired from the post.
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Fata Reforms

TDPs

  • 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.

  • Ration supply gives boost to economically disadvantaged families in areas of return

    Ms. Fatima, from Kurram Agency, was one of those who lived a satisfied life with the ration and aid her family received from the government. “The ration was a blessing in disguise for us at a time when we had no roof over our heads and my husband was jobless,” she said.

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