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  • Five soldiers injured in Mohmand Agency attack Five soldiers were injured when militants opened fire at a security check post in Mohmand Agency on Monday....
  • Pakistan complete whitewash against Sri Lanka in ODIs After winning the toss, Sri Lanka elected to bat first but its lineup could stand against the lethal bowling of young pacer Usman Khan Shinwari who took five wickets and conceded just 34 runs in his seven-over spell. The left-arm quick took out half of Sri Lanka’s battling lineup with his first 21 deliveries. The islanders were restricted to mere 103 runs and the whole team was wrapped up in the 27th over....
  • Dengue claims two more lives in Peshawar Two more people have lost the battle of life against dengue bringing the death toll from the outbreak in the province to 61, officials said here on Monday. According to the dengue response unit of the Health Department, the latest victims include a lady and an elderly citizen from the outskirts of Peshawar....
  • ATC rejects bail applications of 53 accused in Mashal murder case The anti-terrorism court on Monday rejected the bail applications of as many as 53 accused persons arrested in Mashal murder case. The ATC judge Fazal-e-Subhan had reserved judgment in the case after hearing arguments from the applicants’ lawyers and the prosecution. The court has started regular hearing of the case and so far indicted 57 accused. It had recorded the statements of 15 prosecution witnesses....
  • Ex-MNA calls on KP Governor, requests for early completion of developmental projects Senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party and former Member of National Assembly from Bajaur Akhunzada Chattan called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra here on Monday. The tribal politician requested the governor to direct the relevant officials to complete the construction of Fata Medical College. He also requested the governor to issue directives to the concerned quarters to expedite work on the construction of road from Nahaqi Kandao in Mohmand Agency to Mamadgat area in Bajuar Agency....

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Appointment of new IG KP police challenged in IHC

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Appointment of new IG KP police challenged in IHC
The appointment of Salah-ud-Din Khan Mehsud as Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has been challenged in the Islamabad High Court by Additional Inspector General Akhtar Ali Shah. The petitioner,...
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Govt holds rise in temperature responsible for loadshedding

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Govt holds rise in temperature responsible for loadshedding
Federal Minister for Water and Power Khwaja Asif has said that reason behind increase in loadshedding hours is the abrupt and untimely rise in temperature in some of the...
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Lakki people hold protest against ‘excessive’ loadshedding

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Lakki people hold protest against ‘excessive’ loadshedding
Electricity consumers on Monday staged a protest demonstration against excessive and prolonged power outages here. The protesters forced traders to drop shutters of their shops in the main Lakki bazaar...
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Protests held against suspension of mobile service in Mohmand, FR Tank

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Protests held against suspension of mobile service in Mohmand, FR Tank
Tribesmen in Mohmand agency on Monday staged a protest demonstration against prolonged suspension of mobile connectivity in their area. The protest demonstration was organized under the banner of Fata Political...
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Class-IV employees of public hospitals start strike against non-provision of professional allowance

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Class-IV employees of public hospitals start strike against non-provision of professional allowance
The class-IV employees of all the public sector hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday started strike against non-provision of health professional allowance. According to office bearers of the employees’ associations,...
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Premier cricket league concluded in Bannu

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Premier cricket league concluded in Bannu
The Miryan Cricket Club beat Baka Khel Cricket team in the final of the Bannu Premier League cricket tournament which concluded here on Monday. The final match was played...
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Lucrative FSL League gets underway in Jamrud

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Lucrative FSL League gets underway in Jamrud
The Fata Super League, one of the major sporting events in the history of Fata got underway at the Jamrud Sports Complex amid a colorful opening ceremony here on...
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Parachinar bombing also claim three family members

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Parachinar bombing also claim three family members
Three members of the same family including a 30-year old woman Zubaida Bibi 30 and her two children were also martyred in bomb explosion that rift through central imambargah...
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Four commit suicide in one day in Nowshera

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Four commit suicide in one day in Nowshera
Five people from different areas of Nowshera committed suicide for various reasons just within a day on Sunday. Four people were died and another was hospitalized in critical condition.
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Tank: Political alliance demands reduction in loadshedding duration

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Tank: Political alliance demands reduction in loadshedding duration
Political leaders from different political parties in Tank have warned the federal government to reduce the duration of unannounced electricity loadshedding within three days otherwise they would be compelled...
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Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees resumes today

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees resumes today
The voluntary repatriation of ‘registered Afghan’ refugees resumed on Monday after four months of suspension, through two refugee centres established in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan respectively.
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Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in five KP districts today

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in five KP districts today
A three-day special anti-polio campaign kicked off on Monday in five districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to vaccinate children under the age of five.
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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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