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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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Teachers stage sit-in in favour of their demands outside provincial assembly

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Teachers stage sit-in in favour of their demands outside provincial assembly
All Teachers Coordination Council (ATCC) Thursday staged a sit-in in the front of provincial assembly demanding a time scale for teachers, abolishment of NTS, teaching allowances and teacher son...
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Mohmand political alliance protest against suspension of mobile service

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Mohmand political alliance  protest against suspension of mobile service
Mohmand Seyasi Itehad on Thursday staged a protest demonstration over suspension of phone services in the Mohmand Agency. All the mobile phone companies have suspended their service in the...
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Education department urged parents to send children to schools

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Education department urged parents to send children to schools
Assistant political agent biazai Pir Abdullah Shah has urged the tribal elders to ensure the child enrolment in their respective areas of schools said that Education can play...
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APGEC protest in favour of their demands

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    APGEC protest in favour of their demands
All Pakistan Government Employees Confederation (APGEC) workers on Thursday staged protest demonstration urging the government to abolish double education system, ensure uniform education standard, health insurance of the workers...
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Villagers seek apology from Mashal Khan’s father

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Villagers seek apology from Mashal Khan’s father
The villagers of Zaida on Thursday sought forgiveness from father of Mashal Khan, who was lynched in Abdul Wali Khan University by fellow students over charges of committing blasphemy. As...
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Opposition demands Nawaz Sharif’s resignation after SC ruling in Panama Leaks

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Opposition demands Nawaz Sharif’s resignation after SC ruling in Panama Leaks
Major opposition political parties on Thursday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after Supreme Court ruling in Panama Leaks that ordered to form a Joint Investigation Team...
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Third phase of NAW displaced people repatriation from Afghanistan to start from tomorrow

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Third phase of NAW displaced people repatriation from Afghanistan to start from tomorrow
The third phase of repatriation of the tribal people who had fled to Afghanistan during military operation against militants in North Waziristan will begin on Friday. Political agent of the...
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Two women injured in cylinder blast in Landikotal

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Two women injured in cylinder blast in Landikotal
Two women were injured after a gas cylinder blast inside a house here on Thursday morning. According to political administration, the explosion took place in the house of Noorullah...
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Supreme Court orders to form JIT to investigate Sharif’s family in Panama Leaks

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Supreme Court orders to form JIT to investigate Sharif’s family in Panama Leaks
he Supreme Court on Thursday announced the much-awaited verdict of Panama Leaks Case against the ruling Sharif Family and ordered to form a Joint Investigation Team (IJT) to probe...
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DC Buner orders to ensure clean drinking water in schools

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    DC Buner orders to ensure clean drinking water in schools
District Buner administration on Thursday ordered to ensure availability of clean and cold drinking water at government and private schools in the district. Responding to reports about lack...
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Supreme Court set to announce verdict in Panama Leaks case

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Supreme Court set to announce verdict in Panama Leaks case
The Supreme Court of Pakistan is set to announce the much awaited verdict in the Panama Leaks case today (Thursday) at 2:00pm.
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PHC regularises 75 EPI employees in Kurram Agency

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    PHC regularises 75 EPI employees in Kurram Agency
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has ordered the FATA Health Department to regularise 75 suspended contractual employees of Expanded Programme for Immunisation (EPI) in Kurram Agency.
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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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