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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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Federal govt ignores PTI MNA Qaisar Jamal in FATA developments funds

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Federal govt ignores PTI MNA Qaisar Jamal in FATA developments funds
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member of National Assembly Qaisar Jamal has been deprived of development funds in the ongoing fiscal year of 2016-17. According to documents available with TNN reveals...
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Local court acquits QWP lawmaker Arshad Umarzai in bomb blast case

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Local court acquits QWP lawmaker Arshad Umarzai in bomb blast case
A local court on Wednesday acquitted Qaumi Wattan Party (QWP) provincial assembly lawmaker Arshad Khan Umarzai charged in a bombing case that left Awami National Party local leader...
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ANP demands to hand over Wapda to Rangers

Date: 31 May, 2017

    ANP demands to hand over Wapda to Rangers
Awami National Party (ANP) on Wednesday announced to stage a protest sit-in against loadshedding in Islamabad after Ramzan. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club,
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Young doctors lock LRH OPD in protest for demands

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Young doctors lock LRH OPD in protest for demands
The protesting young doctors of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have locked the outpatient departments (OPD) of the province’s largest hospital, Lady Reading Hospital (LRH), to further intensify their protest
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Students launch campaign against drug abuse, trafficking in Kurram Agency

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Students launch campaign against drug abuse, trafficking in Kurram Agency
PARACHINAR, 31 May: A group of schools and colleges students had launched an anti-narcotics campaign to prevent drug abuse in Sadda area of Kurram Agency. The campaign was named...
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PTI leader survives car-snatching attempt in Bannu

Date: 31 May, 2017

    PTI leader survives car-snatching attempt in Bannu
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) provincial leader Masoom Shah survived a car-snatching attempt by unknown armed men in Bannu city at Sehri time
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Fata parliamentarians to boycott President’s address to joint session of parliament

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Fata parliamentarians to boycott President’s address to joint session of parliament
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) parliamentarians have decided to boycott President Mamnoon Hussain’s address to the joint session of parliament
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80 killed, 360 injured in car bomb blast in Kabul

Date: 31 May, 2017

    80 killed, 360 injured in car bomb blast in Kabul
KABUL, 31 May: At least 80 people were killed and more than 360 others suffered injuries after a massive car bomb explosion near German embassy in a highly secure...
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Parachinar people decry skyrocketing prices of food items

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Parachinar people decry skyrocketing prices of food items
The people of Parachinar area of Kurram Agency have expressed concern over raise in the prices of food items with the start of holy month of Ramazan.
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Turkey announces Rs1.05 billion for rehabilitation of flood, militancy affected people in Pakistan

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Turkey announces Rs1.05 billion for rehabilitation of flood, militancy affected people in Pakistan
The Turkish government has announced aid of Rs1.05 billion for rehabilitation of people of FATA affected by militancy and floods in 2014.
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Education Department asks private schools in Nowshera to commence summer vacations

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Education Department asks private schools in Nowshera to commence summer vacations
The Education Department has asked all the private educational institutions to close their schools for summer vacations immediately.
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Suri Hajek tradition of Kalash included in world heritage

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Suri Hajek tradition of Kalash included in world heritage
The United Nations has decided to include the tradition of ‘Suri Hajek’ in Kalash area of Chitral in the world heritage.
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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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