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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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  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • 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.

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