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Woman among two killed in hand grenade explosion in Upper Dir

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Woman among two killed in hand grenade explosion in Upper Dir
TIMERGARA, 05 May: At least two people including an elderly woman and child were killed and four others including women and children were injured in hand grenade explosion inside...
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SC forms JIT to investigate offshore assets of Sharif family

Date: 05 May, 2017

    SC forms JIT to investigate offshore assets of Sharif family
ISLAMABAD, 05 May: The Supreme Court on Friday formed a six-member joint investigation team (JIT) to probe into offshore assets of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family. The...
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Jamrud: Residents set up hunger strike camp against water shortage in Surkamar

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Jamrud: Residents set up hunger strike camp against water shortage in Surkamar
JAMRUD, 05 May: The residents of Surkamar area of Jamrud tehsil on Friday set up a three day hunger strike camp in protest against shortage of clean drinking water...
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Administration, security forces hold Jirga with tribal elders for peace in Kurram

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Administration, security forces hold Jirga with tribal elders for peace in Kurram
PARACHINAR, 05 May: The Kurram Agency political administration and security forces here on Friday held a Jirga with the tribal elders for restoration of durable peace in the agency....
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Tight security arrangements for Friday prayers in Chitral

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Tight security arrangements for Friday prayers in Chitral
CHITRAL, 05 May: Following a man declaring himself a messiah in Chitral, tight security arrangements were made for Friday prayers to keep law and order situation in control. Tight...
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District administration banned goats’ grazing in Haripur

Date: 05 May, 2017

    District administration banned goats’ grazing in Haripur
HARIPUR, 05 May: The district administration has imposed two-month ban on grazing of goats across Haripur district. The Haripur district administration in a statement said that the ban was...
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Javed Afridi demands some PSL-3 matches in Peshawar

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Javed Afridi demands some PSL-3 matches in Peshawar
PESHAWAR, 05 May: The Pakistan Super League-2 (PSL) champions Peshawar Zalmi has requested the PSL management to host some of PSL-3rd edition matches in Peshawar. Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed...
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Buner: Khudukhel elders protested against police highhandedness

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Buner: Khudukhel elders protested against police highhandedness
BUNER, 05 May: The elders of Totalai village of Khudukhel tehsil of Buner on Friday staged protest demonstration against the highhandedness. Score of protesters blocked the Swabi-Buner Road for...
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Nine killed, 18 injured in Afghan forces cross border firing in Chaman

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Nine killed, 18 injured in Afghan forces cross border firing in Chaman
CHAMAN, 05 April: At least nine people including two women were killed and 18 others including FC personnel sustained injuries in Afghan forces cross border firing in Chaman here on...
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One killed, 17 injured in Afghan forces cross border shelling in Chaman

Date: 05 May, 2017

    One killed, 17 injured in Afghan forces cross border shelling in Chaman
One person was killed and 17 others sustained injuries when Afghan soldiers fired mortar shells on Pakistani check posts on the Chaman border on Friday.
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Show cause notices issued to 22 education officers in KP over absenteeism

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Show cause notices issued to 22 education officers in KP over absenteeism
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Department has issued show cause notices to 22 education officers over absenteeism and violation of discipline.
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KP Digital Youth Summit begins in Peshawar

Date: 05 May, 2017

    KP Digital Youth Summit begins in Peshawar
A three-day Digital Youth Summit got underway in Peshawar on Thursday to unearth the hidden talent of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa youth.
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Fata Reforms

  • Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award

    On the demand of FATA parliamentarians, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 18 October directed the National Implementation Committee on FATA reforms to give share to the tribal areas in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the next 10 years. Some tribal leaders have expressed jubilation over this development, while others consider it just […]

  • Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi

    To address questions related to proposed FATA share in NFC award and its implications for the region, TNN conducted a detailed interview of former MNA from Khyber Agency and legal expert Latif Afridi. TNN: What is meant by the NFC Award? Latif Afridi: An article of the Constitution of Pakistan is about the utilisation of national income. The prime minister, finance minister […]

  • Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour

    Tribal people support the federal government’s decision of giving share to FATA in NFC Award and ask for its early implementation. Tariq Dawar from Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency, says NFC Award used to be divided among the Centre and four provinces and now FATA will also get its share which will remove the sense of […]

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