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Two security personnel die as census team vehicle plunges into ravine

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Two security personnel die as census team vehicle plunges into ravine
At least two security personnel were killed and two other people including the drive injured when a vehicle carrying census staff plunged into a deep ravine, police said here...
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50 protesting tribesmen arrested, hunger strike camp uprooted by political admin in Jamrud

Date: 12 May, 2017

    50 protesting tribesmen arrested, hunger strike camp uprooted by political admin in Jamrud
In what said to be a gross violation of basic human rights, the political authorities of Khyber Agency on Friday arrested 50 tribesmen who were protesting against unavailability of...
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Old enmity claims four lives in Tank

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Old enmity claims four lives in Tank
TANK, 12 May: As many as four people were killed and a passerby received injuries when two warring groups traded firing here on Friday, police said. Police added that...
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Traders, residents hold protest demo against excessive load shedding in DI Khan

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Traders, residents hold protest demo against excessive load shedding in DI Khan
Traders and local residents here on Friday staged a protest demonstration against excessive load shedding. The protesters gathered at the historic Chogala square and chanted slogans against Pesco authorities for...
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Class 5th annuals exams in public, private schools to be conducted under BISEP

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Class 5th annuals exams in public, private schools to be conducted under BISEP
The Class 5th annual examinations in all public and private schools in Khyber Agency will be conducted under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Peshawar (BISEP) from the...
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Nawaz Sharif, four CMs arrive in Beijing to attend OBOR forum

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Nawaz Sharif, four CMs arrive in Beijing to attend OBOR forum
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with four chief ministers arrived in Beijing on Friday to participate in the “One Belt, One Road (OBOR)” forum. According to a statement released...
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Two FC men injured in Afghan forces firing in Lower Kurram

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Two FC men injured in Afghan forces firing in Lower Kurram
Afghan forces opened unprovoked firing on Pakistani security forces in Lower Kurram Agency on Friday afternoon, which left two security personnel injured, officials of the political administration said. The officials...
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Terror bid foiled near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Terror bid foiled near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency
Security forces on Friday foiled a massive terror bid by detonating an explosive laden vehicle near the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency, officials said. Assistant Political Agent Shahid Ali Khan...
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25 killed as Ghafoor Haidri’s convoy hit by suicide bomber in Mastung

Date: 12 May, 2017

    25 killed as Ghafoor Haidri’s convoy hit by suicide bomber in Mastung
At least 25 people were killed and 35 others including Senate’s Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri injured when his convoy came under attack in Mastung district of Balochistan...
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INL funds construction of five company headquarters,33 Border outposts on Pak-Afghan border

Date: 12 May, 2017

    INL funds construction of five company headquarters,33 Border outposts on Pak-Afghan border
A meeting was held between Brig Muhammad Yousaf Majoka, DIG FC KP and Katie Stana, INL Director to mark the inauguration of Border Outpost Construction Project at General Headquarters,...
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PHC orders WWB to pay salaries to employees

Date: 12 May, 2017

    PHC orders WWB to pay salaries to employees
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has ordered the Workers Welfare Board (WWB) to pay one-year salaries to employees by 23 May.
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Funds released to nine sensitive districts ahead of monsoon rains

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Funds released to nine sensitive districts ahead of monsoon rains
Funds have been issued to nine sensitive districts, including Peshawar, for preventive measures ahead of the forthcoming monsoon rains which may cause floods.
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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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