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15 Pakistanis heading to Europe kidnapped for ransom in Romania

Date: 15 May, 2017

    15 Pakistanis heading to Europe kidnapped for ransom in Romania
In a shocking development, pirates for ransom in Romania have abducted 15 Pakistanis including seven residents of Swat, while heading to Europe
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Unknown men burn harvested wheat crop in Charsadda

Date: 15 May, 2017

    Unknown men burn harvested wheat crop in Charsadda
Unknown men set on fire the harvested wheat crop of a farmer in Dheri Zardad Khanzeb Qala area of Charsadda on Sunday night
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PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

Date: 15 May, 2017

    PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act
The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to...
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Don’t expect too much from PML-N govt, Zardari tells tribesmen

Date: 15 May, 2017

    Don’t expect too much from PML-N govt, Zardari tells tribesmen
Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Monday asked people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to not expect huge from the current government for bringing reforms...
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QWP local leader dies in road accident

Date: 15 May, 2017

    QWP local leader dies in road accident
A local leader of Qaumi Wattan Party (QWP) was killed in a road accident near Burhan interchange on Monday.
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JUI-F stages protest to condemn attack on Ghafoor Haideri

Date: 15 May, 2017

    JUI-F stages protest to condemn attack on Ghafoor Haideri
amiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Mardan chapter on Monday staged a protest rally against the suicide blast on the party’s central leader and Senate Deputy Chairman Abdul Ghafoor Haideri in Mastung.
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Riwaj Act to be tabled in National Assembly today

Date: 15 May, 2017

    Riwaj Act to be tabled in National Assembly today
Riwaj Act to be tabled in National Assembly today
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People demands lifting of ban on weekly fair in Mohmand Agency

Date: 15 May, 2017

    People demands lifting of ban on weekly fair in Mohmand Agency
The Mohmand Agency residents on Monday demanded of the political administration to lift ban on the weekly fair in Lakaro area of Safi tehsil.
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Artists call for probe into alleged corruption in Peshawar ‘Hunar Mela’

Date: 15 May, 2017

    Artists call for probe into alleged corruption in Peshawar ‘Hunar Mela’
The artists' community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have alleged that the provincial government had ignored local artists in the recently held three-day ‘Hunar Mela’ under the auspices of the Tourism...
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Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province

Date: 15 May, 2017

    Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and a number of political parties have expressed reservations over the draft of the FATA reforms by the federal cabinet. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak...
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South Waziristan female student secures first position in CSS exam

Date: 15 May, 2017

    South Waziristan female student secures first position in CSS exam
Zarmina Wazir, a brilliant female student hailing from South Waziristan Agency, has secured first position in Cenrtal Superior Services (CSS) examination among candidates from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas...
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Physically disabled man gets wheelchair in Charsadda

Date: 15 May, 2017

    Physically disabled man gets wheelchair in Charsadda
The Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) district councilor Shaheen Sultan granted wheelchair to a physically disabled newspapers salesman Sher Bahadar of Charsadda
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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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