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Six killed as suicide bombers storm state television in Afghanistan

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Six killed as suicide bombers storm state television in Afghanistan
At least six people were killed after suicide bombers of Islamic State stormed the state television station in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city on Wednesday.
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PCB bans cricketer Mohammad Nawaz for two months

Date: 17 May, 2017

    PCB bans cricketer Mohammad Nawaz for two months
Pakistan Cricket Board has banned left-arm spinner Mohammad Nawaz for period of two months for violating its anti-corruption code on Wednesday.
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Polio workers kidnapping: FR Tank admin stops Khasadar Force’s salaries, development work under FCR

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Polio workers kidnapping: FR Tank admin stops Khasadar Force’s salaries, development work under FCR
Political administration of Frontier Region Tank on Wednesday stopped salaries of the Khasadar Force personnel and development work in the area of Wraspoon, sub-tribe of Bettani, under collective responsibility...
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Motorcycle riding banned in Khyber Agency

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Motorcycle riding banned in Khyber Agency
Political administration of Khyber Agency on Wednesday imposed ban on motorcycle riding in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency following target killing of a Levies Force personnel last night.
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Army Public School and College foundation laid in Parachinar

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Army Public School and College foundation laid in Parachinar
The foundation stone of the Army Public School and College has been laid in Parachinar, Kurram Agency on Wednesday
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KP govt asks centre to start reconstruction work on Bahrain-Kalam Road

Date: 17 May, 2017

    KP govt asks centre to start reconstruction work on Bahrain-Kalam Road
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday sent another reminder to the federal government to start construction work on Bahrain-Kalam road
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Mashal Khan’s father seeks protection for daughters

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Mashal Khan’s father seeks protection for daughters
Muhammad Iqbal Jan, the father of Mashal Khan, during of the Mardan university lynching case on Wednesday, told the three-judge bench of Supreme Court demanded that the case be...
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PTI workers stage protest against power outages in Peshawar

Date: 17 May, 2017

    PTI workers stage protest against power outages in Peshawar
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers on Wednesday registered a protest demonstration in front of Wapda house in Peshawar against the prolonged electricity load shedding and overbilling.
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Four more militants executed at KP jail: ISPR

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Four more militants executed at KP jail: ISPR
Four more hardcore militants of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been executed at a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.
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10 family members injured as truck fall into ravine in Kohistan

Date: 17 May, 2017

    10 family members injured as truck fall into ravine in Kohistan
At least 10 people of the same family sustained injuries as a truck fell into a deep ravine in Kohistan area of Upper Dir here on Wednesday. Police said that...
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Several pensioners go without pay since three months in Mohmand Agency

Date: 17 May, 2017

    Several pensioners go without pay since three months in Mohmand Agency
Several retired government employees in Mohmand Agency are faced with financial crisis as they were not being paid their pension since last three months.
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NA body fails to evolve consensus on Riwaj Act in FATA

Date: 17 May, 2017

    NA body fails to evolve consensus on Riwaj Act in FATA
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) on Tuesday failed to develop consensus on implementation of Riwaj Act 2017 in FATA.
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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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