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Lawyers boycott courts across KP against colleague’s murder in Mardan

Date: 30 May, 2017

    Lawyers boycott courts across KP against colleague’s murder in Mardan
Lawyers across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa boycotted court proceedings on Tuesday to protest against the murder of their colleague Advocate Zaib Alam in Mardan
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NCS Peshawar students protest against college administration

Date: 30 May, 2017

    NCS Peshawar students protest against college administration
The National College of Science and Business Management (NCS) Peshawar students on Tuesday stated a protest demonstration and alleged that the college administration is wasting their precious time
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Several precious trees burn as forest catches fire in Chitral

Date: 30 May, 2017

    Several precious trees burn as forest catches fire in Chitral
Several precious trees were reportedly burnt down when fire broke out in the forest of Zazgah in Chitral. Local people said that the fire was erupted in the mountains near...
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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s close aide shot dead in Peshawar

Date: 30 May, 2017

    Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s close aide shot dead in Peshawar
Unknown armed men on Tuesday gunned down a close friend of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hezb-e-Islami of Afghanistan, killed in Peshawar's Pishtakhara
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9th, 10th Grade classes closed at Govt High School in Bajaur Agency

Date: 30 May, 2017

    9th, 10th Grade classes closed at Govt High School in Bajaur Agency
KHAR, 30 May: Future of 110 students are at stake as the 9th and 10th grade classes were closed at the Government High School for boys in Shingar Gul...
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Implementation of anti-smoking laws demanded

Date: 30 May, 2017

    Implementation of anti-smoking laws demanded
Non-Governmental organizations and civil society working for discouraging and curbing tobacco smoking, on Tuesday demanded of the government to implement anti-smoking laws across the country
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Hussain Nawaz records statement to JIT probing Panama Leaks case

Date: 30 May, 2017

    Hussain Nawaz records statement to JIT probing Panama Leaks case
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son Hussain Nawaz on Tuesday reappeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed to investigate Panama Leaks case
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KP Governor directs PESCO to avoid prolong load-shedding

Date: 30 May, 2017

    KP Governor directs PESCO to avoid prolong load-shedding
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Tuesday took strong notice of the unscheduled and prolonged electricity outages in the province and directed the PESCO Chief to avoid...
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Provincial government committed to ensure FATA-KP merger: minister

Date: 30 May, 2017

    Provincial government committed to ensure FATA-KP merger: minister
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Public Health Engineering Shah Farman said on Monday that the provincial government will take every step for merger of FATA with the province.
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The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

Date: 30 May, 2017

    The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are...
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District governor, son shot dead in Afghanistan

Date: 30 May, 2017

    District governor, son shot dead in Afghanistan
Unknown militants shot dead a district governor and his son in Paktika province of Afghanistan.
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PM orders for minimum power load-shedding during Ramazan

Date: 30 May, 2017

    PM orders for minimum power load-shedding during Ramazan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed annoyance on the existing power load-shedding schedule and directed the concerned authorities to ensure minimum possible outages during the holy month of Ramazan.
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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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