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  • Five soldiers injured in Mohmand Agency attack Five soldiers were injured when militants opened fire at a security check post in Mohmand Agency on Monday....
  • Pakistan complete whitewash against Sri Lanka in ODIs After winning the toss, Sri Lanka elected to bat first but its lineup could stand against the lethal bowling of young pacer Usman Khan Shinwari who took five wickets and conceded just 34 runs in his seven-over spell. The left-arm quick took out half of Sri Lanka’s battling lineup with his first 21 deliveries. The islanders were restricted to mere 103 runs and the whole team was wrapped up in the 27th over....
  • Dengue claims two more lives in Peshawar Two more people have lost the battle of life against dengue bringing the death toll from the outbreak in the province to 61, officials said here on Monday. According to the dengue response unit of the Health Department, the latest victims include a lady and an elderly citizen from the outskirts of Peshawar....
  • ATC rejects bail applications of 53 accused in Mashal murder case The anti-terrorism court on Monday rejected the bail applications of as many as 53 accused persons arrested in Mashal murder case. The ATC judge Fazal-e-Subhan had reserved judgment in the case after hearing arguments from the applicants’ lawyers and the prosecution. The court has started regular hearing of the case and so far indicted 57 accused. It had recorded the statements of 15 prosecution witnesses....
  • Ex-MNA calls on KP Governor, requests for early completion of developmental projects Senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party and former Member of National Assembly from Bajaur Akhunzada Chattan called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra here on Monday. The tribal politician requested the governor to direct the relevant officials to complete the construction of Fata Medical College. He also requested the governor to issue directives to the concerned quarters to expedite work on the construction of road from Nahaqi Kandao in Mohmand Agency to Mamadgat area in Bajuar Agency....

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Summer vacations: Private schools asked to stay close

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Summer vacations: Private schools asked to stay close
Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Peshawar on Thursday asked private educational institutions to obey government notification of summer vacations and shut down schools immediately.
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No high school for girls and boys in entire Ambar tehsil

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    No high school for girls and boys in entire Ambar tehsil
Hundreds of girl and boy students of Ambar tehsil of Lower Mohmand Agency are forced to say goodbye to education after passing middle school examinations as there is no...
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Rikshaw cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Peshawar

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Rikshaw cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Peshawar
At least six people including two women and a child were injured when a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder of a rickshaw exploded in Ramdas area of Peshawar...
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Hot and dry weather predicted in KP, FATA

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Hot and dry weather predicted in KP, FATA
The Meteorological Department on Thursday predicted hot and dry weather in most parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal belt in the next 24 hours.
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Best Performance: Municipal body distributes cash prizes among workers

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Best Performance: Municipal body distributes cash prizes among workers
Mardan Teshil Municipal Committee on Thursday distributed cash prizes and certificates among the workers for their best performance and professional commitments.
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ICC Champions Trophy :England bowl first against Bangladesh in opening match

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    ICC Champions Trophy :England bowl first against Bangladesh in opening match
England has won the toss and decided to field first in the inaugural match of the Champions Trophy against Bangladesh at The Oval.
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Pakistani boy from Kurram Agency becomes honorary member of German Parliament

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Pakistani boy from Kurram Agency becomes honorary member of German Parliament
A Pakistani young boy Syed Kashif Kazmi, hailing from Kurram Agency, has become honorary member of German Parliament for four days for his enhanced political awareness and consciousness.
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Three injured in oil storage tank fire in Nowshera

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Three injured in oil storage tank fire in Nowshera
At least three persons were injured as a huge fire erupted at a oil storage tank in Nowshera's Taru Jabba on Thursday. Soon after the incident, rescue 1122...
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Jehangira faces power cut after grid station fire

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Jehangira faces power cut after grid station fire
The main grid station in Nowshera caught fire on Thursday morning, suspending electricity supply to Jehangira and the adjoining areas. PESCO officials said that the 132kV grid station in...
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President Mamnoon says FATA to be mainstreamed

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    President Mamnoon says FATA to be mainstreamed
President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said that Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan will be brought into the mainstream in socio-economic uplift process at the national level....
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Water supply scheme inaugurated in Kurram

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Water supply scheme inaugurated in Kurram
A clean drinking water scheme was inaugurated in Woch Goodar area of Central Kurram Agency on Wednesday.
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Local person receiving Rs300 ‘tax’ from every vehicle passing from bridge in Chitral

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Local person receiving Rs300 ‘tax’ from every vehicle passing from bridge in Chitral
A person in Pastai area of Chitral is receiving Rs300 tax from every vehicle passing from the road, while the concerned authorities are not taking any action in this...
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Fata Reforms

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

  • FATA reforms process gets momentum after the election of PM Abbasi

    The FATA reforms process which was initiated in 2015 saw delays due to differences among different political parties over the mode of reforms as well as the confused approach adopted by the government towards the issue.The government had apparently put the issue on the back burner until new prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his cabinet revived the process and directions were issued on 13 September, 017 to bring a new draft law in place of Riwaj Act.

TDPs

  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

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