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  • 50-kanal government land recovered during anti-encroachment drive in Kohat The district administration on Monday launched a massive drive against encroachment built on the sides of canals in different areas of the district. According to officials of the district administration, the anti-encroachment drive was carried out in Jarma, Sur Gul and Muslim Abad areas during which more than 50 canals of government land was recovered so far....
  • Court dismisses bail application of man threatening right activist on Facebook Police on Monday arrested a young man for threatening right activist Gulalai Ismail on internet after a local court dismissed his pre-arrest bail application. The accused, Hamza Khan, had allegedly posted a video on his Facebook timeline inciting violence against social activist Gulalai Ismail on the basis of religion and Pakhtun culture. In the video, the accused had alleged that Gulalai Ismail caused damage to Islam and Pakhtun culture....
  • JUI-F chief terms Naqeebullah’s death as ‘state terrorism’ Chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam - Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazl ur Rahman on Monday went to the residence of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who has been killed in a fake encounter by Karachi police and condoled his death with the bereaved family. The maulana expressed his deep grief with the victim’s family and said the extrajudicial killing had shaken the entire nation....
  • Mardan district government announces Rs2 million assistance for Asma’s family District nazim Himayatullah Mayar on Monday, announced Rs2 million financial assistance for the family of four-year old Asma, who had been murdered after being raped by unknown criminals. The district nazim moved a resolution in the district council meeting which held here on Monday. It was revealed in the meeting that Asma’s rape and murder was not the only case that took place in Mardan during the recent past. The council was informed that four other minor girls – Shab Noor, Maryam, Haseena and Shabnam, were raped and killed in separate incidents that happened in different parts of the district....
  • Nadra authorities asked to beef up security at mega center The administration of the Nadra mega center has been directed by the local police to put in place certain security measures to avoid any untoward incident. In a letter addressed to the director of the Nadra mega center situated on the main University road in Tehkal area, the local police has pointed out certain flaws in the security mechanism adopted by the center. Police suggested to the Nadra authorities to construct boundary wall and fix barbed wire over it within a fortnight....

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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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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Fata Reforms

TDPs

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

  • Ration supply gives boost to economically disadvantaged families in areas of return

    Ms. Fatima, from Kurram Agency, was one of those who lived a satisfied life with the ration and aid her family received from the government. “The ration was a blessing in disguise for us at a time when we had no roof over our heads and my husband was jobless,” she said.

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