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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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Rain washes out Australia, New Zealand match in ICC Champions Trophy

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Rain washes out Australia, New Zealand match in ICC Champions Trophy
Rain washed out the Group-A match between Australia and New Zealand in the ICC Champions Trophy played at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Friday. After winning the toss, New Zealand elected to...
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Health employees demand approval of professional allowance

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Health employees demand approval of professional allowance
The All-Government Employees Coordination Council on Friday asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to accept their demands before presenting the annual budget otherwise they threatened to launch protest drive across...
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Illegal weapons manufacturing factory raided, two arrested

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Illegal weapons manufacturing factory raided, two arrested
Police on Friday raided a factory manufacturing weapons without valid permit and arrested two accused, officials said. According to police officials, the raid was conducted in Hayatabad Industrial Estate....
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Imran warns protesting doctors not to blackmail KP govt on reforms

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Imran warns protesting doctors not to blackmail KP govt on reforms
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman, Imran Khan has categorically stated that stern actions would be taken against those creating hurdles in the implementation of health reforms in the province. In one of...
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JIT grills PM’s younger son Hasan Nawaz on Panama issue

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    JIT grills PM’s younger son Hasan Nawaz on Panama issue
The younger son of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Hasan Nawaz on Friday appeared before the Joint Investigation Team constituted by the Supreme Court probing corruption charges against Sharif...
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PSL gets Multan as sixth franchise for 3rd edition

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    PSL gets Multan as sixth franchise for 3rd edition
The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has finally got the sixth team for its third edition as Dubai-based Schon Group won the rights of the sixth franchise team of the...
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Two TTP commanders arrested in Charsadda, huge cache of explosives recovered

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Two TTP commanders arrested in Charsadda, huge cache of explosives recovered
Police during an intelligence-based operation recovered huge quantity of explosives and other ammunitions in Mandani area of district Charsadda, officials said here on Friday. District Police Officer, Charsadda, Sohail Khalid...
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‘Challan of Mashal’s murder case to be submitted in court within next 24 hours’

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    ‘Challan of Mashal’s murder case to be submitted in court within next 24 hours’
Rejecting reports about using delaying tactics in submission of challan of Mashal’s murder case, District Police Officer (DPO) Mardan Dr. Mian Saeed Ahmad has said that the joint investigation...
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Civil Society Organization demands end to child labor in KP

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Civil Society Organization demands end to child labor in KP
The CRM said the cases like the burning of Darwaish Khan would continue to happen until the government took serious interest in the effective enforcement of the prohibition of...
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Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education
A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government...
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KP people join boycott of buying fruits for 3 days

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    KP people join boycott of buying fruits for 3 days
Like other parts of the country, the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have also joined the three-day boycott of expensive fruits.
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PHC orders inclusion of Chitral’s Khowar language in next census

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    PHC orders inclusion of Chitral’s Khowar language in next census
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has ordered inclusion of Khowar language of Chitral in the census forms in the next census.
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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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