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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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JI asks CM Khattak to call APC over delay in Fata reforms

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    JI asks CM Khattak to call APC over delay in Fata reforms
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Fata chapter ameer, Sardar Khan has demanded of the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak to immediately call an All Parties Conference (APC) over the delay in...
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Bannu IDPs camp special police personnel protested against sacking

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Bannu IDPs camp special police personnel protested against sacking
The personnel of special police force formed for the security of North Wazirisan Agency (NWA) IDPs camp at Bannu, staged a protest demonstration against sacking by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...
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Blasts in funeral kills 18 in Kabul

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Blasts in funeral kills 18 in Kabul
At least 18 people were killed and 25 others wounded in three back to back explosions that rocked the funeral of Afghan parliament member Muhammad Alam's son who died...
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Four policemen suspended for prisoners escape from LRH

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Four policemen suspended for prisoners escape from LRH
At least four policemen were suspended after a murder accused managed to escape from their custody during treatment at Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar
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Eight arrested for profiteering in D. I. Khan

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Eight arrested for profiteering in D. I. Khan
Dera Ismail Khan district administration during the raid on fruits and vegetable market, arrested eight wholesale dealers for profiteering
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Khyber Agency tribal people directed to arrange security for mosques

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Khyber Agency tribal people directed to arrange security for mosques
The Khyber Agency political administration has directed tribal elders to ensure foolproof security arrangements on self-help basis at mosques for Taraweeh prayers
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JI youths alleges Town-I Nazim of not allowing cricket tournament at Gymkhana Ground

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    JI youths alleges Town-I Nazim of not allowing cricket tournament at Gymkhana Ground
PESHAWAR, 03 June: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Youth Organization strongly criticized the Peshawar Town-I Nazim for not allowing holding of cricket tournament at the Gymkhana ground. While addressing a news conference...
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KP Govt to terminate 500 security personnel hired for IDPs camp in Bannu

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    KP Govt to terminate 500 security personnel hired for IDPs camp in Bannu
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to terminate 500 personnel of special police force, appointed for the security of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) camp established...
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Sikh serving Muslims with yogurt drink for iftar in Peshawar

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Sikh serving Muslims with yogurt drink for iftar in Peshawar
Sahib Singh, a member of Sikh community in Peshawar serve more than 1000 Muslims with chilled yogurt drink and other edibles during iftar on daily basis in the holy...
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Khyber Agency night football tournament begins in Jamrud

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Khyber Agency night football tournament begins in Jamrud
The All Khyber Agency night football tournament started at the Jamrud Sports Complex on Friday night. Opening match of the tournament was being played between the Kharki Abad and Khyber...
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Unknown assailants shot dead man in Jamrud

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Unknown assailants shot dead man in Jamrud
Unknown assailants shot dead a man in Takhta Baig, Mulano Kalli of Jamrud tehsil in Khyber Agency during the wee hours here on Saturday
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Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, decides to field against South Africa

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, decides to field against South Africa
Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to field first against the top-ranked South Africa in their ICC Champions Trophy match at the Oval on Saturday
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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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