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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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Champions Trophy: India set Pakistan 324-run target

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: India set Pakistan 324-run target
BIRMINGHAM, 04 June: India set 324 run target for Pakistan to chase in the first high-voltage ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match between arch rivals as the match was reduced...
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20 militants killed during security forces operation in Mastung

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    20 militants killed during security forces operation in Mastung
At least 20 militants were reportedly killed during security forces anti-terror operation in Mastung district of Balochistan on Sunday
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Fruits’ boycott campaign continues for 3rd day in Peshawar

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Fruits’ boycott campaign continues for 3rd day in Peshawar
The social-media drive campaign against inflated prices as like other parts of country, large number of people in Peshawar observed boycott of fruits on third consecutive day on Sunday
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Several militants killed, hideouts destroyed in airstrikes in Tirah Valley

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Several militants killed, hideouts destroyed in airstrikes in Tirah Valley
Several suspected militants were killed and hideouts were destroyed as Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jets pounded several militant hideouts in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency on Sunday, security...
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ICC Champions Trophy: Rain disrupts Pakistan-India match

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    ICC Champions Trophy: Rain disrupts Pakistan-India match
The fourth game of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 between Pakistan and India was stopped due to rain at Edgbaston Cricket Ground
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Met Office predicts hot, dry weather in KP, Fata

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Met Office predicts hot, dry weather in KP, Fata
Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday predicted that mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata during the next 24 hours
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Schools destroyed during military operation in Central Kurram still remain in ruins

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Schools destroyed during military operation in Central Kurram still remain in ruins
The six schools destroyed during military operation against militants in Torghar area of Central Kurram Agency are remained in ruins and need serious attention of the concerned authorities to...
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Torkham border briefly closed over security threats

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Torkham border briefly closed over security threats
Pakistan on Sunday morning closed the Torkham border crossing for few hours over security threats and reopened the crossing after search operation in the area, security sources said
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ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl against India

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl against India
Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 clash against arch rivals India at Birmingham
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Afghan govt should focus on country instead of blaming Pakistan: Maleeha

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Afghan govt should focus on country instead of blaming Pakistan: Maleeha
WASHINGTON, 04 June: Pakistan’s Ambassador to United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi has urged Afghanistan to focus on the country’s deteriorating security situation instead of blaming Pakistan. In an interview with...
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Kurram people seek opening of Pak-Afghan border

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Kurram people seek opening of Pak-Afghan border
The people of Kurram Agency are facing numerous difficulties due to closure of Pak-Afghan border since 16 February.
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Probe report says Mashal Khan was killed under a conspiracy

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Probe report says Mashal Khan was killed under a conspiracy
The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the murder of Mashal Khan, a student of Journalism Department of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, in its report has said he was...
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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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