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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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JI threatens to leave KP coalition government on madrassas issue

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    JI threatens to leave KP coalition government on madrassas issue
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI)’s provincial leadership has threatened to part ways with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) over Madrassas registration issue. Addressing a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday, JI’s provincial Ameer...
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Fata Political Alliance to hold sit-ins after Eid against delay in reforms

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Fata Political Alliance to hold sit-ins after Eid against delay in reforms
The Fata Political Alliance on Monday announced to hold series of protest sit-ins in every tribal agency, Peshawar and Islamabad against delay in the implementation of reforms in Fata...
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Mashal’s father demands transfer of case from Mardan to Peshawar

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Mashal’s father demands transfer of case from Mardan to Peshawar
Mashal Khan’s father Muhammad Iqbal has requested the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to transfer his son’s murder case from Mardan to Peshawar High Court. Speaking at a news conference in Peshawar...
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Sacked personnel of Special Police Force Bannu demand restoration

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Sacked personnel of Special Police Force Bannu demand restoration
Sacked personnel of Special Police Force of Bannu on Monday staged a protest demonstration against their termination outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly. The protesters demanded of the provincial government to...
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Lawyers’ strike against Nihal Hashmi’s outburst affects litigants

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Lawyers’ strike against Nihal Hashmi’s outburst affects litigants
Legal fraternity of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday observed strike and boycotted courts’ proceedings as a protest against the outburst of PML-N leader Nihal Hashmi against judges of the Supreme...
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KP transgender community rejects Social Welfare department data of trans people

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    KP transgender community rejects Social Welfare department data of trans people
Members of transgender community on Monday rejected the statistics presented by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Social Welfare Department regarding the number of transgender people in the province and announced to...
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IG KP constitutes committee to ascertain police role in Mashal’s murder case

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    IG KP constitutes committee to ascertain police role in Mashal’s murder case
Inspector General Police (IGP), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Salahuddin Mehsud has constituted a committee to ascertain role of police officials in the murder case of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan student,...
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Six Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Qatar for ‘supporting terrorism’

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Six Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Qatar for ‘supporting terrorism’
Six Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen and Libya have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on allegation of supporting ‘terrorism’ and certain Islamic...
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Two Hazara community members gunned down in Quetta

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Two Hazara community members gunned down in Quetta
Unidentified gunmen killed two members of the Hazara community in Spini area of the provincial metropolis, police said here on Monday. According to police, the incident took place just before...
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Six abducted workers of Polish company recovered from SWA

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Six abducted workers of Polish company recovered from SWA
The six abducted Pakistani workers of a Polish oil and gas surveying company, who were kidnapped from FR Dera Ismail Khan six months ago, have been recovered on Sunday
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Govt approves construction of Kohat-D.I. Khan motorway

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Govt approves construction of Kohat-D.I. Khan motorway
ISLAMABAD, 05 June: The federal government has approved construction of 50 kilometers long Kohat-Dera Ismail Khan motorway. According to media reports, the National Highway Authority (NHA) will complete the...
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Rabid dog bites eight people in Kurram Agency

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Rabid dog bites eight people in Kurram Agency
A rabid dog bit eight persons, including five children and two women in Sadda area of Lower Kurram Agency on Sunday night. As per details, a rabid dog bit eight...
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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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