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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 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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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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