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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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KP police demands Rs 3.46 billion for CPEC security

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    KP police demands Rs 3.46 billion for CPEC security
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has forwarded a summary to the provincial government demanding Rs 3.46 billion budget for the new security force formed for the protection of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...
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NAB arrests four fake Hajj operators plundering citizens in Charsadda

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    NAB arrests four fake Hajj operators plundering citizens in Charsadda
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested four fake Hajj operators involved in plundering a large number of people desirous of performing Hajj.
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Three robbers dressed in forces’ uniform arrested in Peshawar

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Three robbers dressed in forces’ uniform arrested in Peshawar
The Peshawar capital police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three robbers who used to plunder citizens and houses while wearing the security forces uniform
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Afghan President warns Taliban to embrace peace or face consequences

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Afghan President warns Taliban to embrace peace or face consequences
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday once again accused Pakistan of waging undeclared war against Afghanistan. Addressing Afghan Peace International Conference, Ghani issued an ultimatum to the Afghan Taliban...
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Opposition urges govt to call OIC conference over Middle East crisis

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Opposition urges govt to call OIC conference over Middle East crisis
The opposition parties in the National Assembly on Tuesday urged the federal government to call a conference of the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) to discuss the Middle East...
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Women protest against load-shedding in Lower Dir

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Women protest against load-shedding in Lower Dir
Score of women along with men came out of their homes and blocked the main Peshawar-Lower Dir road on Tuesday in protest against the continuous load-shedding and low electricity...
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Met Office predicts rain in parts of KP, Fata

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Met Office predicts rain in parts of KP, Fata
The Metrological Department has predicted rainfall in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata during the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, rain is expected in Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda,...
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Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, opt to field against England

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, opt to field against England
New Zealand have won the toss and elected to field first against England in the ICC Champion Trophy at Cardiff on Tuesday. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson invited England to...
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PM Nawaz directs for smooth supply of electricity during Ramazan

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    PM Nawaz directs for smooth supply of electricity during Ramazan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Water and Power to ensure smooth supply of electricity and avoid unscheduled load-shedding anywhere in the country during the...
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Martial Arts player from Landikotal qualifies for World Karate Championship

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Martial Arts player from Landikotal qualifies for World Karate Championship
Martial Arts player from Landikotal, Ghani Khan Shinwari has qualified for the World Karate Championship scheduled to be held on June 28 in Kazakhstan
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Afghan Peace Conference gets underway amid surge in terror attacks

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Afghan Peace Conference gets underway amid surge in terror attacks
The multinational Peace Conference on Afghanistan has been started in Kabul on Tuesday in a bid to develop wider consensus on how to end an increasingly deadly conflict in...
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Wahab Riaz out of Champions Trophy with ankle injury

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Wahab Riaz out of Champions Trophy with ankle injury
Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of rest of Champions Trophy after suffering ankle injury during match against India on Sunday.
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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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