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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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Tobacco dealers urge KP Govt not to impose additional taxes

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Tobacco dealers urge KP Govt not to impose additional taxes
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tobacco Dealers Association on Wednesday demanded of the provincial government to not impose additional taxes on tobacco
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UNHCR launches center for refugees and migration studies in Balochistan University

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    UNHCR launches center for refugees and migration studies in Balochistan University
he UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed a partnership agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on Wednesday.
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Amir Muqam asks US envoy to reconsider immigration policy regarding Pakistan

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Amir Muqam asks US envoy to reconsider immigration policy regarding Pakistan
Engineer Amir Muqam, adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Wednesday called on U.S. Consul General Raymond McGrath in Islamabad and asked to reconsider the immigration policy regarding Pakistan
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D. I. Khan TMA workers protest nonpayment of salary

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    D. I. Khan TMA workers protest nonpayment of salary
Dera Ismail Khan tehsil municipal administration employees staged a protest demonstration against nonpayment of salary. Large number of TMA workers participated in the protest demonstration at the Sabzi Mandi staff...
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Champions Trophy: South Africa win toss, opt to bat against Pakistan

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: South Africa win toss, opt to bat against Pakistan
BIRMINGHAM, 07 June: South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan in group-B match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at Birmingham on Wednesday. South...
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KP Govt announces 10pc increase in salaries, pension of govt employees

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    KP Govt announces 10pc increase in salaries, pension of govt employees
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday unveiled Rs 603 billion tax free budget and announced 10 percent increase in salaries and pension of the government employees for fiscal year...
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Welfare Organization distributes food items, clothes among orphans in Central Kurram

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Welfare Organization distributes food items, clothes among orphans in Central Kurram
Millat Sahara Foundation, a welfare organization has distributed goods and clothes for Ramazan and Eid among 100 poor and orphan children in Ali Shaerzai area of Central Kurram Agency
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Contractors accuses Public Health XN of corruption, demands termination

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Contractors accuses Public Health XN of corruption, demands termination
The public sector contractors of Khyber Agency on Wednesday alleged that XN of the Public Health Engineering department is involved in corruption and demanded his termination
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One killed, several injured in attacks on Iran’s parliament, Khomeini’s mausoleum

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    One killed, several injured in attacks on Iran’s parliament, Khomeini’s mausoleum
At least one person was killed and several others wounded in two separate incidents after armed men stormed Iranian parliament building and the mausoleum of revolutionary founder Ayatullah Khomeini
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Police tortures labourer to death in Chitral

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Police tortures labourer to death in Chitral
A labourer was allegedly beat and tortured to death by local police in Taral area of Chitral, local people informed. According to local people, the deceased, resident of Barayar Khoon...
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Champions Trophy: Pakistan to face South Africa today

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Pakistan to face South Africa today
Pakistan will take on South Africa in their second and must-win match in the ICC Champions Trophy, at Birmingham today. The match will begin at 5:30pm Pakistan Standard Time...
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Rain predicted in KP, FATA

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Rain predicted in KP, FATA
The Metrological Department has predicted rain in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during the next 24 hours.
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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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