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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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NA Speaker not allowing Fata lawmakers to participate in budget debate: Shahabuddin

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    NA Speaker not allowing Fata lawmakers to participate in budget debate: Shahabuddin
Member National Assembly from Bajaur Agency, Shahabuddin Khan has alleged that Speaker Ayaz Sadiq is giving him opportunity to participate in budget debate
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PTI announces first digital intra-party election on June 11

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    PTI announces first digital intra-party election on June 11
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Election Commissioner Azam Khan Swati on Thursday announced Intra-party election using modern technology on June 11
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Seven people injured in IED blast in Mamond, Bajaur Agency

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Seven people injured in IED blast in Mamond, Bajaur Agency
At least seven people were injured in a roadside improvised explosives device (IED) explosion in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur Agency here on Thursday
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Rain expected in most parts of KP, Fata

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Rain expected in most parts of KP, Fata
The Metrological Department has predicted rain in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata during the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, rainfall with winds are expected in Peshawar,...
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KP govt launches tele-farming program for farmers counseling

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    KP govt launches tele-farming program for farmers counseling
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched a tele-farming program where agriculture experts would give valuable advises to farmers via telephone
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SBP introduces SMS service for new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    SBP introduces SMS service for new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has introduced a SMS service to provide customers with new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar. The notes would be available at the designated branches of...
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Four police stations’ SHOs transferred over poor performance in D. I. Khan

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Four police stations’ SHOs transferred over poor performance in D. I. Khan
PESHAWAR, 08 June: Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Salahuddin Mehsud on Thursday transferred Stations House Officers (SHOs) of four police stations in Dera Ismail Khan over poor performance...
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Summer heat dries up wells, triggers drinking water crisis in Katlang, Mardan

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Summer heat dries up wells, triggers drinking water crisis in Katlang, Mardan
Wells in Sango village of Katlang tehsil in Mardan district have dried up creating a drinking water crisis in the locality where locals are largely dependent on underground sources...
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NA body recommends HEC to rename universities after national heroes

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    NA body recommends HEC to rename universities after national heroes
The National Assembly standing committee on Federal Education and Professional Training has recommended the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to rename the universities established on the names of elders of...
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Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field against India

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field against India
Sri Lanka has won the toss and elected to field first against India in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Group-B match at the Oval on Thursday
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Army operation denied establishment of ISIS foothold in Balochistan: ISPR

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Army operation denied establishment of ISIS foothold in Balochistan: ISPR
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday released further details of secret information based counterterrorism operation that was recently carried out in Mastung area of Balochistan
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KP government to form judicial commission to probe Dargai firing incident

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    KP government to form judicial commission to probe Dargai firing incident
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to form a judicial commission to probe the incident of firing on protesters by the security personnel in Dargai.
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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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