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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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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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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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