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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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Panama Leaks probe: JIT summons PM Sharif on Thursday

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Panama Leaks probe: JIT summons PM Sharif on Thursday
The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), probing the assets of the Prime Minister's family disclosed in Panama Papers, has issued summons to Nawaz Sharif to appear before the team on...
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India beat South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-final

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    India beat South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-final
Defending champions India swept into the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals by defeating South Africa in a must-win match at The Oval on Sunday.
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Women stage protest demo against water scarcity in Khyber Agency

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Women stage protest demo against water scarcity in Khyber Agency
A large number of women from Mulagori area of Khyber Agency on Sunday staged a protest demonstration against non availability of drinking water in the area.
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Not a single famous foreign doctor appointed in LRH, claims YDA

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Not a single famous foreign doctor appointed in LRH, claims YDA
Reacting to the recent appointment of foreign doctors in Lady Reading Hospital, Young Doctors Association (YDA) has said that not a single famous foreign qualified doctor has...
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Nine killed, 100 injured as weather wreaks havoc across Punjab

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Nine killed, 100 injured as weather wreaks havoc across Punjab
At least nine people including a woman were died and more than 100 injured as a result of last night rain-related incidents across Punjab.
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Champions Trophy: India decides to bowl first against S Africa

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: India decides to bowl first against S Africa
India captain Virat Kholi have won the toss and elected to field first in his side's do or die match against South Africa at ICC Champions Trophy at The...
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Rain break hot spell in KP

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Rain break hot spell in KP
Rain in Kohat, Hazara and Malakand Divisions on Sunday night broke the hot spell in the province, dipping the rising temperatures to many degrees.
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Nurse, Technician suspended over death of a child in Chitral

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Nurse, Technician suspended over death of a child in Chitral
Tehsil Headquarter Hospital Drosh Medical Superintendent Dr Yaqoob has suspended a nurse and technician for inadvertently treating a child who was died during treatment.
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Print journalist shot dead in Haripur

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Print journalist shot dead in Haripur
Unknown armed motorcyclists on Sunday gunned down a senior journalist in Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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Three policemen killed in Quetta firing

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Three policemen killed in Quetta firing
At least three policemen were martyred and another injured in a firing incident in as unidentified armed men opened fire at a checkpoint on Sariab Road in Quetta on...
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KP’s first DNA testing lab inaugurated at KMC

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    KP’s first DNA testing lab inaugurated at KMC
he Khyber Pakhtunkhwa first DNA testing laboratory was inaugurated at the Khyber Medical College (KMC) on Sunday. The laboratory has set up
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Second round of WAPDA Night Cricket Tournament begins in Nowshera

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Second round of WAPDA Night Cricket Tournament begins in Nowshera
The second round of WAPDA Night Super League Cricket Tournament has got underway in Nowshera.
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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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