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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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Pakistan cruise into ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan cruise into ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final
Pakistan cruised into the Semi Final of the ICC Champions Trophy by beating Sri Lanka by three wickets in their last group match played in Cardiff, England on Monday....
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Journalists hold protest demos against Bakhshish’s killing

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Journalists hold protest demos against Bakhshish’s killing
Journalists’ on Monday staged protest demonstrations community across the country to condemn the assassination of their fellow media person Bakhshish Elahi, who was gunned down in Haripur by unknown...
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KP speaker constitutes parliamentary committee to probe BoK’s scam

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    KP speaker constitutes parliamentary committee to probe BoK’s scam
Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Asad Qaiser has formed a nine-member parliamentary committee to probe the Bank of Khyber scandal afresh, said an official notification issued here on...
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Hand grenades hurled at Police DSP’s house in Swabi

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Hand grenades hurled at Police DSP’s house in Swabi
Unidentified miscreants on Monday hurled two hand grenades into the house of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Izhar Shah but luckily nobody was hurt, police said. Police added that the...
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Patients, staff members suffer as Dogra hospital’s tube well out of order for two weeks

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Patients, staff members suffer as Dogra hospital’s tube well out of order for two weeks
Patients as well as medical and other staff at the Dogra Hospital in Bara subdivision of Khyber Agency have been facing acute shortage of water as the tube well,...
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Couple killed in name of honor in Orakzai agency

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Couple killed in name of honor in Orakzai agency
A couple was killed in the name of honor in Samana area of Orakzai tribal agency on Monday, local sources told TNN. According to them, one Soorat Rahman allegedly shot...
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Federal govt ignores Fata in PSDP: Senator

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Federal govt ignores Fata in PSDP: Senator
Member of Senate from Kurram Agency Sajjad Turi has said that the federal government once again ignored the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in the annual budget and did not...
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‘Child labor increased in Pakistan due to terrorism, natural disasters’

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    ‘Child labor increased in Pakistan due to terrorism, natural disasters’
A non-governmental organization working for the rights of children has said that the number of child labor in Pakistan has increased during the recent past citing terrorism and natural...
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Nawaz Sharif arrives in Saudi Arabia to mediate Gulf crises

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Nawaz Sharif arrives in Saudi Arabia to mediate Gulf crises
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday left for Saudi Arabia to mediate among the Gulf countries and help end the diplomatic crisis surrounding the region. Chief of Army Staff...
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Banks launched issuance of fresh currency notes service for Eid-ul-Fitr

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Banks launched issuance of fresh currency notes service for Eid-ul-Fitr
ISLAMABAD, 12 June: State Bank of Pakistan has launched SMS service which allows citizens to acquire new currency notes for Eid-ul-Fitr starting from June 12 on Monday (today). The...
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Karakoram Highway to remain closed for five days from tomorrow

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Karakoram Highway to remain closed for five days from tomorrow
The Karakoram Highway will remain closed for traffic from 5 am to 8 am in the morning from June 13 to 18 on account of construction work on Dasu...
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Five killed, five injured in separate road accidents in Shangla

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Five killed, five injured in separate road accidents in Shangla
At least five people were killed and five others wounded in two separate road accidents in Shangla on Sunday. As per the details, the first unfortunate incident occurred when...
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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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