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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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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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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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