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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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USAID announces Rs 3 billion for health sector in KP, Fata

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    USAID announces Rs 3 billion for health sector in KP, Fata
The United Stated agency for international development, USAID has announced to spend Rs 3 billion in health sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata including construction of a Burn Center...
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KP Govt announces to start work on Mass Transit Project in August

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    KP Govt announces to start work on Mass Transit Project in August
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced to start construction work on the Mass Transit Project in August this year
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China desires to mediate between Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve strained ties

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    China desires to mediate between Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve strained ties
China has expressed a desire to play mediator role between Pakistan and Afghanistan to improve the strained bilateral ties
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Battagram: Land affectees halt construction work on CPEC route, demands compensation

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Battagram: Land affectees halt construction work on CPEC route, demands compensation
The land affectees of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the delay in payment of compensation and forced the workers and engineers to...
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Drugs, arms recovered from Islamia College University professor’s car in Peshawar

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Drugs, arms recovered from Islamia College University professor’s car in Peshawar
An assistant professor of the Islamia College University in Peshawar was arrested on Tuesday after police recovered drugs and weapons from his car
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Drug addicts to be treated, rehabilitated at private hospital in Charsadda

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Drug addicts to be treated, rehabilitated at private hospital in Charsadda
The Charsadda police had booked a four-bedded ward at a private hospital for treatment of drug addicted people. DSP Iftikhar Shah on Monday evening formally inaugurated the ward where drug...
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Ten arrested in police crackdown on protesting doctors at HMC in Peshawar

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Ten arrested in police crackdown on protesting doctors at HMC in Peshawar
PESHAWAR, 13 June: Police on Tuesday launched crackdown against representatives of Young Doctors Association (YDA) and arrested ten doctors at Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar. As per details, police...
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Imran Khan re-elected PTI Chairman in intra-party polls

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Imran Khan re-elected PTI Chairman in intra-party polls
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan has been re-elected as Chairman of the party during intra-party elections
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Buner administration imposes ban on swimming in Stifa canal

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Buner administration imposes ban on swimming in Stifa canal
The Buner district administration has imposed ban on swimming without safety measures in Stifa Canal in Khudokhel tehsil in order to avoid any drowning incident
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Inquiry committee formed to probed into police, army personnel clash in Swabi

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Inquiry committee formed to probed into police, army personnel clash in Swabi
A joint inquiry committee was constituted to investigate into the clash between police officials and army personnel in Yar Hussain area of Swabi district on Sunday night
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Hailstorm damages crops, orchards in South Waziristan

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Hailstorm damages crops, orchards in South Waziristan
Standing crops and orchards were severely damaged as heavy rain and hailstorm hit South Waziristan Agency on Monday night.
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Militant commander killed in US drone attack in Kurram

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Militant commander killed in US drone attack in Kurram
A commander of a banned outfit was killed in a US drone attack in Speen Thall, situated on the border of Kurram Agency and Hangu district, on Monday night.
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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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