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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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Two minors dead as roof collapse in Khyber Agency

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Two minors dead as roof collapse in Khyber Agency
At least two children died after roof of a house collapsed in Bara teshil of Khyber Agency on Saturday. As per details, roof of Ghulaf’s house collapsed
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Game plan ready to overcome India in Champions Trophy final: Arthur

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Game plan ready to overcome India in Champions Trophy final: Arthur
The head-coach of Pakistan cricket team Mickey Arthur on Saturday said that strategy has been readied to overcome India in the ICC Champions Trophy final to be played at...
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KP Textile Mills Association terms relief package as insufficient

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    KP Textile Mills Association terms relief package as insufficient
All Pakistan Textile Mills Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (APTMAKP) chapter on Saturday termed the relief package allocated for the textile industry for the fiscal year 2017-18 as insufficient
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Afghan militants attack checkpost in Mohmand Agency

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Afghan militants attack checkpost in Mohmand Agency
Militants from across the border attacked a checkpost of the security forces in Mohmand Agency near the Pak-Afghan border on Friday night, but it caused no casualty, FC spokesman...
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JUI distribute free ice among masses during Ramazan in Wana

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    JUI distribute free ice among masses during Ramazan in Wana
Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam distribute free ice among the masses during the holy month of Ramazan in Wana tehsil of South Waziristan Agency
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Food packages distributed among deserving people in Mansehra

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Food packages distributed among deserving people in Mansehra
Talha Foundation has distributed Ramzan food packages among 1,000 deserving people during the holy month of Ramazan in Manshera
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Girl allegedly commits suicide after lover killed in Mardan

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Girl allegedly commits suicide after lover killed in Mardan
A 20-year-old girl has allegedly committed suicide after her lover was shot dead by his father and relatives in name of honor in Mardan on Friday
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22 people arrested in Shahi Masjid case granted bail

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    22 people arrested in Shahi Masjid case granted bail
CHITRAL, 17 June: The 22 people arrested for violence and attacking a police station after the April 21 Shahi Masjid incident, were released on bail on Saturday. A local...
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Shahbaz Sharif appears before Panamagate JIT

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Shahbaz Sharif appears before Panamagate JIT
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday appeared before the Panama Leaks case Joint Investigation Team (JIT), probing the Sharif family offshore properties
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Man killed, four injured after power pylon falls in Charsadda

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Man killed, four injured after power pylon falls in Charsadda
A man was killed and four others sustained injuries after they were crushed under the powerful electricity pole and power line that fell during heavy rain and windstorm in...
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Pak-India cricket fans wrangle on social media ahead of CT final

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Pak-India cricket fans wrangle on social media ahead of CT final
Cricket fans from India and Pakistan have switched sides on social media and started heated debates ahead of the dream final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 between the...
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Lawyers seek scrapping of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee

Date: 17 Jun, 2017

    Lawyers seek scrapping of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee
The senior lawyers of the Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court (PHC) have called upon the government to scrap the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee.
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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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