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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 thrashes India by 180 runs to claim ICC Champions Trophy

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan thrashes India by 180 runs to claim ICC Champions Trophy
Pakistan thrashed archrival India by 180 runs in a thriller to clinch the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 title at London's Oval ground on Sunday
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Teenager lost eyesight in toy bomb explosion in Kurram Agency

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Teenager lost eyesight in toy bomb explosion in Kurram Agency
A teenager, Sabeel, 11, has lost his eyesight and both hands in a toy bomb explosion some time ago in Kurram Agency
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Pakistan set 339-run target for India in Champions Trophy final

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan set 339-run target for India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan has set 339-run target for India to win the ICC Champions Trophy final being played at London's Oval ground on Sunday
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Formula Milk companies bound to highlight importance of breastfeeding

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Formula Milk companies bound to highlight importance of breastfeeding
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has directed the infant formula milk manufacturing companies to ensure writing a message regarding the importance of breastfeeding on milk packs within 60 days
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Low voltage and load shedding irks tribesmen in Mohmand

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Low voltage and load shedding irks tribesmen in Mohmand
Over 20 hour daily load shedding and low voltage in Ghalanai and adjoining areas have piled misery for the residents as they have to buy drinking water from private...
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Suspension of mobile phone services creates problems for tribesmen

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Suspension of mobile phone services creates problems for tribesmen
Mobile phone service still not restored after passing 3 months in the tribal region causing worse effect on the tribesmen and business activities in the tribal region.
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Chaman border villagers start returning to homes after cross-border attack

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Chaman border villagers start returning to homes after cross-border attack
Residents of Kalay Jahangir and Kalay Luqman villages in Chaman near the Pak-Afghan border have started returning to their homes after fleeing as a result of cross-border attack on...
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Goods worth millions of rupees gutted in hospital fire in Wana

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Goods worth millions of rupees gutted in hospital fire in Wana
Goods worth millions of rupees were gutted as fire broke out in the South Waziristan Agency headquarter hospital in Wana on Saturday night, hospital administration said
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Bannu shoe market business suffer due to IDPs return

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Bannu shoe market business suffer due to IDPs return
The return of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Bannu’s Bakakhel camp has affected business activities in the city especially the shoe (chappal) market has suffered...
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Rain predicted in parts of KP, FATA

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Rain predicted in parts of KP, FATA
The weather department on Sunday forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers at isolated places of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during the next 24 hours.
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Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan
Two Pakistani diplomats, based in the Consulate General of Pakistan in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, went missing on June 16 while traveling to Pakistan by road.
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BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon
The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500...
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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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