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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 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

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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