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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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Cantonment team win minorities’ cricket tournament in Peshawar

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Cantonment team win minorities’ cricket tournament in Peshawar
The Cantonment team has won the minorities’ cricket tournament in Peshawar here on Monday. The final match of the 5th Bishop Munawar Mall Shah Cricket Tournament
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Minor girl killed as lightning strike house in Buner

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Minor girl killed as lightning strike house in Buner
A four-year-old minor girl was killed as lightning struck a house during rain in Amluk Kalay of Nagri area in Buner here on Monday, police said
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Ronaldinho along with other footballers to visit Pakistan in July

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Ronaldinho along with other footballers to visit Pakistan in July
Brazilian renowned football legend Ronaldinho along with six other star footballers will visit Pakistan in July. Director General of ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor welcomed foreigner star players via...
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Sale of toy guns banned in Peshawar

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Sale of toy guns banned in Peshawar
The Peshawar district administration on Monday banned the sale of toy guns and aerial firing for a period of one month. Deputy Commissioner Saqib Aslam, purchase of toy guns under...
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Govt failed to fulfill promises made with Fata IDPs: Sardar Khan

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Govt failed to fulfill promises made with Fata IDPs: Sardar Khan
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) FATA Ameer, Sardar Khan on Monday criticized federal government for failure to its promises made with the Fata Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs)
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Cricket fans throng at Fakhar Zaman’s residence in Katlang

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Cricket fans throng at Fakhar Zaman’s residence in Katlang
A large number of people has gathered in Katlang at the residence of batsman Fakhar Zaman, who was declared as man of the match for his superb hundred against...
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Mardan: 49 cricket fans arrested for aerial firing to rejoice Pakistan victory

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Mardan: 49 cricket fans arrested for aerial firing to rejoice Pakistan victory
Mardan police on Monday arrested at least 49 people for resorting to aerial firing to celebrate Pakistan’s victory against arch rival India in the ICC Champion Trophy 2017 final...
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KP Govt assures protesting doctors to address their demands

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    KP Govt assures protesting doctors to address their demands
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department on Monday assured the protesting young doctors to address their demands within 10 days
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North Waziristan administration to reopen to Ghulam Khan border after Eid

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    North Waziristan administration to reopen to Ghulam Khan border after Eid
The North Waziristan Agency (NWA) political administration has announced to reopen the Pak-Afghan border crossing at Ghulam Khan for trade activities with Afghanistan after Eid-ul-Fitr
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Peshawar residents protest outside WAPDA House against power outages

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Peshawar residents protest outside WAPDA House against power outages
Residents of Peshawar on Monday staged a protest demonstration outside the WAPDA house against prolonged and unannounced load shedding in the rural areas of the city
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Weather turns pleasant after rain in parts of KP

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Weather turns pleasant after rain in parts of KP
Rain with thunderstorm lashed different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, turning weather pleasant and breaking week-long hot spell
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Pak-Afghan border in Kurram opened for trade activities

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border in Kurram opened for trade activities
After the announcement of the Foreign Office, the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency has been opened for trade activities.
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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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