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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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Fata Parliamentarians to vote candidate who promise Fata reforms

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Fata Parliamentarians to vote candidate who promise Fata reforms
The elected representatives from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on Monday said they would candidate for prime minister slot who fulfill their demands regarding Fata reforms. Members national assembly Alhaj...
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Food insecure people number dropped in Fata: WFP

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Food insecure people number dropped in Fata: WFP
The food security situation of returned households to their place of origin in Pakistan’s FATA Agencies has improved significantly since 2014, revealed a new report released here Monday. The report...
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Trained police to regulate traffic in Khyber Agency

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Trained police to regulate traffic in Khyber Agency
The political administration on Monday started training the newly recruited traffic police to regulate traffic on roads in the Khyber Agency. The traffic police was recruited with an aim to...
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Transporters protest traffic police’s excesses

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Transporters protest traffic police’s excesses
Hundreds of passengers between Peshawar and Nowshera suffered badly after transporters observed strike on Monday in protest against traffic police. Drivers ferrying passengers from Peshawar to Nowshera complained that traffic...
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Heavy rain inundates area in Charsadda

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Heavy rain inundates area in Charsadda
Heavy overnight rain wreaked havoc on crops and properties in parts of Charsadda district where rainwater entered houses and shops in various areas. Rain water accumulated on roads and flood...
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‘Women disguises as actresses selling narcotics’

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    ‘Women disguises as actresses selling narcotics’
MIGORA, JULY 31: Residents of Marghuzar Town on Monday alleged that women pretending to be actresses were actually involved in narcotic smuggling in the area. Local elders told a...
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Dengue virus resurfaced in Peshawar, 40 admitted to KTH

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Dengue virus resurfaced in Peshawar, 40 admitted to KTH
As many as 40 patients were admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospital suffering from dengue fever on Monday. The patients were brought to the hospital from Tehkal locality confirming the...
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Two children die in road mishap

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Two children die in road mishap
Two children were killed while seven others wounded on Monday when a vehicle plunged into a ravin in Shewa tehsil of North Waziristan. According to local officials, the vehicle that...
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Opposition failed to nominate joint candidate for PM

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Opposition failed to nominate joint candidate for PM
Following disqualification of Mian Nawaz Sharif, five candidates have submitted their nomination papers at the assembly secretariat for the prime minister slot. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has nominated Shahid Khaqan...
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Casualties feared as Iraqi embassy attacked in Kabul

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Casualties feared as Iraqi embassy attacked in Kabul
Casualties feared as a ‘suicide car bomb attack’ targeted Iraqi embassy in Afghanistan capital, Kabul on Monday. The blast was followed by gun battle between the attackers and law enforcement...
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Free medical camp held for psychological patients in Parachinar

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Free medical camp held for psychological patients in Parachinar
A free medical camp held for psychological and mentally ill patients to provide psycho social support, to treat the severe mental disorder patients, and to raise awareness about mental...
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Political administration imposes curfew in Parachinar

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Political administration imposes curfew in Parachinar
The Kurram Agency political administration on Monday imposed a one-day curfew in Parachinar city, the administrative headquarters of the agency. Assistant political agent Akbar Iftikhar told TNN that the...
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  • 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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