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Local govt councillors demands funds, power

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Local govt councillors demands funds, power
The local government representatives on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration demanding administrative power and funds for development schemes.
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North Waziristan plunges into darkness after rain

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    North Waziristan plunges into darkness after rain
The North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday night plunged into darkness as the main transmission of electricity tripped following light rain in the agency. Residents of the area complained
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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected as interim prime minister

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected as interim prime minister
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has been elected as 29th prime minister of Pakistan. As per details, a session of National Assembly was held with Speaker Ayaz...
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Ayesha Gulalai quits PTI

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Ayesha Gulalai quits PTI
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Member National Assembly (MNA) Ayesha Gulalai has decided to quit party, citing there is no respect for women in party ranks.
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ECP announces schedule for NA-120 by elections

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    ECP announces schedule for NA-120 by elections
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday announced by-polls on Lahore's NA-120 constituency, which has been left vacant following Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification from public office, for September 17.
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Students seek admission in Landi Kotal Degree Collage

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Students seek admission in Landi Kotal Degree Collage
A large number of students on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against lack of admission in first year classes in the Government Degree College Landi Kotal on Tuesday.
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Wasim Akram leaves Islamabad United

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Wasim Akram leaves Islamabad United
Former Pakistan Cricket Team captain Wasim Akram has reportedly left Islamabad United, with whom he featured as mentor in the first two editions of the Pakistan Super League (PSL),...
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Afghan parliamentary delegation suspends visit to Pakistan

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Afghan parliamentary delegation suspends visit to Pakistan
A delegation of the Afghanistan parliamentary leaders on Tuesday suspended its scheduled visit to Pakistan following the Supreme Court's verdict in Panama Leaks case that draws political uncertainty in...
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Female students secure all top three positions in Mardan Board inter exams

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Female students secure all top three positions in Mardan Board inter exams
Female students have clinched all three top positions in the intermediate annual examination for 2017 results, announced by the Mardan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) on Tuesday.
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Displaced people of Zafar Town, Miranshah seeks early return to North Waziristan

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Displaced people of Zafar Town, Miranshah seeks early return to North Waziristan
The displaced people hailing from Zafar Town, Miranshah in North Waziristan Agency on Monday organised a Jirga in Bannu against the administration for return to their native areas and...
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Couple killed in Buner roof collapse

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Couple killed in Buner roof collapse
A couple died when roof of their house collapsed in Dakara Killi in Buner on Monday.
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KP Health Department asks MPAs, district nazim to take quick steps to control dengue in Peshawar

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    KP Health Department asks MPAs, district nazim to take quick steps to control dengue in Peshawar
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Director General Health has sent a communique to the provincial assembly members and district nazim to take prompt action for controlling dengue disease in Peshawar.
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  • 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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