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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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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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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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