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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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Two killed in IED explosion in Awaran district of Balochistan

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Two killed in IED explosion in Awaran district of Balochistan
At least two people were killed and two others were injured in a remote controlled bomb blast in Awaran district of Balochistan here on Tuesday. Police said that the...
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Nazia Iqbal releases song for Independence Day

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Nazia Iqbal releases song for Independence Day
Popular Pashto singer Nazia Iqbal on Tuesday released a new song for 70th Independence Day of Pakistan. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, Nazia Iqbal
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JI to campaign for women rights in KP, Fata

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    JI to campaign for women rights in KP, Fata
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Tuesday announced to run a three-month long awareness campaign from August 10 to November 10 for women rights and highlighting their problems in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and...
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ECP orders PML-N to elect party head following Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    ECP orders PML-N to elect party head following Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday has asked Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) to elect a new party leader following disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court
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BISE Kohat forms committee to investigate against top position holder student

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    BISE Kohat forms committee to investigate against top position holder student
The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Kohat has formed an inquiry committee to investigate allegations against a student who secured top position by obtaining 432 marks in...
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Lawyers remember fallen colleagues of Quetta blast on first anniversary

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Lawyers remember fallen colleagues of Quetta blast on first anniversary
The lawyers' community on Tuesday observed 'black day' to mark the first anniversary of the August 8, 2016 Quetta Civil Hospital suicide bombing, which killed more than 60 lawyers...
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Peshawar residents protest against administration for failure to control dengue

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Peshawar residents protest against administration for failure to control dengue
Residents of Tahkal area of Peshawar city on Tuesday took to street against district administration for inability to take adequate measures to prevent the spread of dengue in the...
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PTI rejects parliamentary committee to probe into Gulalai’s allegations against Imran

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    PTI rejects parliamentary committee to probe into Gulalai’s allegations against Imran
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has rejected the parliamentary committee formed for investigation into Ayesha Gulalai’s harassment allegations against Imran Khan
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Corruption reference filed against MNA Ayesha Gulalai in KP NAB

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Corruption reference filed against MNA Ayesha Gulalai in KP NAB
Former Secretary of MNA Ayesha Gulalai, Noor Zaman has filed a reference against her at the National Accountibility Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for alleged involvement in corruption
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Committee formed in Kurram to help poor students

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Committee formed in Kurram to help poor students
A committee has been formed in Kurram Agency to help students who cannot afford admissions in colleges despite coming on merit due to financial problems.
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Sikh community announces long march against federal government over non-acceptance of demands

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Sikh community announces long march against federal government over non-acceptance of demands
The Sikh community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to hold a long march against the federal government for non-provision of funds and not carrying out development work inside gurdwaras.
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Lawyers observe black day on first anniversary of Quetta tragedy

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Lawyers observe black day on first anniversary of Quetta tragedy
The lawyers community throughout the country is observing black day today (Tuesday) on the first death anniversary of the martyred lawyers, who lost their lives in the Quetta Civil...
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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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