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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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WHO worker monitoring anti-polio drive survives gun attack in Bara

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    WHO worker monitoring anti-polio drive survives gun attack in Bara
A worker of World Health Organization (WHO), who was monitoring anti-polio vaccination campaign, has survived a gun attack in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Thursday.
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US committed to increasing access to education for young women in Pakistan

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    US committed to increasing access to education for young women in Pakistan
The U.S. Government demonstrated its commitment to increasing opportunities for Pakistani women during a panel discussion focused on education, economic participation and gender equality.
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Software engineers develop app to monitor lawmakers performance

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Software engineers develop app to monitor lawmakers performance
Software engineers from Peshawar have developed a mobile application to monitor performance of provincial lawmakers. The mobile app was developed by software engineers, Sharooz Rashid, Muhsin Tariq and Shafeeq...
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Security forces clear Rajgal Valley from militants: DG ISPR

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Security forces clear Rajgal Valley from militants: DG ISPR
Pak-Army media wing, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), head Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that Rajgal valley has been cleared from militants. In an interview with Radio Pakistan,...
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Compensation cheques distributed among 29 families of Sepah tribe

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Compensation cheques distributed among 29 families of Sepah tribe
Khyber Agency political administration on Thursday distributed compensation cheques among 29 families of Sepah tribe, which were earlier withheld under the collective responsibility act
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National T20 Cup schedule and squads announced

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    National T20 Cup schedule and squads announced
Squads and schedule have been announced for the National Twenty-20 Cup set to begin from August 25. The contesting sides will fight for the top slot in four groups...
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JI Women Wing to campaign for women rights in KP

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    JI Women Wing to campaign for women rights in KP
Jamaat-e- Islami (JI) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Women Wing on Thursday announced to run an awareness campaign to create awareness about women rights
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Pakistan’s leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Pakistan’s leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau passes away
German Dr Ruth Pfau, who led a battle against the stigmatized disease of leprosy in Pakistan, passed away at the age of 80 on Thursday morning
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Nawaz Sharif’s convoy resumes journey towards Lahore on second day

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Nawaz Sharif’s convoy resumes journey towards Lahore on second day
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's convoy on Thursday departed from Rawalpindi towards its destination, Lahore via GT Road. Before resuming his journey towards Lahore, Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting...
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MPA Fazli Elahi files application with Anti-Corruption Dept against Ayesha Gulalai

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    MPA Fazli Elahi files application with Anti-Corruption Dept against Ayesha Gulalai
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Fazli Elahi on Thursday submitted an application to the Anti-Corruption Department against party's dissident MNA Ayesha Gulali over the alleged embezzlement of funds in the...
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Sports festival kicks off in Peshawar

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Sports festival kicks off in Peshawar
A sports festival organised by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sports Writers Association kicked off in Peshawar on Wednesday.
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KP government to set up centre for addressing complaints on local bodies system

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    KP government to set up centre for addressing complaints on local bodies system
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to establish a complaint cell to address complaints of people regarding Local Government Department.
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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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