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Colourful ceremonies underway in Parachinar to mark Independence Day

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Colourful ceremonies underway in Parachinar to mark Independence Day
Colourful ceremonies with respect to the Independence Day of Pakistan are underway in Parachinar, the headquarter of Kurram Agency. Schools and markets are decorated with national flags and different...
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South Waziristan residents reject survey of destroyed houses under current tehsildar

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    South Waziristan residents reject survey of destroyed houses under current tehsildar
Residents of Sararogha area of South Waziristan Agency on Sunday refused to accept survey of their destroyed houses under the supervision of the incumbent political tehsildar
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Pakistan pushes for coal energy irrespective of availability of clean energy resources

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Pakistan pushes for coal energy irrespective of availability of clean energy resources
Despite Pakistan’s diminutive contribution to global Green House Gasses (GHG) emissions, it is among the top ten most climate-affected countries of the world, as indicated by the Global Climate...
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Man shot dead in targeted attack in DI Khan

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Man shot dead in targeted attack in DI Khan
Unknown armed men on Sunday gunned down an employee of the Wild Life Department in front of his house in Dera Ismail Khan. According to police, shooting took place...
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Fata Parliamentarians reject population census report

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Fata Parliamentarians reject population census report
Fata Parliamentarians on Sunday refused to accept population census report that shows tribal areas population 5.5 million. Fata parliamentary leader Nasir Khan Afridi, and MNA Shahabuddin Khan said that...
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Transgender organizes event to celebrate Independence Day in Peshawar

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Transgender organizes event to celebrate Independence Day in Peshawar
PESHAWAR, 13 August: Like other sections of society, transgender community is also enthusiastic to celebrate Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day with zeal and fervor. The ‘TransAction’ organization of transgender community...
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Army Chief arrives in Quetta to review law and order situation

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Army Chief arrives in Quetta to review law and order situation
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday arrived in Quetta to review law and order situation following the bomb explosion in the city that killed...
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Child died after drowning in floodwater in Jamrud

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Child died after drowning in floodwater in Jamrud
A 10-year-old child died after drowning in floodwater in Ali Masjid area of Jamrud, the sub-division of Khyber Agency here on Sunday. According to political administration, the incident occurred...
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Rain turns weather pleasant in different parts of KP, Fata

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Rain turns weather pleasant in different parts of KP, Fata
Rain lashed different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata, turning weather pleasant and breaking week-long hot spell. Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda and Khyber Agency on Sunday received rain
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Charsadda farmers protest irrigation water shortage

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Charsadda farmers protest irrigation water shortage
CHARSADDA, 13 August: Farmers of several villages in Dheri Zardad area of Charsadda district have staged a protest demonstration against insufficient water supply to irrigate their farm lands and...
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Independence Day ceremonies cancelled due to security threats in Kurram Agency

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Independence Day ceremonies cancelled due to security threats in Kurram Agency
All the Independence Day ceremonies were cancelled in Kurram Agency whereas the ceremonies were restricted in Lakki Marwat due to security threats
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Cycling competition on Independence Day in Peshawar

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Cycling competition on Independence Day in Peshawar
Pakistan Cycling Federation has announced to hold cycling event in Peshawar on 14th August to mark the Independence Day celebrations in a befitting manner
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  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • 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.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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