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CM Khattak announces dividing Chitral in two

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    CM Khattak announces dividing Chitral in two
Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Wednesday announced to divide Chitral in upper and lower districts while given Drosh area tehsil status.
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President Ghani orders to investigate murder of Pakistan diplomatic staffer

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    President Ghani orders to investigate murder of Pakistan diplomatic staffer
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday ordered to investigate murder of Pakistani consulate official in Jalalabad.
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KP Tourism dept fails to pay 12 employees minimum wage

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    KP Tourism dept fails to pay 12 employees minimum wage
Documents available with Tribal News Network, showed that the department has been underpaying twelve of its employees. The provincial government has fixed Rs15000 minimum wage but its own department...
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NGO withholds salaries of staff hired for BISP survey in Mohmand

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    NGO withholds salaries of staff hired for BISP survey in Mohmand
Persons hired to conduct survey for Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) in Mohmand Agency have not been paid two months salaries.
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BRT contract awarded to ‘corrupt contractor’: alleges MPA Ziaullah Afridi

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    BRT contract awarded to ‘corrupt contractor’: alleges MPA Ziaullah Afridi
Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Wednesday alleged that Bus Rapid Transit project was awarded to a contractor who has been facing corruption cases in Punjab.
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DPO Mardan suspends nine policemen for poor performance

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    DPO Mardan suspends nine policemen for poor performance
District police officer Mardan police on Wednesday suspended staff of Hathian police chowki for failure to contain sale of narcotics in the area under its jurisdiction.
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Faqir Gul from Charsadda writes the Holy Quran in own handwriting, translates into Pashto

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    Faqir Gul from Charsadda writes the Holy Quran in own handwriting, translates into Pashto
The art of handwriting and calligraphy has witnessed decline in recent times due to introduction of modern printing presses and computer software.
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Time for FATA people to unite on single point agenda of merger with KP: Pervaiz Khattak

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    Time for FATA people to unite on single point agenda of merger with KP: Pervaiz Khattak
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has said a decision has been taken in principle to extend the jurisdiction of Peshawar High Court (PHC) to FATA instead of the...
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Rs30 million fine deducted from salaries of KP Health Department officials over absenteeism

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    Rs30 million fine deducted from salaries of KP Health Department officials over absenteeism
The Independent Monitoring Unit of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has deducted fine of Rs30 million from the salaries of the Health Department officials for remaining absent from duties.
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5 injured as bus stoned in North Waziristan

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    5 injured as bus stoned in North Waziristan
Five people, including two women, were injured when some people pelted stones on a passenger bus in North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday.
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NATO to send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    NATO to send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan
NATO has decided to send 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan for training of Afghan security forces.
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Over 200 families displaced as military operation launched in Shaktoi

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    Over 200 families displaced as military operation launched in Shaktoi
The security forces have launched an operation in Shaktoi area of South Waziristan Agency due to which over 200 families have left the area.
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Fata Reforms

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  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • 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.

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