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Govt increases petrol by 2.98, diesel rate up by Rs5.92

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Govt increases petrol by 2.98, diesel rate up by Rs5.92
The government on Wednesday increased prices of petrol by Rs2.98 and High Speed Diesel (HSD) by Rs5.92 for the month of February, 2018.
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Book on lives of prominent singers of Pashtu music launched

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Book on lives of prominent singers of Pashtu music launched
A book titled, ‘Teir heir Awazona’, (The forgotten voices) carrying information about folk singers, artists and writers of Pashtu literature has been launched here on Wednesday.
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Paper for TMO exam leaked, shared on social media

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Paper for TMO exam leaked, shared on social media
Paper printed for test of Tehsil Municipal Officer vacancy has reportedly been leaked. The test was being conducted under Public Service Commission for 200 vacancies of TMOs
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Special persons slam PTI govt for failing to protect their rights

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Special persons slam PTI govt for failing to protect their rights
Special persons on Wednesday staged a protest against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for not fulfilling its promises and asked for legislation for protection of their rights.
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Pakistan approach US for repatriation of Afghan refugees

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Pakistan approach US for repatriation of Afghan refugees
As deadline for repatriation of Afghan Refugees is over, the Government of Pakistan has approached the United States and asked it to find a way for returning of the...
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Man to award Rs20 million if anyone arrest Asma Rani killers

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Man to award Rs20 million if anyone arrest Asma Rani killers
A civil society activist Faisal Kamal Meenakhel announced to award Rs20 million if anyone arrest killer of Asma Rani, the third-year medical student.
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Safron minister assures compensation to Tirah Valley affectees

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Safron minister assures compensation to Tirah Valley affectees
Minister for State and Frontier Region (Safron) Abdul Qadir Baloch assured militancy-affected families of Kokikhel tribe of Tirah valley that they would get equal assistance.
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Russian Oil Company to set up refinery in Kohat, signs agreement with KP govt

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Russian Oil Company to set up refinery in Kohat, signs agreement with KP govt
The Government of Khyber Patkhunkhwa on Wednesday signed an agreement with a Russian oil refinery company to refine 20,000 barrel of oil on daily basis in Kohat district.
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Minor killed as 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of country

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Minor killed as 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of country
A minor girl was killed and 15 others were reportedly injured as a 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted various parts of the country on Wednesday.
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Traditional aiming competition held in Landikotal

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Traditional aiming competition held in Landikotal
A traditional aiming competition was held in Sultankhel area of Landikotal tehsil in Khyber Agency on Tuesday.
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Asma Rani’s sister appeals to CJP, Army Chief to provide justice to her family

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Asma Rani’s sister appeals to CJP, Army Chief to provide justice to her family
The sister of Asma Rani, a medical student who was killed by a person over rejecting his marriage proposal in Kohat, has appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan...
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Man arrested in Swat over alleged attempt to molest a boy

Date: 31 Jan, 2018

    Man arrested in Swat over alleged attempt to molest a boy
Swat Police have arrested a person over alleged attempt of molestation of a boy in Kabal tehsil.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • Islamabad sit-in bears fruits as authorities start demining SWA

    It seems that the civil and military authorities in South Waziristan agency have started implementing the pledges the federal government made with the organizers of the 10-day sit-in staged against extra judicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud. Reportedly, the authorities have formed nine teams to purge the tribal district from the scattered landmines, which had been killing and injuring the local tribesmen.

  • Tirah people seek alternativeh to poppy crop

    The people of Tirah area of Khyber Agency have called upon the government introduce another cash crop before eradicating poppy crop from the area.

  • First Pakistani Transgender Batch sworn in as Scouts

    The otherwise neglected community of transgender people has been included in Scout association as a Batch of 40 transgender youth took oath in Karachi on Friday. The young transgender scouts wore scarves and took oath. Atif Amin Hussain, Commissioner IPC Sindh Boys Scouts, administered the oath.

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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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