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Closure of stone crushing plants renders 3000 youth jobless in Bara

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    Closure of stone crushing plants renders 3000 youth jobless in Bara
There were around 80 stone crushing plants employing more than 3000 labourers that were closed due to militancy and now peace has been returned but plants were still closed.
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Man kills wife, one-year old son in Kohat

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    Man kills wife, one-year old son in Kohat
SHO Shakardara police station Afzal Awan said that Zafran shot his wife and axed his one-year old son and dumped their bodies at Drozi dam.
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KP govt gives names of officials who used helicopter to NAB

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    KP govt gives names of officials who used helicopter to NAB
Provincial government on Saturday handed over a list of people including PTI chief Imran Khan to National Accountability Bureau who used government helicopter.
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KP launches crackdown against the franchises of banned outfits JuD and Falah-e-Insaniyat

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    KP launches crackdown against the franchises of banned outfits JuD and Falah-e-Insaniyat
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Saturday launched crackdown against Jamat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, banning all its affiliated organizations in the province.
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Three persons killed in car bomb in Kabul

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    Three persons killed in car bomb in Kabul
Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danesh said all those killed and wounded in the explosion were civilians, with no casualties among the contractors
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Exploration of mines, minerals could help Pakistan rid of its internal, external debt: TYJ

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    Exploration of mines, minerals could help Pakistan rid of its internal, external debt: TYJ
Tribal Youth Movement on Saturday said that exploration of mines and minerals in resources-rich Fata could help Pakistan end all of its debt.
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President Ghani invites PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to visit Afghanistan

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    President Ghani invites PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to visit Afghanistan
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday extended an official invitation to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to visit Afghanistan.
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One killed, another injured in Bannu firing

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    One killed, another injured in Bannu firing
One person was killed, while another was injured in a firing incident in Bannu on Friday.
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Pakistani deported from India reunites with family after 25 years

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    Pakistani deported from India reunites with family after 25 years
The 35-year-old Siraj Khan, who was expelled by India, reunited with his family in Mansehra after 25 years.
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Reforms will be made in FATA according to wishes of tribal people: COAS

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    Reforms will be made in FATA according to wishes of tribal people: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday that reforms in FATA will be made according to the wishes of the tribal people.
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Crackdown launched in Bara against sale of pocket guides ahead of matric exams

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    Crackdown launched in Bara against sale of pocket guides ahead of matric exams
On public complaints, the political administration of Khyber Agency has launched a crackdown against shops selling pocket guides for cheating in the matriculation exams.
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Al-Khidmat Foundation opens shop for poor Sidra’s father in Lower Dir

Date: 17 Mar, 2018

    Al-Khidmat Foundation opens shop for poor Sidra’s father in Lower Dir
Al-Khidmat Foundation on Friday opened a shop for the father of Sidra Bibi, who got attention of people after her photo of selling sweets on a snow-covered mountain went...
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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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