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Five ‘hardcore’ terrorists executed: ISPR

RAWALPINDI -UNS : Five hardcore terrorists, who were tried by Military Courts, have been executed at district Jail Kohat today, ISPR said. These terrorists include Shoukat Ali s/o Abdul Jabbar, Imdad Ullah s/o Abdul Wajid, Sabir Shah s/o Syed Ahmed Shah, Khandan s/o Dost Muhammad …

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Thousands flock to border at Torkham, Chaman

PESHAWAR -UNS– Thousands of people flocked to border crossings at Torkham and Chaman as Pakistani authorities temporarily reopened the border with Afghanistan after 18 days. Around twelve thousand Afghan nationals crossed over to Afghanistan while 500 Pakistan returned to their homes from the neighbouring country …

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Five militants killed,captain, sepoy martyred in army operation in Swabi

SWABI -UNS– Two Pakistan Army soldiers embraced martyrdom and five terrorists were killed in an operation in Swabi on Tuesday. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Army soldiers and terrorists exchanged fire in Malikabad area of Swabi district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province. “During …

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FATA will be in mainstream soon: PM Nawaz

WANA -UNS– Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said on Friday that process to mainstream Federally Administered Tribal Areas would begin soon while a share would also be reserved in NFC award. The premier addressed a ceremony after laying foundation stone of Kurram Tangi Dam in …

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PM to lay foundation stone of Kurram Tangi Dam today

WANA -UNS : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will lay the foundation stone of Kurram Tangi Dam project in North Waziristan today. The dam will generate 83.4 megawatts of electricity. The reservoir in tehsil Shawal of North Waziristan will also store water for the area. The …

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KPK Assembly slaps ban on dowry

PESHAWAR -UNS – A landmark bill aimed at slapping ban on centuries-old dowry tradition was adopted by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Wednesday. The bill titled as “the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dowry, Bridal Gift and Marriage Functions Restriction Act, 2017” restrains bride’s family members, relatives and …

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Federal Cabinet decides to bring FATA into national mainstream

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Federal Cabinet has, in principle, approved recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee for mainstreaming of FATA in five years in consultation with all stakeholders. Briefing newsmen, Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, who was Chairman of the Committee, said necessary constitutional amendments would be …

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FATA merger in KPK:Federal Cabinet approves recommendations of Reforms Committee

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD – The Federal Cabinet has approved in principle recommendations of the FATA Reforms Committee. The meeting of the cabinet was held in Islamabad on Thursday with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the chair. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif …

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Several PML-N leaders ready to join PTI: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday said several leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are ready to join the PTI and are making underhand contacts for the purpose. Addressing the media after Supreme Court concluded today’s hearing of landmark Panamagate scandal case, he …

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Several terrorists killed in PAF airstrikes in North Waziristan

RAWALPINDI -UNS- Pakistan Air Force (PAF) carried out airstrikes against terrorists in North Waziristan, a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. According to ISPR statement, terrorists tried to regroup in the Wucha Bibi area of North Waziristan and were targeted …

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