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Top TTP commanders including Mehsud’s brother, uncle surrender

KURRAM AGENCY-UNS : Top Six key commanders of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) Mehsud faction surrendered to security forces near the Afghan border in Upper Kurram Agency Saturday night. Former TTP chief Hakeemullah Mehsud’s brother Ejaz Mehsud and uncle Khair Muhammad are among those who gave …

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Kalash girl’s conversion to Islam issue resolved

BY MASOOD KHAN CHITRAL: District administration Friday claimed that the dispute over a Kalash girl’s conversion to Islam was resolved as the 14-year-old told a judicial magistrate that she converted out of free will. The girl’s decision to convert sparked a clash between the Kalash …

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KP Budget Of Rs505b Presented; Expects Over Rs36b As Net Hydel Profit

PESHAWAR -UNS : Provincial Minister for Finance Muzafar Said Tuesday presented Rs505 billion budget for fiscal year 2016-17 amid protest by the opposition members. The opposition members were raising slogans making the finance minister inaudible. The finance minister said that the province would get over …

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Tensions on Pak-Afghan border: Curfew imposed in Torkham

LANDIKOTAL -UNS : A curfew has been imposed in Torkham when tensions between Afghanistan and Pakistan intensified Sunday night. Afghan forces opened incessant fire at Torkham border, in which two FC personnel, two khasadar officials as well as six locals were injured. The injured were …

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KP Govt To Extend Health Insurance Card Scheme To Entire Province

PESHAWAR -UNS : The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to extend health insurance card scheme to the entire province. According to official sources, more than ten million people across the province will benefit from the scheme, for which the government allocated nine billion rupees. Under …

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Senate committee raises doubts about CPEC’s western route

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Special Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor raised on Monday serious doubts about CPEC’s western route and decided to submit its report to the upper house soon. At an in-camera meeting mainly attended by senators belonging to opposition parties, the committee decided to …

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Firing on PTI public meeting claims 4 lives, injures 7

MARDAN-uns – 4 people died and 7 got injured in firing on Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf (PTI) public meeting, reported Dunya News. According to details, a Tehsil Councillor Mohmand Khan was also among the dead while 7 others got injured. Condition of some of the injured …

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32 dead in Windstorms, deadly rains in various cities

ISLAMABAD -UNS –Accidents occurring in various parts of the country due to deadly rains left more than thirty two people dead and multiple injured. Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Naushera, Kohat and Mardan are some of the cities affected by the storms on Wednesday evening. In Islamabad 11 …

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Seven killed in Thunderstorm, rans in Islamabad, KP

ISLAMABAD -UNS : More than seven people, including two women and a child, were killed and scores of others were wounded on Wednesday when heavy rainfall and deadly thunderstorm struck upper parts of Pakistan. According to reports reaching here, heavy downpour slammed federally administered tribal …

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Army Chief visits Zarb-e-Azb heroes at Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology

RAWALPINDI -UNS : Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Wednesday visited Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology (AFIO) and met wounded warriors of Operation Zarb-e-Azb . According to Inter Services Public Relations, General Raheel interacted with the war heroes, paid richest of tributes to …

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