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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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Delay in FATA reforms to invite crisis : Zardari

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Former President and head of the Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari has expressed grave concern over reports that the government has shelved FATA reforms proposals and called for early implementation political reforms to give its people their legitimate rights as …

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Pak Army will support efforts bringing FATA into mainstream

RAWALPINDI -UNS– Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed that that Pak Army would support efforts that are meant to bring FATA areas into mainstream. He professed this in his visit to Wazirstan and spent time with army jawans. ISPR revealed that …

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Child killed, four injured in Bajaur IED blast

KHAR -UNS : At least one child was killed and four others injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off at Arang area here on Friday. According to officials of political administration here, a van carrying children and relatives of Nasir Khan contractor was …

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