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Elders set Oct 9 as deadline for FATA reforms

BARA BARQAMBARKHEL -UNS – Parliamentarians belonging to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and the parties favouring FATA reforms have on Monday set October 9 as the deadline date for finalising the roadmap for the implementation of the reforms. They also threatened of a sit-in in …

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President approves extension of Police Act 1861 to FATA

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The government has decided to extend Police Act 1861 to FATA as the President Mamnoon Hussain has approved changes in the policing system in FATA. According to reports, the president house is likely to issue notification today in this regard. Quoting the sources, …

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Officer martyred as militants from Afghanistan attack Pak Army check post

RAWALPINDI-UNS – An army officer has on Saturday embraced martyrdom in Rajgal valley as terrorists attacked check post of Pakistan Army from border areas of Afghanistan. 22-year-old Lieutenant Arsalan Alam was only brother of three sisters and was deployed at the newly-established border post in …

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Tehsildar among five dead in Bajaur blast

BAJAUR -UNS: A roadside IED blast targeting a vehicle of Levies personnel in Tangi area tehsil Mamond Sunday left at-least five levy personnel including Political Tehsildar dead and one injured, the political authorities said. The driver injured in the blast. Political tehsildar Fawad along with levy …

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First section of Havilian-Thakot motorway to be completed by April 2018

ABBOTTABAD-UNS- The 120 kilometer Thakot-Havelian motorway project will be completed in December 2019. According to official sources, the project is being completed at a cost of over 133 billion rupees and 39 kilometre Havelian-Mansehra section will be completed by April next year. The stretch of …

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Governor receives 1st batch of Hajj pilgrims

PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Wednesday received the first batch of hajj pilgrims arrived in three flights at Bacha Khan Airport on Wednesday afternoon. The Governor felicitated the pilgrims on successfully performing Hajj and wished their well-being. The pilgrims while expressing …

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Reconstruction of 2248 destroyed girls schools in FATA

ISLAMABAD-UNS: The government is taking bold steps for reconstruction of destroyed girls schools in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) during war against terror. Spokesperson of Ministry of States and Frontier Regions talking to Radio Pakistan, there are 2248 Girls School in FATA and 2 co-education based …

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COAS celebrates Eid with soldiers at Pak-Afghan border

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Rajgal Valley on Saturday along the Pak-Afghan Border to celebrate Eid with the soldiers. “Eid on duty for security of Pakistan and its people is the best festivity for us”, Director General Inter Services …

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US CentCom chief General Joseph visits Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: United States Delegation headed by General Joseph L. Votel, Commander United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) visited North Waziristan Agency today, ISPR reported. The delegation was briefed about Pak Army’s operations in NWA and about Pak-Afg border security mechanism through enhanced surveillance measures. The …

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Complaint against Gulalai to be processed as per law: NAB-KP

PESHAWAR -UNS : National Accountability Bureau – Khyber Pakhtunkhwwa (NAB-KP) on Tuesday said the complaint of alleged corruption committed by Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Ayesha Gulalai would be processed as per law. A NAB-KP spokesperson, in a statement, said the Bureau was mandated …

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