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  • ECP changes date for repolling in 21 polling stations of NA46 FATA


    Islamabad: Election Commission of Pakistan ECP has changed the date for repolling in 21 polling stations of NA46 FATA. According to reports election commission has said that repolling will now be held on 5th June. According ...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • National Athletics Championship to start from May 24


    Islamabad: The National Athletics Championship will explode into action from May 24 to 26 at Jinnah Stadium, Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad. According to details, around 500 men and women athletes will participate in the three-day event. ...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Pakistan heading towards food insecurity: environment expert


    KARACHI: Pakistan is heading towards food insecurity due to ineffective agriculture policies and land reforms. The country has over 77 million food insecure people, which needs to be made food secure. Balochistan has large number ...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • LANDIKOTAL: Challenge for election commission in FATA


    Peshawar: The removal of the top bureaucracy in FATA is a challenge for the election commission. For free, fair and transparent elections in tribal regions, it is obligatory and imperative for the election commission of ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • FCR is the basic impediment in the peace of FATA


    Peshawar: Frontier Crimes Regulations is the basic impediment in the peace and development of FATA. FCR has long violated the basic human rights of the tribesmen in FATA. FCR is a century old draconian law ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • AFSO demands to withdraw the removal order of Professor Shafiqur Rehman


    Peshawar: All FATA Student Organisation AFSO) has demanded of the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to withdraw the removal orders of Professor Shafiqur Rehman, who was appointed as Vice Chancellor VC) of the proposed Fata University on ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • APC stresses for initiating dialogue with Taliban

    Islamabad: A joint communiqué issued at the end of All Parties Conference APC convened by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam F to prepare a roadmap for restoration of peace in the country stresses on dialogue with Taliban in cooperation with...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • IFJ, PFUJ demand arrest of journalist’s killers

    KARACHI: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in strongly condemning the killing of senior journalist Malik Mumtaz in North Waziristan in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • SC allows counsel to give arguments on its jurisdiction in FATA

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the petitioner Tariq Asad advocate to advance arguments on the court’s jurisdiction in FATA on next hearing of the missing prisoners of Adiala Jail Rawalpindi’s case. Appearing on notice, Attorney General...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • FATA MNAs join Pakistan Peoples Party

    Islamabad: Mr. Jawad Hussain and Mr. Sajid Hussain Turi, who were elected as independent members of the National Assembly, from NA-39 (Orakzai Agency) and NA-37 (Kuram Agency) respectively met Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf here Friday and...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • PM: PM reaffirms PPP’s commitment to FATA

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Pakistan Peoples Party’s leadership has always accorded primacy to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas FATA in its policies and programmes. The extension of Political Parties Act to FATA...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • 89 people killed, 70 injured in first week of February

    Islamabad: The number of victims in political violence incidents rose for the second week in a row, with 89 people killed, 70 injured and three kidnapped in 21 incidents between February 2 and 8, 2013, says Free...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Mehsud Tribe youth hold protest against displacement

    Islamabad: The large number of Internally Displaced Persons IDPs of Mehsud tribe youth have gathered outside of National Press Club NPC on Tuesday, in order to hold protest against displacement. The protest was held under the aegis...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Candidates staged protest against Pakistan Railway Peshawar

    Peshawar: Candidates hailing from different parts of the country staged a protest demonstration against Pakistan Railway Peshawar for cancellation of test without informing them. Dozens of the applicants hailing from, Gilgit Baltistan, FATA, Chitral, Bannu held the protest...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • JI terms debate on new provinces smokescreen of failed rulers

    Lahore: Secretary General, Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat Baloch, has said that the PPP and its allies were trying to befool the masses and to hide their failures during their five year rule by initiating a debate about...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • LANDIKOTAL: IDPs stages protest

    Peshawar: Koki Khel IDPs staged a protest demonstration at Babe Khyber Jamrud here on Wednesday. The internally displaced persons of Koki Khel tribe are living a miserable life these days. The Koki Khel tribesmen have been displaced I...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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