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Rs. 731.839 mln paid to heirs of martyred, injured in FATA

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th December 2014

Rs. 731.839 mln paid to heirs of martyred, injured in FATA ISLAMABAD: A total of Rs. 731.839 Million has been paid to the legal heirs of martyred and injured in Federally Adminitered Tribal Areas, an official of Ministry of State and Frontier Regions said here Tuesday. Talking to APP, he said during the last two years 978 persons were martyred and 1345 were seriously injured due...


All FATA Inter-Agency Archery Championship begins

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 12th December 2014

All FATA Inter-Agency Archery Championship begins PESHAWAR:- All FATA Inter-Agency Archery Championship got under way here at Qayyum Sports Complex with players from all seven agencies and six FRs are taking part in the three-day event. Secretary FATA Olympic Association Shahid Khan Shinwari formally inaugurated the Championship. Secretary Pakistan Archery Federation Muhammad Wisal Khan, Member Central Executive Committee of PTI Sports...


Every body should ‘Say No to Corruption’: Chairman NAB

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 12th December 2014

Every body should ‘Say No to Corruption’: Chairman NAB LAHORE:- National Accountability Bureau  (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has said that every individual should adopt the policy “Say no to corruption” as national obligation for curbing this menace in the country. Addressing a seminar “Curbing Corruption Through Awareness” arranged by Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) held here at WAPDA House on Friday, he...


1.26 mln Pakistanis sent abroad for employment in 22 months

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th December 2014

1.26 mln Pakistanis sent abroad for employment in 22 months ISLAMABAD:- Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development has sent/registered 1.26 million Pakistanis for employment abroad during last 22 months. Of the total 663,305 were sent abroad for employment during 2013 and up to October 2014 from Punjab province, 129,235 from Sindh, 292,168 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), 15,503 from Balochistan, 67,752 from Federally Administered...


Justice Raza Khan takes oath as new CEC

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th December 2014

Justice Raza Khan takes oath as new CEC ISLAMABAD, Dec 6 (APP): Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan on Saturday took oath as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) at Supreme Court in Islamabad on Saturday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk administered the oath  of office to Justice Raza. A 12-member Parliamentary Committee, headed by Senator Malik M.Rafique Rajwana on Thursday had agreed...


Parliamentarians to discuss issues of IDPs, FATA on Thursday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd December 2014

Parliamentarians to discuss issues of IDPs, FATA on Thursday ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians representing both treasury and opposition are set to discuss on Thursday the host of issues relating to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of FATA and elsewhere, Children Mortality, Health and Education. Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), Lt General (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch, will chair the meeting. The initiative is being taken by...


57518 NWA IDPs receives Rs. 4.60.15m by Nov 21: PDMA

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th November 2014

57518 NWA IDPs receives Rs. 4.60.15m by Nov 21: PDMA PESHAWAR: The disbursement of amount announced by the provincial government for the assistance of internally displaced people (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency continued and 460.15 million rupees were disbursed among 57,518 families till November 21. According to Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) here Tuesday, under Easar e Pakthunkhwa Program, 57,518 displaced families of North Waziristan...


Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan side kills tribesman

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan side kills tribesman BAJAUR: A man was killed when two mortar shells fired from bordering Afghanistan landed on a house in Tehsil Nawagai, confirmed political administration on Tuesday. According to details, two projectiles that were fired by unknown miscreants in Kunar province- eastern Afghanistan- landed on a house in Babra, some 45 kilometers off Khar, headquarters of Bajaur...


PM lauds Pakistan Army for successful Zarb-e-Azb operation

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

PM lauds Pakistan Army for successful Zarb-e-Azb operation MIRANSHAH: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday paid rich tributes to the Pakistan Army for successfully fighting a difficult war to secure Pakistan’s future and make the country safe and peaceful. He was addressing the officers and jawans after attending a briefing on the progress of the ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb, to clear North Waziristan of...


Three female teachers among six killed in blast

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th August 2014

Three female teachers among six killed in blast BAJAUR AGENCY: Three female teachers, two children and a driver were killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off at Tangi in Tehsil Salarzai on Tuesday. According to Suhail Khan, Additional Political Agent (APA), the female teachers along with two children and a driver were on way in a station-van to inspect the newly...


Director FATA Health visits Bannu, directs best medical cover to IDPs

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th July 2014

Director FATA Health visits Bannu, directs best medical cover to IDPs PESHAWAR: On the directives of Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan, Director Health FATA, Dr. Pervaiz Kamal visited IDPs camps in Bannu. On the occasion, he was briefed by Dr. Surgeon, Hamid-ur-Rehman regarding problems faced by displaced persons and the health care facilities provided to them in camps. Dr. Pervaiz Kamal said that tribesmen...


Gas cylinder explosion in Khyber Agency claims 5 lives

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd July 2014

Gas cylinder explosion in Khyber Agency claims 5 lives KHYBER AGENCY: As many as five people including three children lost their lives in a gas cylinder explosion occurred at a house in Khyber Agency, Aaj News reported on Wednesday. According to the official sources,  family of Sharif Gul was cooking meal after Iftar when the gas cylinder exploded, killing his mother, wife and three...


Bomb martyrs eight soldiers in North Waziristan: military

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th May 2014

Bomb martyrs eight soldiers in North Waziristan: military MIRANSHAH: A roadside bomb martyred at least eight soldiers and wounded several others in a tribal area bordering Afghanistan on Thursday, the military said. The bomb exploded as a military convoy passed in the village of Ghulamkhan in North Waziristan. “At least eight security forces personnel embraced martyrdom in an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) blast...


Hangu: Three proclaimed offenders nabbed

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th May 2014

Hangu: Three proclaimed offenders nabbed HANGU: Three proclaimed offenders were arrested by police during various raids at Thall area here on Monday. According to Police, three proclaimed offenders Azizullah Khan, Kalimullah and Asif Khan were arrested by Thall police during successful raids in the city. The raids were conducted upon receiving secret information. Police have started investigation following the arrest...


Bomb kills five militants in suspected infighting

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th April 2014

Bomb kills five militants in suspected infighting MIRANSHAH: At least five militants were killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb apparently planted by a rival group in South Waziristan, the Taliban and officials said on Wednesday. The bomb struck the vehicle of Amir Hamza, a local commander of the Sajna group in the remote Shaktoi area of South Waziristan tribal district...


Fire erupts at Arms depot in Landi Kotal FC camp

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th April 2014

Fire erupts at Arms depot in Landi Kotal FC camp KHYBER AGENCY: Fire erupted at Arms depot located in Landi Kotal FC camp, whereas the authorities claimed that it was not an attack, but the depot caught the fire accidentally. According to the Army sources, Arm depot located in Landi Kotal FC camp of Khyber Agency caught fire. During the preliminary investigation, it was claimed...


TTP refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

TTP refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks MIRANSHAH: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Wednesday said they would not extend a ceasefire called to help negotiations with the government but said they were still committed to the peace talks process. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced a one-month ceasefire at the start of March as the government sought a negotiated end to their bloody seven-year insurgency. The...


Explosion rocks Hangu, no casualty reported

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st April 2014

Explosion rocks Hangu, no casualty reported HANGU: A mild intensity bomb planted in front of the house of a cloth trader exploded with a huge bang here late Monday night, however, no casualty was reported. According to Hangu Police spokesman, an eight kilogram bomb was planted in front of the house of a cloth trader, Abdul Aziz son of Saidullah Shinwari...


Orakzai: Two passengers died, four injured as pick up fall in ditch

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th March 2014

Orakzai: Two passengers died, four injured as pick up fall in ditch HANGU: Two passengers died and four others injured when a pickup fell into deep ditch in central Orakzai Agency on Friday. According to Political Administration Orakzai Agency, the tragic incident occurred at Begu Thangi area where the driver lost control over wheel-steering while negotiating a sharp turn and plunged into deep ravine. As a result,...


3 day anti-polio campaign start from Monday in Bajaur

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th February 2014

3 day anti-polio campaign start from Monday in Bajaur BAJAUR AGENCY: The local administration has finalized its arrangements for the three day anti polio campaign starting from Monday in which about 223,900 children would be administered oral polio vaccine during the drive. In this connection an inaugural ceremony was held here on Saturday that was chaired by Political Agent Syed Abdul Jabar Shah and...


Three-member-committee finalized: TTP spokesperson

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th February 2014

Three-member-committee finalized: TTP spokesperson MIRANSHAH: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman  Shahidullah Shahid on Tuesday said that three-member-committee is final and enough to hold peace talks. According to sources, Shahidullah Shahid emphasized that no new names would be added to their committee. Moreover, he stated that we need to be careful about the drone attacks while peace talks. He further stated...


Five injured in Kurram Agency blast: Official

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 7th January 2014

Five injured in Kurram Agency blast: Official PESHAWAR: A low intensity blast at Sada bazaar of Lower Kurram Agency has left five persons injured on Tuesday, official said. The Political Agent Kurram Agency’s Spokesman told APP on phone that the explosive device was planted in shopping bag at fruit market in Sada bazaar, which detonated with a huge bang. As result, five...


9 killed in Tirah blast: Official

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 6th January 2014

9 killed in Tirah blast: Official PESHAWAR: At least nine persons have reportedly been killed and several others injured in powerful explosion in a house Tirah valley of Khyber Agency on Monday, a Govt official said. Arshad Khan, Political tehsildar Bara Khyber Agency told APP that people were assembled in a hujra (guest house) at Dar Jumat Akakhel, a remote border...


Man killed as rope of chairlift breaks in Bajaur

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 9th December 2013

Man killed as rope of chairlift breaks in Bajaur BAJAUR AGENCY: A person has been killed when rope of a locally made chair-lift over Barang River broke down in Memola area of tehisl Barang in Bajaur agency. Officials said that Janat Shah a local resident was coming to home village Memola from Dargai Malkand Agency by locally made chair lift when the chair lift...


2 security personnel killed in blast at NW

By: Majid Siddique, Uploaded: 24th November 2013

2 security personnel killed in blast at NW PESHAWAR: Two security personnel embraced martyrdom when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) ripped in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on Sunday, security sources said. According to details, an IED planted by miscreants targeting traffic on main road exploded. The blast martyred two security personnel besides injuring five other soldiers. Meanwhile a search...


Suicide attack kills seven Taliban militants in Miranshah

By: Sheraz Nasir, Uploaded: 19th November 2013

Suicide attack kills seven Taliban militants in Miranshah MIRANSHAH: A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a vehicle carrying Taliban militants in Pakistan’s troubled northwest Tuesday, killing at least seven insurgents including a local commander, officials said. The attack took place in the Mir Ali area, some 35 kilometres east of Miranshah, the main town of North Waziristan tribal district, a hub...


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