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Saffron

New ray of hope in Fata, Saffron to replace Hashish

Khyber Agency Agriculture department mull over to replaced opium and hashish cultivation with Saffron in war-torn Tirah Valley.
FATA YOUTH

Alarming; Youth are prone to drugs in tribal areas

Drug-dealers in Fata, in large number are dealing for differing kinds of drugs and they smuggle it to many other cities of Pakistan and neighbour countries.

Mehsud Welfare endows young students with honour, support for bright future

Mehsud Welfare Association awarded top twenty students of Mehsud tribe with Annual Talent Awards in a ceremony in the Jirga Hall of Political Compound, Tank, on Saturday.

Afghan Taliban and govt officials meet in Islamabad

“A delegation from the High Peace Council of Afghanistan has traveled to Pakistan for negotiations with the Taliban” Ashraf Ghani
APS School Attack

Peshawar school attack, over 140 mostly children martyred

Terrorists dressed in military uniform, took hundreds of students and teachers hostage on Tuesday in the Army Public School in the city of Peshawar.

Afghan cross-border attack injures two Pakistani soldiers in SW

Afghan cross-border attack took place near South Waziristan. “Pakistani troops responded and targeted positions from where fire was coming,” ISPR.

Former ISI chief Hameed Gul dies of brain hemorrhage in Murree

Former ISI chief was shifted from a hospital in Murree to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Rawalpindi after his health condition worsened.

Two among protesting IDPs killed in firing by forces in Bakakhel

Eight other were injured when the protesting IDPs were not allowed to go outside the camp and troops opened fire to disperse the protesters.
Bus

Over-speeding bus accident kills 12, injures 20, mostly Waziristani in Jamshoro

Super Masood Coach bus was over-speeding which caused collision with a truck on Indus Highway near Petaro. Women and children are among the killed and injured people.
Landmine victims

Landmine victims in Fata are helpless to survive

Neither government nor non-governmental organizations payed attention to clean the area of mines. Most of the landmines were found in cultivating fields and in foothills near to the villages like Basharah.

Survey started to identify destruction to local’s houses in Khyber Agency

The political administration has started a survey in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency to identify houses, destroyed during operations against terrorists.
AIDS in FATA

Fata more vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, increasing number of patients alarming

After 13 years, when the Fata AIDS Control Programme was launched in 2003, no single patient could be examined in Fata based laboratories due to lack of facilities, medicine and proper awareness.

Govt uses Punjab police for political victimisation; Imran

Imran Khan also criticized CM Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and said the he turned Punjab police into a monster force.
Tirah

Beautiful Tirah valley needs attention of authorities

The beauty queen of Khyber Agency “Tirah Valley” of brave Pashtuns has been badly affected during a long time terrorism and extremism in recent past.

Imran Khan marries Reham Khan officially

The most talked about wedding of the season took place on Thursday between Imran Khan and Reham Khan at Imran’s Bani Gala residence.

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