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Ulama NWTD

Different sects Ulama visit North Waziristan

Pakistan army officials briefed Ulama in North Waziristan, who were coming from different religious school of thoughts.
FATA School

Alarming: 79% girls, 69% boys quit school in erstwhile Fata

EMIS report reveals high shortage of teachers and other facilities in schools in the erstwhile Fata where thousands of student quit schools.
North Waziristan IDPs

FDMA to pay Rs 520 million to North Waziristan IDPs

Government to releases Rs 250 million funds to the North Waziristan IDPs in three installments through FMDA as Rs 36000 per installment, FDMA Director Sohail Khan announced.
Kalaya Bazar Orakzai Blast

Orakzai blast families are in need of govt support

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government should compensate the Kalaya Bazar blast victim as much as the Punjab government compensate to its affected families.

PM announces University campus, Cadet college on his first visit to N. Waziristan

Prime Minister Imran Khan announced University campus, Cadet and medical colleges and other development projects for North Waziristan District on his first visit to the tribal district.
PM Imran Khan in Miran Shah North Waziristan

PM Imran, COAS Bajwa arrive North Waziristan, to make big announces

The Prime Minister Imran Khan accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa have arrived at Miran Shah, Director General ISPR informed through a tweet on Monday.
Kalaya Bazar Orakzai Blast

At least 32 killed, 31 injured in Orakzai blast

Officials confirmed the Orakzai blast as a suicide attack and a rescue-and-search operation is underway in the area and surroundings.
Pak Army in FATA

Two killed in roadside IED blast in Bajaur

Two people riding the vehicle, identified as Amanullah and Gul Badin, were killed in the explosion, Charmang area of Nawagai Tehsil, Bajaur.

Explosions injure 5 in Bannu, 3 kids in North Waziristan

Three minor girls in Eidak village of Mir Ali and five more including a mother and her child in Bannu were hurt in two separate toy-bomb blasts on Monday.
Dotani Tribe Protest

Dotani tribe protest against Political Administration in S. Waziristan

In the protest, they have blocked Wana to Zhob road, shut down schools and refused the Polio vaccination in Tehsil Toi Khula, while demanding to release their people.
Fata Youth

Youth, women led Signature drive for Fata-KP merger kicks off in Landi Kotal, Peshawar

A large number of members of the civil society, political workers, and journalists are participating in the drive initiated by Fata Youth Jirga across Pakistan.
Bab-e-Khyber

Political Administration, Anti-merger tribesmen on roads against KP-Fata merger

Political Administration's Khasadar force personnel & tribal elders from the seven tribal agencies & six FRs attended the anti-merger rally to oppose KP - Fata merger.
Fish in Landi Kotal

Fish consumption on rise in Landi Kotal, Khyber Agency

On winter's arrival, use of fish has increased many folds in Landi Kotal as the tribesmen are keen to consume fish to gain extra calories in the chilly weather.
Mir Ali NWA

6 killed, 8 injured in North Waziristan blast targeting military vehicle

The vehicle was carrying three civilian candidates seeking recruitment in the army, who alongside three other civilians were killed in the blast in Mir Ali

Trade activities picking up at Torkham border

Trade except imports and exports have begun picking up momentum at Torkham due to a steady increase in the number of Afghan nationals coming to Pakistan.