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Tribal Jirga

Tribal Jirga refuses polio vaccination as protest against power shutdown in Khyber

Tribal Jirga boycott polio drive in protest against the electricity shutdown in Jamrud. Those who do not boycott, their houses will be demolished.
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.
Aman Lashkar

Two militants killed in clash with ‘peace lashkar’ in Khyber Agency

Members of the pro-government tribal militia "Aman Lashkar" in Landi Kotal responded with heavy firing to the attack and killed at least two suspected militants.
Ghani Shinwari

Ghani Shinwari; a ‘labourer’, unsung hero of Martial Art from Fata

Ghani Shinwari works on daily wages in Torkham on Pak-Afghan border. In after noon, he comes to a Martial Art Academy; a big hall located in an old building in Landi Kotal Bazzar of Khyber Agency.

Torkham border blockade deprives Afghan students of taking SSC exam

Because of the blockade of the border since February 17, all the students across the border had been absent of their classes as they had not been permitted to enter into Pakistan via Torkham border.
PKR Currency

Millions of smuggled Pakistani currency seized at Torkham border

On duty custom officials at Torkham stopped two Kabul bound suspected persons for checking and recover Rs. 2.8 million and 1.5 million, concealed in their baggage.
Taj Muhammad

Reforms were aimed to bring development to FATA; business tycoon senator Taj Muhammad Afridi

"We would strongly recommend to government to allocate funds for the mega projects in FATA to produce electricity which could overcome the power crisis in Pakistan."
Saifullah

Above 100 tribesmen released after successful talks with Khyber Agency administration

After successful talks the detained persons were released and the administration were making arrangements to shift them to Landikotal.
Zakria

Hundreds of Khuga Khel tribesmen arrested by local govt in Khyber Agency

The detainees were peaceful and were recording their opinion peacefully when the Khasadar party raided them, bruitly beaten them; tribesmen told Tribal Post
Drugs

Ice-seller arrested for drugs supply after one died of it, in Khyber Agency

Khasadar personnel have raided an alleged drug selling center where they recovered a number of small packets containing heroin and ice drugs in Landikotal.

Alarming; Children dying of polio vaccination in Khyber Agency

Death toll raised to five as three more infant died, allegedly, of polio vaccination and health offcials confirmed it in different areas of tehsil Bara and Landi Kotal of Khyber Agency.

Transporters call off strike at Pak Afghan Torkham border

The Pak-Afghan transporters had went on wheel jam strike last week against illicit money taking from them by the Pak and Afghan authorities in different check posts.
Students

Walk for education conducted in Landi Kotal

Students and teachers beside dwellers of the area marched while holding placards and banner inscribed with the slogan "educated Kam-Shelman is our motto".
Bodybuilders

FATA Sports; Landi Kotal wins bodybuilding competitions

The bodybuilding contests were organized under the auspices of Khyber Agency bodybuilding association with assistance of sports directorate of Fata.
Khasadar

Security beefed up in Landi Kotal on 2nd anniversary of APS massacre

Political administration told that on the directions of high officials security was tightened on memorial day of APS martyrs to avoid any untoward incident.