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June 13, 2018 12:00 AM ECP sends 19,500 candidates’ data for scrutiny

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday said that the process of scrutiny of nomination papers filed by candidates for forthcoming general elections was underway and data of over 19,500 candidates had been shared with the related agencies. The Election Commission said that details, contained in nomination papers were shared with the NAB, Nadra 2

June 9, 2018 12:00 AM Fata political agents redesignated as DCs, ACs

PESHAWAR: In one of the major steps to mainstream the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities have re-designated the offices of political agents as deputy commissioners and stopped the collection of Agency Welfare Funds. The decision is one of the major developments after the merger of Fata with Khyber 6

June 3, 2018 12:00 AM Imran to act against members demanding bribes for tickets

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday announced its candidates for seven National Assembly constituencies of Fata. The candidates were announced at a meeting of the PTI parliamentary board with Imran Khan in the chair. As per the board decision, Gul Dad Khan, Gul Zafar Khan, Sajjad Khan, Noorul Haq Qadri, Syed Iqbal Miyan, Aurangzeb 1

June 1, 2018 12:00 AM Food items distributed among NWA IDPs

BANNU: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Fata chapter, has distributed 700 Ramazan packages among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency in the Bannu district. The distribution was made under the aegis of PRCS Fata at Bannu district with the support of Turkish Red Crescent. The aim of distribution was to provide food packages 2

May 30, 2018 12:00 AM Sikh community leader shot dead in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A Sikh community leader, Charanjeet Singh, was shot dead by unidentified armed men in his grocery store at the Scheme Chowk on the Kohat Road here Tuesday. Police said armed men opened fire on Charanjeet Singh, who was in his late 40s, outside his shop in the afternoon and then made good their escape. He was shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital 2

May 28, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan turns down Afghan objections to Fata merger

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad on Sunday turned down Afghanistan's rejection of the merger of Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with its Khyber Pakhtun-khwa province terming it interference. "The decision by the parliament on Fata's merger is in accordance with the will of the people," a spokesman for the Foreign Office said, adding that Afghanistan 4

May 28, 2018 12:00 AM Activities for caretaker set-ups get feverish

QUETTA: The provincial governments of Punjab, Sindh, and Balochistan and the opposition have accelerated their contacts for installing caretaker setups as the time is running short in this regard. The government and opposition did not reach consensus over name of an interim chief minister for Balochistan, even at the third meeting held Sunday. The meeting 9

May 27, 2018 5:55 PM KP Assembly approves FATA’s merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Sunday adopted a constitutional amendment seeking the much-awaited merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with the northwestern province with a two-third majority. According to information being received here, 87 lawmakers voted in favor of the bill, paving way for the merger of tribal agencies with the province 12

May 26, 2018 1:46 AM Crucial KP assembly session on Fata bill tomorrow

PESHAWAR: An extraordinary session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly will be held on Sunday, the last working day of the current assembly, to pass the Constitution (Thirty-First Amendment) Bill — also known as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas Reforms Bill, 2018 — amid threats by the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) to disrupt the session. Officials 8

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM Govt asked to restore KP Assembly seat for Chitral

CHITRAL: A civil society organisation called for restoring one provincial assembly seat of the Chitral district which had been abolished by the Election Commission of Pakistan citing fall in the population count. Speaking at a news conference, Chitral Community Development Network (CCDN) Chairman Sartaj Ahmad Khan said the Chitral district was deprived 5