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7 hrs ago | The Nation

Eid in Fata, parts of KP today

The unofficial Ruet-e-Hilal committee of Qasim Ali Khan Mosque announced late on Sunday night that Shawal moon had been sighted in different parts of the province and Eidul Fitr would be observed on Monday .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Nation

NH&MP continues action against overcharging

National Highways & Motorway Police continued strict legal action against overcharging in fares by public transport vehicles on Sunday.

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India.com

Pakistani militant shot dead

Peshawar, Jul 27 : Pakistani security forces shot dead a militant and arrested 10 suspects in a clash during search operations in the restive tribal areas in Khyber agency today.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Nation

Murky links between extortionists, seminaries

Not long ago, the clinic of Dr Hamid Hassan in Rawalpindi's posh Westridge neighbourhood was thronged by patients but now the clinic presents a deserted look.

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India Talkies

Suspected militant reported killed in Pakistan's Bannu District - Indiatalkies.com

Peshawar, July 26: A suspected militant was reportedly been gunned down by security forces in the Jannikhel area of Pakistan's Bannu District on Saturday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Nation

Pervaiz asks PTI to focus on IDPs, other KP issues

Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid Thursday said that Parliament was the right forum to discuss issues for reforming the system in any institution.

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Daily Times

KP governor to Kabul: focus repatriation of Afghan refugees : July 26, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Khan expressed anguish at the Afghan government's move to tempt North Waziristan's residents to seek shelter across the border in Afghanistan on Friday, saying, "Kabul should focus resources and energies on long-awaiting and honourable repatriation of Afghan refugees."

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Daily Times

Another humanitarian challenge looms for NWA IDPs : July 26, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The internally displaced persons of the North Waziristan Agency , already facing humanitarian challenges are bracing for another, one involving their accommodation in the wake of the upcoming resumption of classes at over one thousand schools where IDPs families are sheltered, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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Express India

Peshawaris hail move to turn Dilip Kumar's home into museum

Summary The residents of Peshawar have hailed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's move to turn legendary actor Dilip Kumar's ancestral house here into a museum though archaeological officials regard the proposal as "unfeasible The residents of Peshawar have hailed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's move to turn legendary actor Dilip ... (more)

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Pakistan Christian Post

Pakistani Textbooks are damaging the fundamental rights of religious...

The Constitution of Pakistan 1973 guarantees fundamental rights to all citizens of Pakistan but Pakistani textbooks are promoting the culture of discrimination, intolerance and biases through letting down the religious minorities and especially Christianity and Christians, Hindu religion and Hindus and Sikhs who have played vital role in the ... (more)

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The Nation

2 soldiers martyred in North Waziristan blast

Two Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in an Improvised Explosive Device explosion in a North Waziristan area on Thursday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Nation

Jail official accused of harassing female warden

A female warden of the Central Jail Peshawar Shahzadi Rabia has accused the jail superintendent and his relatives of harassing and transferring her to far-flung districts with short intervals as she had refused to develop illicit relationship with them.

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Daily Times

August 14 PTI rally not for overthrowing govt: Khattak : July 25, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that the scheduled protest rally of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf at D-Chowk in Islamabad on August 14 is "not for harming democracy or overthrowing the federal government."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Times

Emirates, Etihad airlines to resume Peshawar flights : July 24, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Two Gulf-based foreign airlines will resume operations to and from Peshawar after suspending their services following an attack on Pakistan International Airlines' flight 756 leaving a passenger dead and others injured during a landing in June, aviation sources said on Wednesday.

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Daily Times

KP police DSP survives attack : July 24, 2014,

PESHAWAR: A senior police official became target of suspected Taliban militants when Peshawar Cantt Circle Deputy Superintendent of Police Abdul Rehman along with his driver were injured when unidentified gunmen atacked them in Badbher area close to the border of Khyber Agency.

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The Nation

JI Ameer Siraj ul Haq resigns KPK ministry

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/24-Jul-2014/ji-ameer-siraj-ul-haq-resigns-kpk-ministry For news details Read on : JI Ameer Siraj ul Haq resigns KPK ministry PESHAWAR- A strong rooted politico-religious party in Pakistan, Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Siraj ul Haq on Wednesday resigned from senior ministry of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa .

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In-depth Africa

FAA Ban on Israel, But No FAA Ban on Pakistan

The more important thing to remember in any argument about Israel is context. The other side works hard to treat Israel as an entity with no context.

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The Nation

Independent CAA safety investigation board still a distant dream

Despite the fact that international aviation organisations and Pakistani courts have been seeking independence of Special Investigation Board of Civil Aviation Authority for probing air accidents of commercial flights, the board is still toothless and even short of its members.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Nation

US gives $9.3 million more for IDPs

The United States Embassy on Tuesday announced an additional contribution of $9.3 million to help the government meet the health, water, sanitation and livelihood needs of internally displaced persons from North Waziristan Agency.

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The Nation

Imran slams PM's 'prolonged stay' in KSAa S

Ia SSays PTI to approach NAB on Nandipur project scam Ia SUrges Muslim rulers to take unified stand on Gaza situation For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/23-Jul-2014/imran-slams-pm-s-prolonged-stay-in-ksa For news details Read on : Imran slams PM's 'prolonged stay' in KSAa S NADER BUNERI/AGENCIES PESHAWAR - PTI chairman Imran ... (more)

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