Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Tag Archives: FATA

Pakistan approves bill to merge tribal regions with country

FATA: The assembly of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province approved a bill Sunday to merge the tribal regions along the Afghan border with its territory, paving the way to granting equal rights to about 5 million people in the restive area. The milestone step comes after both houses of parliament had ...

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US returns the favour, ‘kills’ dreaded TTP Ahraar chief Umar Khorasani

PESHAWAR: Chief of the notorious Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Jamaat-ul-Ahraar (JuA) faction, Umar Khalid Khorasani was killed in a US drone attack in Afghanistan’s Paktia province on Tuesday, it was claimed on Thursday, just as the TTP confirmed last year’s killing of Umar Mansoor Naray, the mastermind of the Army Public School ...

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British UK army chief arrives on official visit to Pakistan

UK army chief meets COAS, appreciates Pakistan’s role in fight against terror | Pakistan PESHAWAR / RAWALPINDI: General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, the Chief of General Staff (CGS) UK army, met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headqaurters Rawalpindi. General Carter, who is in Pakistan ...

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Peace Cup: Pakistan XI beat UK Media XI by 133 runs

FATA: Pakistan XI has defeated UK Media XI in Peace Cup 2017 match held in Miranshah in North Waiziristan by 133 runs. UK media scored 120 runs in 20 overs. UK Media XI has started its batting against Pakistan XI in Peace Cup match in North Waziristan. Earlier, Pakistani batsmen ...

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Gulalai accuses Khan of harassing women party leaders

ISLAMABAD: In a damaging way, PTI MNA Ayesha Gulalai Tuesday levelled serious allegations of harassment of women as well as corruption against Imran Khan and some of his close aides. Gulalai who was elected to the National Assembly on a reserved seat of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) also announced ...

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Video: ‘Taliban linked with RAW, NDS,’ Taliban spokesman confesses

ISLAMABAD: Former Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan has revealed that the Pakistani Taliban have close ties with RAW in a confessional video released today. In the statement, he also elaborates the reasons why he surrendered to the Pakistan Army. “I have been the spokesperson of TTP Mahmod Agency, TTP and ...

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