The harbinger of a new dawn for FATA: Shehabuddin Khan


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has constituted a committee for finalizing recommendations on the fate of FATA, although the committee lacks any member from FATA. The committee will discuss FATA reforms with the parliamentarians from FATA. Talking to Voice of America, member of the National Assembly from Bajaur, Shehabuddin Khan, said that constitution of the committee on the FATA reforms ...

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I am a Feminist: Malala

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for girls education who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, officially opens The Library of Birmingham in Birmingham, central England, on September 3, 2013. Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by a Taliban militant last October after campaigning for girls' right to education, gave an address as she officially opened the new Library of Birmingham.  AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS

PESHAWAR: The Pashtun teenage Nobel Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, has said to the Hollywood actor Emma Watson that the last year’s address of the actor to the world leaders at the United Nations, with a view to launch her “He for She campaign” to motivate men for women’s rights, helped the activist to evolve her thoughts on using the word Feminist ...

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Afzal Khan Lala: Champion of Pashtun Unity


Afzal Khan Lala was the veteran Pashtun nationalist, the champion of Pashtun national unity, a renowned author, and the central leader of Awami National Party. He passed away due to protracted illness at the age of 89 on Sunday in a hospital in Islamabad. Afzal Khan Lala was born in Swat in 1926. He began his progressive political struggle in ...

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Pashtuns want FATA merged with Khyber-Pashtunkhwa


By Gohar Wazir BANNU: Youth and elders from the tribal areas of North Waziristan Agency and FR Bannu areas want FATA merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, so that like all other regions of Pakistan the Pashtuns of FATA could also have equal rights in Pakistan. The workers of various political parties, students, tribal elders and social activists from North Waziristan ...

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Pakistani Media Directive Lists JuD As An ‘Alias’ Of Lashkar


26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed is the founder of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group, which carried out the audacious 2008 Mumbai attack. (File Photo) Pakistani authorities have for the first time acknowledged Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawah ( JuD) as an “alias” of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in an order directing TV channels and radio stations to blank ...

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