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PARACHINAR: A joint jirga of the tribal elders from Pakistan and Afghanistan was held in the Kurram Agency on Sunday that extended the ceasefire which was brokered after the firing incident. According to Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Sajid Turi, the jirga decided that ceasefire earlier meant for ...
Nazir Ahmed, a representative of traders in Parachinar, said Saturday that the closure has badly affected their businesses. Last Sunday's clash at the Laka Tega border post left five Pakistani paramilitary soldiers dead. Pakistan's Foreign Office said earlier this week that the incident was addressed ...

PARACHINAR: Two Pakistani soldiers were martyred in cross-border fire from Afghanistan while working on a fence intended to cover nearly the entire disputed 2,500km border separating the countries, the Pakistan Army said Sunday. According to ISPR, the troops were carrying out routine surveillance ... soldiers
FILE PHOTO: A view of the border fence outside the Kitton outpost on the border with Afghanistan in North Waziristan, Pakistan October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File Photo Reuters. By Dilawar Hussain. PARACHINAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in cross-border ... soldiers Afghanistan
PARACHINAR: Ali Begum, a former well known bureaucrat from PARACHINAR, has decided to take part in the upcoming general elections. The lady has kicked off her election campaign. Addressing a reception gathering organised in her honour, she said the Kurram Agency and PARACHINAR were among ...
PARACHINAR: The newly-constructed Army Public School (APS) was inaugurated here on Monday. Brigadier Akhtar Aleem said the building of the School had been constructed in just five months and regular classes commenced at the campus. He said that it would not be only a school and college ...

PARACHINAR: A newly-constructed Army Public School opened in PARACHINAR here on Monday. It is to mention here that the army schools in PARACHINAR and Doger in Central Kurram were announced by Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa during his visit to the agency. The APS PARACHINAR building ...
PARACHINAR: A tribal woman from PARACHINAR, Kurram Agency, who plans to contest election for a National Assembly's general seat from the agency in the upcoming polls, opened her election office on Saturday. Ali Begum, 63, is a retired bureaucrat from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...
PTM is likely to hold a rally in Parachinar soon after Peshawar, which is expected on April 8. Many of us know that last year in June, some young Pakhtuns-led a massive protest against security forces for their mistreatment of locals, and failure to protect the area from acts of terrorism, which targeted the Shia ...
They predicted that mainly dry weather was expected in most parts of the country. However, rain is expected at a few places in Malakand division. Rainfall was recorded at Parachinar and Bagrote only. Sunday's lowest minimum temperature was recorded at Kalam where the mercury dropped down to 01°C ...
PARACHINAR: Member National Assembly, Khyber Agency, Shah Jee Gul Afridi on Sunday said that he would take up issues of Fata and work for Fata reforms. He was talking to media during his visit to Parachinar for witnessing Fata Super League cricket matches. The MNA urged tribes to remain united ...
Although most parts of the country went dry, some light rain and thundershowers occurred at isolated places in Malakand and Hazara divisions. Within the span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Thursday, Dir and Parachinar recorded 5 mm of rains, Balakot 2 mm, while Murree and Bagrote witnessed some rainy ...
In Parachinar, Kurram Agency a colorful function was held on the eve of 78th Pakistan Day which also included Youm-e-Pakistan Rally attended by school children, tribal elders, personnel of the security forces and political administration. A solidarity rally was also taken out from Edhi Park in Parachinar led ...
he flag-raising ceremony will be organised in Zeran area of Parachinar which will be attended by thousands of people and seven dishes will be prepared at every home celebrating the Nauroz festival. Muhammad Ali, a local resident in Parachinar, said people prepare various foods on Nauroz and spend ...
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PARACHINAR: The passing out parade and badge wearing ceremony of 724 Frontier Corps personnel was held at Parachinar on Friday. Brigadier Akhtar Aleem and Commandant Frontier Corps Kurram Agency Col Rashid Javed witnessed the parade where passing out ...
PARACHINAR: A hailstorm lashed Parachinar city and adjoining areas on Wednesday, damaging standing crops and orchards in the tribal region. Residents said that hailstones pounded the area and accumulated on the roads and fields. They said that the hailstorm badly damaged the standing crops and ...
PARACHINAR: Unclaimed bodies are not left to decay in corners neither do orphans have to spend their nights under the open sky once they are found by the Edhi of Parachinar, Yousuf Lala. Taking his inspiration from Abdul Sattar Edhi, 63-year-old Yousaf spends his days helping the people in ...

PARACHINAR: General Officer Commanding Maj-Gen Azhar Abbasi has said that sectarian harmony is need of the hour to counter threats to the prevailing peace in Kurram Agency. He was speaking at a ceremony held to hand over keys of 33 renovated shops, which were damaged during sectarian ...
PARACHINAR: General Officer Commanding Maj-Gen Azhar Abbasi has said that sectarian harmony is need of the hour to counter threats to the prevailing peace in Kurram Agency. He was speaking at a ceremony held to hand over keys of 33 renovated shops, which were damaged during sectarian ...
Yousaf Lala explained that his philanthropic work was supported entirely with private donations. He said he also got established a small blood bank at Parachinar, which has now been turned into a welfare hospital, providing free blood for patients suffering from thalassaemia as well providing medical help ...
Parachinar is the capital city of Kurram Agency and the largest city of Federal Administrated Areas of Pakistan (FATA). The beautiful valley of Parachinar, where vault of heaven envelops the lush green landscape and snow-capped peaks loom in the distance, has now been suffering from the autumn of ...
PARACHINAR: Authorities have issued a terror alert for headquarters of the Kurram Agency, warning tribesmen to be extra vigilant to prevent a possible attack in the area. “There is a great need for vigilance to keep all sensitive places, including important buildings, hospitals and schools, under strict check,” ...
More than 200 people were wounded in the rush-hour attacks on Parachinar's Toori Bazar, he told local media. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a Sunni armed group, claimed the bombings in the predominantly Shia Muslim town. Earlier on Friday, a suicide bombing at a police checkpoint in Quetta, in Balochistan ...
At least 24 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a blast outside a mosque in north-west Pakistan. The explosion happened in the city of Parachinar, a mainly Shia Muslim area on the Afghan border. Reports say a car packed with explosives was left near the women's entrance of the mosque ...
The arrests were made after a clash broke out in the Zazai Maidan district, in Khost, which borders Parachinar district in Kurram Agency in Pakistan, on Sunday. Clashes between Khost residents and Pakistani military personnel broke out in Zazai Maidan district when Pakistani troops tried to take control ...
TEHRAN, Apr. 22 (MNA) - Since 1980s, Parachinar, nestled high in a remote, mountainous region of Pakistan and with majority Shia population, has seen the emergence of radical Saudi-sponsored Salafist groups, and sectarian violence has become a disturbing phenomenon, fueled by local and ... terrorism
According to the regional office of the Met Department, the weather remained cloudy in most parts of the region and 6 millimeter rain was recorded in Bannu and Parachinar, Cherat and Kohat each received 5mm, Peshawar 4mm, Risalpur and Malam Jabba, 3mm each, Saidu Sharif and Dera Ismail Khan, ... terrorism
Addressing a press conference at Parachinar Press Club on Wednesday, tribal elders from central Kurram, including Abdul Khaliq Pathan, Noor Rehman, Malik Kamal and others, said during militancy in 2001 hundreds of their houses had been demolished, but they were yet to be reconstructed. They said ... terrorism
Rainfall was also recorded at other cities including KP: Malamjabba 23, Bannu 19, Dir 14, DI Khan 11, Peshawar (A/P10, City 06), Kohat 10,Cherat, Lower Dir, Mirkhani 08, Parachinar, Saidu Sharif 07, Pattan 06, Kalam 04, Drosh, Balakot 03, Chitral 02, Kakul 01. Kashmir: Rawalakot 20, Garidupatta, Kotli ... terrorism
The lowest temperatures were experienced in Skardu and Parachinar with minus five degree Celcius. Rain is expected in most areas of the country with snowfall in northern areas. Rain is expected in the next 48 hours in different areas of the country and snowfall in upper areas. Rain is expected on ... terrorism
The Met Office official told APP that scenic Malam Jabba received a maximum of 23 millimeters (mm) heavy downpour followed by Bannu 19mm, Dir 14mm, DI Khan 11mm, Peshawar (A/P10, City 6), Kohat 10mm, Cherat, Lower Dir and Mirkhani 8mm, and Parachinar and Saidu Sharif received 7mm. terrorism
In the last twenty-four hours, snowfall recorded in three inches in Malamjabba, one inch in Murree and Rawalakot, half-foot in Kalam and Parachinar, while three inches of snowfall was recorded in Ziarat. On Sunday, rainfall in Chirat was recorded at 56 millimetres, while 46 millimetres and 39 millimetres of ... terrorism
PARACHINAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Feb, 2018 ):Brigadier of Pakistan Army, Akhtar Aleem on Friday visited local courts, passport office, Nadra office and different areas of the city and apprised himself of the problems being faced by the local people. Official sources said Commander of ... terrorism
Relatives tend to a man injured in a bomb explosion after he was brought to a hospital for treatment in Parachinar, the northwestern district of Kurram, ... ABC News report by the Associated Press from Parachinar, Pakistan states that six members of the same family in Kurram Agency of Pakistani tribal ... terrorism
In Peshawar, Lahore and Parachinar, panicked locals ran out of their homes and came out onto the streets as the quake's tremors were felt. Four girls received minor injuries at a primary school for girls in Peshawar during a rush to evacuate the premises. They were rushed to Lady Reading Hospital for ... terrorism
Residents said that the vehicle was passing through a rainwater stream in Parachinar when the explosive device went off. The six people were killed on the spot. Basir Khan Wazir, the area administrator, told reporters the victims belonged to the Shiite sect. Angered by the blast, residents blocked the road ... terrorism
PARACHINAR: Six persons of a family were martyred when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Maqbal area in the upper Kurram Agency on Tuesday, local sources said. The sources said the family was travelling to Boshera from the Maqbal area when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb. terrorism
Parachinar, Pakistan - An explosion ripped through a car on Tuesday killing six members of a family driving to a Pakistan village to attend a funeral in the northwestern district of Kurram near the Afghanistan border, officials said. It was unclear whether the blast was a landmine or a roadside bomb planted ... terrorism
PARACHINAR, Pakistan, A suspected US drone attack on a house in northwestern Pakistan killed two militants from the Afghan Taliban-allied Haqqani network, two Pakistani security officials said on Wednesday. Two missiles hit a house and killed militants Ahsan Khorai and Nasir Mehmood in the village ... terrorism
PARACHINAR: Two suspected militants were killed in the day's second drone strike, this time in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan on Wednesday, Geo News reported citing sources. The latest drone attack took place in Shanqilay area of Afghanistan near the Pak-Afghan border. Earlier today, at ... terrorism
BERLIN: A Pakistani youth emerging on European political horizon after serving as honorary Member of German National Assembly (Bundestag) will soon be serving as honorary member of European Parliament in Strasbourg, France and is expected to speak during the session while representing ... terrorism
... Kohat, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Quetta, Zhob divisions, Islamabad, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Wednesday's lowest minimum temperatures were recorded at Skardu -10°C, Astore -9°C, Gilgit, Hunza -07°C, Quetta, Gupis -08°C, Kalam, Bagrote, Ziarat, Dir -05°C, Lower Dir, Parachinar, Rawalakot, ... terrorism
(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) PARACHINAR: Residents of Parachinar have been bearing brunt of hours-long power outages bringing routine life to a standstill due to which all factories in the area have been closed permanently. Most of the residents have bought solar panels and generators but those ... terrorism
Sellers on handcarts are selling the Parachinar variety of the commodity at Rs 400 per kg and the interior Sindh quality at Rs 240 to Rs 320 per kg. As people cannot differentiate between Parachinar and other varieties, these sellers reportedly mix the two qualities but charge consumers for Parachinar. terrorism
parachinar is the capital city of Kurram Agency and the largest city of Federal Administrated Areas of Pakistan (FATA). The beautiful valley of parachinar , where vault of heaven envelops the lush green landscape and snow-capped peaks loom in the distance, has now been suffering from the autumn of ... terrorism
Parachinar is the capital city of Kurram Agency and the largest city of Federal Administrated Areas of Pakistan (FATA). The beautiful valley of Parachinar , where vault of heaven envelops the lush green landscape and snow-capped peaks loom in the distance, has now been suffering from the autumn of ... terrorism
A faction of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, known as Al Alami, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was targeting Shia Muslims. In a statement, Al Alami said it had warned Parachinar's Shia community "to stop staining your hands with the blood of Sunnis in Syria." It repeated those ... terrorism
The number of people killed in twin bombings in the northwestern Pakistani city of Parachinar has risen to at least 67, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks across the country on Friday to 85, officials said. Shahid Khan, a local government official, said the toll could rise as many of the ... terrorism
At least 24 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a blast outside a mosque in north-west Pakistan. The explosion happened in the city of Parachinar, a mainly Shia Muslim area on the Afghan border. Reports say a car packed with explosives was left near the women's entrance of the mosque ... terrorism
Parachinar bombing: Senseless acts of violence broke our hearts a number of times during the year as the menace of terrorism sadly continued to plague the world, including our country. An explosion at a vegetable market claimed 25 innocent lives in Parachinar (January). A suicide bombing at the Shrine ... terrorism


 

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