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Saudi Airlines resumes operation from Peshawar after two months : August 28, 2014,

PESHAWAR Saudi Airlines resumed its flight operations from Peshawar on Thursday after two months suspension following militants' attack on Pakistan International Airlines aircraft.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Asia News Network

PESHAWAR: Number of Afghan refugees in Pakistan growing steadily

Despite the continuing process of voluntary repatriation of Afghans, the number of registered refugees in Pakistan is growing steadily as approximately 50,000 children are born to refugee families every year.

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The Telegraph

A scrumptious journey

From Kabul's chapli kebab , Peshawar's bharwan mushroom to the closely-guarded secrets of the dastarkhwans in Delhi to Chittagong's kasundi chingri , the Grand Trunk Road food festival at Barbeque Nation is no less than a delectable voyage on the subcontinent's oldest party highway.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Nation

Immunisation drive continues in KP

The immunisation campaign of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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Daily Times

TTP splinter group announced : August 27, 2014,

PESHAWAR: A splinter group of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan was announced on Tuesday by the name TTP Jamatul Ahrar.

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The Long War Journal

Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in northwestern Pakistan

A group of commanders from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has broken away from the organization and formed Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.

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Pakistan Christian Post

Sixteen years; way to prosperity. By Shamim Masih

Christians had the largest education and health system in Pakistan at the time of partition until the civil dictator Z A Bhutto nationalized their institutions.

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Weekday Magazine

Pakistan Launches New Polio Vaccination Campaign

Pakistan has launched a new campaign to vaccinate more than 700,000 children in its volatile tribal regions against polio.

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The Nation

Muggy weather to stay

Plains of the country remained in the grip of muggy weather on Monday with unscheduled load shedding adding to the woes of heat stricken people.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Nation

Ahmed Faraz remembered

Sixth death anniversary of one of the greatest Urdu poets of the last century, Syed Ahmad Shah, known by his admirers as Ahmed Faraz, was observed on Monday.

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Daily Times

Khattak stops PTI workers from holding rallies in KP : August 26, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has stopped the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf activists from holding protest rallies in retaliation to the rallies of the PML-N in the province.

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The Peninsula

Nato truck driver gunned down

PESHAWAR: Gunmen in northwest Pakistan opened fire on tankers carrying fuel for Nato troops in Afghanistan yesterday, killing a driver and wounding two others, officials said.

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The Indian Express

Dilip Kumar's autobiography reveals his journey from Peshawar to Bombay

In 1998, soon after he had received the Nishan-e-Imtiaz award from Pakistan, I managed to see Dilip Kumar in person for the first time.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Nation

Disgruntled PTI MNAs decide to form forward bloc, Spokesman denies report

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/24-Aug-2014/disgruntled-pti-mnas-decide-to-form-forward-bloc-spokesman-denies-report For news details Read on : Disgruntled PTI MNAs decide to form forward bloc, Spokesman denies report ISLAMABAD- As many as 11 disgruntled Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNAs have decided to form a forward bloc ... (more)

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Nation

Another set of muggy days

Plains of the country remained in the grip of muggy weather on Saturday with experts predicting the harsh conditions to persist during the next couple of days.

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Daily Times

Behavioural issues give rise to social instability' : August 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: One of the leading factors that can result in social instability in Pakistan is the lack of proper information on behavioural issues in youth.

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The Nation

Richard Olson meets KP governor

US Ambassador in Pakistan Richard Olson called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan at Governor House, Peshawar on Friday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Pakistan Christian Post

Violence continues to rise against Christians in Pakistan. By Nasir Saeed

According to a recent brief published by the USCIRF , the overall climate for religious freedom continues to deteriorate, violence against Christians has risen substantially in recent months, and more than 120 Christians have died in the last year as a result of targeted religious violence in Pakistan.

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Daily Times

Protest to continue until PM's resignation: Imran : August 23, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Friday reiterated his demand about the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and challenged all opposition parties in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to stage a protest demonstration in Peshawar ten times tiny in size and the PTI will announce re-election in the province.

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Newkerala.com

Pak Tribunal once again seeks Osama doc's conviction record

The political agent of Khyber Agency has been once again put on notice by the Federally Administered Tribal Areas Tribunal in Pakistan to produce record of Dr Shakil Afridi's trial and conviction for links with banned militant outfit of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency.

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