108 SSC Bajaur students awarded prizes

Hanif Ullah

BAJAUR AGENCY: In a bid to encourage the tribal students to continue their studies, the political administration of Bajaur Agency in collaboration with education department distributed prizes among position holder students of state run high schools of conflict hit areas.

More than 108 students, who grabbed first, second and third positions in the SSC examination held in 2012-13, were awarded valuable prizes.

Political Agent Bajaur Agency Syed Abdul Jabbar Shah was the chief guest while Ex-MNA AK Chattan, Political Tehsildar Abdul Haseeb khan, education officer Asmat ullah, government officials, tribal elders, teachers, students and their parents were also present on the occasion. Ceremony for male students was held at Bajaur Public School while that for females was held in GGMS Colony. Speaking at the ceremony, Political Agent Jabbar congratulated and praised the students especially the girl's for their hard work and determination despite difficult circumstances and problems in the area.

He said that it was their moral and national obligation to equip the students with quality education and encourage them.

Development was not possible without education, he said, adding, that despite the difficult situation in the area, the students had proved themselves by securing top positions in their schools.


Two killed in clash in Bajaur

Hanif Ullah

BAJAUR AGENCY: Two persons were killed over a domestic clash in Bajaur Agency on Tuesday.

According to official sources, members of one clan opened fire on the members of another group on a matter related to some personal dispute in Balamkhar Tehsil Salarzai of Bajaur Agency.

As a result, Ramzad and Zakir died on the spot while the accused ran away from the scene. The bodies were shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities. Political Tehsildar Sardar Yousaf reached the spot for investigation and kicked off search to apprehend the culprits.


Bomb kills two pro-government militia members in Bajaur

KHAR: A bomb explosion Saturday killed two members of pro-government militia and wounded four others during an archaeological dig in Bajaur Agency, officials said.
The incident took place in the mountainous area of Darra, Salarzai tehsil.
"About a dozen members of the local peace committee were digging at an excavation site when a remote controlled bomb went off, killing two members and wounding four others," senior local administration official Sardar Yousuf said.
The group were digging in the area to look for antiquities.
Another local administration official Asad Sarwar also confirmed the incident and casualties. - AFP

First phase of Mohmand Marble City launched

PESHAWAR: Governor, Engineer Shaukatullah Wednesday formally inaugurated the 1st Phase of Mohmand Marble City,  the first Industrial Estate in entire FATA.
Addressing a tribal jirga, he said the project that was on papers for three months has now achieved reality as 100 industrial plots are available at the site.
He said that staff and machinery has reached at Nahaqi Kandao to construct the 600 meters long tunnel.

Read more: First phase of Mohmand Marble City launched

Tribal jirga vows to restore peace in Mohmand Agency

Saif Ullah
GHALANAI: Grand jirga decided to restore tribal culture and would restore peace by the help of government. A grand jirga of Utmankhel, Ambaro, Parang Ghar, Saffi, Essakhel, Burhankhel, and some tribes of Mehsood tribes were held at Kutatarp lower sub-division Tehsil Ambar on Thursday. The jirga was addressed by Malik Sardar Utmankhel, Malik Haji Subedar Saffi, Mian Alif Shah Utmankhel, Wazir Muhammad and others. The speakers said that for five years terrorism had destroyed the peace and affected the lives of residents of the area. They said that for the restoration of peace in the area 200 local peace committee volunteers had lead their lives by helping the government in it and now the peace is back.

Get a better hosting deal with a hostgator coupon or play poker on party poker
Copyright 2011 FATA Agencies News.
Joomla Templates by Wordpress themes free