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Bajaur Press Club closed following threats

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The Bajaur Press Club, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that borders Afghanistan, was closed on November 13, for an unspecified period on the orders of senior officers of the local administration due to the fear of terrorist attack. Talking to Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), Hasbanullah Khan, President of the Bajaur Press Club said the senior […]

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Locals complain: ‘Badam Zari goes more on air than on campaigning’

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ISLAMABAD: Badam Zari, who shot to prominence for being the first woman to contest polls from the ultra-conservative tribal constituency of Bajaur Agency, naturally drew media attention. Now that very spotlight is proving to be a liability. “She is spending a bulk of her time appearing on local and foreign media instead of visiting the […]

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Badam Zari vows to project soft image of tribal areas

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KHAR: Badam Zari, the first tribal woman to come forward to contest for a National Assembly seat from Bajaur Agency, has said that she wants to become a powerful voice of women of tribal areas. Addressing a press conference at her house here on Monday, she said that her decision to contest the election was […]

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