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Fata Morgana

A mirage, especially one in which the viewer sees castles. The phrase is an Italian translation of "Morgan le Fay," alluding to the character in the Arthurian legend. In the 19th century, a mirage attributed to le Fay's sorcery took place in Italy's Strait of Messina. A: "Do you see that castle ahead?" B: "No, so I think you're seeing a Fata Morgana."
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According to Mohmand, the counsel for the petitioners, Articles 51 and 59 of the Constitution are very much clear on the point that deals with the number of seats reserved for women in the National Assembly and the Senate from all provinces, but there are no seats in the two houses from Fata 'which is an injustice with Fata'.
Accompanied by JI Fata general secretary Mohammad Rafiq Afridi, deputy secretary general Mohammad Hassan Shinwari and tribal youth leader Farmanullah, Mr Sardar said the roads had been destroyed in different Fata areas during the prolonged period of militancy but the federal government had yet not taken concrete steps for their repairs or reconstruction.
He said that the people of Fata want to move forward along with the people of other parts of the country.
Last polio case in FATA was reported on July 27, 2016 he said.
Shoukat Ullah had taken matchless steps for the promotion of sports in FATA.
Senior journalist Zahid Hussain said it is unfortunate that the FATA issue is still un-resolved.
In the video, Bilawal further says that Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto made sincere efforts to merge the tribals areas and Benazir Bhutto made PPP's special FATA committee.
The tribal elders were of the opinion that FATA should be given the status of a separate province.
JI leaders also demanded establishment of FATA University, FATA medical college and up-gradation of the educational institute in all tribal agencies.
These new FATA drives demonstrate our ongoing commitment to delivering on that promise with the flexibility that the EVA provides.
He said, now normalcy has been restored to FATA and that is why after the first, second, the third
The civilian and military leaderships and the Pakistani nation along with Fata residents are in favour of Fata's merger with KP except Maulana Fazalur Rehman and Mahmood Achakzai, who do not reside in Fata.
For the election of Fata senators, 12 National Assembly members from the tribal areas make up the electoral college.
PESHAWAR -- Fata has reported no polio case in 2017 and the first anti-polio campaign of the year 2018 starts from Monday (today) with the zeal to help keep zero polio case status in Fata.
ISLAMABAD -- PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said he supports FATA Youth Jirga and its movement to merge the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).