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Panamagate probe: JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5

Date: 27 Jun, 2017

    Panamagate probe: JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), mandated by Supreme Court to probe Sharif family's business abroad under Panama verdict, has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Shair’s daughter Maryam on July 5...
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130 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Bahawalpur

Date: 25 Jun, 2017

    130 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Bahawalpur
At least 130 people were burnt to death when an oil tanker caught fire in Ahmedpur Sharqia area of Bahawalpur here on Sunday morning. According to media reports, 40 people...
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Eidul-Fitr being celebrates in parts of KP, Fata on Sunday

Date: 25 Jun, 2017

    Eidul-Fitr being celebrates in parts of KP, Fata on Sunday
Eidul-Fitr was being celebrated in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on Sunday following unofficial moon-sighting committees’ announcements of the sighting of the...
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Shawwal moon sighted, Eidul Fitr in parts of KP, Fata on Sunday

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Shawwal moon sighted, Eidul Fitr in parts of KP, Fata on Sunday
Qasim Ali Khan Mosque moon sighting committee on Saturday announced that they have received witnesses about Shawwal moon sighting and Eidul Fitr would be celebrated on Sunday
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Pakistan regains lost glory in world cricket with Champions Trophy triumph: Fakhar

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan regains lost glory in world cricket with Champions Trophy triumph: Fakhar
The opening batsman who got fame from his sensational century to lead Pakistan to victory in ICC Champions Trophy final against archrivals India, Fakhar Zaman said that the historic...
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ASI gunned down in Charsadda clash

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    ASI gunned down in Charsadda clash
An assistant sub-inspector of police on Saturday embraced martyrdom in exchange of fire between the police and the criminals in the jurisdiction of Mandani police station of Charsadda.
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Badaber team win Wapda Night Cricket League

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Badaber team win Wapda Night Cricket League
Badaber Waqar Baghi team have won the Wapda Night Super League Cricket Tournament.
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BISE Bannu announces SSC Results

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    BISE Bannu announces SSC Results
The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Bannu on Saturday announced the SSC annual result.
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Rains predicted in KP, FATA during Eid days

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Rains predicted in KP, FATA during Eid days
he weather department on Saturday predicted rainfall during Eid days. The Met Office said that light to moderate rain or
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Where is Mufti Popalzai of Masjid Qasim Ali Khan?

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Where is Mufti Popalzai of Masjid Qasim Ali Khan?
Mufti Shahbdin Populzai, head of a private Ruet-e-Hilal Committee and cleric of a Peshawar's historic Masjid Qasim Ali Khan, has mysteriously went missing on Friday from Islamabad.
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WFP welcomes contribution from USA to support Pakistanis in need

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    WFP welcomes contribution from USA to support Pakistanis in need
The most vulnerable people in Pakistan will continue to receive assistance from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) thanks to a contribution of US$25 million from the United...
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Government rest houses in Galiyat to be given to private sector

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Government rest houses in Galiyat to be given to private sector
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has decided to hand over all the government-owned rest houses in Galiyat to private sector.
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Three militants killed in joint operation of police, security forces in Peshawar

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Three militants killed in joint operation of police, security forces in Peshawar
The security forces and police in a combined operation killed three militants and arrested another in Shahpur area of Chamkani in Peshawar on Friday night.
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Terror bid on Masjidul Haram in Saudi Arabia foiled

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Terror bid on Masjidul Haram in Saudi Arabia foiled
Saudi Arabia on Friday foiled a major attempt to carry out a terror attack on Masjidul Haram (Grand Mosque) in Makkah.
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Customers flock to Mardan to buy Badayuni Paras

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Customers flock to Mardan to buy Badayuni Paras
As the holy month of Ramazan is heading towards its end, people are now shifting their attention towards Eid shopping and a large number of customers could also be...
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Death toll in twin blasts in Parachinar reaches 45

Date: 24 Jun, 2017

    Death toll in twin blasts in Parachinar reaches 45
The death toll in Friday’s twin bomb blasts in Parachinar, Kurram Agency, reached 45 on Saturday.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP

    Unexpected heatwaves, floods, incessant deforestation and irregular urbanisation have rendered K-P extremely vulnerable to climate change.
    The average temperature of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased alarmingly by one degree Celsius since 2005 to 2015

  • Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

    A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government primary school but after the construction of the boundary wall, it is almost difficult for them to reach school in time. Being a poor person, I cannot afford to arrange private transport for their pick and drop. I am totally clueless what to do,” a worried Riaz says

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Fata Reforms

  • Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people   FATA, FATA Reforms, Reforms Committtee, FCR

    The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the successive governments also brought some changes in the controversial British-era law – the most important being the right to franchise in 1996 and political parties act extension to FATA in 2011. […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

  • Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms

    Under the Pakhtun traditions, a Jirga is an assembly of tribal elders to resolve problems and disputes among rival parties. The Jirga system is in vogue in FATA since the known history and it is still the most effective tool to resolve disputes or issues. People also resort to Jirga system in FATA due to […]

TDPs

  • Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs FATA, TDPs, TDPs Repatriation, Sports

    Like other activities of life, sports activities also came to a halt in FATA due to law and order issues and the sports grounds presented a deserted look. However, the situation changed swiftly after the return of local people and now the political administration, FATA Secretariat and people in their private capacity are organising sports […]

  • Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA

    After years of displacement and reconstruction in tribal areas, the government successfully conducted matriculation exams in FATA this year. The FATA people were jubilant over holding of matric exams in their areas after a long time However, the students from Mehsuds-inhabited areas of South Waziristan Agency had to attend their exam in Dera Ismail Khan […]

  • TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP FATA, TDPs, IDPs, IDPs Repatriation

    The repatriation process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has entered its final stage. According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), majority of the displaced families have so far been repatriated but still there are thousands of households who are still waiting for government’s approval to return […]

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