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Chinese company to set up oil refinery in Dera Ismail Khan

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Chinese company to set up oil refinery in Dera Ismail Khan
Former senator Waqar Ahmed Khan has signed an agreement with Chinese investors for setting up an oil refinery in Dera Ismail Khan.
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China urges global community to recognize Pakistan’s efforts for curbing militancy

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    China urges global community to recognize Pakistan’s efforts for curbing militancy
Responding to US President Donald Trump’s allegations against Pakistan during his announcement of his government’s new policy about Afghanistan and South Asia, China on Tuesday urged the international community...
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Dengue death toll mounts to eight in KP

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Dengue death toll mounts to eight in KP
Another woman died of dengue fever in Tehkal area of Peshawar on Tuesday after which the death toll from the disease has mounted to eight, while hundreds of others...
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Govt announces to amend Articles 62 and 63 of Constitution

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Govt announces to amend Articles 62 and 63 of Constitution
The federal government has decided to amend Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution of Pakistan.
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Eidul Azha in Pakistan to be observed on 2 September

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Eidul Azha in Pakistan to be observed on 2 September
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee has announced that Eidul Azha will be observed in Pakistan on Saturday, 2 September.
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Two die, six injured in Kurram traffic accident

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Two die, six injured in Kurram traffic accident
Two people were killed and six others sustained injuries in a traffic accident in Central Kurram Agency on Tuesday.
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Govt alleged of mulling to cut NCHR powers

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    Govt alleged of mulling to cut NCHR powers
Civil Society activists on Tuesday alleged federal government of considering to cut the powers of National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR)
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The bustling Bara Bazaar is a story of the past

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    The bustling Bara Bazaar is a story of the past
Bara Bazaar, once a bustling business center, was once famous for imported cloths and spare parts, has failed regain its past glory. The market that had remained closed...
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Orakzai Agency’s displaced families demand early rehabilitation

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    Orakzai Agency’s displaced families demand early rehabilitation
Displaced people of the Mamozai tribe of Orakzai Agency have demanded of the federal government to ensure their rehabilitation to their hometowns without any further delay
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Compensation cheques distributed among victims’ families in Bara

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    Compensation cheques distributed among victims’ families in Bara
The political administration on Tuesday distributed compensation cheques among 125 victim families who lost their family members during militancy and military operations in Bara sub-division of Khyber Agency
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Anti-dengue awareness campaign launched in Jamrud

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    Anti-dengue awareness campaign launched in Jamrud
An anti-dengue awareness campaign was launched in Jamrud sub-division of Khyber Agency on Tuesday to raise awareness and prevent the spread of the dengue virus through effective measures against...
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Jashn-e-Azadi sports festival concludes in Landikotal

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    Jashn-e-Azadi sports festival concludes in Landikotal
A month-long sports festival organized in the connection with the Jashn-e-Azadi was concluded in Landikotal sub-division of Khyber Agency here on Tuesday
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US President blames Pakistan for its failed Afghan policy: Imran Khan

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    US President blames Pakistan for its failed Afghan policy: Imran Khan
While reacting to US President Donald Trump allegations against Pakistan, Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said that the US again blamed Pakistan for its deeply flawed and failed...
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Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting today for Zilhajj moon sighting

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting today for Zilhajj moon sighting
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet today (Tuesday) in Karachi for Zilhajj moon sighting. Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will chair the meeting in Karachi’s Meteorological Department
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CM Khattak announces compensation for dengue victims

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    CM Khattak announces compensation for dengue victims
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak on Tuesday announced compensation package of Rs 500,000 to each family with a member who fell prey to the dengue virus
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Construction work on Swat Jail launched

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    Construction work on Swat Jail launched
Chairman Swat District Development Advisory Committee (DDAC) MPA Fazal Hakeem Khan on Monday performed the ground-breaking of construction work on Swat Jail.
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Fata Reforms

  • FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]

  • Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and a number of political parties have expressed reservations over the draft of the FATA reforms by the federal cabinet. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak says the federal government is not sincere in the reforms as it has brought forward some suggestions which are objectionable and against the Constitution. “We believe […]

TDPs

  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

  • BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

    The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500 every three months. Like other parts of the country, this program has also been extended to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This women centric program has […]

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