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Principal of private school in Peshawar accused of torturing student

Date: 24 Aug, 2017

    Principal of private school in Peshawar accused of torturing student
The principal of a private school in Peshawar has been accused by father of a student of fifth grade of torturing his son over not doing his homework.
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Four holidays announced for Eidul Azha

Date: 24 Aug, 2017

    Four holidays announced for Eidul Azha
The federal government has announced four holidays for Eidul Azha.
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Soldier dies in South Waziristan landmine explosion

Date: 24 Aug, 2017

    Soldier dies in South Waziristan landmine explosion
A soldier died in a landmine explosion in South Waziristan Agency on Wednesday.
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Pakistan not looking for any financial assistance from US: Army Chief

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Pakistan not looking for any financial assistance from US: Army Chief
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday made it clear that Pakistan is not looking for any kind of financial and material assistance from the...
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PM Abbasi to chair NSC meeting tomorrow over Trump’s allegations

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    PM Abbasi to chair NSC meeting tomorrow over Trump’s allegations
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will chair the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting on Thursday after the accusations leveled by US President Donald Trump on Pakistan saying it harbours...
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NEPRA slashes electricity tariff by Rs. 1.70 per unit

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    NEPRA slashes electricity tariff by Rs. 1.70 per unit
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Wednesday slashed electricity tariff by Rs1.70 per unit for July 2017 in order to adjust for cheaper fuel prices in the...
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Polythene bags polluting environment despite govt ban

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Polythene bags polluting environment despite govt ban
The manufacturing and sale of polythene bags go unchecked in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa despite being banned by the provincial government. The non-biodegradable plastic bags are manufactured in bulk to...
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PSF stages protest demonstration against traffic police in Peshawar

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    PSF stages protest demonstration against traffic police in Peshawar
Pakhtun Students Federation (PSF) on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against a traffic police who shot injured a student couple of days earlier
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Anti-dengue awareness campaign launched in Peshawar

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Anti-dengue awareness campaign launched in Peshawar
An anti-dengue awareness campaign was launched in the provincial capital to create awareness about dengue. In the door-to-door anti dengue campaign, women were also talking part to create awareness
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Five killed in bomb blast targeting military convoy in Helmand

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Five killed in bomb blast targeting military convoy in Helmand
At least five people were killed and 25 others wounded when a suicide bomber targeted a military convoy in Helmand province Afghanistan on Wednesday. The spokesman for the Helmand...
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Met Office predicts rain in most parts of KP

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Met Office predicts rain in most parts of KP
The weather department on Wednesday predicted rain in most parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, rain
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Two killed in clash during music programme in Karak

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Two killed in clash during music programme in Karak
Two persons were killed and two others wounded in clash between two groups following a music programme in Karak on Wednesday. According to police, Hikmat Ullah along with his...
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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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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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