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  • YDA to hold long march against govt attitude Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Friday announced to hold a long march against the government’s indifferent attitude till Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala. The announcement was made by president YDA president Dry Gulab Afridi while talking to reporters. He said that contractors were busy looting public money in the name of change. ...
  • Fumigation in Central Kurram to protect livestock Livstock Department on Friday started fumigation in Central Kurram to protect livestock from different diseases. Talking to Tribal News Network, Dr Fazal Ilahi Mulagori said that a month ago rumors spread in the area about a outbreak of Anthrax infection. ...
  • Water supply halted to Mulagori area in Khyber Residents of Lwara Myana continue to suffer after water supply through tankers to Lwara Myana area of Mulagori tehsil has been halted since last two days. A social activist Sabz Ali Mulagori told Tribal News Network that water crisis started with start of summer season in area. He said that locals have stages several protest and demand the political administration to ensure smooth supply of water but to no avail. ...
  • Two security personnel injured in landmine blast in Khyber Two security personnel were injured on Friday in a blast in Rajgal area of Khyber Agency where a military operation has been underway against terrorists. Sources said that the injured personnel identified as Yasir and Tabrez were busy in defusing landmines when a landmine went off. ...
  • PTI MPA applies for interim bail in fraud case Member Provincial Assembly and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Yasin Khalil on Friday submitted an application for interim bail at a local court. The police said that the MPAs and his accomplice Hussain Qadir have allegedly taken money from several persons promising them to give them government jobs. ...

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Political administration reverses posting of Levies personnel on Torkham border

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Political administration reverses posting of Levies personnel on Torkham border
The political authorities of Khyber Agency have reversed the posting of Levies personnel on the Pak-Afghan Torkham border, local sources said here on Saturday. According to them, as many as...
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ANP local leader gunned down in Peshawar over old enmity

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    ANP local leader gunned down in Peshawar over old enmity
A local leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) has been gunned down in Mathra area of the provincial metropolis, police said here on Saturday. According to police, the...
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Relatives demand registration of FIR against doctors for ‘negligence’

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Relatives demand registration of FIR against doctors for ‘negligence’
Relatives of a child who died in a local hospital after receiving serious injuries in a road accident have demanded registration of a criminal case against the administration and...
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Minor girl tortured to death after kidnappers not paid ransom

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Minor girl tortured to death after kidnappers not paid ransom
Police has arrested two kidnappers who allegedly killed a three-year old girl after the family did not pay the ransom amount. According to police, the minor girl Marwa was...
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Tribesmen’s protest forces PDA to stop development work on dispute part of Regi Model Township

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Tribesmen’s protest forces PDA to stop development work on dispute part of Regi Model Township
Following protest by the Kokikhel tribesmen, the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) stopped development work on disputed land in the Regi Lalma Township on Saturday. Dozens of Kokikhel tribesmen Saturday took...
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Justice Mian Saqib Nisar takes oath as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Justice Mian Saqib Nisar takes oath as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan
President Mamnoon Hussain has administered oath to Justice Mian Saqib Nisar as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan at a ceremony held here in Presidency on Saturday. Prime Minister...
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Federal government to provide free treatment to ailing artist Iftikhar Qaiser

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Federal government to provide free treatment to ailing artist Iftikhar Qaiser
On the directives of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, chief of Baitul Mall Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has handed over Rs 50000 checque to ailing Peshawar based TV artist Iftikhar Qaiser. The...
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Peace football tournament concludes in Jamrud

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Peace football tournament concludes in Jamrud
ZS Academy has won the first peace football championship concluded here in Dandonu ground on Saturday. In the final competition, ZS Academy and Khyber Star scored no goal in...
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Return of Waziristan TDPs to begin from Afghanistan on January 15

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Return of Waziristan TDPs to begin from Afghanistan on January 15
Assistant Political Agent Miranshah subdivision Muhammad ANwar Khan Sherani told TNN that the government has decided to start the repatriation of TDPs from Afghanistan to NWA via Ghulam Khan...
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Team for ODI series against Australia announced

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Team for ODI series against Australia announced
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced 15-member team for the upcoming five-match one-day international (ODI) series against Australia. The series will start on 13 January and will end on...
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Tribesmen kill wild leopard in Bara

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Tribesmen kill wild leopard in Bara
The local people in Bara sub-division of Khyber Agency on Friday killed a leopard which strayed towards the populated area. The area people said a number of wild animals wander...
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ATC Gilgit Baltistan awards death sentence to 6 terrorists

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    ATC Gilgit Baltistan awards death sentence to 6 terrorists
A special anti-terrorism court of Gilgit Baltistan has awarded death sentence for three counts to six terrorists involved in attacks on security forces and Rs300,000 fine. The convicts including Shah...
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Fata Reforms

  • Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

    Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

    The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

TDPs

  • 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 […]

  • Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

    According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous problems since their displacement. “We are given repatriation token six months ago but the repatriation process is not yet started,” said Usman, who is from Dande Darpakhel tribe of North […]

  • Residents of FATA demand counting of TDPs on basis of permanent addresses

    Like other parts of the country, the sixth population census was licked off in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on March 15 this year. The first phase of the census has been completed in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while one tribal district, Orakzai Agency, of Fata. The second phase of census is underway since […]

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