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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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Violence against women on rise in KP, say right activists

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Violence against women on rise in KP, say right activists
Civil society organizations and human right activists have strongly criticized the federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments for their inability to check violence against women. Speaking at a joint news conference...
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Tribesmen’s house demolished for facilitating illegal trans-border movement of Afghan nationals

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Tribesmen’s house demolished for facilitating illegal trans-border movement of Afghan nationals
The political authorities of Kurram tribal agency on Tuesday demolished the houses of two tribesmen for allegedly facilitating illegal entry of Afghan nationals into Pakistani territory. According to assistant political...
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Peshawar beat Lower Dir in U-19 cricket Test match

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Peshawar beat Lower Dir in U-19 cricket Test match
The Peshawar team beat Lower Dir in the inaugural match of the Peshawar Region’s inter-districts under-19 Test cricket tournament. The Peshawar team won the two-day match by an inning and...
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JUIF leader says newspapers misquoted him on polio vaccines

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    JUIF leader says newspapers misquoted him on polio vaccines
Dismissing a news item published in a section of press, central leader of the Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (Fazal) and Ameer of the party’s Fata chapter, Mufti Abdu Shakoor has said that...
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Tent village set up in Dir for Chitrali passengers stranded due to closure of Lowari Top

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Tent village set up in Dir for Chitrali passengers stranded due to closure of Lowari Top
The district administration of Upper Dir has set up a temporarily tent village in Panahkot area for the stranded residents of Chitral as the lone ground route joining the...
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KP, Fata receive rain, snowfall after prolonged dry spell

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    KP, Fata receive rain, snowfall after prolonged dry spell
After a prolonged dry spell, parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the adjoining tribal areas received light rain on the night between Monday and Tuesday. The hilly areas in the upper...
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Sewing machines, wheelchairs distributed among 80 special persons in Khyber Agency

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Sewing machines, wheelchairs distributed among 80 special persons in Khyber Agency
Social Welfare Department of FATA Secretariat has distributed sewing machines and wheelchairs among 80 special persons including men and women in a ceremony held in Jamrud Jirga Hall Jamrud...
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Policeman shot dead in Peshawar

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Policeman shot dead in Peshawar
Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a police cop in Wahid Garhi area of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, said officials of Daudzai police station. They said that the deceased...
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Four dead as van turns turtle on motorway near Charsadda

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Four dead as van turns turtle on motorway near Charsadda
Four people lost their lives and 10 others sustained injuries when a passenger van turned turtle on motorway in the vicinity of Charsadda district on Tuesday morning. Local police...
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Australia dominating Sydney Test

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Australia dominating Sydney Test
Australia were dominating third Test against Pakistan at Sydney on Tuesday with thumping centuries from David Warner and Matt Renshaw on first day. Australia were batting on 294 runs for...
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Power supply disconnected in Khyber Agency’s Shalobar area for 5 days

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Power supply disconnected in Khyber Agency’s Shalobar area for 5 days
Power supply has been disconnected in Shalobar area of Khyber Agency for the last five days due to which the residents are facing many difficulties. The area people said their...
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Second convocation of Afghan students held at Gomal University

Date: 03 Jan, 2017

    Second convocation of Afghan students held at Gomal University
The second convocation of Afghan students at the Gomal University in Dera Ismail Khan was held on Monday where over 50 students got degrees. Gomal University Vice Chancellor Professor Dr...
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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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