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Anti-FCR rally taken out in DI Khan

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Anti-FCR rally taken out in DI Khan
Activists of different political parties under the banner of Fata Political Alliance took out a rally against the Frontier Crime Regulation (FCR) here on Wednesday. The rally started from...
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More rain expected in KP, Fata during next 24 hours

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    More rain expected in KP, Fata during next 24 hours
The recent spell of intermittent rain continues in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata as forecasters predicted more rain in the coming days. According to meteorological department, rain-thunderstorm with snowfall...
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Five shops gutted down in Ashreet bazaar

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Five shops gutted down in Ashreet bazaar
As many as five shops were reduced to ashes as fire erupted in Ashreet bazaar in district Chitral, police said on Wednesday. According to police, the fire erupted due...
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Police constable shots dead man from rival group in judicial complex

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Police constable shots dead man from rival group in judicial complex
A police constable shot dead a man from his rival family inside the judicial complex here on Wednesday, police said. According to SSP Operations Sajjad Khan, the constable who...
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475 patients treated at free medical camp

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    475 patients treated at free medical camp
A one-day free medical camp for women and children was organized in Touheed Abad locality near Wazir Bagh by the provincial health department and the Unicef on Wednesday. As...
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Father appeals to federal government for help in releasing his kidnapped for ransom in Turkey

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Father appeals to federal government for help in releasing his kidnapped for ransom in Turkey
Father of one of the four Pakistanis kidnapped for ransom in Turk capital Istanbul has appealed to the federal government to save his son’s life and help him releasing...
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Tesco cuts off power supply to Alam Goodar without prior notice

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Tesco cuts off power supply to Alam Goodar without prior notice
The Tribal Areas Electric Supply Company (Tesco) disconnected electricity supply to Alam Goodar area of the Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Thursday. According to local residents of the area,...
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Pesco’s retired employees protest against delay in payment of month pension, other issues

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Pesco’s retired employees protest against delay in payment of month pension, other issues
Retired employees of the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) on Wednesday held a protest demonstration in favor of their demands. The retired employees gathered outside the press club and chanted...
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Australia consolidate grip on Sydney Test

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Australia consolidate grip on Sydney Test
In pursuit of a clean sweep in the three-match Test series, Australia declared their first inning on 538 for the loss of eight wickets on the second day of...
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5 die after drinking toxic liquor in Peshawar

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    5 die after drinking toxic liquor in Peshawar
Five members of a family have died in Swati Phatak area of Peshawar after consuming toxic liquor. Police said five people belonging to Christian community slept at their homes on...
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5 policemen among 15 injured in DI Khan blast

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    5 policemen among 15 injured in DI Khan blast
At least 15 people, including five policemen, were injured in a bomb attack on a police vehicle in Dera Ismail Khan on Wednesday. Police said a mobile van was on...
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Insaf Cricket Tournament begins in Khyber Agency

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    Insaf Cricket Tournament begins in Khyber Agency
The 2nd Insaf Cricket Tournament got underway in Khyber Agency on Tuesday. In the opening match of the tournament played at Sur Qamar ground in Jamrud, Insaf Tigers defeated Hatif...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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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. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

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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