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Court acquits Ali Amin Gandapur in ballot box stealing case

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Court acquits Ali Amin Gandapur in ballot box stealing case
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Revenue Ali Amin Gandapur has been acquitted by a local court here in the case of stealing ballot box during the Local Government elections in...
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PRCS distributes non-edible items among 140 destitute tribal people

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    PRCS distributes non-edible items among 140 destitute tribal people
Secretary of the PRCS, Bajaur chapter Shah Hussain told media persons on the occasion that the non-edible items include buckets, pedestal fans, stoves, household utensils and blankets. He added...
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Girls’ primary school inaugurated in Bara

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Girls’ primary school inaugurated in Bara
A newly constructed primary school for girls was inaugurated in Aka Khel area of the Bara subdivision in Khyber Agency on Thursday. Political agent Khalid Mehmood inaugurated the school, which...
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Aka Khel tribesmen demand recovery of land occupied by Orakzai people

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Aka Khel tribesmen demand recovery of land occupied by Orakzai people
Elders of the Aka Khel tribe of the Khyber Agency have demanded of the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other government officials to recover their land what they said illegally...
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Chohthra club wins Salarzai Football Tournament in Bajaur Agency

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Chohthra club wins Salarzai Football Tournament in Bajaur Agency
Chohthra Football Club has won Salarzai Football Tournament which concluded here on Chohthra ground in Bajaur Agency on Thursday. In the final match, the host football club defeated Tarrla...
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Two police officials injured in hand grenade attack in Bannu

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Two police officials injured in hand grenade attack in Bannu
At least two policemen were injured in a hand grenade attack in Domail area of district Bannu, police said here on Thursday. As per details, officials of the Domail police...
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218 tribesmen given compensation amount for their damaged houses in Kurram

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    218 tribesmen given compensation amount for their damaged houses in Kurram
The political administration of Kurram agency on Thursday distributed cheques of compensation amount among the owners of damaged houses. A ceremony was held in the Jirga Hall here in...
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Pakistan in trouble despite Younis’ heroics in Sydney Test

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Pakistan in trouble despite Younis’ heroics in Sydney Test
Despite a record-making century from Younis Khan, Pakistan were still trailed by 267 runs by the hosts at the close of third day play of the third and final...
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Industrial zones to be established in Rashkai, Mohmand Agency under CPEC: minister

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Industrial zones to be established in Rashkai, Mohmand Agency under CPEC: minister
Nine industrial zones, including one in Rashkai in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and another in Mohmand Agency in FATA will be established under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the...
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95 tribesmen arrested over Torkham Adda dispute released

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    95 tribesmen arrested over Torkham Adda dispute released
The political administration of Khyber Agency has released 95 persons of Khogakhel tribe arrested over a dispute on the ownership of Torkham Adda. The administration said these persons were arrested...
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KP govt decides to expand sanitation campaign to whole province

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    KP govt decides to expand sanitation campaign to whole province
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to expand the sanitation drive from Peshawar to the whole province. The provincial government said garbage will be lifted from roads and streets in...
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Turkish police recover six abducted Pakistanis

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Turkish police recover six abducted Pakistanis
Six Pakistani citizens, who were kidnapped in Turkey, have been recovered by Turkish police. The Foreign Office said the Turkish police have confirmed release of the six Pakistanis to Pakistani...
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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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