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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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Rabid dog bites 12 people in Mohmand Agency

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    Rabid dog bites 12 people in Mohmand Agency
A rabid dog on Friday bit at least 12 people in Atokhel area of Mohmand Agency. The political administration said those bitten by the rabid dog included four young girls.
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Help desk set up for tourists visiting Galiyat

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    Help desk set up for tourists visiting Galiyat
A help desk has been set up in Galiyat to help the tourists facing any difficulty while travelling to the area for enjoying the snowfall. The Water and Power Development...
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KP governor abolishes education renationalisation policy in FATA

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    KP governor abolishes education renationalisation policy in FATA
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has abolished the FATA education rationalisation policy after it received negative response. The policy was introduced by the FATA Education Directorate in 2015 under...
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DI Khan’s Gandapurs residing in Balochistan deprived of CNIC facility

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    DI Khan’s Gandapurs residing in Balochistan deprived of CNIC facility
The people of Gandapur tribe of Dera Ismail Khan residing in Balochistan have not been allowed by the provincial government to make computerised national identity cards (CNICs) due to...
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Bid to smuggle 10 buffalos to Afghanistan from Kurram foiled

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    Bid to smuggle 10 buffalos to Afghanistan from Kurram foiled
The political administration of Kurram Agency on have foiled a bid to smuggle 10 buffalos to Afghanistan and arrested one suspect. Assistant Political Agent Lower Kurram Kamran Khan told media...
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19 persons involved in minor cases released from Jamrud Jail

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    19 persons involved in minor cases released from Jamrud Jail
Khyber Agency Political Agent Captain (R) Khalid Mehmood has ordered release of 19 persons arrested on trivial charges. The political agent visited Jamrud Tehsil Jail on Friday and talked to...
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Golf championship begins in Peshawar

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    Golf championship begins in Peshawar
The 2nd Asghar Khan National Amateur Golf Championship got underway in Peshawar on Friday. Peshawar Air Commodore Nisar Ahmed inaugurated the championship at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Golf Club....
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Six of a family injured in gas cylinder blast in Hangu

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    Six of a family injured in gas cylinder blast in Hangu
Six members of a family sustained injuries in a gas cylinder blast in Hangu on Friday. Police said the incident happened at 4:00am at the house of Badshah in Bahadur...
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Australia set 465-run target for Pakistan in Sydney Test

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    Australia set 465-run target for Pakistan in Sydney Test
Australia have set a target of 465 runs for Pakistan in the third Test of the three-match series at Sydney. Pakistan were batting on 55 for the loss of one...
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ECP serves notices on 10 KP MNAs over asset statements

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    ECP serves notices on 10 KP MNAs over asset statements
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for the first time has started accountability of the members of the Parliament and issued notices to 10 members of National Assembly (MNAs)...
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Alikhel tribe in North Waziristan demands early reconstruction of damaged houses

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    Alikhel tribe in North Waziristan demands early reconstruction of damaged houses
The people of Alikhel tribe of North Waziristan Agency have called upon the government to pay special attention to reconstruction of houses in the area. About 500 families of Alikhel...
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Licenses of 3 pharmaceutical companies suspended over making substandard drugs

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    Licenses of 3 pharmaceutical companies suspended over making substandard drugs
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Drug Registration Authority has suspended licenses of three pharmaceutical companies for making substandard medicines. The Authority’s Board has also approved registration of 60 new drugs....
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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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