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Under-trial prisoner, policeman killed in gunmen’s attack in Karak

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Under-trial prisoner, policeman killed in gunmen’s attack in Karak
Two people including a policeman were killed in a firing incident here on Saturday. According to police, an under-trial prisoner Aqal Daraz was being shifted to local court for...
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Swat education board student wins inter-boards race

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Swat education board student wins inter-boards race
Abdul Qayum, a second year student of the Swat education board has won the inter-boards race competition which held here on Saturday. Players from different educational boards from all...
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Ordinance passed to disbar plea bargain beneficiaries for life time

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Ordinance passed to disbar plea bargain beneficiaries for life time
President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday passed an ordinance disbarring those public office holders and government officials for lifetime who got benefit from the plea bargain and voluntary return laws...
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PMLN, Fata announces to hold rally in favor of Fata merger in KP

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    PMLN, Fata announces to hold rally in favor of Fata merger in KP
Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Fata chapter has announced to take out a rally in Peshawar on Jan 10 to put pressure on its party leadership to expedite the Fata...
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Ex MNA asks government to open Lowari tunnel on daily basis

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Ex MNA asks government to open Lowari tunnel on daily basis
Former member of National Assembly from Chitral Maulana Abdul Akbar Chitrali has demanded of the federal and provincial governments to open Lowari tunnel on daily basis during the winter...
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Villagers protest against slow pace of work on Hangu road

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Villagers protest against slow pace of work on Hangu road
Residents of Kachai area in district Kohat on Saturday held a protest demonstration against slow of pace of work on Hangu road. Led by general councilor Syed Takmeel Hussain, large...
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Teacher suspended for three months for ‘torturing’ six-year old student

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Teacher suspended for three months for ‘torturing’ six-year old student
A schoolteacher in Mardan has been suspended for three months for allegedly torturing a six-year old student, officials said here on Saturday. According to them, a primary school teacher in...
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Cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Bhana Mari

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Bhana Mari
At least six people received burn injuries in a cylinder blast incident in Bhana Mari locality of the provincial metropolis on Saturday, police said. According to police, the wife of...
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Reforms package to be implemented in FATA soon: president

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Reforms package to be implemented in FATA soon: president
President Mamnoon Hussain said on Friday that reforms package will be implemented in FATA soon to bring positive change in the lives of people. The president said this at a...
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Mobile snatchers kill student on offering resistance in Peshawar

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Mobile snatchers kill student on offering resistance in Peshawar
A student of second year (12th grade) was shot dead by robbers in Peshawar on Friday when he offered resistance during a mobile snatching attempt. The student, Kamran, hailing from...
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Schoolteacher tortures 6-year-old student in Mardan

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Schoolteacher tortures 6-year-old student in Mardan
A six-year-old student of first grade at a government school has been subjected to brutal torture by a teacher in the constituency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Minister Muhammad Atif...
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Ex-Army Chief Raheel Sharif ‘appointed’ chief of Islamic military alliance

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Ex-Army Chief Raheel Sharif ‘appointed’ chief of Islamic military alliance
Former Chief of Army Staff General (Retd) Raheel Sharif has reportedly joined the 39-nation military alliance as its chief. Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has confirmed these reports and said...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP

    Unexpected heatwaves, floods, incessant deforestation and irregular urbanisation have rendered K-P extremely vulnerable to climate change.
    The average temperature of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased alarmingly by one degree Celsius since 2005 to 2015

  • Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

    A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government primary school but after the construction of the boundary wall, it is almost difficult for them to reach school in time. Being a poor person, I cannot afford to arrange private transport for their pick and drop. I am totally clueless what to do,” a worried Riaz says

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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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Govt criticized for delaying approval of proposed reforms in FATA

    PESHAWAR: Different governments have made attempts since the creation of Pakistan in 1947 to bring reforms in the administrative system of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), but the reforms were never implemented in letter and spirit. Efforts for reforms in FATA got momentum once again when FATA parliamentarians submitted a bill in the National […]

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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