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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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Fata Reforms

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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