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JUIF announces to hold anti Fata-KP merger rallies in all agencies

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    JUIF announces to hold anti Fata-KP merger rallies in all agencies
Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam (F) has announced to hold protest demonstrations in all tribal agencies against the proposed merger of Fata into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Addressing a public meeting here in the agency...
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Tori tribe refuses to surrender arms

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Tori tribe refuses to surrender arms
The Tori tribesmen have refused to surrender arms to the government and announced to constitute a committee for negotiation with the government and the security forces. A jirga of the...
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Lowari tunnel to be opened twice a week during Jan, Feb

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Lowari tunnel to be opened twice a week during Jan, Feb
Advisor to Prime Minister Engineer Ameer Muqam has announced to keep the Lowari tunnel open for two days in a week for the convenience of the people of Chitral. This...
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Hamza Khattak wins immature golf event in Peshawar

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Hamza Khattak wins immature golf event in Peshawar
Hamza Khattak has lifted the trophy of second edition of Azghar Khan National Immature golf championship which concluded here at the PAF Golf Course on Sunday. Bilal Bali from...
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Relatives protest against killing of youth, censure police for not providing protection

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Relatives protest against killing of youth, censure police for not providing protection
Family members of a youth allegedly killed by enemies on Sunday protested against police for not providing them protection from their opponents. The protesters kept the dead body of Saddam...
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Kickbacks on developmental schemes: Mardan Nazim urges KPEC to intervene

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Kickbacks on developmental schemes: Mardan Nazim urges KPEC to intervene
District Nazim Mardan Himayatullah Mayar has asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission (KPEC) to take action to discourage the practice of kickbacks in developmental schemes. In a letter addressed to...
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Students protest against fellow’s murder, demand arrest of killers

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Students protest against fellow’s murder, demand arrest of killers
Students belonging to the Kurram tribal agency on Sunday demanded of the government and police high ups to arrest the killers of their fellow student. The protesting students under the...
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Azhar, Younis in ICC’s top-ten list of Test batsmen

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Azhar, Younis in ICC’s top-ten list of Test batsmen
Apart from the white wash in the three-match Test series, there is at least something for the Pakistan cricket fans to cheer. Azhar Ali, who scored a double century in...
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Teenager holds sit-in to meet Malala Yousafzai

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Teenager holds sit-in to meet Malala Yousafzai
Holding “dharnas” is now not limited to political or social activists. The general people have also started emulating politicians and they have been holding “dharnas” to make their demands...
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Pakhtun women countering stereotypes to learn driving

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Pakhtun women countering stereotypes to learn driving
Like other fields of life, women of Khyber Pakhtunhwa and FATA have also started learning driving and they are now fulfilling their needs of life without being dependent on...
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Upper Dir people seek repair of damaged bridge

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Upper Dir people seek repair of damaged bridge
The only bridge in Chapar union council of Wari tehsil in Upper Dir, which connects four villages, is in extremely poor condition and may cause a mishap any time. The...
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Health cards for free medical treatment distributed among people in Jamrud

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Health cards for free medical treatment distributed among people in Jamrud
Pakistan Sehat Cards were distributed under the Prime Minister’s National Health Programme in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency on Saturday. A ceremony in this regard was organised in Jamrud, where...
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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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