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EPI’s one-year diploma holder employees protest against new induction

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    EPI’s one-year diploma holder employees protest against new induction
The one-year diploma holder employees of the Extended Program of Immunization (EPI) on Monday staged a protest demonstration against the government’s move of hiring new workers for the program. The...
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PTI holds anti-FCR rally in Bajaur

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    PTI holds anti-FCR rally in Bajaur
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday held a grand rally against the British-era law of Frontier Crimes Regulation here. Prominent leaders of the party including Haji Said Ahmad Jan, Dr....
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District cricket championship concluded in Peshawar

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    District cricket championship concluded in Peshawar
Government Middle School, Zaryab Colony team has won the Peshawar District Cricket Championship which concluded here at the Gymkhana ground on Monday. The Zaryab Colony’s school team Pishtakhara school...
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Transgender community to be included in next population census

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Transgender community to be included in next population census
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the federal government and other relevant quarters to include the transgender community in the next national census starting in March. The court...
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Trauma center, A&E unit inaugurated in district teaching hospital

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Trauma center, A&E unit inaugurated in district teaching hospital
A state-of-the-art Trauma center and new Accident and Emergency Unit were inaugurated in the district teaching hospital. Dean, faculty of Surgery, Gomal Medical College, Dr. Akhtar Munir inaugurated the...
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Police head constable, two outlaws killed in encounter

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Police head constable, two outlaws killed in encounter
According to police, a search operation was conducted in the Pang area of Bannu Township. In the meantime, two wanted criminals opened fire on police team to avoid arrest...
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Key BLA commander Badini surrenders to government

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Key BLA commander Badini surrenders to government
A prominent commander of the banned Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) Balakh Sher Badini has laid down arms along with other militants and surrendered before government officials here on Monday. Badini...
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Tribesmen hood protest demonstrations against discontinuation of electricity supply in Kurram

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Tribesmen hood protest demonstrations against discontinuation of electricity supply in Kurram
Tribesmen in Sadda bazaar and Alizai area of the Kurram agency on Monday staged separate protest demonstrations against prolonged discontinuation of electricity supply. In order to make their protest...
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NTS asked to install biometric machines in examination halls for identification purposes

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    NTS asked to install biometric machines in examination halls for identification purposes
The management of the National Testing Service (NTS) has been asked to introduce biometric identification system for allowing candidates into examination halls. The demand has been made after some candidates...
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Disabled persons threaten self-immolation if demands not met in 20 days

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Disabled persons threaten self-immolation if demands not met in 20 days
Persons with disabilities have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to announce monthly stipend for them on the pattern of the Punjab government. Speaking at a news conference in Peshawar...
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Police foil major terror bid by defusing 15-kg bomb

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Police foil major terror bid by defusing 15-kg bomb
Police on Monday foiled a major terror bid by defusing a 15-kilogram bomb near Karkhano markets. According to police, the bomb device, fitted in a gas cylinder, was placed under...
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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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