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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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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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