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  • YDA to hold long march against govt attitude Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Friday announced to hold a long march against the government’s indifferent attitude till Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala. The announcement was made by president YDA president Dry Gulab Afridi while talking to reporters. He said that contractors were busy looting public money in the name of change. ...
  • Fumigation in Central Kurram to protect livestock Livstock Department on Friday started fumigation in Central Kurram to protect livestock from different diseases. Talking to Tribal News Network, Dr Fazal Ilahi Mulagori said that a month ago rumors spread in the area about a outbreak of Anthrax infection. ...
  • Water supply halted to Mulagori area in Khyber Residents of Lwara Myana continue to suffer after water supply through tankers to Lwara Myana area of Mulagori tehsil has been halted since last two days. A social activist Sabz Ali Mulagori told Tribal News Network that water crisis started with start of summer season in area. He said that locals have stages several protest and demand the political administration to ensure smooth supply of water but to no avail. ...
  • Two security personnel injured in landmine blast in Khyber Two security personnel were injured on Friday in a blast in Rajgal area of Khyber Agency where a military operation has been underway against terrorists. Sources said that the injured personnel identified as Yasir and Tabrez were busy in defusing landmines when a landmine went off. ...
  • PTI MPA applies for interim bail in fraud case Member Provincial Assembly and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Yasin Khalil on Friday submitted an application for interim bail at a local court. The police said that the MPAs and his accomplice Hussain Qadir have allegedly taken money from several persons promising them to give them government jobs. ...

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Christian community protests against ‘desecration’ of religious symbol

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Christian community protests against ‘desecration’ of religious symbol
Members of the minority Christian community have expressed strong resentment over production of footwear having a cross sign in its sole. The Christian community members gathered on Wednesday outside the...
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Disabled persons form association in Bannu

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Disabled persons form association in Bannu
Physically disabled persons have established an association to protect their rights and launch welfare activities for other persons with disabilities. As per details, Qazi Noor Rahman was elected as the...
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Volleyball event concludes in inter-district sports gala

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Volleyball event concludes in inter-district sports gala
The Allama Iqbal Public School, Pir Qayum has won the volleyball title in the ongoing inter-district sports festival being organized by the Kohat education board. The final match was played...
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APS victims’ parents demand extension in military courts’ tenure

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    APS victims’ parents demand extension in military courts’ tenure
Mothers of the martyred students of the Army Public School and College Peshawar have demanded of the federal government to give extension to the military courts for the quick...
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People facing shortage of water due to prolonged electricity load shedding

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    People facing shortage of water due to prolonged electricity load shedding
Due to prolonged outage of electricity, residents of Mamoond, Nawagai, Uthmankhel and Khar areas have facing acute shortage of drinking water beside other problems. The people of these areas have...
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Polio virus confirmed in four-month old boy in Qilla Abdullah

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Polio virus confirmed in four-month old boy in Qilla Abdullah
Officials of the Health Department have confirmed a new case of polio in a four-month-old boy in Qila Abdullah district of Balochistan. The officials while quoting the parents of the...
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NAB arrests four officials of Account Office in Battagram

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    NAB arrests four officials of Account Office in Battagram
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has arrested four officials of the Battagram’s District Account Office, a press release issued here on Wednesday, said. It added that District Account...
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Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui dies

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui dies
Governor Sindh, Justice(R) Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui died on Wednesday at the age of 78, a spokesman of the Governor’s House, Sindh said. Justice Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui, who remained Chief Justice of the...
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‘Goodbye FCR’ rally held in Peshawar

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    ‘Goodbye FCR’ rally held in Peshawar
A “goodbye FCR” rally was held under the auspices of the Fata Students Organization (FSO) in Peshawar on Wednesday to press the federal government to expedite the process of...
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Upper Dir people protest over not getting forest royalty

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Upper Dir people protest over not getting forest royalty
The people of Kalkot tehsil of Upper Dir on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration over not getting share in the income from forests. The protesters blocked the road in front...
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45 women FC recruits complete training

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    45 women FC recruits complete training
For the first time in the country’s history, 45 female recruits have been appointed in Frontier Corps (FC). The passing out parade ceremony of the 45 women recruits, who completed...
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Governor assures to remove reservations of North Waziristan people over Kurram-Tangi dam

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor assures to remove reservations of North Waziristan people over Kurram-Tangi dam
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has assured the people of North Waziristan Agency to remove their reservations on the construction of Kurram-Tangi dam. The governor made this assurance in...
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Fata Reforms

  • Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

    Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

    The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]

  • 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 […]

TDPs

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

  • Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

    According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous problems since their displacement. “We are given repatriation token six months ago but the repatriation process is not yet started,” said Usman, who is from Dande Darpakhel tribe of North […]

  • Residents of FATA demand counting of TDPs on basis of permanent addresses

    Like other parts of the country, the sixth population census was licked off in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on March 15 this year. The first phase of the census has been completed in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while one tribal district, Orakzai Agency, of Fata. The second phase of census is underway since […]

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