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Tribesmen loss virtual connectivity due to disconnection of 10,000 landline connections in NWA

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Tribesmen loss virtual connectivity due to disconnection of 10,000 landline connections in NWA
Thousands of tribesmen of the North Waziristan agency are disconnected from rest of the world as more than 10,000 landline telephone connections are dysfunctional in the agency. The local tribesmen...
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Pak Army win fifth National Archery Championship

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Pak Army win fifth National Archery Championship
Pakistan Army secured the overall trophy of the 5th National Men & Women Archery Championship which concluded here at the Qayum Sports Complex on Thursday. Pakistan Army secured three gold...
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Compensation of damaged houses distributed among 200 tribesmen

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Compensation of damaged houses distributed among 200 tribesmen
The political administration of Khyber Agency on Thursday distributed cheques of compensation amount among 200 tribesmen of the Malik Din Khel tribe. According to officials of the political administration, the...
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Health employees protest against non-provision of health professional allowance

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Health employees protest against non-provision of health professional allowance
Non-clinical and general employees of the public sector hospitals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday took out protest rallies in different cities of the province against non-provision of health professional...
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PPP to kick start anti-government movement from Lahore

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    PPP to kick start anti-government movement from Lahore
Pakistan Peoples Party has announced to kick start its anti-government drive and hold a rally from Lahore to Faisalabad on Jan 19. Information secretary of PPP Punjab Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar...
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Pakistan take on Australia in first ODI on Friday

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Pakistan take on Australia in first ODI on Friday
Pakistan will take on Australia in the first encounter of the five-match series in Brisbane on Friday. The match will start at 08:20 Pakistan Standard Time in the morning....
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Cash grant, jerseys distributed among 34 destitute students in Jamrud

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Cash grant, jerseys distributed among 34 destitute students in Jamrud
Al-Khidmat Foundation distributed cash grant and jerseys among 34 orphan and destitute students of the Jamrud subdivision here in the jirga hall on Thursday. Prominent tribal elders Malik Ismail Torkhel,...
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Fire causes millions of rupees loss in Peshawar

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Fire causes millions of rupees loss in Peshawar
Fire erupted in a godown on Thursday morning near Ring road here caused millions of rupees loss, police and Rescue 1122 source said. According to them, the fire erupted due...
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KPCCI signs agreement with five trade chambers of China to set up joint chamber

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    KPCCI signs agreement with five trade chambers of China to set up joint chamber
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KPCCI) has signed agreement with five trade chambers of China to set up a joint chamber. A delegation of Chinese investors and...
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Bara Bazaar traders set up interim committee to organise election of trade union

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Bara Bazaar traders set up interim committee to organise election of trade union
The shopkeepers of Bara Bazaar in Khyber Agency have formed an interim committee to run the affairs of the bazaar after restoration of trade activities. A meeting of local traders...
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Former KP Assembly speaker Abdul Akbar Khan passes away

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Former KP Assembly speaker Abdul Akbar Khan passes away
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader and former speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Abdul Akbar Khan died on Wednesday. Abdul Akbar Khan hailed from Katlang area of Mardan. His funeral...
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Swabi Hospital MS, deputy MS removed over absence from duty

Date: 12 Jan, 2017

    Swabi Hospital MS, deputy MS removed over absence from duty
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Shahram Khan Tarakai has removed two senior doctors of Bacha Khan Medical Complex from their positions over absence from duty. The provincial minister conducted...
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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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