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Imran announces to construct 500-bed gynae hospital in KP

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Imran announces to construct 500-bed gynae hospital in KP
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Friday announced to establish a 500-bed gynae hospital in Peshawar. Imran Khan said this during his visit to Peshawar during which he...
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Asfandyar seeks early merger of FATA with KP

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Asfandyar seeks early merger of FATA with KP
The Awami National Party (ANP) president Asfandyar Wali Khan on Friday said FATA should be merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa immediately. Addressing a public meeting in Tehkal area of Peshawar, the...
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Affectees of Swat Expressway project seek payment of compensation

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Affectees of Swat Expressway project seek payment of compensation
The residents of Babuzai area of Katlang tehsil in Mardan have said the government is demolishing their houses for construction of Swat Expressway, but they have not been paid...
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Bannu Bazaar shopkeepers protest over sealing of shops by Municipal Committee

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Bannu Bazaar shopkeepers protest over sealing of shops by Municipal Committee
The Municipal Committee in Bannu Bazaar have started sealing shops after refusal of the shopkeepers to allow hike in the rent of the shops. The trade bodies on Friday staged...
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KP government approves Rs4.5 billion funds for health projects

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    KP government approves Rs4.5 billion funds for health projects
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has approved different projects worth Rs4.5 billion in the health sector. The projects were approved at a meeting of the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) chaired by...
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Blast damages 7 shops in Landikotal mobile phones market

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Blast damages 7 shops in Landikotal mobile phones market
Seven shops were damaged in a bomb blast at a mobile phones market in Landikotal, Khyber Agency on Friday. The political administration said no life loss was reported in the...
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EPI technicians protest over non-payment of salaries in Kohat

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    EPI technicians protest over non-payment of salaries in Kohat
The technicians of Expanded Programme for Immunisation (EPI) in Kohat staged a protest demonstration on Friday against non-payment of salaries for the last five months. The protesting technicians gathered in...
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All Chitral Football Tournament concludes in Peshawar

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    All Chitral Football Tournament concludes in Peshawar
Due to lack of football grounds in Chitral, All Chitral Football Tournament, which was organised in Peshawar, concluded on Friday. The final match of the tournament was played at Afghan...
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Suspected militants among returning displaced people from Afghanistan to be arrested

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Suspected militants among returning displaced people from Afghanistan to be arrested
The security forces have made it clear on the displaced people of North Waziristan Agency returning from Afghanistan that those returning people who had any link to militant outfits...
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Pakistan defeat Nepal by 10 wickets in Blind T20 World Club

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Pakistan defeat Nepal by 10 wickets in Blind T20 World Club
Pakistan on Friday defeated Nepal by 10 wickets in a match of the Blind Twenty20 World Cup in India. Nepal while batting first in New Delhi scored 116 runs for...
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Turi-Bangash tribes term reports of not handing over arms to govt baseless

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Turi-Bangash tribes term reports of not handing over arms to govt baseless
The Turi-Bangash tribes in Kurram Agency have termed reports about not handing over arms to the government as baseless. However, they said they have some reservations over surrendering their...
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Dr Shabina Raza becomes first ever woman DG Health in KP

Date: 03 Feb, 2017

    Dr Shabina Raza becomes first ever woman DG Health in KP
For the first time in the history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a woman has been appointed as director general health of the province. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak approved appointment of...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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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. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

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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