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Bannu municipal committee employees protest non-payment of salaries

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    Bannu municipal committee employees protest non-payment of salaries
The municipal committee employees on Saturday protested non-payment of salaries in Bannu. Gathered outside Bannu press club, the protesters said they were facing difficulties due to the non-payment of salaries...
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Rain spell with snowfall hit parts of KP, FATA

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    Rain spell with snowfall hit parts of KP, FATA
A new spell of rain with snowfall over the hills has started in several areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA on Saturday. Like other parts of the country, snowfall also...
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Eight school teachers suspended in D.I. Khan

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    Eight school teachers suspended in D.I. Khan
Deputy Commissioner Dera Ismail Khan has suspended eight teachers of two government-run primary schools for letting students off before time on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Mutasim Billah Shah paid surprised visits...
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UN removes Gulbuddin Hekmatyar from blacklist

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    UN removes Gulbuddin Hekmatyar from blacklist
The United Nations has removed the name of a former Afghan warlord and Hizb-e-Islami chief Gulbuddin Hekmatyar from its sanctions list. In September 2016, Hekmatyar signed a peace treaty with...
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40 sewing machines distributed to needy women in Landikotal

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    40 sewing machines distributed to needy women in Landikotal
The Fata Development Authority (FDA) on Saturday distributed 40 sewing machines among poor and needy women to make them self-reliant by involving them in income generating activities in Landi...
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Two new electricity-feeders installed in Mingora grid station

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    Two new electricity-feeders installed in Mingora grid station
Two new electricity feeders of 1100 voltage were installed in Mingora grid station. The Mingora-I and Bandi feeders were inaugurated by Amir Muqam, Advisor to Prime Minister yesterday. Addressing...
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Three students among five injured outside Peshawar college

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    Three students among five injured outside Peshawar college
Five people including three students sustained injuries when two student groups traded fire in Faqirabad area of Peshawar on Saturday. According to rescue sources, two student groups exchanged harsh words...
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British company to setup international standard cement plant in KP

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    British company to setup international standard cement plant in KP
A British company on Saturday announced to build a new international standard cement plant at a cost of $400 million in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The British company Asian Precious Minerals...
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Mother, son dead in roof collapse incident in Kurram

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    Mother, son dead in roof collapse incident in Kurram
A mother and son were buried alive when the roof of a room of their house collapsed in Uzgari area of Kurram Agency on Saturday. Akmal-ud-Din, two-year-old and his mother...
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Governor establishes special fund for liver transplant of deserving patients in FATA

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    Governor establishes special fund for liver transplant of deserving patients in FATA
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has decided to establish a special fund for liver transplant of deserving patients of FATA. Chairing a meeting on the status of liver transplant...
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FATA lawmakers say Riwaj Act will replace FCR

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    FATA lawmakers say Riwaj Act will replace FCR
The FATA parliamentarians on Friday said the decision of not establishing a separate FATA province is final and Riwaj Act will be enforced in the tribal areas instead of...
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Arms, suicide jackets recovered in Tirah

Date: 04 Feb, 2017

    Arms, suicide jackets recovered in Tirah
The Frontier Corps (FC) on Friday recovered a huge cache of arms and suicide jackets during an operation in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency. Security sources said the FC personnel...
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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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