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  • Wild animal injures man in Lower Kurram A man sustained injuries when a wild animal attacked him in Bagzai area of Lower Kurram Agency. The victim was identified as Rashid. His brother said that Rashid was working in his garden last night when a pig entered the garden and attacked him...
  • Qatar agrees for conditional negotiations to ease Gulf boycott Qatar has agreed for conditional talks in an attempt to ease boycott of Saudi Arabia and its allied countries. According to Aljazeera, Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in his speech called for dialogue to resolve a political crisis...
  • Two laborers suffocate to death while cleaning well in Mansehra Two laborers died of suffocation while cleaning well in Chanani area of Mansehra district on Saturday, police said. According to police, the fell unconscious of suffocation while cleaning a well inside a house in Chanani area....
  • 16 Afghan policemen killed in US airstrike in Helmand At least 16 Afghan policemen were killed in a US airstrike in Helmand province of Afghanistan, provincial police spokesman said. While talking to a foreign news agency AFP, Helmand police spokesman Salam Afghan said ...
  • Met Office forecasts rain in parts of KP, Fata The Metrological Department has predicted rainfall in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) during the next 24 hours...

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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

  • 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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