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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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‘Forestation can check climate change impacts’

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    ‘Forestation can check climate change impacts’
Global warming or climate change is the increase in the average temperature of the earth which is being observed during the past few years. Experts have largely been attributing...
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Daesh threatens to target specific sect in Hangu, Kurram, and D. I. Khan

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Daesh threatens to target specific sect in Hangu, Kurram, and D. I. Khan
The banned terrorism outfit in Afghanistan ‘Daesh’ has threatened to target a specific sect in Dera Ismail Khan, Hangu and Kurram Agency. The organization has distributed pamphlets written in Pashto...
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Pakistan Railways station masters demand upgradation

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Pakistan Railways station masters demand upgradation
The Pakistan Railways station masters on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration and demanded of the government to upgrade the post of station master. The Railways station masters under aegis...
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Federal cabinet approves Afghan refugees’ repatriation policy

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Federal cabinet approves Afghan refugees’ repatriation policy
The Federal Cabinet on Tuesday approved Repatriation and Management Policy for Afghan Refugees and extended the stay of registered Afghan refugees in the country till December 31, 2017. The federal...
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Petrol pumps charging extra prices from consumers in D. I. Khan

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Petrol pumps charging extra prices from consumers in D. I. Khan
Some petrol pumps in Dera Ismail Khan are charging extra prices from consumers than the government set prices per liter for petrol and diesel. It was revealed that some of...
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FATA players protest against Olympics Association for ignoring them

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    FATA players protest against Olympics Association for ignoring them
The Fata Sports Committee and tribal players on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the Fata Olympics Association (FOA) for ignoring tribal players during the recently concluded National Inter-Divisional...
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Four Daesh militants arrested in Khyber Agency

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Four Daesh militants arrested in Khyber Agency
Security forces on Tuesday arrested four militants of the Islamic State (Daesh) militant group on Michani check post in Khyber Agency. According to the agency political administration, the terrorists were...
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Parliamentarians angry over dropping Fata reforms from cabinet meeting

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Parliamentarians angry over dropping Fata reforms from cabinet meeting
Lawmakers from both the opposition and treasury benches on Tuesday expressed anger over the federal government attitude for dropping the Fata reforms from the federal cabinet meeting at the...
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Mother, daughter killed in roof collapse in Peshawar

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Mother, daughter killed in roof collapse in Peshawar
A mother and her daughter died while a minor wounded when a roof collapsed in Shah Qabool area of Peshawar here on Tuesday. Police said that Furqan’s wife, daughter and...
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Construction of speed breakers sought in Parachinar Bazaar to avoid traffic accidents

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Construction of speed breakers sought in Parachinar Bazaar to avoid traffic accidents
The people of Parachinar in Kurram Agency have demanded installation of tyre blaster speed breakers on the roads in Kurram and Punjabi bazaars to stop violation of one-way traffic. The...
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Girls primary school upgraded to middle level in Jamrud

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    Girls primary school upgraded to middle level in Jamrud
The Government Girls Primary School Wilayat Killi Godar in Jamrud sub-division of Khyber Agency has been upgraded to middle level. Assistant Education Officer Development Adil Nawaz told TNN that the...
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KP govt makes education compulsory upto secondary level

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    KP govt makes education compulsory upto secondary level
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet on Monday approved the Compulsory Education Act under which the primary and secondary education for the children aged between five to 16 years will be...
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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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