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Bajaur elders oppose FATA-KP merger, demands separate province for FATA

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Bajaur elders oppose FATA-KP merger, demands separate province for FATA
The Utmankhel and Tharkhani tribe elders of Bajaur Agency on Wednesday opposed the demand for Fata merger into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and demanded status of a separate province for the...
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Low lying electricity lines pose threat to lives in Kaniguram

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Low lying electricity lines pose threat to lives in Kaniguram
The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA’s) failure to repair the worn out and low-lying high-tension electric wires and dilapidated poles installed from Razmak and Kaniguram posing serious threat...
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Militant’s house demolished in Khyber Agency

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Militant’s house demolished in Khyber Agency
A local Jirga on Wednesday demolished the house of a terrorist who gunned down two volunteers of a pro-government peace committee a day earlier in Landi Kotal area of...
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Four men arrested with weapons laden vehicle in Kurram Agency

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Four men arrested with weapons laden vehicle in Kurram Agency
Security forces on Wednesday arrested four men for smuggling a huge cache of weapons and ammunition in Upper Kurram Agency. According to Assistant Political Agent Shahid Ali Khan, acting...
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Zalmi beat Gladiators by 22 runs in practice match

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Zalmi beat Gladiators by 22 runs in practice match
Peshawar Zalmi comprehensively beat Quetta Gladiators by 22-runs in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) practice match at the Dubai Cricket Stadium. Batting first Peshawar Zalmi posted 169-runs for the loss...
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Fata rehabilitation, development not possible without FATA-KP merger: Imran Khan

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Fata rehabilitation, development not possible without FATA-KP merger: Imran Khan
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has said that rehabilitation and reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are not possible without merging the tribal areas into Khyber...
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Curfew imposed in Jamrud, door-to-door search operation underway

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Curfew imposed in Jamrud, door-to-door search operation underway
Security forces imposed curfew and launched a massive door-to-door search operation in Shakas area of Jamrud tehsil, Khyber Agency on Wednesday to hunt for the outlaws. According to local people,...
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KP irrigation department extends canals’ closure for 10-days

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    KP irrigation department extends canals’ closure for 10-days
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa irrigation department on Wednesday extended the date for closure of canals for 10-days and announced that water will be released in canals on February 21 instead...
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Supply of contaminated water, lack of sanitation system make life difficult for Mingora residents

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Supply of contaminated water, lack of sanitation system make life difficult for Mingora residents
The people of Mingora city of Swat have expressed concern over supply of contaminated water which may cause outbreak of diseases in the area. The people of the area said...
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ANP, QWP decry delay in implementation of FATA reforms

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    ANP, QWP decry delay in implementation of FATA reforms
The Awami National Party (ANP) and Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) have expressed concern over delay in implementation of reforms in FATA and termed it injustice with the tribal population. Addressing...
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Gang of fake documents makers busted in Bajaur

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    Gang of fake documents makers busted in Bajaur
The political administration of Bajaur Agency has arrested a four-member gang involved in making fake documents. Pamphlets of a banned organisation and documents of education and health departments and political...
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APML announces support to Pakistan Army in Kurram Agency

Date: 08 Feb, 2017

    APML announces support to Pakistan Army in Kurram Agency
The All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) during a rally in Parachinar, Kurram Agency on Tuesday announced full support to the Pakistan Army. The APML Kurram Agency chapter leaders Faqir Hussain...
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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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