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Fata grand alliance opposes Fata-KP merger, demands referendum

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    Fata grand alliance opposes Fata-KP merger, demands referendum
elders of the Fata jirga asked the federal government to immediately stop working on the proposed merger of the tribal belt into KP and demanded for granting Federally Administered...
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Dispute among two groups halts development works in Tank district council

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    Dispute among two groups halts development works in Tank district council
The dispute between two groups in Tank district council has badly affected the development works in the area and halted work on almost all the development projects. Insaf Students Federation...
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PSL second edition starts today in Dubai

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    PSL second edition starts today in Dubai
The second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will begin today (Thursday) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. In the opening clash, defending champions Islamabad United will face Peshawar Zalmi...
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Fata reforms package to be presented in upcoming cabinet meeting: PM Nawaz

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    Fata reforms package to be presented in upcoming cabinet meeting: PM Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said that Fata reform package will be placed in the next meeting of the federal cabinet. Addressing a meeting on Fata reforms in Islamabad,...
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PCB appoints Sarfraz Ahmed as ODI captain following Azhar’s resignation

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    PCB appoints Sarfraz Ahmed as ODI captain following Azhar’s resignation
The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Pakistani wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed as the Pakistan national team's captain for One Day International cricket following ODI captain Azhal Ali’s resignation. Talking to a...
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Non-functional toilets in Bara hospital perturb visitors

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    Non-functional toilets in Bara hospital perturb visitors
The non-functional public toilets in Dogra hospital in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency perturb patients and attendants as the hospital administration after three months of the construction failed to...
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Girl shot dead for doing job outside the home in Kohat

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    Girl shot dead for doing job outside the home in Kohat
A 27-year old girl was shot dead allegedly by a relative who objected to her working outside the home in Astarzai area of Kohat. According to DPO Kohat Javed Iqbal,...
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Fata students demand reforms implementation, Fata-KP merger

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    Fata students demand reforms implementation, Fata-KP merger
Fata Students Organization (FSO) on Thursday demanded of the federal government to immediately implement Fata reforms and announced to launch an awareness campaign to educate tribal people about reforms. Addressing...
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One dead, four missing as car drown into Indus River in Kohistan

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    One dead, four missing as car drown into Indus River in Kohistan
One dead body was retrieved whereas four people were missing when a car with five people on-board drowned in the Indus River into Kohistan on Thursday. Police officials said that...
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Students performing watchman’s duty at Charsadda school

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    Students performing watchman’s duty at Charsadda school
No watchman has been appointed in the Ambar Killi Primary School in Bahram Shakoor area of Charsadda for the last 25 years and students of the school are made...
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KP govt allocates Rs2.2 billion for construction of roads in Peshawar

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    KP govt allocates Rs2.2 billion for construction of roads in Peshawar
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated Rs2.2 billion for construction and repair of roads in Peshawar city. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak at a meeting in Peshawar asked the concerned...
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Gas supply approved for NA-5 constituency of Nowshera

Date: 09 Feb, 2017

    Gas supply approved for NA-5 constituency of Nowshera
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved gas supply for NA-5 constituency of Nowshera. The prime minister’s adviser Amir Muqam said in a meeting with former Nowshera district nazim Daud Khattak...
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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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