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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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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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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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