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Nasir Jamshed also suspended in corruption scandal

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Nasir Jamshed also suspended in corruption scandal
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has suspended another player Nasir Jamshed from all forms of cricket for his alleged involvement in Pakistan Super League (PSL) corruption scandal. The PCB said...
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Senior police officers among 14 killed, 69 injured in Lahore blast

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Senior police officers among 14 killed, 69 injured in Lahore blast
At least 14 people including two senior police officers were killed and 69 injured when a suicide bomber rocked the Mall Road area of Lahore city during a protest...
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JI activists lock emergency of DHQ Charsadda in protest against doctors’ transfer

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    JI activists lock emergency of DHQ Charsadda in protest against doctors’ transfer
The activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) youth organization on Monday locked the emergency ward of the District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ), Charsadda in protest against the transfer of specialist doctors.
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Karak Municipal Committee employees protested non-payment of salary

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Karak Municipal Committee employees protested non-payment of salary
Municipal Committee employees in Karak on Monday refused to continue their duties and locked offices in protest against non-payment of the fast month salary. The Municipal Committee employees also...
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Two kidnappers arrested; child recovered in Mardan

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Two kidnappers arrested; child recovered in Mardan
The Mardan police on Monday recovered an abducted child and arrested two kidnappers including a woman during a raid in Qasam Bandha area of Shergarh. DPO Mardan Mian Saeed...
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Bannu Region Women Games begin with a colorful opening ceremony

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Bannu Region Women Games begin with a colorful opening ceremony
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bannu Region Under-23 Women Games got under way in a colourful opening ceremony amidst joys and fun. A total of 500 women players from Lakki...
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Pakistan forcing Afghan refugees to repatriate: HRW

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Pakistan forcing Afghan refugees to repatriate: HRW
An international humanitarian organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday claimed that Pakistan forced repatriation of Afghan refugees through coercion and mistreatment accusing the UN refugee agency UNHCR of complicity...
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Fata students protested delay in Fata reforms’ implementation

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Fata students protested delay in Fata reforms’ implementation
The Fata Students Organization (FSO) on Monday held a protest demonstration in Orakzai Agency against the delay in the implementation of Fata reforms package. The protesters gathered outside Orakzai press...
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IHC imposes ban on Valentine’s Day celebrations in public places

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    IHC imposes ban on Valentine’s Day celebrations in public places
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday imposed ban on Valentine’s Day celebrations at public places across the country. IHC judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui announced the verdict while hearing...
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Khyber Agency students demand release of ‘political agent scholarships’

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Khyber Agency students demand release of ‘political agent scholarships’
The students of Khyber Agency on Monday staged a protest demonstration against the suspension of ‘political agent scholarship’ and demanded of the federal government to release political scholarship...
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Kurram Agency political muharer tortures shopkeeper in Parachinar

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Kurram Agency political muharer tortures shopkeeper in Parachinar
The Kurram Agency political muharer has brutally tortured a shopkeeper in Parachinar city when the shopkeeper questioned collecting donations for the purchase of security cameras. According to the victim shopkeeper...
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Police recover abducted girl in Upper Dir

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Police recover abducted girl in Upper Dir
The Upper Dir police claimed to have recovered an abducted girl during a raid in the Gandigar area of Upper Dir and registered FIR against five suspected people. The Gandigar...
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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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