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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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Army Captain among three cops martyred in Awaran blast

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    Army Captain among three cops martyred in Awaran blast
Three Pakistan Army soldiers including a Captain were martyred and two soldiers injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded targeting security forces convoy in Awaran area of Balochistan...
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Over 73 martyred, 250 injured as suicide blast rips Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    Over 73 martyred, 250 injured as suicide blast rips Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine
At least 73 people including women and children were martyred and over 250 sustained critical injuries in a suicide blast at the shrine of Sufi Saint Hazrat Lal Shahbaz...
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Tribal elders demand reconstruction of roads in South Waziristan

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    Tribal elders demand reconstruction of roads in South Waziristan
Tribal elders of Mehsud tribe of South Waziristan Agency on Thursday demanded of the government Communication and Works (C&W) department to reconstruct and repair the agency roads that were...
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Curfew for indefinite period imposed in Bajaur Agency

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    Curfew for indefinite period imposed in Bajaur Agency
The political administration has imposed curfew for indefinite period in Bajaur Agency due to the security concerns. According to locals, the curfew was imposed by the political administration last night....
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Two children die after falling into water tank in Khyber Agency

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    Two children die after falling into water tank in Khyber Agency
Two minor children were died after falling into a water tank in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Thursday. The accident took place at Akakhel area of Bara tehsil...
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Met Office predicts rain in upper parts of KP, FATA

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    Met Office predicts rain in upper parts of KP, FATA
Rain at isolated parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) was forecasted during next 24 house. According to meteorological department, rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills was...
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PSL to offer franchises fresh player draft for final in Lahore

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    PSL to offer franchises fresh player draft for final in Lahore
The Pakistan Super League (PSL) will offer franchises the option to draft new players in case contracted foreign players refused to play the PSL-2017 final in Lahore at Qaddafi...
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Peshawar blast FIR registered, investigations launched

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    Peshawar blast FIR registered, investigations launched
The First Inspection Report (FIR) of the Hayatabad suicide blast on civil judges’ vehicle has been registered against unknown terrorists and police has launched investigations into the attack. According to...
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PSL: Karachi Kings to face Lahore Qalandars tonight

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    PSL: Karachi Kings to face Lahore Qalandars tonight
Karachi Kings will clash with Lahore Qalandars in the eight match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium tonight. The match will start on 9:00 PM...
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ANP demands Fata-KP merger as per aspirations of tribal people

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    ANP demands Fata-KP merger as per aspirations of tribal people
Awami National Party (ANP) on Thursday held conference in Khyber Agency against the Frontier Crime Regulations (FCR) law and in favour of Fata merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Former Chief...
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JI observes black-day against dropping Fata reforms from cabinet agenda

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    JI observes black-day against dropping Fata reforms from cabinet agenda
Jamaat-e-Islami on Thursday observed black day across the tribal region against the federal government for dropping the agenda item of the proposed Fata reforms from federal cabinet meeting. JI...
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JI, trade union seek abolishment of FCR from FATA

Date: 16 Feb, 2017

    JI, trade union seek abolishment of FCR from FATA
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and traders of North Waziristan Agency have demanded the government to scrap the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in FATA. The JI and trade union leaders said...
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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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