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Governor distributes compensation cheques among families of terror victims in Mohmand Agency

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    Governor distributes compensation cheques among families of terror victims in Mohmand Agency
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Friday distributed compensation cheques among the heirs of Mohmand Agency terror attack victims.
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FATA students protest against FCR

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    FATA students protest against FCR
The FATA Students Federation on Friday staged a protest demonstration in front of Peshawar Press Club against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. The protesting students were chanting slogans against...
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Bannu Region Under-23 Games conclude

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    Bannu Region Under-23 Games conclude
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Men’s Under-23 Games for Bannu Region concluded on Friday. Bannu got first position in the competitions by securing 130 points, while Lakki Marwat got second position with...
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Owners of damaged houses in North Waziristan get compensation cheques

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    Owners of damaged houses in North Waziristan get compensation cheques
Compensation cheques were distributed among nine people for reconstruction of their houses damaged in the operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan Agency on Friday.
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Gladiators opt to bowl against Zalmi

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    Gladiators opt to bowl against Zalmi
Quetta Gladiators have opted to bowl first against Peshawar Zalmi in a match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Sharjah.
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Repatriation of North Waziristan displaced people from Afghanistan suspended after border closure

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    Repatriation of North Waziristan displaced people from Afghanistan suspended after border closure
The repatriation of displaced people of North Waziristan Agency from Afghanistan has been suspended for an indefinite period due to closure of Pak-Afghan border. Assistant Political Agent Miranshah Anwar Shah...
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Over 50 militants killed as security forces step up anti-militancy operations

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    Over 50 militants killed as security forces step up anti-militancy operations
The security forces have launched a major crackdown against the militants throughout the country, including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, after the recent spate to terror attacks and claimed killing...
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JUI-F organises seminar on effective use of social media in Bannu

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    JUI-F organises seminar on effective use of social media in Bannu
A seminar on the effective use and importance of social media was organised by the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) at Bannu Town Hall on Friday. Besides the provincial and district leaders...
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Death toll in Sehwan terror attack mounts to 83

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    Death toll in Sehwan terror attack mounts to 83
Death toll in Thursday’s terrorist attack on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan Sharif in Sindh has mounted to 83, while 250 people were also injured in...
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Two FC soldiers injured in cross border attack

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    Two FC soldiers injured in cross border attack
Two Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers have been injured in a cross border attack on a security check post in Torkham area of Khyber Agency. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations...
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COAS visits Bajaur, Mohmand, meets relatives of martyred Levies personnel

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    COAS visits Bajaur, Mohmand, meets relatives of martyred Levies personnel
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa conducted visits to Bajaur and Mohmand tribal agencies on Thursday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief met...
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KP Men’s Under-23 Games for Bannu region get underway

Date: 17 Feb, 2017

    KP Men’s Under-23 Games for Bannu region get underway
The men’s competitions in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Under-23 Games for Bannu region got underway on Thursday. In the tug-of-war competition, Lakki Marwat defeated Bannu, and in kabaddi and volleyball, Bannu...
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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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