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Tribal students reject proposed ‘Riwaj Act’ for tribal areas

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    Tribal students reject proposed ‘Riwaj Act’ for tribal areas
The tribal students’ organization on Wednesday rejected the proposed ‘Riwaj Act’ for tribal areas and said that the act is not different from the draconian FCR law. While addressing a...
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KP Govt to establish helpline to resolve complaints of Pashtuns in Punjab

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    KP Govt to establish helpline to resolve complaints of Pashtuns in Punjab
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar on Wednesday announced to establish a helpline to resolve the complaints of Pashtuns residing in the Punjab province. Addressing a news conference in...
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Bannu municipal workers protest against pending salaries

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    Bannu municipal workers protest against pending salaries
Employees of the Bannu municipal committee on Wednesday continued to protest for the second against the nonpayment of the 700 workers salaries for the last four months. The municipal workers...
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Lakki Marwat police claims to have arrested JUI-F leader’s murderers

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    Lakki Marwat police claims to have arrested JUI-F leader’s murderers
Police in Lakki Marwat on Monday claimed to have arrested two persons allegedly involved in the murder of Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) local leader Maulana Muhammad Anwar. Police said that the...
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Three foreign players of Quetta Gladiators pull out of PSL final in Lahore

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    Three foreign players of Quetta Gladiators pull out of PSL final in Lahore
Three foreign players of Quetta Gladiators have refused to play Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore. The Quetta Gladiators qualified for the final after beating Peshawar Zalmi in...
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PSL-2017: Islamabad United to face Karachi Kings in second play-off today

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    PSL-2017: Islamabad United to face Karachi Kings in second play-off today
Islamabad United will clash against Karachi Kings today (Wednesday night) in the second play-off of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The match will begin at Sharjah Cricket...
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School teacher fractures female student’s fingers in Mardan

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    School teacher fractures female student’s fingers in Mardan
A private school teacher in Rustam area of Mardan district has beaten a Class III girl student with a stick on her knuckles for making noise in the classroom,...
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Eight killed as passenger jeep plunges into ravine in Mansehra

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    Eight killed as passenger jeep plunges into ravine in Mansehra
At least eight people including two women and a minor were killed and another injured when a passenger jeep fell into a deep ravine in Ratai area of Mansehra...
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From sowing to harvesting, women look after marijuana crops in Khyber Agency

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    From sowing to harvesting, women look after marijuana crops in Khyber Agency
Tirah Maidan area of Bara sub-division in Khyber Agency is known for hashish production and many people in the area are directly or indirectly associated with this business.
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Civil judges in Peshawar get special training

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    Civil judges in Peshawar get special training
Over a hundred civil judges of Peshawar Judicial Academy have been given special training to polish their professional skills.
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Peshawar University teachers point out flaws in Universities Model Act

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar University teachers point out flaws in Universities Model Act
The teachers of University of Peshawar (UoP) have pointed out several flaws in the Universities Model Act and demanded separate act for all universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and allocation...
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National Sports Conference organised in Peshawar

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    National Sports Conference organised in Peshawar
The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) organised the National Sports Conference in Peshawar on Tuesday.
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Fata Reforms

  • FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

  • 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 […]

  • Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and a number of political parties have expressed reservations over the draft of the FATA reforms by the federal cabinet. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak says the federal government is not sincere in the reforms as it has brought forward some suggestions which are objectionable and against the Constitution. “We believe […]

TDPs

  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • 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 […]

  • BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

    The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500 every three months. Like other parts of the country, this program has also been extended to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This women centric program has […]

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