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KP government, Chinese firms ink US$20b projects

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    KP government, Chinese firms ink US$20b projects
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and Chinese investors singed different developmental projects worth US$20 billion. Chief Minister Pervez Khattak also graced the signing ceremony. Chief executive officer of the Industry Department...
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Baka Khel elders decry awarding contracts in IDP camp to non-locals

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Baka Khel elders decry awarding contracts in IDP camp to non-locals
People belonging to the Baka Khel tribe in FR Bannu have expressed resentment over awarding contracts to non-local firms and people for providing services to the internally displaced tribesmen...
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Music show organized to mark music freedom day

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Music show organized to mark music freedom day
In connection of the music freedom day, a melodious event was organized in Mardan press club under the aegis of the Cultural Journalists Forum. Local folk singers and member of...
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Wapda lifts National Junior Volleyball championship trophy

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Wapda lifts National Junior Volleyball championship trophy
Wapda won the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Junior under-23 National Volleyball championship by beating Pakistan Army team in the final match played in Qayum Sports Complex on Friday. The Wapda...
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49 Pakistani deported after completing imprisonment in Afghan jails

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    49 Pakistani deported after completing imprisonment in Afghan jails
Afghan authorities handed over 49 Pakistani nationals to the political administration of Khyber Agency on Torkham border on Friday. According to officials of the political administration, these Pakistani nationals were...
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Six ‘militants’ arrested in Shah Kas area of Khyber Agency

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Six ‘militants’ arrested in Shah Kas area of Khyber Agency
At least 29 suspected persons including six alleged militants have been rounded up during a daylong search operation in Shah Kas area of Khyber Agency, spokesman of the Frontier...
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Zalmi to take on Kings in 3rd playoff of PSL in Dubai tonight

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Zalmi to take on Kings in 3rd playoff of PSL in Dubai tonight
The third playoff of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be played between Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings in Dubai on Friday. The penultimate match of the league will...
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Dubai-based tribesmen celebrate cabinet decision on Fata

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Dubai-based tribesmen celebrate cabinet decision on Fata
The federal cabinet’s approval of the Fata Reforms Committee’s recommendations stirred jubilation among the people of the tribal areas as celebrations continued in the width and breadth of Fata. Tribesmen...
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Prime Minister Breaks Ground for U.S. Govt-funded Project Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Prime Minister Breaks Ground for U.S. Govt-funded Project Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam
Prime Minister Sharif presided over a groundbreaking ceremony today to mark the beginning of construction of the U.S.-funded Kaitu Weir component of the Kurram Tangi Dam project.
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Two soldiers, four militants killed in FR Bannu clash

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    Two soldiers, four militants killed in FR Bannu clash
Four militants and two soldiers, including an officer, have been killed in a clash in Janikhel area of Frontier Region (FR) Bannu.
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CTD claims arresting important member of banned outfit in Quetta

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    CTD claims arresting important member of banned outfit in Quetta
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has claimed arresting an important member of a banned organisation in Quetta.
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PDWP approves 22 development projects in KP

Date: 03 Mar, 2017

    PDWP approves 22 development projects in KP
The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Thursday approved 22 development schemes worth Rs7.8 billion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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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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