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Power supply remains suspended to Tiarza tehsil of SWA

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Power supply remains suspended to Tiarza tehsil of SWA
The electricity supply could not be restored to Tiarza tehsil of South Waziristan Agency even after the lapse of more than one and six months. The residents of the Tiarza...
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Three KP Ministers attending PSL final in Lahore

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Three KP Ministers attending PSL final in Lahore
As the cricket fever has hit the country, on the special directives of the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa three ministers of the province have arrived in Lahore to attend...
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Pakistan to play four T20s during West Indies tour

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan to play four T20s during West Indies tour
The West Indies Cricket Board has added two Twenty20 internationals to the schedule for Pakistan's tour starting later this month.
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Dilapidated road causing accidents in Sher Shal valley

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Dilapidated road causing accidents in Sher Shal valley
Road accidents have become a routine practice due to the dilapidated condition Sher Shal Road in Chitral causing severe hardships for local people.
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Peshawar Zalmi to take on Quetta Gladiators in PSL final tonight

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar Zalmi to take on Quetta Gladiators in PSL final tonight
The final match of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL-2017) will be played between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore here...
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Peshawar police busts four member mobile snatchers’ gang

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar police busts four member mobile snatchers’ gang
The anti-mobile snatching unit of police on Sunday busted a four member mobile snatchers' gang and arrested four snatchers. Police also seized 150 stolen mobile phones from their possession.
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Tribal youths rallied in Dara Adamkhel to celebrate Fata reforms approval

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Tribal youths rallied in Dara Adamkhel to celebrate Fata reforms approval
In order to celebrate the approval of Fata reforms, the Youth Wing of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Sunday took out a thanksgiving rally in Dara Adamkhel and expressed pleasure and...
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Businessmen in Bannu suffer due to closure of Pak-Afghan border

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Businessmen in Bannu suffer due to closure of Pak-Afghan border
The closure of Pak-Afghan border after law and order issues has affected business activities on both sides of the border.
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Upper Dir people decry stoppage of construction work on Shingara Darra road

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Upper Dir people decry stoppage of construction work on Shingara Darra road
The people of about 20 villages residing along the main road in Shingara Darra in Upper Dir are facing many difficulties due to stoppage of construction work on the...
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All set for Zalmi, Gladiators clash at PSL final

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    All set for Zalmi, Gladiators clash at PSL final
Stage is set for the most awaited final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Lahore between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators today (Sunday).
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Security increased in Peshawar for PSL final

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Security increased in Peshawar for PSL final
Strict security measures have been taken in Peshawar on the occasion of Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore today (Sunday).
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Afghanistan to airlift stranded nationals if border not opened: Zakhilwal

Date: 05 Mar, 2017

    Afghanistan to airlift stranded nationals if border not opened: Zakhilwal
Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Umar Zakhilwal said on Saturday that the stranded Afghan nationals in Pakistan will be taken to their country through special flights if Pakistan did not...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP

    Unexpected heatwaves, floods, incessant deforestation and irregular urbanisation have rendered K-P extremely vulnerable to climate change.
    The average temperature of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased alarmingly by one degree Celsius since 2005 to 2015

  • Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

    A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government primary school but after the construction of the boundary wall, it is almost difficult for them to reach school in time. Being a poor person, I cannot afford to arrange private transport for their pick and drop. I am totally clueless what to do,” a worried Riaz says

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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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms

    Under the Pakhtun traditions, a Jirga is an assembly of tribal elders to resolve problems and disputes among rival parties. The Jirga system is in vogue in FATA since the known history and it is still the most effective tool to resolve disputes or issues. People also resort to Jirga system in FATA due to […]

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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