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Pakistan reopen Torkham, Chaman borders with Afghanistan for two days

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan reopen Torkham, Chaman borders with Afghanistan for two days
Pakistan has announced to temporary reopen borders at Torkham and Chaman for two days to facilitate Afghan nationals stranded for days to return to their country, Foreign Office (FO)...
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Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process
Welcoming the federal cabinet approval of the Fata Reforms Committee’s recommendations, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak asked the federal government to address what he called ‘anomalies’ in the...
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Zalmi players, officials to perform Umrah as thanksgiving, says Javed Afridi

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Zalmi players, officials to perform Umrah as thanksgiving, says Javed Afridi
Owner of the victorious Peshawar Zalmi team, Javed Afridi has announced to perform Umrah along with all Muslim members and officials of the team as thanksgiving. Talking to reporters in...
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Government asked to take transgender’s torture issue with Saudi government

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Government asked to take transgender’s torture issue with Saudi government
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transgender Association has demanded of the federal government to take notice of the arrest of the members of Pakistani transgender community in Saudi Arabia. Speaking at a...
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Police recovers weaponry, explosives in Shabqadar

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Police recovers weaponry, explosives in Shabqadar
Police on Monday foiled terrorists’ bid and recovered huge quantity of weapons and explosives here during an intelligence-based operation. District police officer (DPO) Charsadda Sohail Khalid said the operation was...
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PCB retains Misbah as captain for West Indies tour

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    PCB retains Misbah as captain for West Indies tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board has retained ace cricketer Misbah-ul-Haq for the West Indies tour. PCB chairman Shahryar Ahmad Khan on Monday said that Misbah-ul-Haq had confirmed his availability for the...
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Cantonment board asked to reopen route connecting Khyber road, Hasan Garhi

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Cantonment board asked to reopen route connecting Khyber road, Hasan Garhi
Member of the district council from the area Muhammad Ibrahim and other local government representatives held a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday and said that the...
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Tribesmen protest against ban on urea fertilizers

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Tribesmen protest against ban on urea fertilizers
Farmers took out a protest rally here on Monday against ban on urea and fertilizers by the political administration. The rally started from Masjid road and after passing through...
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Zalmi owner dedicates PSL trophy to late father, APS martyrs

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Zalmi owner dedicates PSL trophy to late father, APS martyrs
The owner of the Peshawar Zalmi Javed Afridi has announced to dedicate the Pakistan Super League (PSL) winning trophy to his late father and the martyrs of Army Public...
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Pak-Afghan border closure increasing hate among citizens of both countries: Samiul Haq

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border closure increasing hate among citizens of both countries: Samiul Haq
Head of his own faction the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S) Maulana Samiul Haq has said that closure of the Pak-Afghan joint border was increasing hatred among citizen of both countries.
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Test conducted to award laptops, scholarships to Bara students

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Test conducted to award laptops, scholarships to Bara students
The Khyber Welfare Association (KWA) on Sunday conducted screening test to give laptops and award scholarships to talented and intelligent students of Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency.
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Three-day Swat Snow Festival concludes in Malam Jabba

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Three-day Swat Snow Festival concludes in Malam Jabba
The three-day Swat Snow Festival concluded at the scenic Malam Jabba tourist resort here on Sunday, pulling a large number of tourists from across the country. The Tourism Corporation Khyber...
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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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