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Front portion of shops demolished during anti encroachment drive in Charsadda

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Front portion of shops demolished during anti encroachment drive in Charsadda
The district administration on Thursday dismantled the illegal cemented portion of various shops in Prango Road of Charsadda's bazaar during anti-encroachment drive. The anti-encroachment squad also removed pushcarts illegally...
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Rafia Qaseem receives ‘Bravery Award’ from KP govt

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Rafia Qaseem receives ‘Bravery Award’ from KP govt
Rafia Qaseem Baig said to be the first female member of the Bomb Disposal Squad in Asia, has received a 'Bravery Award' from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government. She received the...
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Peshawar Region U-23 male games begin

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar Region U-23 male games begin
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Under 23- male games for Peshawar Region has begin at Qayyum Stadium on Thursday. The mega event was inagurated by the provincial information minister and advisor...
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PHC allows KP govt to receive additional tax on internet

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    PHC allows KP govt to receive additional tax on internet
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday allowed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to charge additional tax from internet users. Hearing the petition filed by The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL),...
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KP traders asks govt to reopen Torkham border for trade activities

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    KP traders asks govt to reopen Torkham border for trade activities
group of traders and merchants of vegetable and fruits of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday demanded of the government to resume movement of stranded trucks loaded with food...
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Dr Khan Tehreek demands end to racial profiling of Pashtuns in Punjab

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Dr Khan Tehreek demands end to racial profiling of Pashtuns in Punjab
Dr Khan Tehreek on Thursday condemned the victimisation of Pashtuns in Punjab under the garb of a crackdown on extremists following a series of terrorist attacks. As per details, dozens...
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USAID in partnership with three Funds to support SME in Pakistan

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    USAID in partnership with three Funds to support SME in Pakistan
The U.S. government, in partnership with three investment funds, is managing a pool of more than 15.6 billion Pakistani rupees to invest in Pakistan's dynamic small and medium-sized...
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Photo exhibition on the Sustainable Development Goals opens in Peshawar

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Photo exhibition on the Sustainable Development Goals opens in Peshawar
The United Nation Information Centre in partnership with the Directorate of Tourism and Culture of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa opened a photo exhibition, "Pakistan Sustaining Development: Human Stories through Photography" at...
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Government of Japan announces USD 7 million aid to support Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Government of Japan announces USD 7 million aid to support Afghan refugees in Pakistan
The government of Japan has announced a contribution of USD 7 million to UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and World Food Programme (WFP) to support the Afghan Refugees...
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Torkham border authorities allows 170 vehicles to enter Pakistan

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Torkham border authorities allows 170 vehicles to enter Pakistan
Pakistan border authorities on Thursday allowed more than 170 vehicles to cross over from Afghanistan into Pakistan. Hundreds of thousand vehicles had been stranded at the both side...
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Troops deployed in Tangi to conduct census, says Colonel Aftab

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Troops deployed in Tangi to conduct census, says Colonel Aftab
Pak-Army officials on Thursday rejected speculation of carrying any military operation after deployment of the security forces at Tangi area of Charsadda. Addressing a gathering, colonel Aftab said that Pak-Army...
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Peshawar Zalmi denies to attend KP govt grand reception

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar Zalmi denies to attend KP govt grand reception
Peshawar Zalmi has denied to attend the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government's grand reception as a protest against Imran Khan's Phateechar remarks for foreign players of the Pakistan Super League....
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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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