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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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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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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. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

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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