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Power transmission line restored in Samar Bagh

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Power transmission line restored in Samar Bagh
The inoperative electricity transmission line in Samar Bagh tehsil of district Lower Dir has finally been restored. A press release issued from the office of Commandant Dir Scouts stated that...
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Quick response force raised in Bacha Khan University to thwart terrorists’ attack

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Quick response force raised in Bacha Khan University to thwart terrorists’ attack
To thwart any possible terrorists’ attack in future, the Bacha Khan University has raised a six-men quick response force comprising retired personnel of the Pakistan Army. Col. (retired) Jan, the...
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Lady councilor alleges state officer of ‘harassment’

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Lady councilor alleges state officer of ‘harassment’
A lady member of the district council Peshawar Kulsoom Kundi on Friday alleged that state officer Muhammad Aziz in convenience with local police raided her house and took away...
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Peshawar tops KP -23 regional games

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar tops KP -23 regional games
Peshawar district has won the initial phase of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa men’s under-23 games (Peshawar Region) which concluded here at the Hayatabad Sports Complex on Friday. Peshawar district secured overall 90...
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‘Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital lacks facilities, staff’

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    ‘Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital lacks facilities, staff’
Patients at the recently established Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital, Swat have been facing numerous problems due to unavailability of proper facilities, shortage of staff and unhygienic conditions. People coming to...
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Villagers protest against suspension of electricity, gas supply

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Villagers protest against suspension of electricity, gas supply
Residents of Gulshan Abad locality of the provincial metropolis staged a protest demonstration against suspension of electricity and gas supply outside Peshawar press club on Friday. The protesters were holding...
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‘No reforms in Fata acceptable sans women’s participation’

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    ‘No reforms in Fata acceptable sans women’s participation’
Tribal women have demanded of the government to incorporate their inputs in the ongoing process of reforms and development in Fata, otherwise they would not accept the reform. A consultative...
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Repatriation of South Waziristan’s IDPs to begin from March 15

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Repatriation of South Waziristan’s IDPs to begin from March 15
With the onset of spring and at the end of winter season, the political administration of South Waziristan agency has announced to resume repatriation of internally displaced people of...
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KP government to provide health insurance cards to transgender community

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    KP government to provide health insurance cards to transgender community
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to provide health insurance cards to the members of transgender community to offer free healthcare facilities to the marginalized segment of the society. The...
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Tribal elders file petition in SC against FATA merger with KP

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Tribal elders file petition in SC against FATA merger with KP
Five tribal elders have submitted a petition in the Supreme Court against merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa terming it unconstitutional.
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Pilgrims who performed Hajj during last 7 years declared ineligible for this year’s Hajj

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Pilgrims who performed Hajj during last 7 years declared ineligible for this year’s Hajj
The federal government has declared those people ineligible for this year’s Hajj under the government scheme who have performed the sacred religious obligation during the last seven years.
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Social media websites not removing blasphemous content will be blocked: Nisar

Date: 10 Mar, 2017

    Social media websites not removing blasphemous content will be blocked: Nisar
Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the social media websites that did not cooperate in removing the blasphemous material will be blocked.
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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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