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Govt allocates Rs 18.5 billion for nationwide census: Minister

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    Govt allocates Rs 18.5 billion for nationwide census: Minister
The Federal Government has said that 18.5 billion rupees have been allocated for the 6th population and housing census starting from March 15 across the country as all the...
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Imran Khan inaugurates Qazi Hussain Ahmed Hospital in Nowshera

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    Imran Khan inaugurates Qazi Hussain Ahmed Hospital in Nowshera
Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Sunday inaugurated a 500 bedded Qazi Hussain Ahmed Hospital and Medical College in Nowshera.
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Private schools sports festival begins in Khyber Agency

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    Private schools sports festival begins in Khyber Agency
The Ghundai area all private schools sports festival was started in Khyber Agency on Sunday. An opening ceremony was organized in this regard at the Sakhi Pul Chowk Ground in...
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Special security arrangements ordered for matriculation exams in North Waziristan

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    Special security arrangements ordered for matriculation exams in North Waziristan
The North Waziristan Agency (NWA) political administration has directed for special security arrangements for matriculation examinations being started from March 15.
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Bannu residents protest against electricity cut to 22 tubewells

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    Bannu residents protest against electricity cut to 22 tubewells
The residents of Bannu city on Sunday staged a protest demonstration against the suspension of electricity supply to 22 tubewells in Bannu city. The Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) has...
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JI to reconcile political parties to support Fata reforms

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    JI to reconcile political parties to support Fata reforms
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Sunday announced to reconcile all the political parties and Fata parliamentarians to support the recently announced Fata reforms process and play role for the progress and...
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Nadan Bakkakhel Club win cricket tournament in FR Bannu

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    Nadan Bakkakhel Club win cricket tournament in FR Bannu
The Nadan Bakkakhel Club has won the cricket tournament in FR Bannu here on Sunday. In the final match of the tournament, the Nadan Bakkakhel Club scored 103 runs in...
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One injured in bomb blast in Kurram Agency

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    One injured in bomb blast in Kurram Agency
A person was injured in a bomb blast in Borr town the bordering area with Afghanistan of Kurram Agency here on Sunday. Meanwhile, the security forces defused another bomb...
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Special campaign launched in Lower Dir to promote local culture

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    Special campaign launched in Lower Dir to promote local culture
The Directorate of Culture Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has launched a special campaign in Lower Dir to promote local culture.
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People of Shali area in Chitral decry lack of drinking water facility

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    People of Shali area in Chitral decry lack of drinking water facility
The people of Shali area of Chitral are compelled to use polluted water of a canal due to lack of clean drinking water facility in the area.
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Ban on urea fertilisers lifted in Kurram Agency

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    Ban on urea fertilisers lifted in Kurram Agency
The government has lifted ban on urea fertilisers in Kurram Agency. Decision to this effect was taken after successful negotiations between the elders of Turi-Bangash tribe and political administration officials...
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2 tribal elders killed, 5 injured in firing during Jirga in Kurram

Date: 12 Mar, 2017

    2 tribal elders killed, 5 injured in firing during Jirga in Kurram
Two tribal elders were killed and five other people sustained injuries in firing during a Jirga in Kurram Agency on Saturday.
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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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