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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

  • 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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