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Army Chief Gen Bajwa attends special meeting of KP apex committee

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Army Chief Gen Bajwa attends special meeting of KP apex committee
A special meeting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa apex committee was held in Peshawar on Monday According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended...
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Interior Ministry authorizes other Passport Offices to grant extension to Afghan citizens

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Interior Ministry authorizes other Passport Offices to grant extension to Afghan citizens
To facilitate Afghan national seeking renewal of visas in Pakistan, the Interior Ministry has authorized other immigration offices for the job. According to an official statement, the Interior Ministry has...
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Residents continue protest against disconnection of electricity to tube wells

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Residents continue protest against disconnection of electricity to tube wells
Dozens of angry dwellers of the Bannu city staged a protest demonstration outside the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) on the second consecutive day against disconnection of electricity supply to...
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Annual ‘Gems and Mineral’ show begins in Peshawar

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Annual ‘Gems and Mineral’ show begins in Peshawar
The 17th Gems & Mineral exhibition began here at a local hotel on Monday. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak inaugurated the show. Pprecious stones including quartz, topaz, turquoise,...
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Fata Super League begins on April 10

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Fata Super League begins on April 10
Sharing a good news for sports lovers in tribal areas, Khyber Cricket Association’s patron in chief Haji Taimur announced on Monday to hold first ever Fata Super League. “The...
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Tribal women announce to resist Rivaj Act implementation in Fata

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Tribal women announce to resist Rivaj Act implementation in Fata
Welcoming the reforms process in Fata, Takrah Qabaili Khwenday (TQK), an association of tribal women, have announced to resist the implementation of Rivaj Act as a replacement to FCR...
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Killer’s house demolished in Orakzai agency

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Killer’s house demolished in Orakzai agency
A tribal lashkar (force) in Orakzai agency on Monday demolished and put on fire the house of a tribesman on charges of murdering a fellow tribesman a few days...
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Colorful musical event held in Swat

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Colorful musical event held in Swat
To promote traditional singing and revive local culture, a mesmerizing musical night was arranged jointly by the Culture Department and a non-governmental organization here in a local hotel on...
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Eleven Stars win PCB cricket tournament in Jamrud

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Eleven Stars win PCB cricket tournament in Jamrud
The inter-club cricket tournament played under the auspices of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) concluded here at the Jamrud Sports Complex on Monday. Eleven Stars beat Jan Khan Club by...
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Census awareness walk held in Mohmand Agency

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Census awareness walk held in Mohmand Agency
The walk was arranged by ‘Mohmand Welfare Organization’, a local welfare organization, which was attended by large number of people.
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Balochistan traders announce shutter down strike against Chaman border’s closure

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Balochistan traders announce shutter down strike against Chaman border’s closure
The Chaman traders and All Traders Union has announced shutter down strike on March 19 in protest against the Pak-Afghan Chaman border closure.
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Tribal Jirga demands compensation for FR Tank, Jandula operation affectees

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Tribal Jirga demands compensation for FR Tank, Jandula operation affectees
Tribal elders of Bettani tribe have demanded of the government to compensate the affectees of military operation Rah-e-Nijat in FR Tank and Jandula.
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  • 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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