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North Waziristan TDPs protest against postponement of repatriation process

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    North Waziristan TDPs protest against postponement of repatriation process
The Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency Dandai Darpakhel area on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against the postponement of their rehabilitation process.
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KP Mardan Region Under-23 men’s games begin today

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    KP Mardan Region Under-23 men’s games begin today
The colorful Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mardan Region Inter-District Men’s Games got under way in Mardan Sports Complex today (Wednesday).
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IHC moved to postpone population census in Fata until repatriation of TDPs

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    IHC moved to postpone population census in Fata until repatriation of TDPs
A social activist from South Waziristan Agency has filed a writ petition under article 199 of the constitution in Islamabad High Court seeking postponement of the ongoing population and...
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PCB announces ODI, T-20 squads for West Indies tour

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    PCB announces ODI, T-20 squads for West Indies tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the one-day International (ODI) and T-20 squads for the upcoming tour to West Indies.
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Cricket tournament concludes in Mohmand Agency

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Cricket tournament concludes in Mohmand Agency
The Abakur Cricket Club won the cricket tournament that concluded in Mohmand Agency here on Wednesday. The final match was played at the Atta Sports Stadium between the Abbakur Cricket...
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NAB arrests C&W senior clerk over corruption charges in Upper Dir

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    NAB arrests C&W senior clerk over corruption charges in Upper Dir
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday arrested the Upper Dir C&W Department senior clerk Fazal Hadi for his alleged involvement in embezzlement and making illegal assets...
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Shabqadar students protest for roll number slips as matric exams begin today

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Shabqadar students protest for roll number slips as matric exams begin today
About 42 infuriated students of a private school of Shabqadar on Wednesday staged a protest against the non-issuance of matriculation examination roll number slips by the Board of Intermediate...
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Unfulfilled promises: KP teachers announce protest against govt

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Unfulfilled promises: KP teachers announce protest against govt
The All Teachers Coordination Council (ATCC) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday announced province-wide protests from March 27 against the provincial government for delaying the acceptance of their demands.
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Pakistan, Afghanistan to hold talks in London today to reduce tensions

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan, Afghanistan to hold talks in London today to reduce tensions
The British government has arranged talks between the Pakistan and Afghan governments on Wednesday (today) to reduce tensions between the two neighbourly countries.
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Prices of food items reduced in Peshawar

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Prices of food items reduced in Peshawar
The district administration of Peshawar has announced reduction in the prices of different food items and issued a new price list.
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6th population census kicks off

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    6th population census kicks off
After a gap of 19 years, the country-wide population census kicked off on Wednesday which will complete on 25 May.
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Rehabilitation of all displaced people of Kurram Agency sought

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Rehabilitation of all displaced people of Kurram Agency sought
Member National Assembly from Kurram Agency Sajid Hussain Turi has said the reconstruction of all the damaged houses of displaced people was inevitable to ensure durable peace in the...
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Fata Reforms

  • FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]

  • Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and a number of political parties have expressed reservations over the draft of the FATA reforms by the federal cabinet. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak says the federal government is not sincere in the reforms as it has brought forward some suggestions which are objectionable and against the Constitution. “We believe […]

TDPs

  • Families suffer from lack of internet and mobile services in areas of return

    Following repatriation to natives towns, the returned families especially youth have been facing immense problems due to unavailability of internet and 3G services in tribal agencies. Though tribes seem satisfied with pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation process but what concern them is the non-availability of cellular phones, internet services that concern the tribal people especially […]

  • Post-repatriation opportunities and challenges of Technical education in FATA

    The government has allocated Rs 600 million to promote technical education and enroll maximum students at technical educational institutions in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The amount is said to be spent on construction of new technical institutes, make the closed institute functional and equip them with modern facilities. This was revealed by Fata Development […]

  • BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

    The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500 every three months. Like other parts of the country, this program has also been extended to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This women centric program has […]

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