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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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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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