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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

  • 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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