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Kite flying starts with advent of spring season in Charsadda

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Kite flying starts with advent of spring season in Charsadda
Like other parts of the country, people of the Charsadda district, especially children have started the flying kites to enjoy the pring season. Roofs and grounds of the Charsadda are...
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Teacher dead as jeep carrying census team plunges into ravine in Mansehra

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Teacher dead as jeep carrying census team plunges into ravine in Mansehra
A school teacher was killed and two other people including an army soldier and driver sustained injuries when a jeep carrying the population census team fell into a deep...
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Fata Super League to begin in first week of April

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Fata Super League to begin in first week of April
The Fata Super League (FSL) will be started in the first week of April in the tribal regions. Speaking to reporters at Jamrud Sports Complex, the event chief organizer Haji...
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Govt Urged To Unblock The Blocked CNICs Of Tribal People

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Govt Urged To Unblock The Blocked CNICs Of Tribal People
The Mohmand Agency Baizo tribe on Thursday demanded of the federal government to unblock the computerized national identity cards (CNICs) of the tribal people blocked by the National Database...
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Two arrested as poisonous cold drinks seized

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Two arrested as poisonous cold drinks seized
The Kurram Agency political administration on Thursday arrested two people and seized fake cold drinks during routine checking in Parachinar.
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Media role stressed in raising public awareness about thalassaemia

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Media role stressed in raising public awareness about thalassaemia
Considering media to be the most powerful tool of communication in modern times, speakers at an awareness session on thalassaemia and the role of media here on Thursday were...
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KP NAB arrests former member NHA for embezzlement

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    KP NAB arrests former member NHA for embezzlement
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday arrested former member National Highway Authority (NHA) Yousuf Ali on charges of embezzlement and making illegal assets worth Rs 500...
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10 pocket guide sellers arrested in Peshawar

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    10 pocket guide sellers arrested in Peshawar
The district administration of Peshawar has arrested 10 shopkeepers for selling pocket guides despite ban on its sale during the matriculation exams.
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Pak-Afghan border will open soon: minister

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border will open soon: minister
Federal Minister for Trade Khurram Dastagir has said the Pak-Afghan border will be opened soon.
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Tourist drowns in Swat river while taking selfie

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Tourist drowns in Swat river while taking selfie
A tourist drowned in the river while taking a selfie in Swat on Wednesday.
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Citizen accuses Levies officials deployed at NADRA office in Tank of seeking bribe

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    Citizen accuses Levies officials deployed at NADRA office in Tank of seeking bribe
A citizen has accused the Levies officials deployed at the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) office in Tank of torturing him after he refused to pay bribe to...
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KP, FATA people in other parts of country should be counted as citizens of ancestral areas: JI

Date: 16 Mar, 2017

    KP, FATA people in other parts of country should be counted as citizens of ancestral areas: JI
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has called upon the government to count the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA residing in different parts of the country as residents of their ancestral...
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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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