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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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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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