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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

  • 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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