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Police accused of keeping man in illegal custody

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Police accused of keeping man in illegal custody
Waseem Raza, a resident of Kohat district on Friday accused SHO of City police station of detaining him for not giving bribe. Hailing from Chakar Kot village, Raza also...
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Dr Khan Tehreek demands national status for Pashto

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Dr Khan Tehreek demands national status for Pashto
Dr. Khan Tehreek (movement) on Friday demanded of the federal government to give national language status to Pashto. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, the Tehreek...
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Upper Dir teachers demand rollback of govt’s decision on appointing female teachers at primary level

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Upper Dir teachers demand rollback of govt’s decision on appointing female teachers at primary level
The teachers of Upper Dir on Friday warned provincial government of setting up a sit-in camp outside provincial assembly if decision of appointing only female teachers at primary schools...
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Tribal students demand population census on permanent addresses

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Tribal students demand population census on permanent addresses
Fata Students Organization and lawyer forum on Friday expressed reservations and apprehensions over ongoing country's largest census and demanded of the government to conduct population census on permanent addresses...
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PCB suspends Shahzaib Hasan in spot-fixing scandal

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    PCB suspends Shahzaib Hasan in spot-fixing scandal
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday provisionally suspended opening batsman Shahzaib Hasan for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) second edition.
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Four women killed as wagon plunges into ravine in Landikotal

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Four women killed as wagon plunges into ravine in Landikotal
Four women were killed and eight other people sustained injuries when a wagon vehicle carrying wedding guests plunged into a deep ravine in the remote area of Kam-Shelman area...
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Four militants killed in air strikes in Khyber Agency: ISPR

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Four militants killed in air strikes in Khyber Agency: ISPR
At least four militants killed in Pakistan Army air strikes targeting militants’ hideouts in Rajgal Valley in Khyber Agency here on Friday, claims ISPR.
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North Waziristan TDPs protest against non-payment of cash assistance

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    North Waziristan TDPs protest against non-payment of cash assistance
The temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency on Friday held a protest demonstration against the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and political administration for non-payment of monthly...
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4 FC personnel, 6 militants killed in Landikotal, Shabqadar attacks

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    4 FC personnel, 6 militants killed in Landikotal, Shabqadar attacks
Two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel and six militants were killed in a clash in Landikotal area of Khyber Agency in the wee hours of Friday.
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One policeman killed, another injured in Peshawar firing

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    One policeman killed, another injured in Peshawar firing
A policeman was killed and another sustained injuries in firing on a mobile van in Peshawar on Thursday night.
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15 fake candidates attending NTS test for police recruitment sent to jail

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    15 fake candidates attending NTS test for police recruitment sent to jail
Fifteen fake candidates attending the National Testing Service (NTS) test for recruitment in police department for Swat were sent to jail on Thursday.
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Nasir Durrani leaves charge as KP police chief after retirement

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    Nasir Durrani leaves charge as KP police chief after retirement
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General Police (IGP) Nasir Khan Durrani has signed the order of leaving the charge after which he has retired from the post.
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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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