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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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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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