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Humorous mushaira held to bring smile back on tribesmen’s faces

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Humorous mushaira held to bring smile back on tribesmen’s faces
A humorous mushaira was held under the auspices of Wazir Adabi Jirga, Domail here on Sunday. The organizers of the event said it was arranged to do healthy criticism on...
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Ex-PTI minister asks speaker Asad Qaiser to resign over corruption charges

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Ex-PTI minister asks speaker Asad Qaiser to resign over corruption charges
Former provincial minister and member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Ziaullah Afridi has asked speaker Asad Qaiser to resign from his office over allegations of corruption and misuse of...
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Misbah suggest life-time ban for players involved in spot-fixing

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Misbah suggest life-time ban for players involved in spot-fixing
Pakistan Test cricket team captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that players involved in spot-fixing should be banned for life-time. Talking to reporters in Karachi about the spot-fixing scandal came to surface...
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Persons with disabilities provided rare opportunity of going airborne

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Persons with disabilities provided rare opportunity of going airborne
In order to provide recreational opportunities to persons with disabilities (PWDs), a non-governmental welfare organization RCPD arranged the first ever paragliding show in Naguman area of the provincial metropolis...
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Tribesmen reject Fata’s merger in KP, demand separate Council

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Tribesmen reject Fata’s merger in KP, demand separate Council
In a desperate attempt to mobilize people against the anticipated merger of Fata in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a public meeting was organized by a social organization Khyber Union near Qambar...
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Tribesman injured in roadside IED blast in Bajaur

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Tribesman injured in roadside IED blast in Bajaur
A passerby tribesman was injured in a roadside bomb blast in Uthmankhel area of Bajaur tribal agency, official sources said here on Sunday. As per details, the incident took place...
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KP Governor hosts reception to honor Peshawar Zalmi team

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    KP Governor hosts reception to honor Peshawar Zalmi team
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Sunday hosted a reception in honor of Peshawar Zalmi team, the winner of Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s second edition at the Governor’s...
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Anti-polio drive in Fata begins on Monday

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Anti-polio drive in Fata begins on Monday
The anti-polio immunization drive will begin in tribal agencies and Frontier Regions on Monday, officials at the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) said here on Sunday. According to Fida Muhammad Wazir,...
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Huge quantity of firecrackers, toy bombs recovered in Peshawar

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Huge quantity of firecrackers, toy bombs recovered in Peshawar
Peshawar Police on Saturday recovered a huge quantity of firecrackers and toy bombs in Pipal Mandi.
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CM announces upgradation of KP policemen

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    CM announces upgradation of KP policemen
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has announced upgradation of all the police officials of the province.
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Body of slain Khassadar official found in Jamrud

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Body of slain Khassadar official found in Jamrud
The body of a Khassadar official, who was shot dead by unknown militants in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency on Saturday night, was recovered on Sunday morning.
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IRSA to suspend agriculture water supply for first two weeks of April

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    IRSA to suspend agriculture water supply for first two weeks of April
The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has announced to suspend supply of water for agricultural purpose for the first two weeks of April.
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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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