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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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  • 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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