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Eight students jailed in Wana for cheating

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Eight students jailed in Wana for cheating
The political administration of South Waziristan agency on Monday arrested eight students on charges of cheating in the matric examinations. As per details, deputy tehsildar Zahid Younis paid surprise visits...
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PPC honors Peshawar Zalmi’s owner

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    PPC honors Peshawar Zalmi’s owner
The PSL victorious team Peshawar Zalmi’s owner Javed Afridi on Monday visited the Peshawar press club. Team coach Muhammad Akram and noted journalist Saleem Safi also accompanied him. President of...
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Students protest for not receiving matric exams roll numbers

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Students protest for not receiving matric exams roll numbers
Large number of students of private educational institutions on Monday staged a protest demonstration as they did not receive their roll number slips for the ongoing Secondary School Certificate...
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PPP moves SHC against census procedure

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    PPP moves SHC against census procedure
Pakistan Peoples Party on Monday filed a writ petition in the Sindh High Court against the standard operating procedure adopted by the federal government for conducting census in the...
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Peshawar division lifts KP inter-divisional sports gala trophy

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar division lifts KP inter-divisional sports gala trophy
Peshawar division lifted the overall trophy of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa inter-divisional sports gala which concluded after a colorful ceremony here at the Qayum Sports Complex on Monday. Vice principal...
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Curfew continues intact on fourth day in NWA

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Curfew continues intact on fourth day in NWA
Following killing of three tribesmen, curfew continued intact in Dara Zinda area of North Waziristan agency on fourth consecutive day due to which the problems of local tribesmen have...
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Sikhs hold protest demo against omission of Sikhism box from census form

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Sikhs hold protest demo against omission of Sikhism box from census form
Members of the Sikh minority community on Monday protested against omission of their religion from the census form. The community members gathered outside the Peshawar press club and held a...
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Prime Minister orders reopening of borders with Afghanistan

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Prime Minister orders reopening of borders with Afghanistan
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered immediate reopening of the Pak-Afghan border. According to a statement released by the Prime Minister Office in Islamabad, the decision to reopen...
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‘Having trans children is matter of shame for parents in FATA’

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    ‘Having trans children is matter of shame for parents in FATA’
Sohana was 12,when she realized that she was not respected as a human being in her native village in Kurram tribal agency because of her gender. Therefore, ...
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Chitral residents boycott census in protest against non-repairing of power house

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Chitral residents boycott census in protest against non-repairing of power house
About 16,000 local population of the Rishan Gol area of Chital district has announced to boycott the sixth population and household census in protest against the non-repairing of the...
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Fata Parliamentarians proposes appointment of deputy CM from tribal areas

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Fata Parliamentarians proposes appointment of deputy CM from tribal areas
The Fata Parliamentarians on Sunday proposed the Fata Reforms Committee to appoint Deputy Chief Minister or senior local body minister from tribal areas to ensure the development and prosperity...
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Volleyball tournament concludes in Lower Dir

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    Volleyball tournament concludes in Lower Dir
The Paradise Club Kitiarri lifted the trophy of the volleyball tournament that concluded in Timergara, Lower Dir on Sunday.
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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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