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Charsadda census team attacker dies in LRH Peshawar

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Charsadda census team attacker dies in LRH Peshawar
The attacker on a population census team in Charsadda succumbed to his injuries in the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) Peshawar here on Tuesday.
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Traditional turban day marked in Mohmand Agency

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Traditional turban day marked in Mohmand Agency
The traditional turban day was celebrated in Mohmand Agency and an enjoyable ceremony was organized in the agency headquarter Ghalanai.
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Chitral residents demand probe into water supply project

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Chitral residents demand probe into water supply project
The residents of Chitral on Tuesday demanded an investigation into the water supply network project being installed in the Momi area of the district.
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NA approves 28th constitutional amendment to reestablish military courts

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    NA approves 28th constitutional amendment to reestablish military courts
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday passed 28th Constitutional Amendment for revival of the military courts. The 28th constitutional amendment bill, which was presented by the federal minister Zahid...
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Pak-Afghan border crossings at Kurram, North, South Waziristan agencies yet to be reopened

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border crossings at Kurram, North, South Waziristan agencies yet to be reopened
After Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif orders, Torkham and Chaman border points were resumed for all kinds of movement on Tuesday. However, other points along with Afghan border that include...
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International Day of Forests observed in Peshawar

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    International Day of Forests observed in Peshawar
Like other parts of the country, International Day of Forests was also observed in Peshawar with an aim to create awareness about the importance of forests and trees. A...
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Two killed, two burned in fire in oil field in Karak

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Two killed, two burned in fire in oil field in Karak
At least two people were killed and two others burned in a fire at an oil field in Karak on Tuesday. According to police, A 22-inch gas pipeline caught...
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Sikh community challenges population census in PHC

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Sikh community challenges population census in PHC
The Sikh community residing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday challenged the ongoing population census-2017 in Peshawar High Court (PHC) over the emission of separate column for Sikhism in census...
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Ground-breaking of road construction in Battagram performed

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Ground-breaking of road construction in Battagram performed
The ground-breaking of the Kas Pull-Kandao road in Battagram was performed on Monday.
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Inter-Divisional Women Sports Gala kicks off in Peshawar

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Inter-Divisional Women Sports Gala kicks off in Peshawar
The Inter-Divisional Women Sports Gala organised under the aegis of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) kicked off in Peshawar on Monday.
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Rs4 billion development projects completed in DI Khan

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    Rs4 billion development projects completed in DI Khan
Different projects for Afghan refugees and local population worth Rs4 billion have been completed in Dera Ismail Khan with the cooperation of United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
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14 shopkeepers selling chemical kite string arrested in Peshawar

Date: 21 Mar, 2017

    14 shopkeepers selling chemical kite string arrested in Peshawar
The district administration of Peshawar has arrested 14 shopkeepers for selling chemical kite string.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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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. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

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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