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  • Khalil tribe’s people protest against ‘inadequate’ steps of KP government in controlling Dengue People hailing from the Khalil tribe on Monday here staged a protest demonstration against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for its failure in curbing the spread of dengue virus. The protesters blocked the University road for several hours and chanted slogans against the provincial government. They were of the view that the provincial government did not take timely and effective measures to control the outbreak of dengue fever, as a result, hundreds of people have been infected by the deadly disease....
  • Police arrest three ‘fraudster’ in Karak Police on Monday arrested three alleged fraudsters pretending themselves as government officials, officials said here. As per details, the Cantt police carried out a search operation after receiving intelligence information from secrete agencies. Officials added that weapons, fake national identity cards and service cards of different government departments were also recovered from the possession of the arrested individuals....
  • Mobile phone service likely to be suspended on Ashura day Police in the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is mulling to suspend mobile phone services on Ashura, officials said here on Monday. According to Capital City Police Officer Muhammad Tahir Khan, a formal request has been put up to the government and the interior ministry to suspend mobile phone service on Ashura day....
  • Fata Reforms to replace the ‘black law’ in tribal areas, says Governor Iqbal Jhagra Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that Frontier Crimes Regulation was a black law that would soon be abolished after the National Assembly pass Fata Reforms Bill....
  • PA Khyber releases fifth grader arrested under FCR The political administration on Monday released the fifth grader student who was arrested under Collective Responsibility Clause of Frontier Crimes Regulation following a bomb blast in Landi Kotal few days....

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KP govt seeks foreign organizations’ assistance for development projects

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    KP govt seeks foreign organizations’ assistance for development projects
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has urged the international organizations and world community to assist the provincial government in the completion of mega development projects.
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Transporters protested against passport condition at Torkham border

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Transporters protested against passport condition at Torkham border
Score of transporters, local politicians, truck drivers and tribals on Sunday staged a protest demonstration in Landikotal bazaar to demand withdrawal of the passport and visa condition set for...
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Aftab Sherpao demands immediate Fata-KP merger

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Aftab Sherpao demands immediate Fata-KP merger
Expressing reservations over FATA reforms’ implementation method, the Qaumi Wattan Party (QWP) Chief Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao on Sunday asked federal government to implement Fata reforms committee’s recommendation immediately...
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Tribals, Levies personnel clash over decimation of poppy crop in FR Lakki Marwat

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Tribals, Levies personnel clash over decimation of poppy crop in FR Lakki Marwat
The Shadi Khel tribals and the Levies personnel clashed over the decimation of poppy (opium) crop in FR Lakki Marwat here on Sunday.
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Peshawar administration persuades 80 parents to administer polio drops to their children

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar administration persuades 80 parents to administer polio drops to their children
The Peshawar district administration on Sunday persuaded more than 80 parents to administer anti-polio drops to their children to avoid the crippling disease.
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Pakistan to face West Indies in first T-20 tonight

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan to face West Indies in first T-20 tonight
Pakistan will face West Indies their first T20 match of the four matches series at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown tonight (Sunday).
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US air strike kills senior Qaeda leader in Afghanistan, claims Pentagon

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    US air strike kills senior Qaeda leader in Afghanistan, claims Pentagon
The US Defense Ministry on Sunday claimed that a US military airstrike in Afghanistan has killed the Al-Qaeda senior commander Qari Yasin who was believed to be responsible for...
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Disabled person in Charsadda earns livelihood by selling newspapers

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Disabled person in Charsadda earns livelihood by selling newspapers
The proverb ‘God helps those who help themselves’ sits well on Sher Bahadur, who has disability in both his feet but he has refused to make it a weakness...
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Pakistan to face West Indies in first T-20 today

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan to face West Indies in first T-20 today
The first Twenty20 match of the four-match series between Pakistan and world champions West Indies will be played today at Bridgetown, Barbados.
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80-year-old person from Charsadda missing in Saudi Arabia for last 7 months

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    80-year-old person from Charsadda missing in Saudi Arabia for last 7 months
An 80-year-old person hailing from Charsadda, Abdul Ghafoor, who went missing during Hajj in Saudi Arabia seven months ago, could not be traced as yet.
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Spring festival underway in Peshawar

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Spring festival underway in Peshawar
A two-day spring festival organised by the district government is attracting visitors in Peshawar.
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Record of all police stations of KP to be computerised

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Record of all police stations of KP to be computerised
The Police Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to computerise the record of all police stations in the province.
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Fata Reforms

  • FATA Reforms: Registration of undocumented FATA land is uphill task for govt  

    The total area of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is about 27,000 square kilometres. Unlike other parts of the country, the people of FATA don’t possess the documented record of their lands and property. In the ongoing reform process, the government has proposed computerisation of land record in FATA.

  • Future of FATA reforms in wake of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

    The reforms process in FATA was initiated two years back on the direction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Recently the former cabinet of Nawaz Sharif had also approved the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.

    However, the cabinet was also dissolved with the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case of 28 July, 2017. The reforms process earlier faced hindrances due to opposition by certain political parties. The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the federal cabinet has served as a fresh blow to the already fragile reforms process.

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 […]

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