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FSL matches venue changed following Parachinar bombing

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    FSL matches venue changed following Parachinar bombing
Following the bomb blast at imambargah in Parachinar that killed 25 people, the Fata Super League (FSL) cricket tournament organizers here on Sunday decided change the matches’ venue from...
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Protest against arrest of PkMAP president in Wana bazaar

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Protest against arrest of PkMAP president in Wana bazaar
The Fata Political Alliance here on Sunday held a protest demonstration in Wana bazaar against the arrest of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) South Waziristan Agency (SWA) chapter president...
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ANP demands deployment of lady officials for population census in Fata

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    ANP demands deployment of lady officials for population census in Fata
The Awami National Party (ANP) here on Sunday demanded the deployment of lady officials for holding population census in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) due to the sensitive...
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Landikotal: Students blame teachers’ shortage for failure in Grade-V exams

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Landikotal: Students blame teachers’ shortage for failure in Grade-V exams
Students who failed in Grade-V annual examinations here on Sunday staged a protest demonstration in Landikotal and blamed the perennial shortage of teachers at schools for their poor results...
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Lucky Cement factory sacked workers hold demo against JUI-F

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Lucky Cement factory sacked workers hold demo against JUI-F
The sacked workers of Lucky Cement Factory on Sunday held a protest demonstration against the Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) for criticizing the district nazim who raised voice for reinstatement of...
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Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees to resume tomorrow

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees to resume tomorrow
The process of voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees to Afghanistan will resume from tomorrow (Monday). The Afghan refugees’ repatriation process was temporarily suspended in November last year due to...
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Getting CNICs remains a distant dream for ‘disowned’ transgender people in KP, FATA

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Getting CNICs remains a distant dream for ‘disowned’ transgender people in KP, FATA
The ruling of the Lahore High Court directing the federal government to include a separate column for trans people in the form being used in the ongoing Census process...
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Soldier martyred, two personnel injured in blast in North Waziristan

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Soldier martyred, two personnel injured in blast in North Waziristan
A security force personnel was martyred while two other sustained injuries in a landmine explosion in Kund Ghar area of North Waziristan Agency here on Sunday morning.
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Four missiles fired into Upper Kurram Agency from Afghanistan

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Four missiles fired into Upper Kurram Agency from Afghanistan
One shop was completely destroyed as four missiles were fired from Afghanistan into different areas of Upper Kurram Agency on Sunday, said the agency political administration.
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COAS stands by democracy: Imran

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    COAS stands by democracy: Imran
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa stands by democracy in the country.
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Shrine custodian kills 20 disciples in Sargodha

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Shrine custodian kills 20 disciples in Sargodha
A custodian of a shrine in Sargodha has killed his 20 disciples, including four women, and injured four others.
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Minister orders construction of building for girls primary school in Charsadda

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Minister orders construction of building for girls primary school in Charsadda
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister Sikandar Sherpao has taken notice of lack of building for girls primary school in Ameerabad area of Rajar, Charsadda and directed the deputy commissioner to...
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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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