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Appointment of new IG KP police challenged in IHC

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Appointment of new IG KP police challenged in IHC
The appointment of Salah-ud-Din Khan Mehsud as Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has been challenged in the Islamabad High Court by Additional Inspector General Akhtar Ali Shah. The petitioner,...
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Govt holds rise in temperature responsible for loadshedding

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Govt holds rise in temperature responsible for loadshedding
Federal Minister for Water and Power Khwaja Asif has said that reason behind increase in loadshedding hours is the abrupt and untimely rise in temperature in some of the...
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Lakki people hold protest against ‘excessive’ loadshedding

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Lakki people hold protest against ‘excessive’ loadshedding
Electricity consumers on Monday staged a protest demonstration against excessive and prolonged power outages here. The protesters forced traders to drop shutters of their shops in the main Lakki bazaar...
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Protests held against suspension of mobile service in Mohmand, FR Tank

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Protests held against suspension of mobile service in Mohmand, FR Tank
Tribesmen in Mohmand agency on Monday staged a protest demonstration against prolonged suspension of mobile connectivity in their area. The protest demonstration was organized under the banner of Fata Political...
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Class-IV employees of public hospitals start strike against non-provision of professional allowance

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Class-IV employees of public hospitals start strike against non-provision of professional allowance
The class-IV employees of all the public sector hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday started strike against non-provision of health professional allowance. According to office bearers of the employees’ associations,...
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Premier cricket league concluded in Bannu

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Premier cricket league concluded in Bannu
The Miryan Cricket Club beat Baka Khel Cricket team in the final of the Bannu Premier League cricket tournament which concluded here on Monday. The final match was played...
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Lucrative FSL League gets underway in Jamrud

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Lucrative FSL League gets underway in Jamrud
The Fata Super League, one of the major sporting events in the history of Fata got underway at the Jamrud Sports Complex amid a colorful opening ceremony here on...
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Parachinar bombing also claim three family members

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Parachinar bombing also claim three family members
Three members of the same family including a 30-year old woman Zubaida Bibi 30 and her two children were also martyred in bomb explosion that rift through central imambargah...
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Four commit suicide in one day in Nowshera

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Four commit suicide in one day in Nowshera
Five people from different areas of Nowshera committed suicide for various reasons just within a day on Sunday. Four people were died and another was hospitalized in critical condition.
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Tank: Political alliance demands reduction in loadshedding duration

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Tank: Political alliance demands reduction in loadshedding duration
Political leaders from different political parties in Tank have warned the federal government to reduce the duration of unannounced electricity loadshedding within three days otherwise they would be compelled...
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Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees resumes today

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees resumes today
The voluntary repatriation of ‘registered Afghan’ refugees resumed on Monday after four months of suspension, through two refugee centres established in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan respectively.
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Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in five KP districts today

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in five KP districts today
A three-day special anti-polio campaign kicked off on Monday in five districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to vaccinate children under the age of five.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • 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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