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  • Senate Committee seeks report on Cess collection rules from Mines in Fata Senate Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions on Friday asked FATA Secretariat to submit a report within 15 days on the background and current rules applied in FATA regarding Cess collection from mines and minerals. The Committee observed that collection of CESS on mines and minerals by Political Agents administration is illegal because the CESS act has not yet been extended to FATA. ...
  • BLA commander surrenders in Quetta A group of Baloch rebels including a commander of Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) on Friday laid their weapons and surrendered to FC Madadgar Heaquarters Quetta. According an Inter Services Public Relations, commander Ainuddin of BLA surrendered to Security Forces during a ceremony....
  • Ziaullah submits reference against CM Khattak Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Friday submitted reference against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak accusing him of horse trading. The reference was submitted at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly secretariat at speaker’s office....
  • Dengue outbreak: Tehkal residents protest govt’s failure as 700 infected The unprepared Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department seems unable to control the outbreak of dengue fever as 700 patients have been tested positive since last one month. According to official of Khyber Teaching Hospital, around 3000 patients are brought to the hospital of which 700 were tested dengue positive....
  • Nabi seeks MNA, PA support to feature in national games Muhammad Nabi has appealed political agent of Khyber Agency and member National Assembly Nasir Khan Afridi to support him play the National Karate Championship. Talking to Tribal News Network, he said that he had won gold medal several times in national level championship....

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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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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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