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PHC orders dualisation of Lakki-D. I. Khan Indus Highway

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    PHC orders dualisation of Lakki-D. I. Khan Indus Highway
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday ordered the National Highway Authority (NHA) the dualisation of the Indus Highway from Lakki Marwat to Dera Ismail Khan to avoid dangerous...
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Misbah, Younis named in Wisden’s prestigious cricketers of the year

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Misbah, Younis named in Wisden’s prestigious cricketers of the year
Pakistan test cricket team captain Misbah-ul-Haq and veteran batsman Younis Khan have been honored as Wisden’s prestigious Five Cricketers of the Year in 2017 edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack,...
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Three matches decided in FPL today

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Three matches decided in FPL today
Three matches have been decided in the historic Fata Super League (FSL) Twenty20 today (Wednesday).
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Family of doctor who died in fire at LRH hostel demands compensation

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Family of doctor who died in fire at LRH hostel demands compensation
The brother of the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) doctor who died due to fire in a government in Peshawar on Wednesday demanded of the government to announce compensation and...
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Two dead as fire erupts at house in Swat

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Two dead as fire erupts at house in Swat
Two people including grandfather and his granddaughter were killed as fire erupted inside house in Matta tehsil of Swat here on Wednesday.
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Educational institutions still close in Parachinar after imambargah blast

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Educational institutions still close in Parachinar after imambargah blast
All the government and private schools and colleges remain closed on Wednesday after the imambargah bomb explosion that killed at least 25 people on Friday.
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Lowari top closure continues to trouble Chitralis

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Lowari top closure continues to trouble Chitralis
People of Chitral are facing many hardships due to continuous closure of the Lowari top whereas the Lowari tunnel reopen for two days a week.
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Residents protest against corruption in Regi Lalma housing scheme

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Residents protest against corruption in Regi Lalma housing scheme
The residents of the Regi Lalma area of Peshawar on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against their elders over alleged corruption in the sale of the land to the...
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4 soldiers among 6 killed in suicide attack on census team in Lahore

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    4 soldiers among 6 killed in suicide attack on census team in Lahore
Six people, including four soldiers of the Pakistan Army, were killed and 15 others sustained injuries in a suicide attack on a census team on Bedian Road in Lahore...
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400 houses damaged in Hangu militancy 9 years ago yet to be reconstructed

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    400 houses damaged in Hangu militancy 9 years ago yet to be reconstructed
Hundreds of houses in Shahukhel area of Hangu, which were damaged during militancy in the area in 2008, could not be reconstructed so far.
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RLCIP employees to move court against termination from jobs

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    RLCIP employees to move court against termination from jobs
The employees of RLCIP, an organisation working in FATA, have decided to move the court against Additional Chief Secretary FATA Fida Wazir for removing them from jobs.
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PEMRA refuses to issue radio licences in KP

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    PEMRA refuses to issue radio licences in KP
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has refused to issue new radio licences in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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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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