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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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Schools enrolment campaign begins in Mohmand Agency

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Schools enrolment campaign begins in Mohmand Agency
Education can play a key role in the area development as well as maintaining law and order situation in the area. Therefore Border areas parents should send their children to...
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Candidates protested delay in posting orders for technical posts at DHQ hospital

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Candidates protested delay in posting orders for technical posts at DHQ hospital
The candidates whose names appeared in the merit lists for the technical posts at district headquarter hospital in Karak staged a protest demonstration against delay in issuance of posting...
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PHC orders release of DSP Rajab Ali in illegal assets case

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    PHC orders release of DSP Rajab Ali in illegal assets case
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) here on Tuesday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to release the Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Rajab Ali in corruption and illegal assets case. A...
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Several projects of street pavement and drainage completed in Tank

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Several projects of street pavement and drainage completed in Tank
Several development schemes of street pavement and drainage of 2500 feet long were completed in Garah Pathri Kalay area of Tank district under the Southern Areas Development Project (SADP).
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Khyber Green Azmari qualifies for FSL final

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Khyber Green Azmari qualifies for FSL final
The Khyber Green Azmari cricket team on Tuesday defeated the Khyber Blue team in semifinal match and qualified for the Fata Super League (FSL) final. In the first semifinal match...
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Pakistan to face West Indies in third ODI today

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Pakistan to face West Indies in third ODI today
The third and final one-day international (ODI) between Pakistan and West Indies will be played today (Tuesday). The sides are all square after splitting the first two games. The match...
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Governor inaugurates enrolment campaign in FATA schools

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Governor inaugurates enrolment campaign in FATA schools
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has inaugurated enrolment campaign in the educational institutions of FATA.
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Politics of Fazlur Rehman has come to an end: Imran

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Politics of Fazlur Rehman has come to an end: Imran
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said the politics of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has come to an end and the Imam-e-Kaaba cannot...
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Census to be completed at all costs: COAS

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Census to be completed at all costs: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Monday that census in the country will be completed at all costs.
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Malala appointed UN Messenger of Peace to promote girls education

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Malala appointed UN Messenger of Peace to promote girls education
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai was appointed the United Nations Messenger of Peace to promote girls’ education on Monday.
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Health Department Class-IV employees postpone strike for 10 days

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Health Department Class-IV employees postpone strike for 10 days
The Class-IV employees of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department have postponed their strike for 10 days after successful negotiations with the provincial government.
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Compensation cheques given to heirs of roof collapse victims in Buner

Date: 11 Apr, 2017

    Compensation cheques given to heirs of roof collapse victims in Buner
District Nazim Buner Dr Ubaidullah on Monday gave cheques of Rs300,000 each to the heirs of two people who lost their lives in a roof collapse incident in Kanglai...
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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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