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Laboratory inaugurated at PTB research center in Mardan

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Laboratory inaugurated at PTB research center in Mardan
A state-of-the-art laboratory has been inaugurated at the Pakistan Tobacco Board, Research Center in Khan Garhi area of Mardan. Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastagir performed the inauguration of the...
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Cash grant distributed among 42 students under Stori da Pakhtunkhwa program in Kohat

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Cash grant distributed among 42 students under Stori da Pakhtunkhwa program in Kohat
Educational grants were distributed under the “Stori da Pakhtunkhwa” program among 42 students of government educational institutions who got distinctive positions in the last year’s SSC and intermediate annual...
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Swat’s first female IT expert Tahira thanks Asifa for financial support

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Swat’s first female IT expert Tahira thanks Asifa for financial support
Asifa Bhutto Zardari, daughter of former President Asif Ali Zardari, has credited Rs200,000 to Tahira Muhammad, the first female and perhaps the youngest IT expert of Swat valley for...
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KP govt to introduce bill to place Ehtesaab Commission under PHC

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    KP govt to introduce bill to place Ehtesaab Commission under PHC
In a bid to maintain transparency in the appointment of head for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission, the provincial government is mulling to introduce a new bill in the...
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Compensation cheques distributed among heirs of martyred cops

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Compensation cheques distributed among heirs of martyred cops
Peshawar Chief Capital Police Muhammad Tahir Khan on Thursday distributed compensation cheques and relief packages among the heirs of 70 martyred policemen who laid their lives during war on...
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Mob kills student in Abdul Wali Khan University on blasphemy charges

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Mob kills student in Abdul Wali Khan University on blasphemy charges
A mob killed a student of journalism department of the Abdul Wali Khan University, Madan on charges of posting sacrilegious contents online, police said here on Thursday. According to...
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Khyber Green Azmari lifts inaugural FSL trophy

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Khyber Green Azmari lifts inaugural FSL trophy
The Khyber Green Azmari team lifted the trophy of the inaugural Fata Super League T20 cricket tournament which concluded here at the Jamrud Sports Complex on Thursday. The victorious Azmari...
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KP govt urged to pass child protection and welfare bill without further delay

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    KP govt urged to pass child protection and welfare bill without further delay
Talking to media men at Peshawar on eve of launching a campaign for welfare and prosperity of children in the province, Jehanzeb said the draft prepared in 2014 was...
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Danday Darpakhel tribesmen in North Waziristan seek repatriation without delay

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Danday Darpakhel tribesmen in North Waziristan seek repatriation without delay
The displaced people belonging to Danday Darpakhel area of North Waziristan Agency have called upon the government to ensure their repatriation without further delay.
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Govt not bringing FATA Reforms Bill in current NA session

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Govt not bringing FATA Reforms Bill in current NA session
The government has decided not to bring the FATA Reforms Bill in the current session of the National Assembly, while the FATA parliamentarians have called an emergency meeting over...
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Pakistan still playing 20th century cricket: Arthur

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    Pakistan still playing 20th century cricket: Arthur
Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has criticised the national cricketers for playing cricket in the style of 20th century.
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PHC stops district administration from fixing chicken rates

Date: 13 Apr, 2017

    PHC stops district administration from fixing chicken rates
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday stopped the district administration from fixing chicken rates and ordered formation of a committee for this purpose.
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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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