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Two killed, three injured as bridge collapsed in Bajaur Agency

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Two killed, three injured as bridge collapsed in Bajaur Agency
At least two people were killed and three others wounded when a road bridge collapsed on them in Salarzai area of Bajaur Agency on Sunday. According to TNN correspondent,...
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Second jeep rally held in Khyber Agency

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Second jeep rally held in Khyber Agency
The second jeep rally successfully concluded in Khyber Agency on Sunday in which drivers exhibited their skills. Ifikhar Khan has won the first position and Ihtisham has become the...
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Suicide attack at evacuation’s bus convey kills 100 in Syria

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Suicide attack at evacuation’s bus convey kills 100 in Syria
At least 100 people were killed more than hundred were injured when a suicide bomber rammed his car into bus convey carrying civilian in Aleppo city of Syria. According...
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One-day zip-lining competitions held at Hayatabad Sports Complex

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    One-day zip-lining competitions held at Hayatabad Sports Complex
The one-day zip-line event held at the Hayatabad Sports Complex in Peshawar here on Sunday. Large number of men and women participated and enjoyed the event
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D.I. Khan: Judicial Magistrate releases five accused in trivial crimes

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    D.I. Khan: Judicial Magistrate releases five accused in trivial crimes
An Additional Session Court judge and Judicial Magistrate in Dera Ismail Khan here on Sunday ordered release of five accused involved in trivial crimes
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Religious scholar injured in firing at seminary in Bannu

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Religious scholar injured in firing at seminary in Bannu
A religious scholar, Mir Muhammad sustained bullet injuries when an unidentified man opened indiscriminate firing during ‘Dastar Bandi’ ceremony at a religious seminary (madrassa) in Bannu here on Sunday
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Christian community celebrating Easter with zeal and fervour

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Christian community celebrating Easter with zeal and fervour
Like other parts of the country, Christian community celebrating Easter Sunday with religious zeal and fervour and held special prayers in churches here on Sunday
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Huge cache of weapons recovered during search operations in Orakzai, Kurram

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Huge cache of weapons recovered during search operations in Orakzai, Kurram
Under the operation ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad’, security forces on Sunday carried out search operations in different areas of Orakzai and Kurram Agencies and recovered huge cache of weapons and explosives
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Two more suspects arrested in Mashal Khan murder case

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Two more suspects arrested in Mashal Khan murder case
Police on Sunday arrested two more suspects involved in the murder of a journalism student Mashal Khan at the Abdul Wali Khan University campus. A total of 15 had...
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Primary school in Charsadda lacks facilities

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Primary school in Charsadda lacks facilities
The primary school in Marchaki area of Charsadda lacks basic facilities, while the authorities concerned have turned a blind eye towards the situation.
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Khyber Agency defeat Bajaur in friendly cricket match of disabled players

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    Khyber Agency defeat Bajaur in friendly cricket match of disabled players
The Khyber Agency disabled team defeated Bajaur Agency by 41 runs in a friendly cricket match on Saturday.
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US bomb attack in Nangarhar also damaged houses in Kurram: residents

Date: 16 Apr, 2017

    US bomb attack in Nangarhar also damaged houses in Kurram: residents
The world’s largest non-nuclear bomb attack in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan has also damaged houses in the areas near the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency.
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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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