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SC to announce Panamagate case verdict on April 20

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    SC to announce Panamagate case verdict on April 20
The Supreme Court of Pakistan will announce the much-awaited Panamagate case verdict on Thursday, April 20, at 2:00 pm after the apex court added the decision in its supplementary...
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Community based disaster risk management and school safety programmes launched in Balochistan

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Community based disaster risk management and school safety programmes launched in Balochistan
The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) - Balochistan in collaboration with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan launched two new programmes aimed at...
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Security forces recover huge cache of arms during raids in Kurram Agency

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Security forces recover huge cache of arms during raids in Kurram Agency
Swing into action following the Parachinar bombing, the security forces have recovered huge cache of arms and explosives during search operations carried out in various parts of Kurram Agency
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Future of more than 350 girls’ students at risk

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Future of more than 350 girls’ students at risk
The future of more than 350 girls’ students of grade 5th at Kass Ghwargay village council in Lower Dir was at risk as there had been no Girls Middle...
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Mardan University suspends seven employees for involvement in Mashal’s murder

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Mardan University suspends seven employees for involvement in Mashal’s murder
The Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) has suspended seven of its employees on Tuesday for their involvement Mashal Khan’s murder on campus on April 13 over blasphemy accusations
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Online donations campaigns launched in UK to help Mashal Khan family

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Online donations campaigns launched in UK to help Mashal Khan family
Two Pakistani nationals residing in United Kingdom (UK) have started online donation campaigns for financial assistance with the bereaved family of slain Mashal Khan, who was lynched to death...
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People protested against prolonged loadshedding in Charsadda

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    People protested against prolonged loadshedding in Charsadda
A large number of political workers, traders, civil society members and local residents on Tuesday staged protest for the second consecutive day against prolonged power outages in Charsadda
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Police recover three dead bodies from house in Nowshera

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Police recover three dead bodies from house in Nowshera
Police recovered three dead bodies including two women from a house in Khushgai area of Nowshera district here on Tuesday
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Mashal murder: Video shows mobsters pledged to not reveal shooter’s identity

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Mashal murder: Video shows mobsters pledged to not reveal shooter’s identity
Days after a journalism student Mashal Khan was murdered on campus at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan over blasphemy accusations, a new video has surfaced on Tuesday which shows...
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Govt asked to provide protection to children in Pakistan

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Govt asked to provide protection to children in Pakistan
He said that under UNCRC Articles 11 (Kidnapping) and 35 (Abduction, sale and trafficking) it is the responsibility of government to take all measures, whether legislative or administrative, to...
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School enrollment campaign begin in Khyber Agency

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    School enrollment campaign begin in Khyber Agency
A special enrollment campaign was launched in all government schools across Khyber Agency here on Tuesday
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Singer Shahsawar granted bail in alleged rape case

Date: 18 Apr, 2017

    Singer Shahsawar granted bail in alleged rape case
An Additional Session Judge in Peshawar on Tuesday granted bail to Pashto singer Shahsawar and ordered police to release him in alleged rape case
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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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