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PTI minister Gandapur exchange harsh words with Board controller

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    PTI minister Gandapur exchange harsh words with Board controller
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Revenue Ali Amin Gandapur, after visiting the office of the BISE, Dera Ismail Khan, exchanged harsh words with the controller of examination, who is being...
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Gen Bajwa confirms death sentence of 30 militants

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    Gen Bajwa confirms death sentence of 30 militants
Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday confirmed death sentences for 30 hardcore militants. According to the statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations(ISPR), the militants were involved...
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Social Welfare Dept distributes certificates among trainees women

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    Social Welfare Dept distributes certificates among trainees women
Social Welfare Department in Dera Ismail Khan on Wednesday distributed course completion certificates among 12 women of the district, who have been trained in different skills and trades during...
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NA passes ‘Bill’ declaring ‘Quranic’ teaching compulsory in educational institutions

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    NA passes ‘Bill’ declaring ‘Quranic’ teaching compulsory in educational institutions
The National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passes the ‘Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran Bill 2017’ to declare the Holy Quran education compulsory in all educational institutions in the...
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Parents protest against fee hike at Cantonment Board schools

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    Parents protest against fee hike at Cantonment Board schools
Score of parents and Awami National Party (ANP) workers on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against fee hike at Cantonment Board government schools in Peshawar
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ECP disqualifies KP MPA Abdul Munim Khan

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    ECP disqualifies KP MPA Abdul Munim Khan
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday disqualified the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly member MPA Abdul Munim Khan who was elected from PK-88, Shangla during general elections 2013
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SC bars KP Govt from forming judicial commission to probe Mashal Khan murder

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    SC bars KP Govt from forming judicial commission to probe Mashal Khan murder
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday barred the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government from formation of judicial commission to probe the lynching of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan student Mashal...
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Terrorist arrested, two suicide jackets recovered in Charsadda

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    Terrorist arrested, two suicide jackets recovered in Charsadda
Police arrested a terrorist of banned terror organization and recovered two suicide jackets, hand grenades and arms from his possession here on Wednesday in Shabqadar tehsil of Charsadda district
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SC stops PHC from constituting probe commission on Mashal Khan’s murder

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    SC stops PHC from constituting probe commission on Mashal Khan’s murder
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has stopped the Peshawar High Court (PHC) from constituting the judicial commission to probe Mashal Khan murder case.
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Secular forces want to amend blasphemy law: Fazlur Rehman

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    Secular forces want to amend blasphemy law: Fazlur Rehman
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) ameer Maulana Fazlur Rehman said on Tuesday that some secular and liberal forces in the country want to amend the blasphemy law while taking advantage...
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Sports competitions opened in Khyber Agency

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    Sports competitions opened in Khyber Agency
Inspector General Frontier Corps Major General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood on Tuesday inaugurated sports competitions Bara, Khyber Agency.
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12 Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen helicopter crash

Date: 19 Apr, 2017

    12 Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen helicopter crash
Twelve soldiers of Saudi Arabia were killed in a helicopter crash in Yemen on Tuesday.
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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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