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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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Teachers stage sit-in in favour of their demands outside provincial assembly

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Teachers stage sit-in in favour of their demands outside provincial assembly
All Teachers Coordination Council (ATCC) Thursday staged a sit-in in the front of provincial assembly demanding a time scale for teachers, abolishment of NTS, teaching allowances and teacher son...
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Mohmand political alliance protest against suspension of mobile service

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Mohmand political alliance  protest against suspension of mobile service
Mohmand Seyasi Itehad on Thursday staged a protest demonstration over suspension of phone services in the Mohmand Agency. All the mobile phone companies have suspended their service in the...
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Education department urged parents to send children to schools

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Education department urged parents to send children to schools
Assistant political agent biazai Pir Abdullah Shah has urged the tribal elders to ensure the child enrolment in their respective areas of schools said that Education can play...
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APGEC protest in favour of their demands

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    APGEC protest in favour of their demands
All Pakistan Government Employees Confederation (APGEC) workers on Thursday staged protest demonstration urging the government to abolish double education system, ensure uniform education standard, health insurance of the workers...
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Villagers seek apology from Mashal Khan’s father

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Villagers seek apology from Mashal Khan’s father
The villagers of Zaida on Thursday sought forgiveness from father of Mashal Khan, who was lynched in Abdul Wali Khan University by fellow students over charges of committing blasphemy. As...
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Opposition demands Nawaz Sharif’s resignation after SC ruling in Panama Leaks

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Opposition demands Nawaz Sharif’s resignation after SC ruling in Panama Leaks
Major opposition political parties on Thursday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after Supreme Court ruling in Panama Leaks that ordered to form a Joint Investigation Team...
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Third phase of NAW displaced people repatriation from Afghanistan to start from tomorrow

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Third phase of NAW displaced people repatriation from Afghanistan to start from tomorrow
The third phase of repatriation of the tribal people who had fled to Afghanistan during military operation against militants in North Waziristan will begin on Friday. Political agent of the...
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Two women injured in cylinder blast in Landikotal

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Two women injured in cylinder blast in Landikotal
Two women were injured after a gas cylinder blast inside a house here on Thursday morning. According to political administration, the explosion took place in the house of Noorullah...
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Supreme Court orders to form JIT to investigate Sharif’s family in Panama Leaks

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Supreme Court orders to form JIT to investigate Sharif’s family in Panama Leaks
he Supreme Court on Thursday announced the much-awaited verdict of Panama Leaks Case against the ruling Sharif Family and ordered to form a Joint Investigation Team (IJT) to probe...
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DC Buner orders to ensure clean drinking water in schools

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    DC Buner orders to ensure clean drinking water in schools
District Buner administration on Thursday ordered to ensure availability of clean and cold drinking water at government and private schools in the district. Responding to reports about lack...
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Supreme Court set to announce verdict in Panama Leaks case

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Supreme Court set to announce verdict in Panama Leaks case
The Supreme Court of Pakistan is set to announce the much awaited verdict in the Panama Leaks case today (Thursday) at 2:00pm.
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PHC regularises 75 EPI employees in Kurram Agency

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    PHC regularises 75 EPI employees in Kurram Agency
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has ordered the FATA Health Department to regularise 75 suspended contractual employees of Expanded Programme for Immunisation (EPI) in Kurram Agency.
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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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