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Federal govt ignores PTI MNA Qaisar Jamal in FATA developments funds

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Federal govt ignores PTI MNA Qaisar Jamal in FATA developments funds
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member of National Assembly Qaisar Jamal has been deprived of development funds in the ongoing fiscal year of 2016-17. According to documents available with TNN reveals...
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Local court acquits QWP lawmaker Arshad Umarzai in bomb blast case

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Local court acquits QWP lawmaker Arshad Umarzai in bomb blast case
A local court on Wednesday acquitted Qaumi Wattan Party (QWP) provincial assembly lawmaker Arshad Khan Umarzai charged in a bombing case that left Awami National Party local leader...
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ANP demands to hand over Wapda to Rangers

Date: 31 May, 2017

    ANP demands to hand over Wapda to Rangers
Awami National Party (ANP) on Wednesday announced to stage a protest sit-in against loadshedding in Islamabad after Ramzan. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club,
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Young doctors lock LRH OPD in protest for demands

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Young doctors lock LRH OPD in protest for demands
The protesting young doctors of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have locked the outpatient departments (OPD) of the province’s largest hospital, Lady Reading Hospital (LRH), to further intensify their protest
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Students launch campaign against drug abuse, trafficking in Kurram Agency

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Students launch campaign against drug abuse, trafficking in Kurram Agency
PARACHINAR, 31 May: A group of schools and colleges students had launched an anti-narcotics campaign to prevent drug abuse in Sadda area of Kurram Agency. The campaign was named...
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PTI leader survives car-snatching attempt in Bannu

Date: 31 May, 2017

    PTI leader survives car-snatching attempt in Bannu
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) provincial leader Masoom Shah survived a car-snatching attempt by unknown armed men in Bannu city at Sehri time
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Fata parliamentarians to boycott President’s address to joint session of parliament

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Fata parliamentarians to boycott President’s address to joint session of parliament
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) parliamentarians have decided to boycott President Mamnoon Hussain’s address to the joint session of parliament
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80 killed, 360 injured in car bomb blast in Kabul

Date: 31 May, 2017

    80 killed, 360 injured in car bomb blast in Kabul
KABUL, 31 May: At least 80 people were killed and more than 360 others suffered injuries after a massive car bomb explosion near German embassy in a highly secure...
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Parachinar people decry skyrocketing prices of food items

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Parachinar people decry skyrocketing prices of food items
The people of Parachinar area of Kurram Agency have expressed concern over raise in the prices of food items with the start of holy month of Ramazan.
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Turkey announces Rs1.05 billion for rehabilitation of flood, militancy affected people in Pakistan

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Turkey announces Rs1.05 billion for rehabilitation of flood, militancy affected people in Pakistan
The Turkish government has announced aid of Rs1.05 billion for rehabilitation of people of FATA affected by militancy and floods in 2014.
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Education Department asks private schools in Nowshera to commence summer vacations

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Education Department asks private schools in Nowshera to commence summer vacations
The Education Department has asked all the private educational institutions to close their schools for summer vacations immediately.
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Suri Hajek tradition of Kalash included in world heritage

Date: 31 May, 2017

    Suri Hajek tradition of Kalash included in world heritage
The United Nations has decided to include the tradition of ‘Suri Hajek’ in Kalash area of Chitral in the world heritage.
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    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

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    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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