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Army launches offensive against militants in Central Kurram

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Army launches offensive against militants in Central Kurram
Security forces have launched an offensive against militants in different areas of the Central Kurram Agency. According to security officials, the operation has been started in Mundan, Yakha, Chormi...
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COAS visits Tirah valley in Khyber Agency

Date: 01 May, 2017

    COAS visits Tirah valley in Khyber Agency
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa paid a daylong visit to Tirah valley in Khyber Agency and remained with the soldiers posted on the forward posts, said...
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Actions taken against SHOs in Mardan

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Actions taken against SHOs in Mardan
The district police officer (DPO) Mardan has taken actions against three SHOs over corruption charges, said a press release issued here on Monday. The press release added that SHO of...
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Patients, attendants hold protest demo against absent doctors

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Patients, attendants hold protest demo against absent doctors
Patients and their attendants on Monday staged a protest demonstration against unavailability of doctors in government run hospital. The protesters blocked the Bannu-DI Khan road for several hours as a...
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Labor Day: Seminar held to appreciated services of women workers

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Labor Day: Seminar held to appreciated services of women workers
Speakers at a seminar held here on Monday stressed that women working in industrial units should be encouraged and their problems should be highlighted so that government could initiate...
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Kurram political admin alleged of taking bribes from tribesmen

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Kurram political admin alleged of taking bribes from tribesmen
Residents of Kurram tribal agency have leveled allegations of financial corruptions against officials of the political administration. Speaking at a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday, vice president...
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Afghan President, CE to visit Pakistan, says Ayaz Sadiq

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Afghan President, CE to visit Pakistan, says Ayaz Sadiq
Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah will soon visit Pakistan. Talking to media persons in Islamabad after...
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Afghan authorities waive off additional tax on Pakistan transporters

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Afghan authorities waive off additional tax on Pakistan transporters
Afghan authorities have agreed to waive off additional tax imposed on Pakistani transporters. A round of successful negotiations was held between Afghan officials and office bearers of Pak-Afghan transport union...
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Tribal laborers anticipate better working condition after reforms

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Tribal laborers anticipate better working condition after reforms
To pay homage to the workers of Chicago, the international Labour Day has been observed all over the country by taking out rallies and holding meetings in different cities...
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One-day sports gala held in FR DI Khan

Date: 01 May, 2017

    One-day sports gala held in FR DI Khan
To promote co-curricular activities among students, a one-day sports gala was arranged at Kawi Bara area of FR DI Khan on Monday. Students of different education institutions participated in the...
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Labour Day being observed today across the globe

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Labour Day being observed today across the globe
World Labour Day is being observed today (Monday, May 1st) across the world including Pakistan to remind the sacrifices laid down by Chicago workers against injustice
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Police recover huge cache of hashish in Quetta

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Police recover huge cache of hashish in Quetta
The police recovered a huge cache of hashish during a raid in a village in the Sariab Road area of Quetta on Monday
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  • FATA Reforms: Registration of undocumented FATA land is uphill task for govt  

    The total area of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is about 27,000 square kilometres. Unlike other parts of the country, the people of FATA don’t possess the documented record of their lands and property. In the ongoing reform process, the government has proposed computerisation of land record in FATA.

  • Future of FATA reforms in wake of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

    The reforms process in FATA was initiated two years back on the direction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Recently the former cabinet of Nawaz Sharif had also approved the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.

    However, the cabinet was also dissolved with the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case of 28 July, 2017. The reforms process earlier faced hindrances due to opposition by certain political parties. The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the federal cabinet has served as a fresh blow to the already fragile reforms process.

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 […]

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