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Probe demanded in appointment of VCs

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Probe demanded in appointment of VCs
PESHAWAR, 04 May: Karwan, a civil society organisation, on Thursday demanded of the government to conduct an inquiry to investigate search committee constituted to search and nominate eligible candidates for...
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Three militants convicted by military courts executed in Kohat Jail

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Three militants convicted by military courts executed in Kohat Jail
PESHAWAR, 04 May: Three more militants of banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), who were awarded death sentence by military courts, were executed in Kohat jail, Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR)...
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Sports stadium inaugurated in Kurram Agency

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Sports stadium inaugurated in Kurram Agency
KURRAM AGENCY, 04 May: Additional Political Agent Nasirulla Khan has inaugurated the first ever sports stadium at Lower Kurram Agency on Thursday. The sports stadium, constructed at the cost...
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University employee arrested in Mashal lynching case

Date: 04 May, 2017

    University employee arrested in Mashal lynching case
PESHAWAR, 04 May: The Mardan police Thursday claimed to have arrested another accused in the Mashal Khan’s lynching case. Addressing a news conference, District Police Officer (DPO) Mardan Dr...
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North Waziristan’s Dande Darpakhel tribe demands early rehabilitation

Date: 04 May, 2017

    North Waziristan’s Dande Darpakhel tribe demands early rehabilitation
PESHAWAR, 04 May: Elders of the Dande Darpakhel of North Waziristan Agency (SWA) have demanded the government to ensure their rehabilitation without any further delay. Addressing a press conference...
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Kohat people voluntarily hand over arms to police

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Kohat people voluntarily hand over arms to police
KOHAT, 04 May: Residents of the Kohat on Thursday voluntarily surrendered their heavy arms to police. Talking to reporters, SP Operation Tariq Mehmood said that people had been asked...
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Landowner locks govt school over non-appointment of his son

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Landowner locks govt school over non-appointment of his son
PESHAWAR, 04 May: The landowner of a government-run primary school in Baila area of Peshawar has locked the building for being not appointing his son as watchman. As per...
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Swabi residents demand appointment of assistant commissioner

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Swabi residents demand appointment of assistant commissioner
SWABI, 04 May: The residents of the Swabi tehsil Thursday demanded of the government to immediately appoint assistant commissioner as they were facing hurdles in getting their work done....
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No power load-shedding during Sehr, Iftar: minister

Date: 04 May, 2017

    No power load-shedding during Sehr, Iftar: minister
Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has said no power load-shedding will be carried out at Sehr and Iftar timings during the holy month of...
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ANP to attend all parties conference on FATA reforms

Date: 04 May, 2017

    ANP to attend all parties conference on FATA reforms
The Awami National Party (ANP) central leader Ghulam Ahmed Bilour on Wednesday assured the FATA parliamentarians that his party will attend the all parties conference regarding FATA reforms.
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Facebook helps reunite elderly woman from Dir with brothers after 60 years

Date: 04 May, 2017

    Facebook helps reunite elderly woman from Dir with brothers after 60 years
A woman hailing from Ashiri Darra area of Upper Dir, who went missing 60 years ago, has finally found her family members with the help of social media.
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CDWP approves 16 projects worth Rs130 billion

Date: 04 May, 2017

    CDWP approves 16 projects worth Rs130 billion
The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved 16 projects, including Peshawar Rapid Bus Service, which will cost Rs130 billion.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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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. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

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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