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UET Mardan campus to be upgraded into full fledge varsity, Atif

Date: 07 May, 2017

    UET Mardan campus to be upgraded into full fledge varsity, Atif
Education Minister Muhammad Atif Khan has said that the Mardan campus of the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar will be upgraded into a full fledge engineering university. This...
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Pashto culture day observed in Bajaur

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Pashto culture day observed in Bajaur
A colorful event was organized on Sunday here in the Jirga Hall of the Civil Colony to commemorate Pashto cultural day. The event was jointly organized by the Culture Department...
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Ex-PM asks government to merge Fata in KP

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Ex-PM asks government to merge Fata in KP
Former Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has asked the federal government to immediately merge Fata with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Addressing a public gathering here on Sunday, the former premier said...
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Tribesman dies in IED explosion in Central Kurram

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Tribesman dies in IED explosion in Central Kurram
A tribesman died on Sunday as a result of an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in Central Kurram Agency, officials said here. He was rushed to a hospital in...
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Tribesmen vow to continue hunger strike camp till provision of clean drinking water

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Tribesmen vow to continue hunger strike camp till provision of clean drinking water
Residents of Sur Kamar area in Jamrud subdivision of Khyber Agency have announced to continue their hunger-strike camp till their demand of providing clean drinking water is not The...
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India to participate in ICC Champions Trophy

Date: 07 May, 2017

    India to participate in ICC Champions Trophy
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) has given green signal to the Indian cricket team to participate in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy starting on June...
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Govt teachers threaten to besiege KP Assembly on May 15 if demands not met

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Govt teachers threaten to besiege KP Assembly on May 15 if demands not met
Government schools’ teachers have threatened to hold a protest sit-in outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on May 15 in case their demands were not met. The government schools teachers also...
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PPC Tigers lift inaugural MCL trophy

Date: 07 May, 2017

    PPC Tigers lift inaugural MCL trophy
The inaugural edition of Media Cricket League (MCL) concluded here at the Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium on Sunday. The PPC Tigers clinched the trophy of the tournament by beating...
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Pakistan to respond with full might if sovereignty is challenged: Lt. Gen. Riaz

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Pakistan to respond with full might if sovereignty is challenged: Lt. Gen. Riaz
Commander Southern Command, Lieutenant General Amir Riaz on Sunday visited Chaman border to review the post attack situation. He also visited Civil Hospital Chaman and inquired after the health of...
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Center, KP government asked to allocate special budgets for seminaries

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Center, KP government asked to allocate special budgets for seminaries
A convention of seminary teachers and religious scholars on Sunday asked the federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments to allocate special funds for madrassas in their annual budgets. The convention, hosted...
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Free medical camp arranged in Kurram Agency

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Free medical camp arranged in Kurram Agency
The FATA Secretariat with the help of security forces arranged a free medical camp in Borki area of Kurram Agency on Saturday.
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6 electronics shops gutted in Charsadda

Date: 07 May, 2017

    6 electronics shops gutted in Charsadda
Six electronics shops were gutted when fire erupted in Dosehra Bazaar of Sardheri in Charsadda on Saturday night.
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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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