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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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Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs

Date: 07 May, 2017

    Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs
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,...
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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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Fata Reforms

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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