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Two security personnel die as census team vehicle plunges into ravine

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Two security personnel die as census team vehicle plunges into ravine
At least two security personnel were killed and two other people including the drive injured when a vehicle carrying census staff plunged into a deep ravine, police said here...
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50 protesting tribesmen arrested, hunger strike camp uprooted by political admin in Jamrud

Date: 12 May, 2017

    50 protesting tribesmen arrested, hunger strike camp uprooted by political admin in Jamrud
In what said to be a gross violation of basic human rights, the political authorities of Khyber Agency on Friday arrested 50 tribesmen who were protesting against unavailability of...
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Old enmity claims four lives in Tank

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Old enmity claims four lives in Tank
TANK, 12 May: As many as four people were killed and a passerby received injuries when two warring groups traded firing here on Friday, police said. Police added that...
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Traders, residents hold protest demo against excessive load shedding in DI Khan

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Traders, residents hold protest demo against excessive load shedding in DI Khan
Traders and local residents here on Friday staged a protest demonstration against excessive load shedding. The protesters gathered at the historic Chogala square and chanted slogans against Pesco authorities for...
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Class 5th annuals exams in public, private schools to be conducted under BISEP

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Class 5th annuals exams in public, private schools to be conducted under BISEP
The Class 5th annual examinations in all public and private schools in Khyber Agency will be conducted under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Peshawar (BISEP) from the...
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Nawaz Sharif, four CMs arrive in Beijing to attend OBOR forum

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Nawaz Sharif, four CMs arrive in Beijing to attend OBOR forum
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with four chief ministers arrived in Beijing on Friday to participate in the “One Belt, One Road (OBOR)” forum. According to a statement released...
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Two FC men injured in Afghan forces firing in Lower Kurram

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Two FC men injured in Afghan forces firing in Lower Kurram
Afghan forces opened unprovoked firing on Pakistani security forces in Lower Kurram Agency on Friday afternoon, which left two security personnel injured, officials of the political administration said. The officials...
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Terror bid foiled near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Terror bid foiled near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency
Security forces on Friday foiled a massive terror bid by detonating an explosive laden vehicle near the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency, officials said. Assistant Political Agent Shahid Ali Khan...
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25 killed as Ghafoor Haidri’s convoy hit by suicide bomber in Mastung

Date: 12 May, 2017

    25 killed as Ghafoor Haidri’s convoy hit by suicide bomber in Mastung
At least 25 people were killed and 35 others including Senate’s Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri injured when his convoy came under attack in Mastung district of Balochistan...
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INL funds construction of five company headquarters,33 Border outposts on Pak-Afghan border

Date: 12 May, 2017

    INL funds construction of five company headquarters,33 Border outposts on Pak-Afghan border
A meeting was held between Brig Muhammad Yousaf Majoka, DIG FC KP and Katie Stana, INL Director to mark the inauguration of Border Outpost Construction Project at General Headquarters,...
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PHC orders WWB to pay salaries to employees

Date: 12 May, 2017

    PHC orders WWB to pay salaries to employees
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has ordered the Workers Welfare Board (WWB) to pay one-year salaries to employees by 23 May.
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Funds released to nine sensitive districts ahead of monsoon rains

Date: 12 May, 2017

    Funds released to nine sensitive districts ahead of monsoon rains
Funds have been issued to nine sensitive districts, including Peshawar, for preventive measures ahead of the forthcoming monsoon rains which may cause floods.
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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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