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  • Senate Committee seeks report on Cess collection rules from Mines in Fata Senate Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions on Friday asked FATA Secretariat to submit a report within 15 days on the background and current rules applied in FATA regarding Cess collection from mines and minerals. The Committee observed that collection of CESS on mines and minerals by Political Agents administration is illegal because the CESS act has not yet been extended to FATA. ...
  • BLA commander surrenders in Quetta A group of Baloch rebels including a commander of Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) on Friday laid their weapons and surrendered to FC Madadgar Heaquarters Quetta. According an Inter Services Public Relations, commander Ainuddin of BLA surrendered to Security Forces during a ceremony....
  • Ziaullah submits reference against CM Khattak Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Friday submitted reference against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak accusing him of horse trading. The reference was submitted at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly secretariat at speaker’s office....
  • Dengue outbreak: Tehkal residents protest govt’s failure as 700 infected The unprepared Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department seems unable to control the outbreak of dengue fever as 700 patients have been tested positive since last one month. According to official of Khyber Teaching Hospital, around 3000 patients are brought to the hospital of which 700 were tested dengue positive....
  • Nabi seeks MNA, PA support to feature in national games Muhammad Nabi has appealed political agent of Khyber Agency and member National Assembly Nasir Khan Afridi to support him play the National Karate Championship. Talking to Tribal News Network, he said that he had won gold medal several times in national level championship....

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Summer vacations: Private schools asked to stay close

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Summer vacations: Private schools asked to stay close
Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Peshawar on Thursday asked private educational institutions to obey government notification of summer vacations and shut down schools immediately.
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No high school for girls and boys in entire Ambar tehsil

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    No high school for girls and boys in entire Ambar tehsil
Hundreds of girl and boy students of Ambar tehsil of Lower Mohmand Agency are forced to say goodbye to education after passing middle school examinations as there is no...
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Rikshaw cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Peshawar

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Rikshaw cylinder blast leaves six people injured in Peshawar
At least six people including two women and a child were injured when a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder of a rickshaw exploded in Ramdas area of Peshawar...
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Hot and dry weather predicted in KP, FATA

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Hot and dry weather predicted in KP, FATA
The Meteorological Department on Thursday predicted hot and dry weather in most parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal belt in the next 24 hours.
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Best Performance: Municipal body distributes cash prizes among workers

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Best Performance: Municipal body distributes cash prizes among workers
Mardan Teshil Municipal Committee on Thursday distributed cash prizes and certificates among the workers for their best performance and professional commitments.
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ICC Champions Trophy :England bowl first against Bangladesh in opening match

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    ICC Champions Trophy :England bowl first against Bangladesh in opening match
England has won the toss and decided to field first in the inaugural match of the Champions Trophy against Bangladesh at The Oval.
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Pakistani boy from Kurram Agency becomes honorary member of German Parliament

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Pakistani boy from Kurram Agency becomes honorary member of German Parliament
A Pakistani young boy Syed Kashif Kazmi, hailing from Kurram Agency, has become honorary member of German Parliament for four days for his enhanced political awareness and consciousness.
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Three injured in oil storage tank fire in Nowshera

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Three injured in oil storage tank fire in Nowshera
At least three persons were injured as a huge fire erupted at a oil storage tank in Nowshera's Taru Jabba on Thursday. Soon after the incident, rescue 1122...
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Jehangira faces power cut after grid station fire

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Jehangira faces power cut after grid station fire
The main grid station in Nowshera caught fire on Thursday morning, suspending electricity supply to Jehangira and the adjoining areas. PESCO officials said that the 132kV grid station in...
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President Mamnoon says FATA to be mainstreamed

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    President Mamnoon says FATA to be mainstreamed
President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday said that Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan will be brought into the mainstream in socio-economic uplift process at the national level....
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Water supply scheme inaugurated in Kurram

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Water supply scheme inaugurated in Kurram
A clean drinking water scheme was inaugurated in Woch Goodar area of Central Kurram Agency on Wednesday.
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Local person receiving Rs300 ‘tax’ from every vehicle passing from bridge in Chitral

Date: 01 Jun, 2017

    Local person receiving Rs300 ‘tax’ from every vehicle passing from bridge in Chitral
A person in Pastai area of Chitral is receiving Rs300 tax from every vehicle passing from the road, while the concerned authorities are not taking any action in this...
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Fata Reforms

  • FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

  • The pros and cons of extending superior courts to FATA

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been kept away from the country’s judicial system under Article 247 of the Constitution of Pakistan and all kinds of disputes are resolved under the centuries-old tribal system. The ongoing reforms process not only aims at bringing the tribal region into the national mainstream, but also bringing FATA […]

  • Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and a number of political parties have expressed reservations over the draft of the FATA reforms by the federal cabinet. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak says the federal government is not sincere in the reforms as it has brought forward some suggestions which are objectionable and against the Constitution. “We believe […]

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 […]

  • BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

    The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500 every three months. Like other parts of the country, this program has also been extended to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This women centric program has […]

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