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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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Rain washes out Australia, New Zealand match in ICC Champions Trophy

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Rain washes out Australia, New Zealand match in ICC Champions Trophy
Rain washed out the Group-A match between Australia and New Zealand in the ICC Champions Trophy played at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Friday. After winning the toss, New Zealand elected to...
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Health employees demand approval of professional allowance

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Health employees demand approval of professional allowance
The All-Government Employees Coordination Council on Friday asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to accept their demands before presenting the annual budget otherwise they threatened to launch protest drive across...
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Illegal weapons manufacturing factory raided, two arrested

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Illegal weapons manufacturing factory raided, two arrested
Police on Friday raided a factory manufacturing weapons without valid permit and arrested two accused, officials said. According to police officials, the raid was conducted in Hayatabad Industrial Estate....
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Imran warns protesting doctors not to blackmail KP govt on reforms

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Imran warns protesting doctors not to blackmail KP govt on reforms
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman, Imran Khan has categorically stated that stern actions would be taken against those creating hurdles in the implementation of health reforms in the province. In one of...
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JIT grills PM’s younger son Hasan Nawaz on Panama issue

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    JIT grills PM’s younger son Hasan Nawaz on Panama issue
The younger son of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Hasan Nawaz on Friday appeared before the Joint Investigation Team constituted by the Supreme Court probing corruption charges against Sharif...
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PSL gets Multan as sixth franchise for 3rd edition

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    PSL gets Multan as sixth franchise for 3rd edition
The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has finally got the sixth team for its third edition as Dubai-based Schon Group won the rights of the sixth franchise team of the...
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Two TTP commanders arrested in Charsadda, huge cache of explosives recovered

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Two TTP commanders arrested in Charsadda, huge cache of explosives recovered
Police during an intelligence-based operation recovered huge quantity of explosives and other ammunitions in Mandani area of district Charsadda, officials said here on Friday. District Police Officer, Charsadda, Sohail Khalid...
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‘Challan of Mashal’s murder case to be submitted in court within next 24 hours’

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    ‘Challan of Mashal’s murder case to be submitted in court within next 24 hours’
Rejecting reports about using delaying tactics in submission of challan of Mashal’s murder case, District Police Officer (DPO) Mardan Dr. Mian Saeed Ahmad has said that the joint investigation...
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Civil Society Organization demands end to child labor in KP

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Civil Society Organization demands end to child labor in KP
The CRM said the cases like the burning of Darwaish Khan would continue to happen until the government took serious interest in the effective enforcement of the prohibition of...
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Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education
A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government...
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KP people join boycott of buying fruits for 3 days

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    KP people join boycott of buying fruits for 3 days
Like other parts of the country, the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have also joined the three-day boycott of expensive fruits.
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PHC orders inclusion of Chitral’s Khowar language in next census

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    PHC orders inclusion of Chitral’s Khowar language in next census
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has ordered inclusion of Khowar language of Chitral in the census forms in the next census.
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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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