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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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JI asks CM Khattak to call APC over delay in Fata reforms

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    JI asks CM Khattak to call APC over delay in Fata reforms
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Fata chapter ameer, Sardar Khan has demanded of the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak to immediately call an All Parties Conference (APC) over the delay in...
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Bannu IDPs camp special police personnel protested against sacking

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Bannu IDPs camp special police personnel protested against sacking
The personnel of special police force formed for the security of North Wazirisan Agency (NWA) IDPs camp at Bannu, staged a protest demonstration against sacking by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...
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Blasts in funeral kills 18 in Kabul

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Blasts in funeral kills 18 in Kabul
At least 18 people were killed and 25 others wounded in three back to back explosions that rocked the funeral of Afghan parliament member Muhammad Alam's son who died...
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Four policemen suspended for prisoners escape from LRH

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Four policemen suspended for prisoners escape from LRH
At least four policemen were suspended after a murder accused managed to escape from their custody during treatment at Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar
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Eight arrested for profiteering in D. I. Khan

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Eight arrested for profiteering in D. I. Khan
Dera Ismail Khan district administration during the raid on fruits and vegetable market, arrested eight wholesale dealers for profiteering
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Khyber Agency tribal people directed to arrange security for mosques

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Khyber Agency tribal people directed to arrange security for mosques
The Khyber Agency political administration has directed tribal elders to ensure foolproof security arrangements on self-help basis at mosques for Taraweeh prayers
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JI youths alleges Town-I Nazim of not allowing cricket tournament at Gymkhana Ground

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    JI youths alleges Town-I Nazim of not allowing cricket tournament at Gymkhana Ground
PESHAWAR, 03 June: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Youth Organization strongly criticized the Peshawar Town-I Nazim for not allowing holding of cricket tournament at the Gymkhana ground. While addressing a news conference...
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KP Govt to terminate 500 security personnel hired for IDPs camp in Bannu

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    KP Govt to terminate 500 security personnel hired for IDPs camp in Bannu
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to terminate 500 personnel of special police force, appointed for the security of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) camp established...
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Sikh serving Muslims with yogurt drink for iftar in Peshawar

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Sikh serving Muslims with yogurt drink for iftar in Peshawar
Sahib Singh, a member of Sikh community in Peshawar serve more than 1000 Muslims with chilled yogurt drink and other edibles during iftar on daily basis in the holy...
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Khyber Agency night football tournament begins in Jamrud

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Khyber Agency night football tournament begins in Jamrud
The All Khyber Agency night football tournament started at the Jamrud Sports Complex on Friday night. Opening match of the tournament was being played between the Kharki Abad and Khyber...
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Unknown assailants shot dead man in Jamrud

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Unknown assailants shot dead man in Jamrud
Unknown assailants shot dead a man in Takhta Baig, Mulano Kalli of Jamrud tehsil in Khyber Agency during the wee hours here on Saturday
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Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, decides to field against South Africa

Date: 03 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, decides to field against South Africa
Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to field first against the top-ranked South Africa in their ICC Champions Trophy match at the Oval on Saturday
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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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