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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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Champions Trophy: India set Pakistan 324-run target

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: India set Pakistan 324-run target
BIRMINGHAM, 04 June: India set 324 run target for Pakistan to chase in the first high-voltage ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match between arch rivals as the match was reduced...
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20 militants killed during security forces operation in Mastung

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    20 militants killed during security forces operation in Mastung
At least 20 militants were reportedly killed during security forces anti-terror operation in Mastung district of Balochistan on Sunday
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Fruits’ boycott campaign continues for 3rd day in Peshawar

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Fruits’ boycott campaign continues for 3rd day in Peshawar
The social-media drive campaign against inflated prices as like other parts of country, large number of people in Peshawar observed boycott of fruits on third consecutive day on Sunday
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Several militants killed, hideouts destroyed in airstrikes in Tirah Valley

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Several militants killed, hideouts destroyed in airstrikes in Tirah Valley
Several suspected militants were killed and hideouts were destroyed as Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jets pounded several militant hideouts in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency on Sunday, security...
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ICC Champions Trophy: Rain disrupts Pakistan-India match

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    ICC Champions Trophy: Rain disrupts Pakistan-India match
The fourth game of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 between Pakistan and India was stopped due to rain at Edgbaston Cricket Ground
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Met Office predicts hot, dry weather in KP, Fata

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Met Office predicts hot, dry weather in KP, Fata
Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday predicted that mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata during the next 24 hours
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Schools destroyed during military operation in Central Kurram still remain in ruins

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Schools destroyed during military operation in Central Kurram still remain in ruins
The six schools destroyed during military operation against militants in Torghar area of Central Kurram Agency are remained in ruins and need serious attention of the concerned authorities to...
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Torkham border briefly closed over security threats

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Torkham border briefly closed over security threats
Pakistan on Sunday morning closed the Torkham border crossing for few hours over security threats and reopened the crossing after search operation in the area, security sources said
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ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl against India

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl against India
Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 clash against arch rivals India at Birmingham
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Afghan govt should focus on country instead of blaming Pakistan: Maleeha

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Afghan govt should focus on country instead of blaming Pakistan: Maleeha
WASHINGTON, 04 June: Pakistan’s Ambassador to United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi has urged Afghanistan to focus on the country’s deteriorating security situation instead of blaming Pakistan. In an interview with...
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Kurram people seek opening of Pak-Afghan border

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Kurram people seek opening of Pak-Afghan border
The people of Kurram Agency are facing numerous difficulties due to closure of Pak-Afghan border since 16 February.
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Probe report says Mashal Khan was killed under a conspiracy

Date: 04 Jun, 2017

    Probe report says Mashal Khan was killed under a conspiracy
The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the murder of Mashal Khan, a student of Journalism Department of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, in its report has said he was...
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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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