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JI threatens to leave KP coalition government on madrassas issue

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    JI threatens to leave KP coalition government on madrassas issue
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI)’s provincial leadership has threatened to part ways with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) over Madrassas registration issue. Addressing a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday, JI’s provincial Ameer...
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Fata Political Alliance to hold sit-ins after Eid against delay in reforms

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Fata Political Alliance to hold sit-ins after Eid against delay in reforms
The Fata Political Alliance on Monday announced to hold series of protest sit-ins in every tribal agency, Peshawar and Islamabad against delay in the implementation of reforms in Fata...
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Mashal’s father demands transfer of case from Mardan to Peshawar

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Mashal’s father demands transfer of case from Mardan to Peshawar
Mashal Khan’s father Muhammad Iqbal has requested the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to transfer his son’s murder case from Mardan to Peshawar High Court. Speaking at a news conference in Peshawar...
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Sacked personnel of Special Police Force Bannu demand restoration

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Sacked personnel of Special Police Force Bannu demand restoration
Sacked personnel of Special Police Force of Bannu on Monday staged a protest demonstration against their termination outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly. The protesters demanded of the provincial government to...
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Lawyers’ strike against Nihal Hashmi’s outburst affects litigants

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Lawyers’ strike against Nihal Hashmi’s outburst affects litigants
Legal fraternity of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday observed strike and boycotted courts’ proceedings as a protest against the outburst of PML-N leader Nihal Hashmi against judges of the Supreme...
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KP transgender community rejects Social Welfare department data of trans people

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    KP transgender community rejects Social Welfare department data of trans people
Members of transgender community on Monday rejected the statistics presented by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Social Welfare Department regarding the number of transgender people in the province and announced to...
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IG KP constitutes committee to ascertain police role in Mashal’s murder case

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    IG KP constitutes committee to ascertain police role in Mashal’s murder case
Inspector General Police (IGP), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Salahuddin Mehsud has constituted a committee to ascertain role of police officials in the murder case of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan student,...
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Six Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Qatar for ‘supporting terrorism’

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Six Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Qatar for ‘supporting terrorism’
Six Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen and Libya have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on allegation of supporting ‘terrorism’ and certain Islamic...
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Two Hazara community members gunned down in Quetta

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Two Hazara community members gunned down in Quetta
Unidentified gunmen killed two members of the Hazara community in Spini area of the provincial metropolis, police said here on Monday. According to police, the incident took place just before...
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Six abducted workers of Polish company recovered from SWA

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Six abducted workers of Polish company recovered from SWA
The six abducted Pakistani workers of a Polish oil and gas surveying company, who were kidnapped from FR Dera Ismail Khan six months ago, have been recovered on Sunday
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Govt approves construction of Kohat-D.I. Khan motorway

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Govt approves construction of Kohat-D.I. Khan motorway
ISLAMABAD, 05 June: The federal government has approved construction of 50 kilometers long Kohat-Dera Ismail Khan motorway. According to media reports, the National Highway Authority (NHA) will complete the...
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Rabid dog bites eight people in Kurram Agency

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Rabid dog bites eight people in Kurram Agency
A rabid dog bit eight persons, including five children and two women in Sadda area of Lower Kurram Agency on Sunday night. As per details, a rabid dog bit eight...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP

    Unexpected heatwaves, floods, incessant deforestation and irregular urbanisation have rendered K-P extremely vulnerable to climate change.
    The average temperature of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased alarmingly by one degree Celsius since 2005 to 2015

  • 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 primary school but after the construction of the boundary wall, it is almost difficult for them to reach school in time. Being a poor person, I cannot afford to arrange private transport for their pick and drop. I am totally clueless what to do,” a worried Riaz says

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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. […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

  • Future of Jirga system after implementation of FATA reforms

    Under the Pakhtun traditions, a Jirga is an assembly of tribal elders to resolve problems and disputes among rival parties. The Jirga system is in vogue in FATA since the known history and it is still the most effective tool to resolve disputes or issues. People also resort to Jirga system in FATA due to […]

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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