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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 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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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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