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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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KP police demands Rs 3.46 billion for CPEC security

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    KP police demands Rs 3.46 billion for CPEC security
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has forwarded a summary to the provincial government demanding Rs 3.46 billion budget for the new security force formed for the protection of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...
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NAB arrests four fake Hajj operators plundering citizens in Charsadda

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    NAB arrests four fake Hajj operators plundering citizens in Charsadda
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested four fake Hajj operators involved in plundering a large number of people desirous of performing Hajj.
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Three robbers dressed in forces’ uniform arrested in Peshawar

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Three robbers dressed in forces’ uniform arrested in Peshawar
The Peshawar capital police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three robbers who used to plunder citizens and houses while wearing the security forces uniform
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Afghan President warns Taliban to embrace peace or face consequences

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Afghan President warns Taliban to embrace peace or face consequences
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday once again accused Pakistan of waging undeclared war against Afghanistan. Addressing Afghan Peace International Conference, Ghani issued an ultimatum to the Afghan Taliban...
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Opposition urges govt to call OIC conference over Middle East crisis

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Opposition urges govt to call OIC conference over Middle East crisis
The opposition parties in the National Assembly on Tuesday urged the federal government to call a conference of the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) to discuss the Middle East...
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Women protest against load-shedding in Lower Dir

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Women protest against load-shedding in Lower Dir
Score of women along with men came out of their homes and blocked the main Peshawar-Lower Dir road on Tuesday in protest against the continuous load-shedding and low electricity...
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Met Office predicts rain in parts of KP, Fata

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Met Office predicts rain in parts of KP, Fata
The Metrological Department has predicted rainfall in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata during the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, rain is expected in Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda,...
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Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, opt to field against England

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, opt to field against England
New Zealand have won the toss and elected to field first against England in the ICC Champion Trophy at Cardiff on Tuesday. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson invited England to...
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PM Nawaz directs for smooth supply of electricity during Ramazan

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    PM Nawaz directs for smooth supply of electricity during Ramazan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Water and Power to ensure smooth supply of electricity and avoid unscheduled load-shedding anywhere in the country during the...
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Martial Arts player from Landikotal qualifies for World Karate Championship

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Martial Arts player from Landikotal qualifies for World Karate Championship
Martial Arts player from Landikotal, Ghani Khan Shinwari has qualified for the World Karate Championship scheduled to be held on June 28 in Kazakhstan
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Afghan Peace Conference gets underway amid surge in terror attacks

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Afghan Peace Conference gets underway amid surge in terror attacks
The multinational Peace Conference on Afghanistan has been started in Kabul on Tuesday in a bid to develop wider consensus on how to end an increasingly deadly conflict in...
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Wahab Riaz out of Champions Trophy with ankle injury

Date: 06 Jun, 2017

    Wahab Riaz out of Champions Trophy with ankle injury
Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of rest of Champions Trophy after suffering ankle injury during match against India on Sunday.
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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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