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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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Tobacco dealers urge KP Govt not to impose additional taxes

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Tobacco dealers urge KP Govt not to impose additional taxes
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tobacco Dealers Association on Wednesday demanded of the provincial government to not impose additional taxes on tobacco
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UNHCR launches center for refugees and migration studies in Balochistan University

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    UNHCR launches center for refugees and migration studies in Balochistan University
he UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed a partnership agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on Wednesday.
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Amir Muqam asks US envoy to reconsider immigration policy regarding Pakistan

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Amir Muqam asks US envoy to reconsider immigration policy regarding Pakistan
Engineer Amir Muqam, adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Wednesday called on U.S. Consul General Raymond McGrath in Islamabad and asked to reconsider the immigration policy regarding Pakistan
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D. I. Khan TMA workers protest nonpayment of salary

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    D. I. Khan TMA workers protest nonpayment of salary
Dera Ismail Khan tehsil municipal administration employees staged a protest demonstration against nonpayment of salary. Large number of TMA workers participated in the protest demonstration at the Sabzi Mandi staff...
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Champions Trophy: South Africa win toss, opt to bat against Pakistan

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: South Africa win toss, opt to bat against Pakistan
BIRMINGHAM, 07 June: South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan in group-B match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at Birmingham on Wednesday. South...
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KP Govt announces 10pc increase in salaries, pension of govt employees

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    KP Govt announces 10pc increase in salaries, pension of govt employees
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday unveiled Rs 603 billion tax free budget and announced 10 percent increase in salaries and pension of the government employees for fiscal year...
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Welfare Organization distributes food items, clothes among orphans in Central Kurram

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Welfare Organization distributes food items, clothes among orphans in Central Kurram
Millat Sahara Foundation, a welfare organization has distributed goods and clothes for Ramazan and Eid among 100 poor and orphan children in Ali Shaerzai area of Central Kurram Agency
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Contractors accuses Public Health XN of corruption, demands termination

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Contractors accuses Public Health XN of corruption, demands termination
The public sector contractors of Khyber Agency on Wednesday alleged that XN of the Public Health Engineering department is involved in corruption and demanded his termination
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One killed, several injured in attacks on Iran’s parliament, Khomeini’s mausoleum

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    One killed, several injured in attacks on Iran’s parliament, Khomeini’s mausoleum
At least one person was killed and several others wounded in two separate incidents after armed men stormed Iranian parliament building and the mausoleum of revolutionary founder Ayatullah Khomeini
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Police tortures labourer to death in Chitral

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Police tortures labourer to death in Chitral
A labourer was allegedly beat and tortured to death by local police in Taral area of Chitral, local people informed. According to local people, the deceased, resident of Barayar Khoon...
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Champions Trophy: Pakistan to face South Africa today

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Pakistan to face South Africa today
Pakistan will take on South Africa in their second and must-win match in the ICC Champions Trophy, at Birmingham today. The match will begin at 5:30pm Pakistan Standard Time...
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Rain predicted in KP, FATA

Date: 07 Jun, 2017

    Rain predicted in KP, FATA
The Metrological Department has predicted rain in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during the next 24 hours.
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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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