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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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NA Speaker not allowing Fata lawmakers to participate in budget debate: Shahabuddin

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    NA Speaker not allowing Fata lawmakers to participate in budget debate: Shahabuddin
Member National Assembly from Bajaur Agency, Shahabuddin Khan has alleged that Speaker Ayaz Sadiq is giving him opportunity to participate in budget debate
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PTI announces first digital intra-party election on June 11

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    PTI announces first digital intra-party election on June 11
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Election Commissioner Azam Khan Swati on Thursday announced Intra-party election using modern technology on June 11
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Seven people injured in IED blast in Mamond, Bajaur Agency

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Seven people injured in IED blast in Mamond, Bajaur Agency
At least seven people were injured in a roadside improvised explosives device (IED) explosion in Mamond tehsil of Bajaur Agency here on Thursday
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Rain expected in most parts of KP, Fata

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Rain expected in most parts of KP, Fata
The Metrological Department has predicted rain in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata during the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, rainfall with winds are expected in Peshawar,...
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KP govt launches tele-farming program for farmers counseling

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    KP govt launches tele-farming program for farmers counseling
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched a tele-farming program where agriculture experts would give valuable advises to farmers via telephone
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SBP introduces SMS service for new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    SBP introduces SMS service for new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has introduced a SMS service to provide customers with new currency notes on Eid-ul-Fitar. The notes would be available at the designated branches of...
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Four police stations’ SHOs transferred over poor performance in D. I. Khan

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Four police stations’ SHOs transferred over poor performance in D. I. Khan
PESHAWAR, 08 June: Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Salahuddin Mehsud on Thursday transferred Stations House Officers (SHOs) of four police stations in Dera Ismail Khan over poor performance...
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Summer heat dries up wells, triggers drinking water crisis in Katlang, Mardan

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Summer heat dries up wells, triggers drinking water crisis in Katlang, Mardan
Wells in Sango village of Katlang tehsil in Mardan district have dried up creating a drinking water crisis in the locality where locals are largely dependent on underground sources...
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NA body recommends HEC to rename universities after national heroes

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    NA body recommends HEC to rename universities after national heroes
The National Assembly standing committee on Federal Education and Professional Training has recommended the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to rename the universities established on the names of elders of...
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Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field against India

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field against India
Sri Lanka has won the toss and elected to field first against India in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Group-B match at the Oval on Thursday
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Army operation denied establishment of ISIS foothold in Balochistan: ISPR

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    Army operation denied establishment of ISIS foothold in Balochistan: ISPR
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday released further details of secret information based counterterrorism operation that was recently carried out in Mastung area of Balochistan
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KP government to form judicial commission to probe Dargai firing incident

Date: 08 Jun, 2017

    KP government to form judicial commission to probe Dargai firing incident
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to form a judicial commission to probe the incident of firing on protesters by the security personnel in Dargai.
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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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