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Regional Passport office approved for Miran Shah

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Regional Passport office approved for Miran Shah
Approval has been granted for the establishment of regional passport office in Miran Shah area of North Waziristan agency. This was revealed by Member of National Assembly Muhammad Nazir in...
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‘Special designed police check posts being built along Fata-KP border’

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    ‘Special designed police check posts being built along Fata-KP border’
To check militants’ infiltration from the federally administered tribal areas into the settled districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the provincial government has started construction of 130 bomb-proof police check posts. Bilal...
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Mashal’s belongings handed over to family members

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Mashal’s belongings handed over to family members
The belongings of Mashal Khan, a student of the Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, who was lynched to death for allegedly posting blasphemous contents on social media, were handed...
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Iconic Pakistan cricket fan Amanullah Wazir passes away

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Iconic Pakistan cricket fan Amanullah Wazir passes away
Pakistani expatriate working in United Arab Emirates and a diehard fan of Pakistan cricket team Amanullah Wazir has passed away, his family sources revealed on Friday. Amanullah Wazir got fame...
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Hussain Nawaz appeared before JIT for fifth time

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Hussain Nawaz appeared before JIT for fifth time
Prime Minister’s Nawaz Sharif son Hussain Nawaz appeared on Friday for the fifth time before the Joint Investigation Team probing corruption charges against the Sharif family in the light...
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PM Nawaz, Ghani meet in Astana on sidelines of SCO

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    PM Nawaz, Ghani meet in Astana on sidelines of SCO
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that chief of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Maulana Fazalullah and other militants have operating their networks from across the...
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Bail denied to accused held in interest-based money lending

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Bail denied to accused held in interest-based money lending
A local court on Friday dismissed the bail applications of two accused allegedly involved in interest-based private money lending. The court presided over by Additional Sessions Judge, took up the...
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Five injured as car turns turtles in Jamrud

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Five injured as car turns turtles in Jamrud
At least five persons were injured when a motorcar turned turtles after the driver lost control over it in Ghundi, Mando Khel area of Jamrud subdivision on Friday, officials...
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Veterinary teams vaccinate affected cattle in Kurram Agency

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Veterinary teams vaccinate affected cattle in Kurram Agency
Following reports about outbreak of epidemic in livestock in Tawda Cheena area of Kurram Agency, medical teams have been dispatched to the affected area to control the outbreak, officials...
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KP government appoints eight vice chancellors at public sector universities

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    KP government appoints eight vice chancellors at public sector universities
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has issued a notification of appointment of eight vice chancellors of public sector universities.
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Daesh kills Chinese couple kidnapped from Balochistan

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Daesh kills Chinese couple kidnapped from Balochistan
The British media has reported that Daesh militant group has killed the Chinese couple kidnapped from Balochistan last month.
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Livestock Department sends vaccination team to Kurram village after outbreak of anthrax

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Livestock Department sends vaccination team to Kurram village after outbreak of anthrax
The political administration and Livestock Department have taken notice of outbreak of cattle disease in Toda Cheena area of Central Kurram Agency and sent a vaccination team to the...
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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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