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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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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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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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