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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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Panama Leaks probe: JIT summons PM Sharif on Thursday

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Panama Leaks probe: JIT summons PM Sharif on Thursday
The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), probing the assets of the Prime Minister's family disclosed in Panama Papers, has issued summons to Nawaz Sharif to appear before the team on...
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India beat South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-final

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    India beat South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-final
Defending champions India swept into the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals by defeating South Africa in a must-win match at The Oval on Sunday.
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Women stage protest demo against water scarcity in Khyber Agency

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Women stage protest demo against water scarcity in Khyber Agency
A large number of women from Mulagori area of Khyber Agency on Sunday staged a protest demonstration against non availability of drinking water in the area.
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Not a single famous foreign doctor appointed in LRH, claims YDA

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Not a single famous foreign doctor appointed in LRH, claims YDA
Reacting to the recent appointment of foreign doctors in Lady Reading Hospital, Young Doctors Association (YDA) has said that not a single famous foreign qualified doctor has...
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Nine killed, 100 injured as weather wreaks havoc across Punjab

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Nine killed, 100 injured as weather wreaks havoc across Punjab
At least nine people including a woman were died and more than 100 injured as a result of last night rain-related incidents across Punjab.
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Champions Trophy: India decides to bowl first against S Africa

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: India decides to bowl first against S Africa
India captain Virat Kholi have won the toss and elected to field first in his side's do or die match against South Africa at ICC Champions Trophy at The...
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Rain break hot spell in KP

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Rain break hot spell in KP
Rain in Kohat, Hazara and Malakand Divisions on Sunday night broke the hot spell in the province, dipping the rising temperatures to many degrees.
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Nurse, Technician suspended over death of a child in Chitral

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Nurse, Technician suspended over death of a child in Chitral
Tehsil Headquarter Hospital Drosh Medical Superintendent Dr Yaqoob has suspended a nurse and technician for inadvertently treating a child who was died during treatment.
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Print journalist shot dead in Haripur

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Print journalist shot dead in Haripur
Unknown armed motorcyclists on Sunday gunned down a senior journalist in Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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Three policemen killed in Quetta firing

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Three policemen killed in Quetta firing
At least three policemen were martyred and another injured in a firing incident in as unidentified armed men opened fire at a checkpoint on Sariab Road in Quetta on...
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KP’s first DNA testing lab inaugurated at KMC

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    KP’s first DNA testing lab inaugurated at KMC
he Khyber Pakhtunkhwa first DNA testing laboratory was inaugurated at the Khyber Medical College (KMC) on Sunday. The laboratory has set up
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Second round of WAPDA Night Cricket Tournament begins in Nowshera

Date: 11 Jun, 2017

    Second round of WAPDA Night Cricket Tournament begins in Nowshera
The second round of WAPDA Night Super League Cricket Tournament has got underway in Nowshera.
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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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