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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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Pakistan cruise into ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan cruise into ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final
Pakistan cruised into the Semi Final of the ICC Champions Trophy by beating Sri Lanka by three wickets in their last group match played in Cardiff, England on Monday....
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Journalists hold protest demos against Bakhshish’s killing

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Journalists hold protest demos against Bakhshish’s killing
Journalists’ on Monday staged protest demonstrations community across the country to condemn the assassination of their fellow media person Bakhshish Elahi, who was gunned down in Haripur by unknown...
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KP speaker constitutes parliamentary committee to probe BoK’s scam

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    KP speaker constitutes parliamentary committee to probe BoK’s scam
Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Asad Qaiser has formed a nine-member parliamentary committee to probe the Bank of Khyber scandal afresh, said an official notification issued here on...
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Hand grenades hurled at Police DSP’s house in Swabi

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Hand grenades hurled at Police DSP’s house in Swabi
Unidentified miscreants on Monday hurled two hand grenades into the house of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Izhar Shah but luckily nobody was hurt, police said. Police added that the...
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Patients, staff members suffer as Dogra hospital’s tube well out of order for two weeks

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Patients, staff members suffer as Dogra hospital’s tube well out of order for two weeks
Patients as well as medical and other staff at the Dogra Hospital in Bara subdivision of Khyber Agency have been facing acute shortage of water as the tube well,...
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Couple killed in name of honor in Orakzai agency

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Couple killed in name of honor in Orakzai agency
A couple was killed in the name of honor in Samana area of Orakzai tribal agency on Monday, local sources told TNN. According to them, one Soorat Rahman allegedly shot...
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Federal govt ignores Fata in PSDP: Senator

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Federal govt ignores Fata in PSDP: Senator
Member of Senate from Kurram Agency Sajjad Turi has said that the federal government once again ignored the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in the annual budget and did not...
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‘Child labor increased in Pakistan due to terrorism, natural disasters’

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    ‘Child labor increased in Pakistan due to terrorism, natural disasters’
A non-governmental organization working for the rights of children has said that the number of child labor in Pakistan has increased during the recent past citing terrorism and natural...
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Nawaz Sharif arrives in Saudi Arabia to mediate Gulf crises

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Nawaz Sharif arrives in Saudi Arabia to mediate Gulf crises
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday left for Saudi Arabia to mediate among the Gulf countries and help end the diplomatic crisis surrounding the region. Chief of Army Staff...
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Banks launched issuance of fresh currency notes service for Eid-ul-Fitr

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Banks launched issuance of fresh currency notes service for Eid-ul-Fitr
ISLAMABAD, 12 June: State Bank of Pakistan has launched SMS service which allows citizens to acquire new currency notes for Eid-ul-Fitr starting from June 12 on Monday (today). The...
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Karakoram Highway to remain closed for five days from tomorrow

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Karakoram Highway to remain closed for five days from tomorrow
The Karakoram Highway will remain closed for traffic from 5 am to 8 am in the morning from June 13 to 18 on account of construction work on Dasu...
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Five killed, five injured in separate road accidents in Shangla

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Five killed, five injured in separate road accidents in Shangla
At least five people were killed and five others wounded in two separate road accidents in Shangla on Sunday. As per the details, the first unfortunate incident occurred when...
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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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