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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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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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