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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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USAID announces Rs 3 billion for health sector in KP, Fata

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    USAID announces Rs 3 billion for health sector in KP, Fata
The United Stated agency for international development, USAID has announced to spend Rs 3 billion in health sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata including construction of a Burn Center...
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KP Govt announces to start work on Mass Transit Project in August

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    KP Govt announces to start work on Mass Transit Project in August
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced to start construction work on the Mass Transit Project in August this year
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China desires to mediate between Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve strained ties

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    China desires to mediate between Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve strained ties
China has expressed a desire to play mediator role between Pakistan and Afghanistan to improve the strained bilateral ties
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Battagram: Land affectees halt construction work on CPEC route, demands compensation

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Battagram: Land affectees halt construction work on CPEC route, demands compensation
The land affectees of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the delay in payment of compensation and forced the workers and engineers to...
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Drugs, arms recovered from Islamia College University professor’s car in Peshawar

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Drugs, arms recovered from Islamia College University professor’s car in Peshawar
An assistant professor of the Islamia College University in Peshawar was arrested on Tuesday after police recovered drugs and weapons from his car
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Drug addicts to be treated, rehabilitated at private hospital in Charsadda

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Drug addicts to be treated, rehabilitated at private hospital in Charsadda
The Charsadda police had booked a four-bedded ward at a private hospital for treatment of drug addicted people. DSP Iftikhar Shah on Monday evening formally inaugurated the ward where drug...
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Ten arrested in police crackdown on protesting doctors at HMC in Peshawar

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Ten arrested in police crackdown on protesting doctors at HMC in Peshawar
PESHAWAR, 13 June: Police on Tuesday launched crackdown against representatives of Young Doctors Association (YDA) and arrested ten doctors at Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar. As per details, police...
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Imran Khan re-elected PTI Chairman in intra-party polls

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Imran Khan re-elected PTI Chairman in intra-party polls
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder Imran Khan has been re-elected as Chairman of the party during intra-party elections
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Buner administration imposes ban on swimming in Stifa canal

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Buner administration imposes ban on swimming in Stifa canal
The Buner district administration has imposed ban on swimming without safety measures in Stifa Canal in Khudokhel tehsil in order to avoid any drowning incident
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Inquiry committee formed to probed into police, army personnel clash in Swabi

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Inquiry committee formed to probed into police, army personnel clash in Swabi
A joint inquiry committee was constituted to investigate into the clash between police officials and army personnel in Yar Hussain area of Swabi district on Sunday night
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Hailstorm damages crops, orchards in South Waziristan

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Hailstorm damages crops, orchards in South Waziristan
Standing crops and orchards were severely damaged as heavy rain and hailstorm hit South Waziristan Agency on Monday night.
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Militant commander killed in US drone attack in Kurram

Date: 13 Jun, 2017

    Militant commander killed in US drone attack in Kurram
A commander of a banned outfit was killed in a US drone attack in Speen Thall, situated on the border of Kurram Agency and Hangu district, on Monday night.
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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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