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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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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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