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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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Karachi Shipyard to build indigenous Offshore Patrol Vessel for Pak Navy

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Karachi Shipyard to build indigenous Offshore Patrol Vessel for Pak Navy
With the help from Damen Shipyard of The Netherlands, the Karachi Shipyard will build an indigenous Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Pakistan Navy
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Pakistan thrashes England to qualify for Champions Trophy final

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan thrashes England to qualify for Champions Trophy final
Pakistan thrashed England by eight wickets after a stunning bowling performance in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final at Cardiff and powered into the final to be played on Sunday
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Australia announces $ 18 million to support polio eradication

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Australia announces $ 18 million to support polio eradication
Australian government has announced new grants to support polio eradication efforts of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)
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Champions Trophy: Pakistan bowl out England for 211 runs

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Pakistan bowl out England for 211 runs
Pakistani bowlers performed impressively and bowled out the England team for only 211 runs in the ICC Champions Trophy semifinal at Cardiff here on Wednesday
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Security tighten following reports of arms, explosives smuggling in Jamrud

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Security tighten following reports of arms, explosives smuggling in Jamrud
JAMRUD, 14 June: The security at check posts have been put on high alert following reports that explosives and arms has been smuggled in heavy vehicles carrying items in...
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PHC heard plea seeking transfer of Mashal Khan lynching case from Mardan

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    PHC heard plea seeking transfer of Mashal Khan lynching case from Mardan
Peshawar High Court has issued notice to the Advocate General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to appear before the court on Thursday to comment on application seeking to transfer Mahsal Khan...
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Fata students to stage sit-in against delay in Fata reforms on June 19

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Fata students to stage sit-in against delay in Fata reforms on June 19
The Fata Students Organization (FSO) on Wednesday announced a sit-in against delay in Fata reforms implementation process in the front of governor house on June 19
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Buner villagers breaks fast together

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Buner villagers breaks fast together
A non-governmental organization of youths had organized Iftari where hundreds of villagers including elders and youngsters supped together at the Battai Kalay in Pir Baba area of Buner district
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Senator Talha to look after the family of slain journalist

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Senator Talha to look after the family of slain journalist
Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) Senator from Haripur, Talha Mehmood on Wednesday announced to take responsibility to look after the deceased journalist Bakhshish Elahi’s family for life time
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YDA storms HMC’s OPD as protest continues on 23rd day in Peshawar

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    YDA storms HMC’s OPD as protest continues on 23rd day in Peshawar
Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Wednesday stormed the outpatient department (OPD) of the Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) in Peshawar as they continued their protest on 23rd day
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Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl against England

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl against England
Pakistan have won the toss and decided to bowl first against England in the first semifinal of Champions Trophy 2017 at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff here on Wednesday
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Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet in Peshawar for Eid moon-sighting

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet in Peshawar for Eid moon-sighting
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will hold its meeting in Peshawar for moon sighting for Eidul Fitr.
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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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