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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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Champions Trophy: India thrashes Bangladesh to play against Pakistan in final

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Champions Trophy: India thrashes Bangladesh to play against Pakistan in final
India on Thursday thrashed Bangladesh by nine wickets in the second semifinal to qualify for the ICC Champions Trophy final to be played on Sunday between arch rivals
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Three police personnel killed in attack on police van in Peshawar

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Three police personnel killed in attack on police van in Peshawar
At least three police personnel were killed and another sustained injuries in the attack on a police van in Chamkani area of Peshawar here on Thursday night
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KP govt has no objection over transferring Mashal Khan murder case from Mardan

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    KP govt has no objection over transferring Mashal Khan murder case from Mardan
Advocate General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday apprised the Peshawar High Court (PHC) that the provincial government had no objection over the transfer of Mashal Khan murder case from...
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Opponents’ allegations, conspiracies to end up in ashes: PM Nawaz

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Opponents’ allegations, conspiracies to end up in ashes: PM Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said that all the allegations and conspiracies of opponents would end up in ashes adding that he he has accounted for every penny...
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Milk-testing laboratory set up in D. I. Khan

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Milk-testing laboratory set up in D. I. Khan
The first ever milk-testing laboratory has been set up in Dera Ismail Khan to analyze scientifically the use of chemical, water or other harmful ingredients in milk
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Two killed in motorcycles collision in Mardan

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Two killed in motorcycles collision in Mardan
At least two people were killed when a motorcycle collided with another motorbike coming from opposition side on Mardan-Swabi road near Baghicha Dheri village on Thursday
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Shortage of clean drinking water causing miseries for Jamrud residents

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Shortage of clean drinking water causing miseries for Jamrud residents
The residents of Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency are facing severe miseries due to shortage of clean drinking water. Residents of Surkamar, Azghumela complained that a natural water spring...
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Faulty PTCL Exchange causing problems for locals in Kurram Agency

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Faulty PTCL Exchange causing problems for locals in Kurram Agency
The citizens of Charkhikhel area of Kurram Agency have got deprived of Internet facility for the last eight year due to technical fault in the PTCL Exchange causing several...
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11 suspects arrested during joint operation in Charsadda

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    11 suspects arrested during joint operation in Charsadda
At least eleven suspected persons including three criminals were arrested during a joint search and strike operation of police and security forces in Tangi and Mandani areas of Charsadda...
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C&W department accountant held over corruption charges in Hangu

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    C&W department accountant held over corruption charges in Hangu
Anti Corruption Department (ACD) on Thursday arrested an accountant of Communication and Works (C&W) Department on charge of demanding and accepting bribes from contractors
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PM Nawaz appears before Panamagate JIT probing Sharif family’s assets

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    PM Nawaz appears before Panamagate JIT probing Sharif family’s assets
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), set up by the Supreme Court to probe premier's family offshore properties abroad
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Khyber Agency win National Football tournament

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Khyber Agency win National Football tournament
Khyber Agency has won the National Football Tournament held at Gujranwala. As per details, Khyber Agency football team defeated Gujranwala team by 10:09 goals
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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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