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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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Woman along with her children expelled from Shangla

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Woman along with her children expelled from Shangla
A woman belonging to Shangla has alleged that some influential people have expelled her along with her children from the district.
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Three terrorists arrested in Swabi

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Three terrorists arrested in Swabi
Swabi Police foiled a terrorism bid and arrested three terrorists on Friday.
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Seven killed as passenger vehicle falls into stream in Shangla

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Seven killed as passenger vehicle falls into stream in Shangla
Seven people, including two children, lost their lives and four others sustained injuries when a passenger vehicle fell into a stream in Bisham area of Shangla on Friday.
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Proclaimed offender arrested in Buner

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Proclaimed offender arrested in Buner
Buner Police arrested a proclaimed offender belonging to Swabi during a raid on Friday.
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Two women among three killed in firing on Chingchi rickshaw in Mardan

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Two women among three killed in firing on Chingchi rickshaw in Mardan
Three persons, including two women, were killed and a girl sustained injuries in firing on a Chingchi rickshaw in Mardan on Friday.
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Seven killed, four injured as passenger van plunges into river in Shangla

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Seven killed, four injured as passenger van plunges into river in Shangla
At least seven people including two children were killed and four others wounded when a passenger van fell into the river after a bridge collapse in Besham area of...
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Government, opposition in KP Assembly slam Centre for delaying FATA reforms

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Government, opposition in KP Assembly slam Centre for delaying FATA reforms
The members of treasury and opposition in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Thursday criticised the federal government for delaying merger of FATA with KP.
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KP government orders inquiry into irregularities in art festival

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    KP government orders inquiry into irregularities in art festival
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has ordered investigation into irregularities in the art festival organised by Tourism Department in May.
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KP CM approves compensation package for deceased doctors

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    KP CM approves compensation package for deceased doctors
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has approved compensation package for the families of seven doctors how died during duty.
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No school for girls or boys in Wrasta area of Central Kurram

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    No school for girls or boys in Wrasta area of Central Kurram
Hundreds of children in Wrasta area of Central Kurram Agency are deprived of education due to lack of any school for boys or girls in the area.
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Landikotal Club win volleyball tournament in Khyber Agency

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Landikotal Club win volleyball tournament in Khyber Agency
Landikotal Club have won the first All Khyber Agency Pakistan Paindabad Night Ramazan Volleyball Tournament.
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Shah Jee Gul announces to provide water tanker to Azgho Mela area

Date: 16 Jun, 2017

    Shah Jee Gul announces to provide water tanker to Azgho Mela area
Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Al-Haaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi has announced to provide a water tanker in Azgho Mela area of Sur Kamar on daily basis to...
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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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