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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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Pakistan thrashes India by 180 runs to claim ICC Champions Trophy

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan thrashes India by 180 runs to claim ICC Champions Trophy
Pakistan thrashed archrival India by 180 runs in a thriller to clinch the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 title at London's Oval ground on Sunday
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Teenager lost eyesight in toy bomb explosion in Kurram Agency

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Teenager lost eyesight in toy bomb explosion in Kurram Agency
A teenager, Sabeel, 11, has lost his eyesight and both hands in a toy bomb explosion some time ago in Kurram Agency
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Pakistan set 339-run target for India in Champions Trophy final

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Pakistan set 339-run target for India in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan has set 339-run target for India to win the ICC Champions Trophy final being played at London's Oval ground on Sunday
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Formula Milk companies bound to highlight importance of breastfeeding

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Formula Milk companies bound to highlight importance of breastfeeding
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has directed the infant formula milk manufacturing companies to ensure writing a message regarding the importance of breastfeeding on milk packs within 60 days
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Low voltage and load shedding irks tribesmen in Mohmand

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Low voltage and load shedding irks tribesmen in Mohmand
Over 20 hour daily load shedding and low voltage in Ghalanai and adjoining areas have piled misery for the residents as they have to buy drinking water from private...
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Suspension of mobile phone services creates problems for tribesmen

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Suspension of mobile phone services creates problems for tribesmen
Mobile phone service still not restored after passing 3 months in the tribal region causing worse effect on the tribesmen and business activities in the tribal region.
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Chaman border villagers start returning to homes after cross-border attack

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Chaman border villagers start returning to homes after cross-border attack
Residents of Kalay Jahangir and Kalay Luqman villages in Chaman near the Pak-Afghan border have started returning to their homes after fleeing as a result of cross-border attack on...
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Goods worth millions of rupees gutted in hospital fire in Wana

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Goods worth millions of rupees gutted in hospital fire in Wana
Goods worth millions of rupees were gutted as fire broke out in the South Waziristan Agency headquarter hospital in Wana on Saturday night, hospital administration said
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Bannu shoe market business suffer due to IDPs return

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Bannu shoe market business suffer due to IDPs return
The return of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Bannu’s Bakakhel camp has affected business activities in the city especially the shoe (chappal) market has suffered...
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Rain predicted in parts of KP, FATA

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Rain predicted in parts of KP, FATA
The weather department on Sunday forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers at isolated places of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during the next 24 hours.
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Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Two Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan
Two Pakistani diplomats, based in the Consulate General of Pakistan in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, went missing on June 16 while traveling to Pakistan by road.
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BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    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...
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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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