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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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Cantonment team win minorities’ cricket tournament in Peshawar

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Cantonment team win minorities’ cricket tournament in Peshawar
The Cantonment team has won the minorities’ cricket tournament in Peshawar here on Monday. The final match of the 5th Bishop Munawar Mall Shah Cricket Tournament
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Minor girl killed as lightning strike house in Buner

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Minor girl killed as lightning strike house in Buner
A four-year-old minor girl was killed as lightning struck a house during rain in Amluk Kalay of Nagri area in Buner here on Monday, police said
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Ronaldinho along with other footballers to visit Pakistan in July

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Ronaldinho along with other footballers to visit Pakistan in July
Brazilian renowned football legend Ronaldinho along with six other star footballers will visit Pakistan in July. Director General of ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor welcomed foreigner star players via...
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Sale of toy guns banned in Peshawar

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Sale of toy guns banned in Peshawar
The Peshawar district administration on Monday banned the sale of toy guns and aerial firing for a period of one month. Deputy Commissioner Saqib Aslam, purchase of toy guns under...
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Govt failed to fulfill promises made with Fata IDPs: Sardar Khan

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Govt failed to fulfill promises made with Fata IDPs: Sardar Khan
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) FATA Ameer, Sardar Khan on Monday criticized federal government for failure to its promises made with the Fata Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs)
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Cricket fans throng at Fakhar Zaman’s residence in Katlang

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Cricket fans throng at Fakhar Zaman’s residence in Katlang
A large number of people has gathered in Katlang at the residence of batsman Fakhar Zaman, who was declared as man of the match for his superb hundred against...
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Mardan: 49 cricket fans arrested for aerial firing to rejoice Pakistan victory

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Mardan: 49 cricket fans arrested for aerial firing to rejoice Pakistan victory
Mardan police on Monday arrested at least 49 people for resorting to aerial firing to celebrate Pakistan’s victory against arch rival India in the ICC Champion Trophy 2017 final...
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KP Govt assures protesting doctors to address their demands

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    KP Govt assures protesting doctors to address their demands
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department on Monday assured the protesting young doctors to address their demands within 10 days
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North Waziristan administration to reopen to Ghulam Khan border after Eid

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    North Waziristan administration to reopen to Ghulam Khan border after Eid
The North Waziristan Agency (NWA) political administration has announced to reopen the Pak-Afghan border crossing at Ghulam Khan for trade activities with Afghanistan after Eid-ul-Fitr
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Peshawar residents protest outside WAPDA House against power outages

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Peshawar residents protest outside WAPDA House against power outages
Residents of Peshawar on Monday staged a protest demonstration outside the WAPDA house against prolonged and unannounced load shedding in the rural areas of the city
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Weather turns pleasant after rain in parts of KP

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Weather turns pleasant after rain in parts of KP
Rain with thunderstorm lashed different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, turning weather pleasant and breaking week-long hot spell
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Pak-Afghan border in Kurram opened for trade activities

Date: 19 Jun, 2017

    Pak-Afghan border in Kurram opened for trade activities
After the announcement of the Foreign Office, the Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency has been opened for trade activities.
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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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