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Fata Parliamentarians to vote candidate who promise Fata reforms

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Fata Parliamentarians to vote candidate who promise Fata reforms
The elected representatives from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on Monday said they would candidate for prime minister slot who fulfill their demands regarding Fata reforms. Members national assembly Alhaj...
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Food insecure people number dropped in Fata: WFP

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Food insecure people number dropped in Fata: WFP
The food security situation of returned households to their place of origin in Pakistan’s FATA Agencies has improved significantly since 2014, revealed a new report released here Monday. The report...
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Trained police to regulate traffic in Khyber Agency

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Trained police to regulate traffic in Khyber Agency
The political administration on Monday started training the newly recruited traffic police to regulate traffic on roads in the Khyber Agency. The traffic police was recruited with an aim to...
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Transporters protest traffic police’s excesses

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Transporters protest traffic police’s excesses
Hundreds of passengers between Peshawar and Nowshera suffered badly after transporters observed strike on Monday in protest against traffic police. Drivers ferrying passengers from Peshawar to Nowshera complained that traffic...
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Heavy rain inundates area in Charsadda

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Heavy rain inundates area in Charsadda
Heavy overnight rain wreaked havoc on crops and properties in parts of Charsadda district where rainwater entered houses and shops in various areas. Rain water accumulated on roads and flood...
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‘Women disguises as actresses selling narcotics’

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    ‘Women disguises as actresses selling narcotics’
MIGORA, JULY 31: Residents of Marghuzar Town on Monday alleged that women pretending to be actresses were actually involved in narcotic smuggling in the area. Local elders told a...
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Dengue virus resurfaced in Peshawar, 40 admitted to KTH

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Dengue virus resurfaced in Peshawar, 40 admitted to KTH
As many as 40 patients were admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospital suffering from dengue fever on Monday. The patients were brought to the hospital from Tehkal locality confirming the...
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Two children die in road mishap

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Two children die in road mishap
Two children were killed while seven others wounded on Monday when a vehicle plunged into a ravin in Shewa tehsil of North Waziristan. According to local officials, the vehicle that...
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Opposition failed to nominate joint candidate for PM

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Opposition failed to nominate joint candidate for PM
Following disqualification of Mian Nawaz Sharif, five candidates have submitted their nomination papers at the assembly secretariat for the prime minister slot. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has nominated Shahid Khaqan...
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Casualties feared as Iraqi embassy attacked in Kabul

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Casualties feared as Iraqi embassy attacked in Kabul
Casualties feared as a ‘suicide car bomb attack’ targeted Iraqi embassy in Afghanistan capital, Kabul on Monday. The blast was followed by gun battle between the attackers and law enforcement...
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Free medical camp held for psychological patients in Parachinar

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Free medical camp held for psychological patients in Parachinar
A free medical camp held for psychological and mentally ill patients to provide psycho social support, to treat the severe mental disorder patients, and to raise awareness about mental...
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Political administration imposes curfew in Parachinar

Date: 31 Jul, 2017

    Political administration imposes curfew in Parachinar
The Kurram Agency political administration on Monday imposed a one-day curfew in Parachinar city, the administrative headquarters of the agency. Assistant political agent Akbar Iftikhar told TNN that the...
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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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