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  • Khalil tribe’s people protest against ‘inadequate’ steps of KP government in controlling Dengue People hailing from the Khalil tribe on Monday here staged a protest demonstration against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for its failure in curbing the spread of dengue virus. The protesters blocked the University road for several hours and chanted slogans against the provincial government. They were of the view that the provincial government did not take timely and effective measures to control the outbreak of dengue fever, as a result, hundreds of people have been infected by the deadly disease....
  • Police arrest three ‘fraudster’ in Karak Police on Monday arrested three alleged fraudsters pretending themselves as government officials, officials said here. As per details, the Cantt police carried out a search operation after receiving intelligence information from secrete agencies. Officials added that weapons, fake national identity cards and service cards of different government departments were also recovered from the possession of the arrested individuals....
  • Mobile phone service likely to be suspended on Ashura day Police in the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is mulling to suspend mobile phone services on Ashura, officials said here on Monday. According to Capital City Police Officer Muhammad Tahir Khan, a formal request has been put up to the government and the interior ministry to suspend mobile phone service on Ashura day....
  • Fata Reforms to replace the ‘black law’ in tribal areas, says Governor Iqbal Jhagra Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that Frontier Crimes Regulation was a black law that would soon be abolished after the National Assembly pass Fata Reforms Bill....
  • PA Khyber releases fifth grader arrested under FCR The political administration on Monday released the fifth grader student who was arrested under Collective Responsibility Clause of Frontier Crimes Regulation following a bomb blast in Landi Kotal few days....

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Yasir Shah to play Caribbean Premier League

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Yasir Shah to play Caribbean Premier League
Trinbago Knight Riders has signed Pakistani leg spinner Yasir Shah as replacement for Shadab Khan for the remainder of Caribbean Premier League 2017. Yasir would play Indian film star Shah...
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17 kidnapped tourists from Khyber yet to be recovered

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    17 kidnapped tourists from Khyber yet to be recovered
The political administration still groping in the dark to locate the 17 tourists who were kidnapped the other day on gun point from Khyber Agency. The security agencies and...
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First Hajj return flights arrives BKIA two hours late

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    First Hajj return flights arrives BKIA two hours late
The first Hajj return flight arrived Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar nearly two hours late, causing immense inconvenience to the pilgrims. Civil Aviation officials at the airport said that three...
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Pakistan celebrates 52nd Defence Day, pays homage to war heroes

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Pakistan celebrates 52nd Defence Day, pays homage to war heroes
The nation pay homage to heroes of 1965 war on its 52nd Defence Day anniversary being celebrated with traditional fervor across the country on Wednesday. The day began with special...
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Protesters across KP denounce Myanmar’s persecution of Rohingya Muslims

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Protesters across KP denounce Myanmar’s persecution of Rohingya Muslims
Workers of different political parties, activists of civil societies and traders’ community on Wednesday staged protest demonstration against Muslims’ genocide in Myanmar. A protest was also held in Dir Upper...
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NEC rejects auction of plots allotted to educational institutions

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    NEC rejects auction of plots allotted to educational institutions
National Education Council on Wednesday rejected auction of plots allocated for educational institutions and demand implementation of approved policy in this regard. Addressing a press release here at...
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Govt decides to remove MD BoK

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Govt decides to remove MD BoK
Bowing under pressure from its ally Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government decided to serve show-cause notice to the Managing Director (MD) Bank of Khyber for...
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Swabi tehsil nazim removed in motion of no confidence

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Swabi tehsil nazim removed in motion of no confidence
Tehsil nazim of Swabi tehsil on Wednesday was removed through vote of no confidence with 16 votes out of total 22 against him. Naib nazim was also removed after 15...
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State responsible for protecting rights of Kalash women embracing Islam: HRCP

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    State responsible for protecting rights of Kalash women embracing Islam: HRCP
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) chairman Justice (Retd) Ali Nawaz Chohan said on Tuesday that protection of legal and other rights under Shariah of Kalash women embracing...
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UN chief asks Myanmar to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    UN chief asks Myanmar to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims
The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appealed to the Myanmar government to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims.
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Nation celebrates 52nd Defence Day with traditional enthusiasm

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Nation celebrates 52nd Defence Day with traditional enthusiasm
The 52nd Defence Day of Pakistan is being celebrated today (Wednesday) throughout the country with traditional zeal and enthusiasm.
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Bomb defused near girls school in FR Bannu

Date: 06 Sep, 2017

    Bomb defused near girls school in FR Bannu
The security forces foiled a terror bid by defusing an explosive device planted near a government girls primary school in Frontier Region (FR) Bannu Janikhel on Tuesday night.
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Fata Reforms

  • FATA Reforms: Registration of undocumented FATA land is uphill task for govt  

    The total area of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is about 27,000 square kilometres. Unlike other parts of the country, the people of FATA don’t possess the documented record of their lands and property. In the ongoing reform process, the government has proposed computerisation of land record in FATA.

  • Future of FATA reforms in wake of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

    The reforms process in FATA was initiated two years back on the direction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Recently the former cabinet of Nawaz Sharif had also approved the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.

    However, the cabinet was also dissolved with the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case of 28 July, 2017. The reforms process earlier faced hindrances due to opposition by certain political parties. The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the federal cabinet has served as a fresh blow to the already fragile reforms process.

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 […]

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