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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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Bannu residents rejects proposal to give Bakakhel tehsil status

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Bannu residents rejects proposal to give Bakakhel tehsil status
A large number of residents on Thursday staged a demonstration to protest government proposal to give tehsil status to Bakakhel area. The protest was stages outside Bannu Press Club and...
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Welfare Trust to finance orphan children’s education in Kurram

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Welfare Trust to finance orphan children’s education in Kurram
A welfare organization on in Kurram Agency announced on Thursday to finance educational expenses of orphan children. According to Lead Welfare Trust, it has admitted around 41 orphan children at...
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Ziaullah Afridi files application at Ehtesab Commission against CM

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Ziaullah Afridi files application at Ehtesab Commission against CM
Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Thursday submitted an application against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission for his alleged wrong doings in appointments. Afridi adopted that...
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Patients suffer as doctors boycott, lock OPD in Mardan hospital

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Patients suffer as doctors boycott, lock OPD in Mardan hospital
Hundreds of patients suffered at Mardan Medical Complex on Thursday as Young Doctors’ Association locked Out Patients Department to protest district nazim’s misbehavior with a senior doctor. Doctors in Mardan...
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Electricity crisis: Fata continue to suffer hours-long power outages

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Electricity crisis: Fata continue to suffer hours-long power outages
Resident of Federally Administered Tribal Areas continue to suffer due to hours long power outages as they are subjected 22 hours power suspension. The residents complained that meat they stored...
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Dengue outbreak: Shahram says 18 patients died in KP

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Dengue outbreak: Shahram says 18 patients died in KP
PESHAWAR: Provincial Health Minister Shahram Tarakai on Thursday said that 18 persons have so far been died due to dengue across the province. Briefing media persons here at his...
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PTI MPA’s nephew manhandles citizen

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    PTI MPA’s nephew manhandles citizen
Pakisan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Shah Faisal Khan’s security guard and nephew on Thursday allegedly tortured a resident. Talking to Tribal News Network, Ismail Khan said that he...
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PCB unveils World XI logo at Gaddafi Stadium

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    PCB unveils World XI logo at Gaddafi Stadium
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday unveiled logo for the upcoming World XI series against Pakistani cricket team at Gaddafi stadium. Addressing a press conference, PCB chairman Najam Sethi...
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Delay in NFC Award: KP convenes provincial finance ministers’ meeting

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Delay in NFC Award: KP convenes provincial finance ministers’ meeting
he Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday has decided to convene a meeting of all province to discuss delay in National Finance Commission Award. The NFC award has not...
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Mass protests in KP, Fata against Rohingya Muslims’ killings

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    Mass protests in KP, Fata against Rohingya Muslims’ killings
Mass protests continue in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata against killing of Myanmar’s Rohinya Muslims. Protest demonstrations were held in Peshawar by Islami Jamiat Talba, in Chitral, Mohmand Agency and...
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UNESCO, Italy joins hands to support girls’ right to education in Pakistan

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    UNESCO, Italy joins hands to support girls’ right to education in Pakistan
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Government of Italy on Thursday signed an agreement to support a project titled ‘Support to girls’ right to education...
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South Asia Religious Leaders’ Platform to Promote Children’s Rights  

Date: 07 Sep, 2017

    South Asia Religious Leaders’ Platform to Promote Children’s Rights  
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) South Asia launched the first South Asia Religious Leaders’ Platform for Children in Kathmandu. The launch brought together more than 30 influential leaders and...
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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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