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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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Enrollment, literacy walk held at Landi Kotal

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Enrollment, literacy walk held at Landi Kotal
September 9: Agency Education Department on Saturday held an enrollment walk to create awareness among parents to enroll their children. The walk started from Government High School Landi Kotal and...
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PCB announces schedule of Sri Lanka Tour

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    PCB announces schedule of Sri Lanka Tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday announced schedule of the Sri Lanka Tour to Pakistan 2017 on Saturday . According to PCB, the series comprises of 2 Test...
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Man killed in landmine blast in South Waziristan

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Man killed in landmine blast in South Waziristan
A man was killed on Saturday in a landmine blast here at Ladha tehsil of South Waziristan Agency, the political administration said. According to local resident Meena Gul of...
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US asked to condition Afghanistan’s aid to recognition of Durand Line

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    US asked to condition Afghanistan’s aid to recognition of Durand Line
A US lawmaker told House Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs o condition its aid to Afghanistan on the recognition of the Durand Line as Kabul’s refusal to recognise it unsettles...
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Call for anti-dengue fumigation drive in Mohmand, first dengue case surfaced in DI Khan

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Call for anti-dengue fumigation drive in Mohmand, first dengue case surfaced in DI Khan
Residents of Mohmand Agency on Saturday demanded of the political administration to launch fumigation drive against Dengue across the agency. According to local resident a number of children have suffered...
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Madrassa administration apologises for burning seized music instruments in Landikotal

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Madrassa administration apologises for burning seized music instruments in Landikotal
The administration of a madrassa Landikotal, Khyber Agency on Friday set on fire music instruments seized during a raid on a musical function on the day of Eidul Azha.
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One killed, three injured as truck falls into river in Charsadda

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    One killed, three injured as truck falls into river in Charsadda
One person was killed and three others sustained injuries when a truck fell into Sardaryab river in Charsadda after collapse of a bridge on Friday night.
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Rain expected in parts of KP, FATA

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Rain expected in parts of KP, FATA
The Metrological Department has predicted cloudy weather and rain in some parts of Khyber Pakhtunkwha and FATA during the next 24 hours.
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South Waziristan administration starts payment of scholarship to students

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    South Waziristan administration starts payment of scholarship to students
The political administration of South Waziristan Agency has released annual scholarship for the students.
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Jirga reaches Afghanistan for release of 17 people kidnapped from Landikotal

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Jirga reaches Afghanistan for release of 17 people kidnapped from Landikotal
A seven-member tribal Jirga has reached Afghanistan to hold negotiations with the kidnappers to release 17 persons kidnapped from Landikotal, Khyber Agency.
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Shahid Afridi pulls out of Afghan cricket league

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Shahid Afridi pulls out of Afghan cricket league
Former captain Shahid Khan Afridi has pulled out of Shpageeza Cricket League in Afghanistan citing personal reasons.
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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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