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  • Survey of damaged houses becomes a big source of corruption for Khyber admin: PTI Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader from the Khyber Agency Iqbal Afridi has alleged that massive corruption is being committed in the assessment surveys of demolished houses in the agency. Speaking at a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday here, he alleged that the surveying teams headed by political tehsildar Bara, Ghuncha Gul had been taking Rs100,000 as kickbacks from the tribesmen for including their houses in the lists....
  • JI set to march on Islamabad for Fata’s merger Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has once again reiterated its pledge to march on Islamabad if the federal government failed to merger Fata in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa till December 10. JI’s Fata chapter Ameer, Sardar Khan while addressing a news conference in Bajaur press club here on Monday said that the federal government was deliberately delaying the implementation of Fata reforms and was not serious in fulfilling its pledge made with the people of Fata....
  • Jailed Student under FCR yet to be released by SWA admin Students union of South Waziristan Agency on Friday staged protest demonstration against the arrest of a student of the University of Peshawar by the political administration under Frontier Crimes Regulation and demanded to release him immediately....
  • Gas leakage kills woman, her daughter in Parachinar A woman and her daughter died due to gas leakage in a house in Shingak area of Parachinar, Kurram Agency, on Saturday night....
  • Ahmedzai Wazir rejects reports of Taliban’s return to Wana The elders of Ahmedzai Wazir tribe of South Waziristan Agency have termed the reports of return of Taliban militants to the area as baseless....

FATA

Survey of damaged houses becomes a big source of corruption for Khyber admin: PTI

Date: 20 Nov, 2017

    Survey of damaged houses becomes a big source of corruption for Khyber admin: PTI
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader from the Khyber Agency Iqbal Afridi has alleged that massive corruption is being committed in the assessment surveys of demolished houses in the agency. Speaking at...
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JI set to march on Islamabad for Fata’s merger

Date: 20 Nov, 2017

    JI set to march on Islamabad for Fata’s merger
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has once again reiterated its pledge to march on Islamabad if the federal government failed to merger Fata in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa till December 10. JI’s Fata chapter Ameer,...
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Jailed Student under FCR yet to be released by SWA admin

Date: 19 Nov, 2017

    Jailed Student under FCR yet to be released by SWA admin
Students union of South Waziristan Agency on Friday staged protest demonstration against the arrest of a student of the University of Peshawar by the political administration under Frontier Crimes...
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Gas leakage kills woman, her daughter in Parachinar

Date: 19 Nov, 2017

    Gas leakage kills woman, her daughter in Parachinar
A woman and her daughter died due to gas leakage in a house in Shingak area of Parachinar, Kurram Agency, on Saturday night.
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Ahmedzai Wazir rejects reports of Taliban’s return to Wana

Date: 19 Nov, 2017

    Ahmedzai Wazir rejects reports of Taliban’s return to Wana
The elders of Ahmedzai Wazir tribe of South Waziristan Agency have termed the reports of return of Taliban militants to the area as baseless.
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Lack of schools deprive girls from education in war affected Garyum tehsil of NWA

Date: 18 Nov, 2017

    Lack of schools deprive girls from education in war affected Garyum tehsil of NWA
The people of Garyum tehsil of North Waziristan Agency have called upon the government to establish girls schools in the area.
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Returnees seek early completion of reconstruction, rehabilitation projects in Waziristan

Date: 18 Nov, 2017

    Returnees seek early completion of reconstruction, rehabilitation projects in Waziristan
The residents of North Waziristan have expressed concerns over the slow pace of reconstruction and rehabilitation work and demanded of the prime minister and governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to take...
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Tax on transportation of food items in Mohmand Agency withdrawn

Date: 18 Nov, 2017

    Tax on transportation of food items in Mohmand Agency withdrawn
The political administration has withdrawn tax on transportation of food items in Mohmand Agency.
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Sami demands Constitutional rights for people of Fata

Date: 17 Nov, 2017

    Sami demands Constitutional rights for people of Fata
Chief of his own faction of the Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam and veteran religious politician, Maulana Sami-ul-Haq has urged the government to give basic human rights to the people of Fata...
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JI announces long march on Islamabad for Fata’s merger

Date: 17 Nov, 2017

    JI announces long march on Islamabad for Fata’s merger
Addressing a joint news conference in Al-Markaz-e-Islami, the provincial headquarter of Jamaat-e-Islami, provincial ameer Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and Fata chapter ameer Sardar Khan said that the long march would...
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‘Verification process of blocked CNICs to complete in one-month’

Date: 17 Nov, 2017

    ‘Verification process of blocked CNICs to complete in one-month’
The political administration of Mohmand agency has said that the verification process of blocked computerized national identity cards (CNICs) will hopefully be completed in one-month period. An official of the...
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Displaced tribesmen from SWA seek early resettlement

Date: 17 Nov, 2017

    Displaced tribesmen from SWA seek early resettlement
The displaced tribesmen from the Mahsud-dominant Shaktoi and Bobar areas of South Waziristan have been complaining of poor arrangements at the Bakakhel camp. “There is acute shortage of basic human...
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Fata Reforms

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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