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  • Talented Talha from Swat wants to excel in field of music Muhammad Talha, a talented FSc student from Swat, aims to excel in the field of music besides continuing his education....
  • Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP Unexpected heatwaves, floods, incessant deforestation and irregular urbanisation have rendered K-P extremely vulnerable to climate change. The average temperature of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased alarmingly by one degree Celsius since 2005 to 2015...
  • Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government primary school but after the construction of the boundary wall, it is almost difficult for them to reach school in time. Being a poor person, I cannot afford to arrange private transport for their pick and drop. I am totally clueless what to do,” a worried Riaz says...
  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province....
  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge....

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Talented Talha from Swat wants to excel in field of music

Date: 02 Jul, 2017

    Talented Talha from Swat wants to excel in field of music
Muhammad Talha, a talented FSc student from Swat, aims to excel in the field of music besides continuing his education.
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Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP

Date: 15 Jun, 2017

    Climate change remains a cloud on horizon in KP
Unexpected heatwaves, floods, incessant deforestation and irregular urbanisation have rendered K-P extremely vulnerable to climate change. The average temperature of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has increased alarmingly by one degree Celsius...
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Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education

Date: 02 Jun, 2017

    Construction of security wall around Hayatabad hinders children’s education
A dweller of Tajabad, Muhammad Riaz had no other option but to drop his two children from the primary school in Phase-III. “My sons were enrolled in the government...
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PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

Date: 15 May, 2017

    PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act
The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to...
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Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions
The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government...
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Getting CNICs remains a distant dream for ‘disowned’ transgender people in KP, FATA

Date: 02 Apr, 2017

    Getting CNICs remains a distant dream for ‘disowned’ transgender people in KP, FATA
The ruling of the Lahore High Court directing the federal government to include a separate column for trans people in the form being used in the ongoing Census process...
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Suicide or murder ? mystery behind the deaths of women remains unresolved in Swat

Date: 30 Mar, 2017

    Suicide or murder ? mystery behind the deaths of women remains unresolved in Swat
According to official records of police and data compiled by rights organizations, the practice of self-annihilation in the valley has reached to an alarming level particularly among womenfolk. The data...
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‘Having trans children is matter of shame for parents in FATA’

Date: 20 Mar, 2017

    ‘Having trans children is matter of shame for parents in FATA’
Sohana was 12,when she realized that she was not respected as a human being in her native village in Kurram tribal agency because of her gender. Therefore, ...
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From sowing to harvesting, women look after marijuana crops in Khyber Agency

Date: 01 Mar, 2017

    From sowing to harvesting, women look after marijuana crops in Khyber Agency
Tirah Maidan area of Bara sub-division in Khyber Agency is known for hashish production and many people in the area are directly or indirectly associated with this business.
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Increasing Bride Price (Walwar) Deprives Poor tribesmen From Entering Into Marriage In Kurram Agency

Date: 23 Feb, 2017

    Increasing Bride Price (Walwar) Deprives Poor tribesmen From Entering Into Marriage In Kurram Agency
By Ali Afzal, Mahrukh Jabeen, Women are regarded as a symbol of dignity and respect in the tribal society of Pakistan. It is mainly due to the teachings of...
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‘Forestation can check climate change impacts’

Date: 07 Feb, 2017

    ‘Forestation can check climate change impacts’
Global warming or climate change is the increase in the average temperature of the earth which is being observed during the past few years. Experts have largely been attributing...
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White Palace – One of the best tourism sites in scenic Swat Valley

Date: 02 Feb, 2017

    White Palace – One of the best tourism sites in scenic Swat Valley
The name “White Palace” has been given to it due to the white marbles used in its construction. The marbles used in the building are the same as used...
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Fata Reforms

  • Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

    Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

    The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

  • 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 […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

TDPs

  • 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 […]

  • Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

    According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous problems since their displacement. “We are given repatriation token six months ago but the repatriation process is not yet started,” said Usman, who is from Dande Darpakhel tribe of North […]

  • Residents of FATA demand counting of TDPs on basis of permanent addresses

    Like other parts of the country, the sixth population census was licked off in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on March 15 this year. The first phase of the census has been completed in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while one tribal district, Orakzai Agency, of Fata. The second phase of census is underway since […]

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