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Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs

Date: 23 May, 2017

    Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs
Like other activities of life, sports activities also came to a halt in FATA due to law and order issues and the sports grounds presented a deserted look. However,...
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Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA

Date: 11 May, 2017

    Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA
After years of displacement and reconstruction in tribal areas, the government successfully conducted matriculation exams in FATA this year. The FATA people were jubilant over holding of matric exams...
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TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP

Date: 28 Mar, 2017

    TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP
The repatriation process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has entered its final stage. According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA),...
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Tribal farmers seek early revival of agriculture sector in areas of return

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Tribal farmers seek early revival of agriculture sector in areas of return
Nature has done great favors to the tribal areas of Pakistan. From high mountain peaks which get covered with snow in winter, to streams of fresh gushing water, from...
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Scarcity of clean drinking water annoy FATA returnees

Date: 07 Dec, 2016

    Scarcity of clean drinking water annoy FATA returnees
  The Fata disaster management authority (FDMA) claims that it has managed to repatriate 85% of the temporarily displaced families to their hometowns in different tribal agencies. It maintains that...
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Winter multiplies miseries of homeless TDPs

Date: 14 Nov, 2016

    Winter multiplies miseries of homeless TDPs
As per the numbers of FDMA, more than 82,000 families were displaced from their homes after the launch of Operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan. Out of these registered families,...
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Empowering Youth is inevitable for sustainable peace in FATA

Date: 24 Oct, 2016

    Empowering Youth is inevitable for sustainable peace in FATA
As a result of the militants’ insurgency and the subsequent efforts by the government to restore peace in the once troubled tribal agencies, thousands of families were forced to...
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The health sector in Fata was also badly affected due to the decade-long militancy

Date: 05 Sep, 2016

    The health sector in Fata was also badly affected due to the decade-long militancy
  In the beginning, Taliban started bombing government installations in an attempt to establish their presence in different tribal agencies. By doing so, they were trying to destabilize peace...
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A life of displacement: Minorities seek early return to FATA

Date: 09 Jul, 2016

    A life of displacement: Minorities seek early return to FATA
As the government started military action against Taliban to restore peace in the volatile tribal belt, hundreds of thousands of tribesmen, including minorities, were displaced from their homes.
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Owners of damaged houses in FATA call compensation amount ‘too little, too late’

Date: 23 May, 2016

    Owners of damaged houses in FATA call compensation amount ‘too little, too late’
The military offensives in tribal areas have brought peace back as the Taliban and other militant groups have been cleared from the Pak-Afghan border region. However, these operations and...
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FATA returnees are determined to send their children to schools despite all odds

Date: 15 Apr, 2016

    FATA returnees are determined to send their children to schools despite all odds
PESHAWAR: Militancy has brought nothing to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) but devastation and destruction. It destroyed the overall fabric of the tribal society. The tribal culture was ruined....
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Traders seek govt assistance for revival of commercial activities in FATA

Date: 12 Mar, 2016

    Traders seek govt assistance for revival of commercial activities in FATA
Contributors: Saleem Rehman, Shah Jee, Gohar Wazir and Nabi Jan Orakzai PESHAWAR, 10 March: People from the federally administered tribal areas who were forced to leave homes due to...
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  • 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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Fata Reforms

  • Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people   FATA, FATA Reforms, Reforms Committtee, FCR

    The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the successive governments also brought some changes in the controversial British-era law – the most important being the right to franchise in 1996 and political parties act extension to FATA in 2011. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

TDPs

  • Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs FATA, TDPs, TDPs Repatriation, Sports

    Like other activities of life, sports activities also came to a halt in FATA due to law and order issues and the sports grounds presented a deserted look. However, the situation changed swiftly after the return of local people and now the political administration, FATA Secretariat and people in their private capacity are organising sports […]

  • Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA

    After years of displacement and reconstruction in tribal areas, the government successfully conducted matriculation exams in FATA this year. The FATA people were jubilant over holding of matric exams in their areas after a long time However, the students from Mehsuds-inhabited areas of South Waziristan Agency had to attend their exam in Dera Ismail Khan […]

  • TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP FATA, TDPs, IDPs, IDPs Repatriation

    The repatriation process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has entered its final stage. According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), majority of the displaced families have so far been repatriated but still there are thousands of households who are still waiting for government’s approval to return […]

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