FATA & KP News – Latest News from Fata & KP at Radio TNN

 Breaking News

FATA

Power outages: Doctors, paramedics shut down hospital in Khyber

Power outages: Doctors, paramedics shut down hospital in Khyber
July 17, 2017

PESHAWAR: The incessant and unscheduled power outages forced doctors and paramedical staff in Khyber Agency on Monday to completely closed Agency Headquarters Hospital.

They wore armband and staged a sit-in outside the hospital claiming that patients as well the staffers of the hospital were faced with problems due to prolonged power outages.

They claimed that they were subjected to 15 hours power outages and despite several demands and protests the duration was not reduced.

The protesters said that vaccines worth hundreds of thousands rupees could become unusable due to prolonged power outages.

They also said that patients and their attendants bring torches and use hand fans to the hospital due to power outages. The protesters refused to disperse and start working despite assurance by political moharrar Irshad Mohmand that duration of power outages would be reduced.

The patients were the sole sufferers who demanded that if power was supplied during OPD timings then the protesting doctors have no right to lock the hospital.

Comments

Related Articles

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Like Us On Facebook

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 […]

Follow us on twitter

Archives

September 2017
M T W T F S S
« Aug    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930