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  • Senate Committee seeks report on Cess collection rules from Mines in Fata Senate Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions on Friday asked FATA Secretariat to submit a report within 15 days on the background and current rules applied in FATA regarding Cess collection from mines and minerals. The Committee observed that collection of CESS on mines and minerals by Political Agents administration is illegal because the CESS act has not yet been extended to FATA. ...
  • BLA commander surrenders in Quetta A group of Baloch rebels including a commander of Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) on Friday laid their weapons and surrendered to FC Madadgar Heaquarters Quetta. According an Inter Services Public Relations, commander Ainuddin of BLA surrendered to Security Forces during a ceremony....
  • Ziaullah submits reference against CM Khattak Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Friday submitted reference against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak accusing him of horse trading. The reference was submitted at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly secretariat at speaker’s office....
  • Dengue outbreak: Tehkal residents protest govt’s failure as 700 infected The unprepared Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department seems unable to control the outbreak of dengue fever as 700 patients have been tested positive since last one month. According to official of Khyber Teaching Hospital, around 3000 patients are brought to the hospital of which 700 were tested dengue positive....
  • Nabi seeks MNA, PA support to feature in national games Muhammad Nabi has appealed political agent of Khyber Agency and member National Assembly Nasir Khan Afridi to support him play the National Karate Championship. Talking to Tribal News Network, he said that he had won gold medal several times in national level championship....

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Policeman shot dead in Bannu

Date: 16 Aug, 2017

    Policeman shot dead in Bannu
A policeman was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Bannu on Wednesday.
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North Waziristan shopkeepers launch sit-in against non-payment of compensation

Date: 15 Aug, 2017

    North Waziristan shopkeepers launch sit-in against non-payment of compensation
Score of shopkeepers of Zafar Town of North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday launched a protest sit-in in front of Bannu press club against non-payment of compensation
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Malakand, Bannu Education Boards announce intermediate results

Date: 05 Aug, 2017

    Malakand, Bannu Education Boards announce intermediate results
The Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education Malakand and Bannu have announced results of intermediate (1st year and 2nd year) exams.
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Eunuchs protest in Bannu against imposition of ban on music programmes

Date: 04 Aug, 2017

    Eunuchs protest in Bannu against imposition of ban on music programmes
Eunuchs staged protest demonstration in Bannu on Thursday against imposition of ban on DJ music programmes in the district.
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Two killed, three injured in separate roof collapse accidents

Date: 02 Aug, 2017

    Two killed, three injured in separate roof collapse accidents
At least two persons were killed and three others wounded in two separate roof collapse accidents in Chardadda and Bannu following heavy rains in the districts on Wednesday....
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Two children drown in Kurrami River in Bannu

Date: 23 Jul, 2017

    Two children drown in Kurrami River in Bannu
Two children drowned while swimming in Kurrami River in the remote Darma Khel Noorani area of Bannu, police said on Sunday. Police said that relatives of the deceased children...
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North Waziristan elders seek removal of political agent

Date: 15 Jul, 2017

    North Waziristan elders seek removal of political agent
The tribal elders of North Waziristan Agency have demanded the government to remove Political Agent Kamran Afridi.
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Two dead bodies found in Bannu

Date: 02 Jul, 2017

    Two dead bodies found in Bannu
Two dead bodies of unidentified persons were found in Bannu on Saturday.
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Tailors start over charging for stitching clothes before Eid

Date: 22 Jun, 2017

    Tailors start over charging for stitching clothes before Eid
In a clear violation of the district administration rates list, tailors have started overcharging customers for stitching clothes before Eid-ul-Fitr in Bannu. The tailors have fixed their own rates...
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Bannu shoe market business suffer due to IDPs return

Date: 18 Jun, 2017

    Bannu shoe market business suffer due to IDPs return
The return of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Bannu’s Bakakhel camp has affected business activities in the city especially the shoe (chappal) market has suffered...
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Wanted militant commander arrested in Bannu

Date: 12 Jun, 2017

    Wanted militant commander arrested in Bannu
Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a key militant commander of banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), allegedly involved in around eight different acts of terrorism
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Sacked personnel of Special Police Force Bannu demand restoration

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Sacked personnel of Special Police Force Bannu demand restoration
Sacked personnel of Special Police Force of Bannu on Monday staged a protest demonstration against their termination outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly. The protesters demanded of the provincial government to...
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Fata Reforms

  • FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

  • 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 […]

  • Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and a number of political parties have expressed reservations over the draft of the FATA reforms by the federal cabinet. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak says the federal government is not sincere in the reforms as it has brought forward some suggestions which are objectionable and against the Constitution. “We believe […]

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 […]

  • BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

    The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500 every three months. Like other parts of the country, this program has also been extended to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This women centric program has […]

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