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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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Fata students asks govt to take notice of corruption in Fata University

Date: 25 May, 2017

    Fata students asks govt to take notice of corruption in Fata University
The FATA Students Organization on Thursday asked the federal government to take notice of corruption and irregularities being carried out in the FATA University.
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Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process
Welcoming the federal cabinet approval of the Fata Reforms Committee’s recommendations, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak asked the federal government to address what he called ‘anomalies’ in the...
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Transgender community to be included in next population census

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Transgender community to be included in next population census
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the federal government and other relevant quarters to include the transgender community in the next national census starting in March. The court...
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PMLN, Fata announces to hold rally in favor of Fata merger in KP

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    PMLN, Fata announces to hold rally in favor of Fata merger in KP
Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Fata chapter has announced to take out a rally in Peshawar on Jan 10 to put pressure on its party leadership to expedite the Fata...
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SC orders government to hold population census from March 15 to May 15

Date: 01 Dec, 2016

    SC orders government to hold population census from March 15 to May 15
The Supreme Court has directed the federal government to hold population census in the country within two months from March 15 to May 15, 2017. A three-member bench of the...
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Property dealers protest against 25% raise in transfer fee

Date: 22 Nov, 2016

    Property dealers protest against 25% raise in transfer fee
To protest against the 25 percent increase in the tax levied on transfer of immovable properties, people associated with the real estate business staged a protest demonstration here outside...
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KP government finalizes list of 24 demands to sent to Center for province’s rights

Date: 14 Nov, 2016

    KP government finalizes list of 24 demands to sent to Center for province’s rights
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has prepared a list of 24 demands pertaining to the rights of the province which would be sent to the Federal Government. The list was finalized...
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JI convenes APC on CPEC’s western route, KP’s share on Nov 15

Date: 13 Nov, 2016

    JI convenes APC on CPEC’s western route, KP’s share on Nov 15
Jamaat-e-Islami, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to hold an All-Parties Conference (APC) to build consensus among the political leadership regarding the province’s due share in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and...
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KP governor inaugurates Implementation Unit in Fata secretariat to execute reforms agenda

Date: 10 Nov, 2016

    KP governor inaugurates Implementation Unit in Fata secretariat to execute reforms agenda
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has inaugurated an Implementation Unit at the Fata secretariat to execute the proposed reforms in the federally administered tribal areas. According to officials...
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KP asks federal government to release funds for reconstruction of schools damaged in Oct 2005 earthquake

Date: 15 Oct, 2016

    KP asks federal government to release funds for reconstruction of schools damaged in Oct 2005 earthquake
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has asked the federal government to release funds it had pledged for the reconstruction of educational institutions damaged in the 2005 devastating earthquake. The demand has...
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PM fails to honor his promises on CPEC’s western route: Asfandyar

Date: 04 Oct, 2016

    PM fails to honor his promises on CPEC’s western route: Asfandyar
The Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has said the federal government cheated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) issue. Addressing a public meeting here...
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Joint protest demo held against federal govt for not giving due share to KP in CPEC

Date: 27 Sep, 2016

    Joint protest demo held against federal govt for not giving due share to KP in CPEC
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek, Mazdoor Kisan Party and Awami National Party (Wali) on Tuesday staged a joint protest demonstration against the federal government for not giving due share...
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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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