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Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui Dies

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor Sindh Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui Dies
Governor Sindh, Justice(R) Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui died on Wednesday at the age of 78, a spokesman of the Governor’s House, Sindh said. Justice Saeed-u-Zaman Siddiqui, who remained Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, was appointed as the 21st governor of Sindh on November 11, 2016 replacing Ishrat-ul-Ibad who served the office...
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Governor Assures To Remove Reservations Of North Waziristan People Over Kurram-Tangi Dam

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Governor Assures To Remove Reservations Of North Waziristan People Over Kurram-Tangi Dam
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has assured the people of North Waziristan Agency to remove their reservations on the construction of Kurram-Tangi dam. The governor made this assurance in a meeting with a delegation from North Waziristan headed by Member National Assembly Muhammad Nazir Khan in Peshawar on Tuesday....
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KP Governor Abolishes Education Renationalisation Policy In FATA

Date: 06 Jan, 2017

    KP Governor Abolishes Education Renationalisation Policy In FATA
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has abolished the FATA education rationalisation policy after it received negative response. The policy was introduced by the FATA Education Directorate in 2015 under which 561 schools, mostly primary schools, having low enrolment were closed.
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Aka Khel Tribesmen Demand Recovery Of Land Occupied By Orakzai People

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Aka Khel Tribesmen Demand Recovery Of Land Occupied By Orakzai People
Elders of the Aka Khel tribe of the Khyber Agency have demanded of the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other government officials to recover their land what they said illegally occupied by the Orakzai agency tribesmen. Addressing a news conference in Peshawar press club the tribal elders threatened to raise a...
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KP Governor Approves Rs2 Billion Development Projects In FATA

Date: 04 Jan, 2017

    KP Governor Approves Rs2 Billion Development Projects In FATA
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has approved Rs2 billion for welfare of internally displaced persons (IDPs) of FATA. Most of this amount will be spent in education and healthcare sectors. During a meeting of FATA Development Council at the Governor House in Peshawar on Tuesday, projects of establishment of...
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Pervaiz Khattak Asks PM To Convene All Parties Conference On CPEC

Date: 23 Dec, 2016

    Pervaiz Khattak Asks PM To Convene All Parties Conference On CPEC
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to call an all parties conference on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Talking to media persons after attending a meeting on CPEC in Islamabad on Thursday, Pervaiz Khattak said the KP government has given proposals to the...
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Governor Announces To Resume FATA Students Scholarships

Date: 22 Dec, 2016

    Governor Announces To Resume FATA Students Scholarships
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has announced to resume the annual scholarships of tribal students. The governor made this announcement on the demand of the students on the occasion of concluding ceremony of Aman Sports Festival in Landikotal, Khyber Agency on Wednesday. The governor assured the students that the...
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Government Ends IDPs Status Of South Waziristan People

Date: 16 Dec, 2016

    Government Ends IDPs Status Of South Waziristan People
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has announced to end the status of internally displaced persons (IDPs) of the people affected by law and order issues in South Waziristan Agency. According to a notification issued from the governor’s secretariat, instructions have been issued to the political administration of South Waziristan...
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Repatriation Process Of IDPs To Complete By End Of December: Governor

Date: 11 Dec, 2016

    Repatriation Process Of IDPs To Complete By End Of December: Governor
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said on Saturday that the repatriation process of internally displaced persons (IDPs) will complete by the end of this month. Addressing a Jirga of tribal elders in Peshawar, the governor said FATA will be merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in phases after approval of proposals...
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Fata People Being Deprived Of Human Rights Due To FCR, Says Governor Jhagra

Date: 07 Dec, 2016

    Fata People Being Deprived Of Human Rights Due To FCR, Says Governor Jhagra
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that due to FCR, the people of Fata were being deprived of their basic human rights. He was addressing a gathering held in connection with National Voters’ Day in Governors’ House here on Wednesday.
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Fata Olympics Association Urges KP Governor To Approve Youth Policy For Tribal Areas

Date: 28 Nov, 2016

    Fata Olympics Association Urges KP Governor To Approve Youth Policy For Tribal Areas
The newly elected office bearers of the Fata Olympics Association have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra to approve the Youth Policy for the tribal areas. Talking to TNN after getting elected as the vice president of the association, Engg Saiful Islam said the draft of the...
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FCR To Be Repealed In Fata At Any Cost: Jhagra

Date: 27 Nov, 2016

    FCR To Be Repealed In Fata At Any Cost: Jhagra
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that it has been principally agreed that the colonial law Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) will be repealed in Fata at any cost. This he said while talking to a private TV channel on Sunday. “Majority of the people of the tribal areas...
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Features & Interviews

Pakhtun Women Countering Stereotypes To Learn Driving
Like other fields of life, women of Khyber Pakhtunhwa and FATA have also started learning driving and they are now fulfilling their needs of life without being dependent on male members of the family....
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Cricketer Muhammad Asif Praises Fata Players’ Talent
Pic by Hanifullah (1)Test cricket Muhammad Asif has said there is immense cricketing talent in the federally administered tribal areas (Fata) and if provided opportunities, players from Fata will be no match in the countr...
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Reconciliatory Jirga In Bajaur Resolves 36 Disputes In Two Years
Photo by the authorA reconciliatory body constituted by a former bureaucrat has succeeded in peacefully resolving as many as 36 tribal disputes during the past two years. Haji Said Ahmad Jan, who served as assistant po...
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Sale And Use Of Traditional Pashto Music Instruments On Decline
The manufacturing and use of traditional Pashto music instruments are on a decline due to increasing use of electronic gadgets and computer and internet technology. Traditional music like Tambal an...
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Free Of Cost Treatment Being Provided To Children With Cleft Lips, Palates At RMC Peshawar
Thousands of children are born with cleft lips and palates in Pakistan every year and parents of such children face many difficulties in their treatment. Doctors say the treatment of children born wit...
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Fata Reforms

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    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

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    The FATA reforms committee formed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has recommended a number of reforms in the administrative, judicial and political structure of the tribal areas after having consultation with local people in each tribal agency of the region. The official committee headed by the prime minister’s adviser Sartaj

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