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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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South Waziristan residents reject survey of destroyed houses under current tehsildar

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    South Waziristan residents reject survey of destroyed houses under current tehsildar
Residents of Sararogha area of South Waziristan Agency on Sunday refused to accept survey of their destroyed houses under the supervision of the incumbent political tehsildar
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Bara elders seek permission to constitute ‘Shalgoon Force’ for sustainable peace

Date: 09 Aug, 2017

    Bara elders seek permission to constitute ‘Shalgoon Force’ for sustainable peace
Tribal elders of Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency have sought permission from political administration for formation of “Shalgoon Force” which will make efforts for sustainable peace and resolution of...
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United Tribal Party announces complete support for Fata-KP merger

Date: 03 Aug, 2017

    United Tribal Party announces complete support for Fata-KP merger
United Tribal Party members on Thursday announced complete support for the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
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Displaced people of Zafar Town, Miranshah seeks early return to North Waziristan

Date: 01 Aug, 2017

    Displaced people of Zafar Town, Miranshah seeks early return to North Waziristan
The displaced people hailing from Zafar Town, Miranshah in North Waziristan Agency on Monday organised a Jirga in Bannu against the administration for return to their native areas and...
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Administration, tribal jirga decides strict action Ice drug peddlers in Mohmand

Date: 27 Jul, 2017

    Administration, tribal jirga decides strict action Ice drug peddlers in Mohmand
A tribal jirga of the elders of Khwezo tribe was held here at Atta area on Thursday against drug peddling especially the newly introduced Ice drug in Mohmand Agency
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Khogakhel tribe seeks reopening of Torkham Adda

Date: 19 Jul, 2017

    Khogakhel tribe seeks reopening of Torkham Adda
The Khogakhel tribe of Landikotal in Khyber Agency on Tuesday held a Jirga to condemn the closure of Torkham Adda (vehicles terminal) and demanded its reopening.
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Grand jirga warns Afghan govt to stop using its soil against Pakistan

Date: 16 Jul, 2017

    Grand jirga warns Afghan govt to stop using its soil against Pakistan
The tribal elders on Sunday condemned anti-Pakistan jirga convened in Kabul last day and warned Afghan government not to allow using its soil against Pakistan.
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North Waziristan TDPs’ repatriation from Afghanistan to resume on July 12

Date: 06 Jul, 2017

    North Waziristan TDPs’ repatriation from Afghanistan to resume on July 12
Repatriation process of the North Waziristan Agency’s displaced families from Afghanistan to resume from July 12. This was decided during a successful jirga at Pak-Afghan border in Ghulam Khan between...
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One killed, two injured during firing in Jirga in Nowshera

Date: 10 Jun, 2017

    One killed, two injured during firing in Jirga in Nowshera
One person was killed and two others sustained injuries in a firing incident during a Jirga in Shireen Kotha area of Nowshera on Friday.
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Repatriation of South Waziristan displaced people completed: governor

Date: 19 May, 2017

    Repatriation of South Waziristan displaced people completed: governor
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said the repatriation of displaced people of South Waziristan Agency has been completed.
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Kurram Agency administration arrests 18 tribesmen for fighting during Jirga

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Kurram Agency administration arrests 18 tribesmen for fighting during Jirga
The Kurram Agency political administration on Tuesday arrested 18 tribesmen for fighting during a Jirga of tribal elders at Sadda Rest House
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Administration, security forces hold Jirga with tribal elders for peace in Kurram

Date: 05 May, 2017

    Administration, security forces hold Jirga with tribal elders for peace in Kurram
PARACHINAR, 05 May: The Kurram Agency political administration and security forces here on Friday held a Jirga with the tribal elders for restoration of durable peace in the agency....
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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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