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Baka Khel Elders Accuse DC, APA FR Bannu Of ‘selling’ Levy Posts

Date: 23 Jan, 2017

    Baka Khel Elders Accuse DC, APA FR Bannu Of ‘selling’ Levy Posts
Elders of the Baka Khel tribe leveled allegations of corruption on the Assistant Political Agent of FR Bannu in the appointments of Levy force. A jirga of the Baka Khel tribe was held here to register their anger and protest against the political administration for ignoring the candidates of Uthmanzai...
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Jirga Settles 30-year Rivalry Between Two Families In Bajaur Agency

Date: 22 Jan, 2017

    Jirga Settles 30-year Rivalry Between Two Families In Bajaur Agency
A jirga comprising tribal elders and senior officials from political administration settled a 30-year-old enmity between two families, at a ceremony held in Khar on Sunday. The enmity between the Haji Lal Zameen and Ajab Gul families, started over water dispute, continued for about three decades claiming nine lives....
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South Waziristan Elders Condemn Women Tribal Jirga In Peshawar

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

    South Waziristan Elders Condemn Women Tribal Jirga In Peshawar
A tribal Jirga of South Waziristan Agency has slammed a women tribal Jirga which was organised in Peshawar few days ago. A Jirga of Mehsud tribe elders was held at the political compound on Thursday which was headed by Haji Saeed Anwar, Maulana Asamuddin and Brigadier (Retd) Qayyum Sher. Speakers...
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Local Jirga Resolves Old Enmity In Bajaur Agency

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Local Jirga Resolves Old Enmity In Bajaur Agency
A grand jirga of local elders has settled an old enmity between two rival families in Khar’s area of Bajaur Agency on Sunday. The jirda headed by political agent of the agency Engineer Amir Khattak and Member National Assembly Bismillah Khan and was attended by tribal elders of Mamund,...
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Women Jirga Demands Merger Of FATA With KP

Date: 14 Jan, 2017

    Women Jirga Demands Merger Of FATA With KP
While rejecting FCR law and implementation of ‘Riwaj Act’ in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), the tribal women jirga on Saturday demanded immediate merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Tribal women hold jirga at Bacha Khan Markaz to discuss future status of FATA. Women from all tribal...
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Jirga Organised In Khyber Agency To Remove Misconceptions About Polio Vaccination

Date: 10 Jan, 2017

    Jirga Organised In Khyber Agency To Remove Misconceptions About Polio Vaccination
The polio vaccination campaign in Khyber Agency was likely to be affected after death of some children attributed to the use of expired vaccine. The political administration organised a Jirga to remove misconception of people about polio vaccination in Jamrud on Monday which was attended by the tribal elders, security...
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Tori Tribe Refuses To Surrender Arms

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Tori Tribe Refuses To Surrender Arms
The Tori tribesmen have refused to surrender arms to the government and announced to constitute a committee for negotiation with the government and the security forces. A jirga of the Tori tribe was held here on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, tribal elders said the government had asked the residents...
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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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No Deliberations On FATA Reforms Until Complete Repatriation Of IDPs: Fazl

Date: 01 Jan, 2017

    No Deliberations On FATA Reforms Until Complete Repatriation Of IDPs: Fazl
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said on Saturday that he will not hold any deliberations on FATA reforms until complete repatriation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) of tribal areas. A tribal Jirga held a meeting with Fazlur Rehman in Islamabad and told him that they don’t want...
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Jirga Member In Kurram Accuses Subedar Of Seeking Bribe, Torture

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Jirga Member In Kurram Accuses Subedar Of Seeking Bribe, Torture
A member of a local Jirga in Kurram Agency has accused the political subedar of locking him in a room and subjecting him to torture for not giving bribe to him. The Jirga member Muhammad Yousaf told TNN that Subedar Muhammadi Khan took Rs50,000 from him for resolving a dispute....
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Tribesmen Asked To Surrender Heavy Weapons Within 45 Days

Date: 27 Dec, 2016

    Tribesmen Asked To Surrender Heavy Weapons Within 45 Days
The political administration and security officials have asked the tribal people of Kurram Agency’s headquarter Parachinar to hand over all type of heavy weaponry to the government within 45 days. A jirga of the security officials, political authorities and local tribal elders was held here on Tuesday to discuss overall...
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Marwat Quomi Jirga Succeeds In Releasing Detained Mediators

Date: 15 Dec, 2016

    Marwat Quomi Jirga Succeeds In Releasing Detained Mediators
The Marwat Quomi Jirga on Thursday succeeded in releasing all the 11 mediators who were detained by one of the two rival groups Mela Mandra Khel area of district Lakki Marwat. As per details, local elders tried to resolve a dispute between Abdul Latif and Abdur Rahman who exchanged fire...
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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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