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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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Swabi Grand Jirga demands justice for Mashal Khan’s family

Date: 02 May, 2017

    Swabi Grand Jirga demands justice for Mashal Khan’s family
A Grand Jirga in Swabi on Monday called for thorough investigations into corruption in Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan and inclusion of officials involved in corruption in Mashal Khan...
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Pashtoon elders’ Jirga held to pinpoint problems of KP, Fata people

Date: 30 Apr, 2017

    Pashtoon elders’ Jirga held to pinpoint problems of KP, Fata people
A Jirga of Pashtoon elders was held on Sunday in Peshawar to pinpoint the problems being faced by people of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas
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Shia, Sunni tribal elders hold Jirga to defuse tension in Kurram Agency

Date: 26 Apr, 2017

    Shia, Sunni tribal elders hold Jirga to defuse tension in Kurram Agency
In order to defuse tension in the region arose following the Tuesday landmine explosion on a passenger van, the Sunni and Shia sects’ tribal elders of Kurram Agency on...
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Takhtikhel tribe seeks implementation of land distribution accord with Saidgai tribe

Date: 22 Apr, 2017

    Takhtikhel tribe seeks implementation of land distribution accord with Saidgai tribe
Takhtikhel tribe of Bakakhel, Frontier Region (FR) Bannu has called upon the political administration to ensure implementation of the accord between Takhtikhel and Saidgai tribes regarding distribution of combined...
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3 killed as rival groups trade firing during Jirga in Jamrud

Date: 21 Apr, 2017

    3 killed as rival groups trade firing during Jirga in Jamrud
Three people were killed when rival groups traded fire during a Jirga in Jamrud, Khyber Agency on Thursday.
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Elders from Kurram, Afghanistan seek opening of Pak-Afghan border

Date: 06 Apr, 2017

    Elders from Kurram, Afghanistan seek opening of Pak-Afghan border
The tribal elders of Afghanistan and Kurram Agency at a joint Jirga on Wednesday called upon the Pakistan government to open the Pak-Afghan border.
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Demo held against drug peddling, usury in Charsadda

Date: 04 Apr, 2017

    Demo held against drug peddling, usury in Charsadda
The residents of Charsadda here on Tuesday held a protest mass gathering against drug peddling and usury business.
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Ahmedzai Wazir tribe seeks opening of Angoor Adda border gate

Date: 31 Mar, 2017

    Ahmedzai Wazir tribe seeks opening of Angoor Adda border gate
The Ahmedzai Wazir tribe of South Waziristan Agency has presented five demands to the political administration.
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Blood feud resolved through reconciliatory jirga in Landi Kotal

Date: 27 Mar, 2017

    Blood feud resolved through reconciliatory jirga in Landi Kotal
A reconciliatory jirga resolved blood dispute between two groups in Fatmi Khel area of Landi Kotal tehsil on Monday. The jirga members including Mufti Zubairullah, Pir Muhammad Banori, Maulana...
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  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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Fata Reforms

  • Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people   FATA, FATA Reforms, Reforms Committtee, FCR

    The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the successive governments also brought some changes in the controversial British-era law – the most important being the right to franchise in 1996 and political parties act extension to FATA in 2011. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    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 Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

TDPs

  • Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs FATA, TDPs, TDPs Repatriation, Sports

    Like other activities of life, sports activities also came to a halt in FATA due to law and order issues and the sports grounds presented a deserted look. However, the situation changed swiftly after the return of local people and now the political administration, FATA Secretariat and people in their private capacity are organising sports […]

  • Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA

    After years of displacement and reconstruction in tribal areas, the government successfully conducted matriculation exams in FATA this year. The FATA people were jubilant over holding of matric exams in their areas after a long time However, the students from Mehsuds-inhabited areas of South Waziristan Agency had to attend their exam in Dera Ismail Khan […]

  • TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP FATA, TDPs, IDPs, IDPs Repatriation

    The repatriation process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has entered its final stage. According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), majority of the displaced families have so far been repatriated but still there are thousands of households who are still waiting for government’s approval to return […]

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