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Afghan military delegation calls on Corps Commander Peshawar

Date: 05 Aug, 2017

    Afghan military delegation calls on Corps Commander Peshawar
A high-level delegation of Afghan military met Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt at the Peshawar Corps Headquarters on Saturday.
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Compensation cheques distributed among owners of damaged houses in Bara

Date: 19 Jul, 2017

    Compensation cheques distributed among owners of damaged houses in Bara
Political Administration of the Khyber Agency on Wednesday distributed compensation cheques among the affected tribesmen of the Bara tehsil of the agency
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Army launches offensive against militants in Central Kurram

Date: 01 May, 2017

    Army launches offensive against militants in Central Kurram
Security forces have launched an offensive against militants in different areas of the Central Kurram Agency. According to security officials, the operation has been started in Mundan, Yakha, Chormi...
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Soldier killed, seven injured in North Waziristan accident

Date: 26 Apr, 2017

    Soldier killed, seven injured in North Waziristan accident
One soldier died, while seven others sustained injuries when a military vehicle fell into a ravine in Dattakhel tehsil of North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday.
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Afghanistan observe national day of mourning over Mazar-i-Sharif attack

Date: 23 Apr, 2017

    Afghanistan observe national day of mourning over Mazar-i-Sharif attack
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has declared Sunday a national day of mourning over the killing of 150 Afghan soldiers in a Taliban attack on a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif
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President Mamnoon signs bill to extend tenure of military courts for two years

Date: 31 Mar, 2017

    President Mamnoon signs bill to extend tenure of military courts for two years
President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday signed the 28 constitutional amendment bill for two-year extension in the tenure of military courts.
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Senate approves two-year extension in military courts

Date: 29 Mar, 2017

    Senate approves two-year extension in military courts
After passage from the National Assembly, the Senate has also approved two-year extension in the tenure of military courts in Pakistan.
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Landikotal residents ordered to leave the area ahead of military offensive

Date: 19 Feb, 2017

    Landikotal residents ordered to leave the area ahead of military offensive
The Khyber Agency political administration has ordered the residents of Kamshalman a bordering area near Pak-Afghan border in Landikotal tehsil to vacate their houses and leave the area ahead...
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Repatriation of NWA IDPs from Afghanistan begins

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Repatriation of NWA IDPs from Afghanistan begins
The repatriation of Pakistani tribesmen who migrated to Afghanistan from the North Waziristan agency during the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb started on Monday, officials of the Fata Disaster Management Authority...
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Civil, military leadership agree to extend tenure of military courts

Date: 10 Jan, 2017

    Civil, military leadership agree to extend tenure of military courts
The civil and military leadership have agreed to extend the tenure of military courts in the country to effectively tackle terrorism. A meeting of the civil and military leadership was...
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Ex-Army Chief Raheel Sharif ‘appointed’ chief of Islamic military alliance

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    Ex-Army Chief Raheel Sharif ‘appointed’ chief of Islamic military alliance
Former Chief of Army Staff General (Retd) Raheel Sharif has reportedly joined the 39-nation military alliance as its chief. Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has confirmed these reports and said...
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Interior Ministry plans to bring new anti-terrorism law

Date: 29 Dec, 2016

    Interior Ministry plans to bring new anti-terrorism law
The Ministry of Interior has decided to introduce a new law for countering terrorism by merging the Protection of Pakistan Act and Anti-Terrorism Act. The Interior Ministry spokesman told the...
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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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