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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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KKF awards scholarships to 250 students of Khyber Agency

Date: 06 May, 2017

    KKF awards scholarships to 250 students of Khyber Agency
PESHAWAR, 06 May: The Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation (KKF) in collaboration of National Testing Services (NTS) on Saturday awarded scholarships to 250 poor and intelligent students of Khyber Agency. The scholarships...
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Teachers stage sit-in in favour of their demands outside provincial assembly

Date: 20 Apr, 2017

    Teachers stage sit-in in favour of their demands outside provincial assembly
All Teachers Coordination Council (ATCC) Thursday staged a sit-in in the front of provincial assembly demanding a time scale for teachers, abolishment of NTS, teaching allowances and teacher son...
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FATA private teachers union seeks restoration of NTS system for appointments

Date: 15 Apr, 2017

    FATA private teachers union seeks restoration of NTS system for appointments
The All FATA Private Teachers Union has called upon the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor and additional chief secretary FATA to restore the system of National Testing Services (NTS) for appointments...
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KP government to regularise 40,000 teachers

Date: 04 Apr, 2017

    KP government to regularise 40,000 teachers
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to regularise 40,000 teachers appointed through National Testing Service (NTS).
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15 fake candidates attending NTS test for police recruitment sent to jail

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    15 fake candidates attending NTS test for police recruitment sent to jail
Fifteen fake candidates attending the National Testing Service (NTS) test for recruitment in police department for Swat were sent to jail on Thursday.
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JI seeks restoration of NTS system for govt appointments in FATA

Date: 14 Mar, 2017

    JI seeks restoration of NTS system for govt appointments in FATA
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has taken exception to the scrapping of appointments in government departments in FATA through the National Testing Service (NTS) and demanded restoration of the system. ...
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System of appointments in FATA govt departments through NTS scrapped

Date: 09 Mar, 2017

    System of appointments in FATA govt departments through NTS scrapped
The system of appointments in the government departments of FATA through the National Testing Service (NTS) has been scrapped.
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NTS asked to install biometric machines in examination halls for identification purposes

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    NTS asked to install biometric machines in examination halls for identification purposes
The management of the National Testing Service (NTS) has been asked to introduce biometric identification system for allowing candidates into examination halls. The demand has been made after some candidates...
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Candidates for SS posts in Mansehra protest over mismanagement in NTS test

Date: 24 Dec, 2016

    Candidates for SS posts in Mansehra protest over mismanagement in NTS test
The candidates of vacant subject specialist (SS) teachers posts in Mansehra on Friday staged a protest demonstration against mismanagement and use of unfair means in the recruitment test conducted...
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NTS awards educational grants to 138 students from SWA

Date: 16 Oct, 2016

    NTS awards educational grants to 138 students from SWA
The National Testing Service (NTS) has awarded education grants to 138 students from the South Waziristan agency. The grants were given to the students in a ceremony held under the...
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UoP sets aside NTS test precondition for admission in BS

Date: 02 Aug, 2016

    UoP sets aside NTS test precondition for admission in BS
The University of Peshawar has waved off the precondition of NTS test for admissions in the four-year BS program. According to the university spokesman, the condition has been waved...
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Candidates for jobs in Education Department protest against NTS in Lower Dir

Date: 22 Nov, 2015

    Candidates for jobs in Education Department protest against NTS in Lower Dir
Candidates for vacant seats in the Education Department on Saturday staged protest demonstration against the National Testing Service (NTS) over not allowed them to sit in the written exam...
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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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