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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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Afghan envoy for refugees in Pakistan alleged of corruption

Date: 16 Aug, 2017

    Afghan envoy for refugees in Pakistan alleged of corruption
Afghan refugees on Wednesday alleged that Afghan government envoy for refugees in Pakistan, Dr. Abdul Hamid Khalili is involved in corruption and misuse of funds meant for the welfare...
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ICC hires Security Company for revival of international cricket in Pakistan: Sethi

Date: 16 Aug, 2017

    ICC hires Security Company for revival of international cricket in Pakistan: Sethi
Pakistan Cricket Board (BCP) Chairman Najam Sethi has said that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has hired an international security company for resumption of international cricket in Pakistan. He...
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Nation celebrating Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day with great zeal

Date: 14 Aug, 2017

    Nation celebrating Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day with great zeal
The nation is celebrating Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day to show their patriotic fervor and pledge to safeguard the motherland against any threat. This day is an occasion to promote...
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Sri Lanka keen to send cricket team to Pakistan: SLC Chairman

Date: 14 Aug, 2017

    Sri Lanka keen to send cricket team to Pakistan: SLC Chairman
Sri Lankan Cricket Board Chairman Thilanga Sumathipala has said that they want at least one Twenty20 Intentional match against Pakistan in Lahore in September. In a statement issued by...
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Colourful ceremonies underway in Parachinar to mark Independence Day

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Colourful ceremonies underway in Parachinar to mark Independence Day
Colourful ceremonies with respect to the Independence Day of Pakistan are underway in Parachinar, the headquarter of Kurram Agency. Schools and markets are decorated with national flags and different...
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Pakistan pushes for coal energy irrespective of availability of clean energy resources

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Pakistan pushes for coal energy irrespective of availability of clean energy resources
Despite Pakistan’s diminutive contribution to global Green House Gasses (GHG) emissions, it is among the top ten most climate-affected countries of the world, as indicated by the Global Climate...
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Transgender organizes event to celebrate Independence Day in Peshawar

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Transgender organizes event to celebrate Independence Day in Peshawar
PESHAWAR, 13 August: Like other sections of society, transgender community is also enthusiastic to celebrate Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day with zeal and fervor. The ‘TransAction’ organization of transgender community...
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Cycling competition on Independence Day in Peshawar

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    Cycling competition on Independence Day in Peshawar
Pakistan Cycling Federation has announced to hold cycling event in Peshawar on 14th August to mark the Independence Day celebrations in a befitting manner
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Pakistan win World Snooker Championship

Date: 11 Aug, 2017

    Pakistan win World Snooker Championship
Pakistan have become world champion in snooker after winning the World Team Snooker Championship in Egypt.
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Pakistan’s leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Pakistan’s leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau passes away
German Dr Ruth Pfau, who led a battle against the stigmatized disease of leprosy in Pakistan, passed away at the age of 80 on Thursday morning
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Australian advocate and UN adviser for gender equality visits Pakistan

Date: 09 Aug, 2017

    Australian advocate and UN adviser for gender equality visits Pakistan
Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margret Adamson the other day welcomed Australian gender equality advocate Elizabeth Broderick (AO) to Pakistan on a visit to engage business leaders on promoting...
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Nazia Iqbal releases song for Independence Day

Date: 08 Aug, 2017

    Nazia Iqbal releases song for Independence Day
Popular Pashto singer Nazia Iqbal on Tuesday released a new song for 70th Independence Day of Pakistan. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club, Nazia Iqbal
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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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