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Compensation cheques given to tribesmen in Kurram got time-barred

Date: 18 Sep, 2017

    Compensation cheques given to tribesmen in Kurram got time-barred
Cheques of compensation amount given to the residents of Central Kurram Agency for the reconstruction of their damaged houses have become time-barred, tribal people said. “These cheques were given to...
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Three killed in US drone strike in Kurram Agency

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Three killed in US drone strike in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed and another injured in a US drone strike carried out in the Pak-Afghan border area in Kurram Agency on Friday, officials said. Official sources...
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Mass wedding of 30 couples held in Parachinar

Date: 11 Sep, 2017

    Mass wedding of 30 couples held in Parachinar
A collective wedding ceremony of as many as 30 couples was arranged in Parachinar, Kurram Agency. The ceremony was held at the main office of Majlis-e-Ulema Ahl-e-Bait in the town....
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Film on prevailing situation in Parachinar ‘Sulagtay Chinar’ released

Date: 05 Sep, 2017

    Film on prevailing situation in Parachinar ‘Sulagtay Chinar’ released
Sulagtay Chinar, a film on the prevailing situation in Kurram Agency, was released on Monday.
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135 prisoners released ahead of Eid-ul-Azha in Kurram Agency

Date: 30 Aug, 2017

    135 prisoners released ahead of Eid-ul-Azha in Kurram Agency
The Kurram Agency Political Administration has released about 135 prisoners imprisoned for petty crimes ahead of Eid-ul-Azha
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Jashn-e-Azadi cricket tournament concluded in Parachinar

Date: 26 Aug, 2017

    Jashn-e-Azadi cricket tournament concluded in Parachinar
The Jashn-e-Azadi cricket tournament was concluded in Parachinar, the headquarter of Kurram Agency. Final match of the tournament was played between Parachinar Eleven and Bangash Eleven team at the...
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Medical representatives’ visits to ODP perturb patients at Parachinar hospital

Date: 24 Aug, 2017

    Medical representatives’ visits to ODP perturb patients at Parachinar hospital
The frequent visits of Pharmaceutical Companies Sales Representatives to doctors for the promotion of their products perturbed patients at the Agency Headquarter Hospital in Parachinar, Kurram Agency
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Two die, six injured in Kurram traffic accident

Date: 23 Aug, 2017

    Two die, six injured in Kurram traffic accident
Two people were killed and six others sustained injuries in a traffic accident in Central Kurram Agency on Tuesday.
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Parachinar elders want affiliation of educational institutions with BISE Peshawar

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Parachinar elders want affiliation of educational institutions with BISE Peshawar
The tribal elders of Parachinar, Kurram Agency, have demanded affiliation of the educational institutions with Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Peshawar instead of BISE Kohat.
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Parachinar IDPs refuse to repatriate until completion of clearance operation

Date: 15 Aug, 2017

    Parachinar IDPs refuse to repatriate until completion of clearance operation
The internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Parachinar sub-division of Kurram Agency have refused to repatriate to their areas until the completion of the operation to completely clear the area...
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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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Pak Army launches special cleanliness drive in Parachinar

Date: 07 Aug, 2017

    Pak Army launches special cleanliness drive in Parachinar
Pakistan Army has launched a special cleanliness campaign in Parachinar, the agency headquarters of Kurram Agency. People from every walk of life including tribal elders, school children are taking...
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Fata Reforms

  • Future of FATA reforms in wake of Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

    The reforms process in FATA was initiated two years back on the direction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Recently the former cabinet of Nawaz Sharif had also approved the recommendations of FATA Reforms Committee.

    However, the cabinet was also dissolved with the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Panama Papers case of 28 July, 2017. The reforms process earlier faced hindrances due to opposition by certain political parties. The disqualification of Nawaz Sharif and dissolution of the federal cabinet has served as a fresh blow to the already fragile reforms process.

  • 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 […]

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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