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  • YDA to hold long march against govt attitude Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Friday announced to hold a long march against the government’s indifferent attitude till Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala. The announcement was made by president YDA president Dry Gulab Afridi while talking to reporters. He said that contractors were busy looting public money in the name of change. ...
  • Fumigation in Central Kurram to protect livestock Livstock Department on Friday started fumigation in Central Kurram to protect livestock from different diseases. Talking to Tribal News Network, Dr Fazal Ilahi Mulagori said that a month ago rumors spread in the area about a outbreak of Anthrax infection. ...
  • Water supply halted to Mulagori area in Khyber Residents of Lwara Myana continue to suffer after water supply through tankers to Lwara Myana area of Mulagori tehsil has been halted since last two days. A social activist Sabz Ali Mulagori told Tribal News Network that water crisis started with start of summer season in area. He said that locals have stages several protest and demand the political administration to ensure smooth supply of water but to no avail. ...
  • Two security personnel injured in landmine blast in Khyber Two security personnel were injured on Friday in a blast in Rajgal area of Khyber Agency where a military operation has been underway against terrorists. Sources said that the injured personnel identified as Yasir and Tabrez were busy in defusing landmines when a landmine went off. ...
  • PTI MPA applies for interim bail in fraud case Member Provincial Assembly and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Yasin Khalil on Friday submitted an application for interim bail at a local court. The police said that the MPAs and his accomplice Hussain Qadir have allegedly taken money from several persons promising them to give them government jobs. ...

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Fresh polio case surfaces in Chaman

Date: 05 Jul, 2017

    Fresh polio case surfaces in Chaman
A fresh polio case has been surfaced as a minor child was diagnosed with poliovirus in Chaman district of Balochistan, sources in health department said on Wednesday
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Polio worker shot dead in Kalu Khan, Swabi

Date: 01 Jul, 2017

    Polio worker shot dead in Kalu Khan, Swabi
Unknown motorcyclists on Saturday gunned down a polio worker in Kalu Khan area of Swabi on Saturday, police said
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Australia announces $ 18 million to support polio eradication

Date: 14 Jun, 2017

    Australia announces $ 18 million to support polio eradication
Australian government has announced new grants to support polio eradication efforts of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)
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50 protesting tribesmen arrested, hunger strike camp uprooted by political admin in Jamrud

Date: 12 May, 2017

    50 protesting tribesmen arrested, hunger strike camp uprooted by political admin in Jamrud
In what said to be a gross violation of basic human rights, the political authorities of Khyber Agency on Friday arrested 50 tribesmen who were protesting against unavailability of...
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Assigning of polio duties to schoolteachers challenged in PHC

Date: 05 Apr, 2017

    Assigning of polio duties to schoolteachers challenged in PHC
The assigning of polio duties to primary schoolteachers by the provincial government has been challenged in the Peshawar High Court (PHC).
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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to work together to eradicate polio

Date: 25 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to work together to eradicate polio
Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to evolve joint strategy for eradication of the crippling disease of polio in the region.
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Four polio workers dismissed in Peshawar over misreporting, poor performance

Date: 22 Mar, 2017

    Four polio workers dismissed in Peshawar over misreporting, poor performance
The district administration of Peshawar has dismissed four polio immunisation officials for wrong reporting and poor performance.
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Polio vaccination campaign postponed in 5 Shangla UCs over security concerns

Date: 24 Feb, 2017

    Polio vaccination campaign postponed in 5 Shangla UCs over security concerns
Polio vaccination campaign scheduled to begin from Monday has been postponed in five union councils of Shangla for an indefinite period owing to security concerns.
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Peshawar administration decides to arrest parents for refusing polio drops

Date: 13 Feb, 2017

    Peshawar administration decides to arrest parents for refusing polio drops
The Peshawar district administration has decided to arrest parents who refused to have their children vaccinated against the crippling polio disease. The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by...
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Four parents arrested in South Waziristan for refusing polio drops to children

Date: 27 Jan, 2017

    Four parents arrested in South Waziristan for refusing polio drops to children
The political administration of South Waziristan Agency has arrested four parents for refusing to administer polio drops to their children. South Waziristan Political Agent Zafarul Islam Khattak said the polio...
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Six suspects arrested in Landikotal after explosion outside polio worker’s house

Date: 26 Jan, 2017

    Six suspects arrested in Landikotal after explosion outside polio worker’s house
Six suspects have been arrested in Landikotal area of Khyber Agency after bomb explosion outside the house of a polio worker. The administration said a search operation was carried out...
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Polio worker escapes bomb attack in Landikotal

Date: 25 Jan, 2017

    Polio worker escapes bomb attack in Landikotal
A polio worker in Sultankhel area of Landikotal tehsil in Khyber Agency escaped a bomb attack on Tuesday. The local people said an improvised explosive device was planted outside the...
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Fata Reforms

  • Al-Haj group to join sit-in against Fata reforms’ postponement

    Karavan Alhaj Group on Monday announced to join its sit-in announced by Fata Students Organisation outside governor house to protest delay in Fata Reforms.

    The announcement was made by Bilawal Afridi who son of Member National Assembly from Khyber Agency Alhaj Shah Jee Gul here at Peshawar Press Club while talking to reporters.

  • 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 […]

  • Reforms recommendations in the eyes of FATA people FATA Reforms, FATA, FCR, Reforms recommendations

    After a long struggle against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) and administrative structure of FATA, the federal cabinet on 2 March, 2017 approved the proposals of FATA Reforms Committee. The main feature of the reforms package is scraping of FCR and replacing it with Riwaj Act under which a judge of the court will be […]

TDPs

  • 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 […]

  • Unnecessary delay in repatriation process annoys FATA displaced populations

    According Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), there are 20,000 Temporary displaced families from North, South Waziristan and Khyber Agencies. They have been facing with numerous problems since their displacement. “We are given repatriation token six months ago but the repatriation process is not yet started,” said Usman, who is from Dande Darpakhel tribe of North […]

  • Residents of FATA demand counting of TDPs on basis of permanent addresses

    Like other parts of the country, the sixth population census was licked off in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on March 15 this year. The first phase of the census has been completed in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while one tribal district, Orakzai Agency, of Fata. The second phase of census is underway since […]

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