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  • Peace committee head among four gunned down in Peshawar Four people, including the head of a local peace committee, were killed when unknown armed men attacked a vehicle in Matani a restive area of Peshawar on Monday evening, police said...
  • Aman lashkar volunteer killed, two others injured in IED blast in Tirah valley A volunteer of a local peacekeeping force was killed and others injured in an IED blast in Nari Baba area of the remote Tirah valley in Khyber Agency, sources said on Monday. According to them, three members of the local aman lashkar were travelling in a car when it was hit by an already planted improvised explosive device....
  • Rs220m released for Landi Khan water supply scheme The political administration of Khyber Agency released Rs220 million for the water supply scheme of Landi Khana, a village in Landi Kotal tehsil of Khyber Agency. According to Political Agent Khalid Mehmood, engineers have started mapping of the project, adding, once completed, the execution phase would soon be started....
  • Police official suspended over corruption charges Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Peshawar, Tahir Khan on Monday suspended a police official posted at the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway toll plaza on corruption charges, a spokesman of the police department said in a statement here. The spokesman added that the CCPO had received large number of complaints from general public against police official Murad Khan, alleging him of taking bribes from the people....
  • Young doctors announce to come on roads for their demands Young Doctors Association (YDA) has decided to expand their protest from the hunger strike camp and took to roads from Wednesday if their demands were not met. Addressing at a news conference in Peshawar press club on Monday, YDA’s president Dr. Gulab Noor Afridi said that they had set up a hunger strike camp under the Malik Saad flyover for the last six days to press the government accept their genuine demands, but sadly not a single government minister or an official visited their camp....

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North Waziristan IDPs protested suspension of repatriation process

Date: 09 May, 2017

    North Waziristan IDPs protested suspension of repatriation process
Score of elders of the Dande Darpakhel tribe of North Waziristan Agency (SWA) on Tuesday staged sit-ins in Peshawar and Bannu in protest against the suspension of the rehabilitation...
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Khyber Agency: Shalobar tribe elders demand reopening of Niaz Market road

Date: 29 Apr, 2017

    Khyber Agency: Shalobar tribe elders demand reopening of Niaz Market road
The Shalobar tribe elders of Khyber Agency on Saturday demanded of the Member National Assembly (MNA) Nasir Khan to play role in the reopening of the Bara Bazaar Niaz...
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North Waziristan TDPs protest against non-payment of cash assistance

Date: 17 Mar, 2017

    North Waziristan TDPs protest against non-payment of cash assistance
The temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency on Friday held a protest demonstration against the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and political administration for non-payment of monthly...
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Tribal Jirga demands compensation for FR Tank, Jandula operation affectees

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Tribal Jirga demands compensation for FR Tank, Jandula operation affectees
Tribal elders of Bettani tribe have demanded of the government to compensate the affectees of military operation Rah-e-Nijat in FR Tank and Jandula.
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North Waziristan youths protest against construction of Kurram-Tangi Dam

Date: 04 Mar, 2017

    North Waziristan youths protest against construction of Kurram-Tangi Dam
The youths of North Waziristan Agency on Saturday staged a unique protest demonstration against the construction of Kurram-Tangi Dam. During the protest the participants danced with the doll drum...
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Baka Khel elders accuses DC, APA FR Bannu of needless interference in land disputes

Date: 29 Jan, 2017

    Baka Khel elders accuses DC, APA FR Bannu of needless interference in land disputes
Elders of the FR Bannu Baka Khel tribe on Sunday accused the Bannu district Deputy Commissioner and Assistant Political Agent FR Bannu of needless interference in the distribution of...
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Tori tribe refuses to surrender arms

Date: 08 Jan, 2017

    Tori tribe refuses to surrender arms
The Tori tribesmen have refused to surrender arms to the government and announced to constitute a committee for negotiation with the government and the security forces. A jirga of the...
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Kabalkhel tribe stages protest against Kurram-Tangi dam construction

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Kabalkhel tribe stages protest against Kurram-Tangi dam construction
The elders of Kabalkhel tribe of North Waziristan Agency in Bannu on Wednesday staged protest against construction of Kurram-Tangi dam. The tribal elders Shah Jehan and Malik Fareedullah Khan said...
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Kokikhel tribe announces protest over not getting compensation

Date: 29 Nov, 2016

    Kokikhel tribe announces protest over not getting compensation
The elders of Kokikhel tribe of Khyber Agency have announced to launch a protest movement against the government for not giving compensation to the families affected by the military...
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Sulemankhel tribesmen ask administration to stop arrests under collective responsibility

Date: 29 Mar, 2016

    Sulemankhel tribesmen ask administration to stop arrests under collective responsibility
The Sulemankhel tribe of South Waziristan has said the FATA Development Authority (FDA) officials were not kidnapped from their territory but the political administration was unnecessarily teasing them by...
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All set for Sipah IDPs’ repatriation

Date: 10 Jan, 2016

    All set for Sipah IDPs’ repatriation
The political administration of Khyber Agency has established two registration points for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Sipah tribe whose repatriation will be starting from Tuesday.
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Kalash tribe celebrates deaths instead of mourning

Date: 05 Jan, 2016

    Kalash tribe celebrates deaths instead of mourning
It is a common practice world over that people usually express grief and sorrow over the death of loved ones. However, the Kalash tribe of Chitral handles the death...
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

  • PATA residents yet to benefit from Right to Information Act

    The people of seven districts of Malakand division and Kohistan are complaining that being the equal citizens of the country, it is their basic right to have access to information of public importance as like other inhabitants of rest of the province.

  • Government fails to control monopoly of private educational institutions

    The previous ANP-led government had prepared a draft for establishing a regulatory body for the private educational institutions but it could not make legislation. The incumbent PTI-led coalition government had also promised to establish a regulatory body in the province but despite of passage of four years, it yet to materialize the pledge.

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Fata Reforms

  • Delay in the passage of reforms bill from parliament draws criticism from FATA people   FATA, FATA Reforms, Reforms Committtee, FCR

    The existing Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) has always been under criticism from different quarters, while the successive governments also brought some changes in the controversial British-era law – the most important being the right to franchise in 1996 and political parties act extension to FATA in 2011. […]

  • Tribal people waiting for government’s decision on future status of FATA

    Since the beginning of consultations for the reforms process by the government, the political parties, social organisations and tribal elders and youth are actively raising their voice in support of particular set of reforms. When Members of the National Assembly from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) submitted the 22nd constitutional amendment bill in the Lower […]

  • Tribal People are uncertain about the proposed local bodies polls in 2017 FATA,FATA Reforms, Local Government 2017 in FATA

    Efforts are being underway to introduce reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on official level and the tribal population is also participating in the process by providing their input from time to time on the issue concerning their future governing system. The Fata reforms committed led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Prime Minister […]

TDPs

  • Sports activities get momentum in FATA with return of TDPs FATA, TDPs, TDPs Repatriation, Sports

    Like other activities of life, sports activities also came to a halt in FATA due to law and order issues and the sports grounds presented a deserted look. However, the situation changed swiftly after the return of local people and now the political administration, FATA Secretariat and people in their private capacity are organising sports […]

  • Matriculation exams conducted successfully amid repatriation, rehabilitation of TDPs in FATA

    After years of displacement and reconstruction in tribal areas, the government successfully conducted matriculation exams in FATA this year. The FATA people were jubilant over holding of matric exams in their areas after a long time However, the students from Mehsuds-inhabited areas of South Waziristan Agency had to attend their exam in Dera Ismail Khan […]

  • TDPs decry lack of facilities at ration, registration centers across FATA,KP FATA, TDPs, IDPs, IDPs Repatriation

    The repatriation process of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) has entered its final stage. According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), majority of the displaced families have so far been repatriated but still there are thousands of households who are still waiting for government’s approval to return […]

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