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Jirga decides to torch houses of women drug smugglers in Lower Kurram

Date: 21 Aug, 2017

    Jirga decides to torch houses of women drug smugglers in Lower Kurram
A jirga of Watizai tribe on Sunday decided to set fire to the houses of women involved in drug smuggling in Lower Kurram Agency. The jirga held in Mandori...
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Khyber administration asks Malak Din Khel tribe to hand over 33 militants

Date: 26 Jul, 2017

    Khyber administration asks Malak Din Khel tribe to hand over 33 militants
Political administration has given eight days to Malak Din Khel tribesmen to hand over 33 militants to the political administration, or face action. The Malak Din Khel tribe elders...
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Tribal elders ask govt to resume survey of houses damaged during militancy in Orakzai

Date: 24 Jul, 2017

    Tribal elders ask govt to resume survey of houses damaged during militancy in Orakzai
Tribal elders of Orakzai Agency have demanded of the federal government to resume door-to-door survey for the collection of details of the damages caused by militancy to their houses
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Khyber Agency tribals demand reopening of Torkham Terminal

Date: 06 Jul, 2017

    Khyber Agency tribals demand reopening of Torkham Terminal
The Khoga Khel tribe of Khyber Agency on Thursday demanded of the political administration to reopen Torkham Terminal as the terminal closure has caused loss worth millions to local...
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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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Fata Reforms

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • Political parties, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehrik press govt for early implementation of FATA reforms

    The issue of administrative reforms in FATA is being discussed on the national level for the last two years. However, the process has faced delays due to political and other differences. The FATA Political Alliance and Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek have started protests and sit-ins to pressurise the government to accelerate the reforms process and abolish the controversial Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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