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PM announces to hold local bodies elections in FATA before October

Date: 02 May, 2018

    PM announces to hold local bodies elections in FATA before October
The prime minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday announced to hold local bodies elections in FATA before October.
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Bajaur Youth slams PA for disobeying tax exemption order of food items

Date: 24 Apr, 2018

    Bajaur Youth slams PA for disobeying tax exemption order of food items
Despite directives given by governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to withdraw tax on food items, the political administration of Bajaur Agency hasn’t applied which has piqued the tribal people.
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Elders from Kurram Agency hold jirga to condemn cross border attack

Date: 21 Apr, 2018

    Elders from Kurram Agency hold jirga to condemn cross border attack
While speaking at the Jirga, tribal elders condemned the attacks on Pakistani military forces and termed it as a coward act.
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Governor KP waives taxes on food items and rehab material in FATA

Date: 20 Apr, 2018

    Governor KP waives taxes on food items and rehab material in FATA
The governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Zafar Iqbal Jhagra has announced tax exemption on food items and material used for rehabilitation of TDPs in all agencies of FATA.
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Border tension: Pak-Afghan tribal elders to hold peace jirga on Sunday

Date: 18 Apr, 2018

    Border tension: Pak-Afghan tribal elders to hold peace jirga on Sunday
Sajid also stressed the need of Grand Jirga between the duo countries elders as to settle the dispute through peace talks.
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Tribesmen rejects Fata’s merger in KP

Date: 15 Dec, 2017

    Tribesmen rejects Fata’s merger in KP
The Uthmanzai and Ahmadzai Wazir tribes of FR Bannu held a jirga against the proposed merger of Fata in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa here on Friday. The tribal elders categorically stated that...
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Displaced tribesmen from SWA seek early resettlement

Date: 17 Nov, 2017

    Displaced tribesmen from SWA seek early resettlement
The displaced tribesmen from the Mahsud-dominant Shaktoi and Bobar areas of South Waziristan have been complaining of poor arrangements at the Bakakhel camp. “There is acute shortage of basic human...
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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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Fata Development Authority trained 200 tribesmen for harvesting pinus gerardiana

Date: 10 May, 2017

    Fata Development Authority trained 200 tribesmen for harvesting pinus gerardiana
The Fata Development Authority (FDA) has imparted 28-day training on 200 tribesmen of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) for harvesting the walnuts
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Kurram Agency administration arrests 18 tribesmen for fighting during Jirga

Date: 09 May, 2017

    Kurram Agency administration arrests 18 tribesmen for fighting during Jirga
The Kurram Agency political administration on Tuesday arrested 18 tribesmen for fighting during a Jirga of tribal elders at Sadda Rest House
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Factory releasing poisonous gases in Hayatabad sealed

Date: 08 May, 2017

    Factory releasing poisonous gases in Hayatabad sealed
The district administration Peshawar has sealed the tissue paper manufacturing factory in the Hayatabad Industrial Estate for releasing poisonous gases. On the directives of the Deputy Commissioner Saqib Raza Aslam,...
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Woman dies due heat stroke at TDPs registration point

Date: 09 Apr, 2017

    Woman dies due heat stroke at TDPs registration point
A woman died apparently due to heat stroke at the registration center set up for the temporarily displaced persons from the South Waziristan agency near Khargi check post here...
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Fata Reforms

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  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

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