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  • Three die as vehicle plunges into gorge in Balakot At least three tourists died and two others were injured when a vehicle plunged into a deep ravine here on Sunday, police said. As per police report, the accident took place when a vehicle, coming from Naran, skidded off the road as the driver lost control over it and fell into a deep gorge near Kappi Gali in tehsil Balakot, District Mansehra....
  • Gulalai demands early merger of Fata in KP Demanding immediate merger of Fata in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Member National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai has asked the federal government to abstain from appointing Chief Operating Officers in Fata. Talking to TNN here on Sunday, Gulalai said that the reforms process should not be stopped to appease certain individuals, rather the demands of the tribal people should be honored....
  • Tribesmen to hold grand sit-in in Islamabad if Fata reforms not implemented before Oct 9 Fata parliamentarians and other noted leaders have threatened to hold a massive protest sit-in in the federal capital if the government failed to implement Fata reforms before October 9. The deadline was given by members of National Assembly Shah Jee Gul Afridi, Shahabuddin Khan, noted lawyer Abdul Latif Afridi and other leaders during a huge public gathering held in Paka Tara area of Qambar Khel tribe on Sunday. The gathering was organized under the banner of Fata Reforms Movement....
  • 5th grade student arrested under FCR in Landi Kotal In what could be called a grave violation of basic human rights, the political authorities in Khyber Agency arrested a 5th grade student under the collective responsibilities clause of the draconian Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR). Following a remote-controlled bomb attack on the vehicle of Customs officials in Sado Khel area of Landi Kotal tehsil on Thursday, the political authorities apprehended 31 local tribesmen under the collective responsibilities clause....
  • NAB seeks assistance from public sector varsities in eliminate corruption In a letter to the vice chancellors of all the public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, NAB authorities have requested that M.Phil and Ph.D students should conduct researches on corruption and put up recommendations in theses to curb the menace of corruption....

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Livestock Department initiates vaccination campaign in Parachinar ahead of Eidul Azha

Date: 27 Jul, 2017

    Livestock Department initiates vaccination campaign in Parachinar ahead of Eidul Azha
The Livestock Department of Parachinar, Kurram Agency, has started vaccination and applying spray on cattle ahead of Eidul Azha.
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71 animals died as mysterious disease spread in Kurram

Date: 21 Jun, 2017

    71 animals died as mysterious disease spread in Kurram
At least 71 animals including cows and goats were died as a mysterious disease once again spread in Toda Cheena (Hot Spring) area of Central Kurram Agency
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Livestock Department sends vaccination team to Kurram village after outbreak of anthrax

Date: 09 Jun, 2017

    Livestock Department sends vaccination team to Kurram village after outbreak of anthrax
The political administration and Livestock Department have taken notice of outbreak of cattle disease in Toda Cheena area of Central Kurram Agency and sent a vaccination team to the...
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Three-day anti-polio drive in KP, Fata begins tomorrow

Date: 14 May, 2017

    Three-day anti-polio drive in KP, Fata begins tomorrow
A three-day anti-polio campaign would start in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) from tomorrow (Monday) amid tight security measures
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Three-day anti-polio drive begins in FATA today

Date: 17 Apr, 2017

    Three-day anti-polio drive begins in FATA today
A three-day anti-polio campaign has started in the Federally Administered Tribal Area (Fata) from today (Monday) to administer anti-polio drops to children below five years of age
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Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in five KP districts today

Date: 03 Apr, 2017

    Three-day anti-polio campaign begins in five KP districts today
A three-day special anti-polio campaign kicked off on Monday in five districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to vaccinate children under the age of five.
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Peshawar administration persuades 80 parents to administer polio drops to their children

Date: 26 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar administration persuades 80 parents to administer polio drops to their children
The Peshawar district administration on Sunday persuaded more than 80 parents to administer anti-polio drops to their children to avoid the crippling disease.
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Three-day anti-polio drive begins across KP

Date: 27 Feb, 2017

    Three-day anti-polio drive begins across KP
A three-day anti-polio campaign started across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from today (Monday) as around 5.6 million children will be vaccinated during the three-day anti-polio campaign. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Emergency Operation...
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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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Eight-day anti-polio drive kicks off in five KP districts

Date: 06 Feb, 2017

    Eight-day anti-polio drive kicks off in five KP districts
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department on Monday launched an eight-day anti-polio vaccination campaign in five districts of the province. Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Coordinator Akbar Khan said that more than...
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Four children die of pneumonia outbreak in Mansehra

Date: 30 Jan, 2017

    Four children die of pneumonia outbreak in Mansehra
With the increase in cold weather conditions and snowfall pneumonia disease spread in Mansehra as the desease has claimed four children so far. According to different hospitals sources, Nasir Khan’s...
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Fata Reforms

  • FATA Reforms: Registration of undocumented FATA land is uphill task for govt  

    The total area of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is about 27,000 square kilometres. Unlike other parts of the country, the people of FATA don’t possess the documented record of their lands and property. In the ongoing reform process, the government has proposed computerisation of land record in FATA.

  • 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.

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 […]

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