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Rabid dog bites eight people in Kurram Agency

Date: 05 Jun, 2017

    Rabid dog bites eight people in Kurram Agency
A rabid dog bit eight persons, including five children and two women in Sadda area of Lower Kurram Agency on Sunday night. As per details, a rabid dog bit eight...
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Anti-polio drive in Fata begins on Monday

Date: 19 Mar, 2017

    Anti-polio drive in Fata begins on Monday
The anti-polio immunization drive will begin in tribal agencies and Frontier Regions on Monday, officials at the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) said here on Sunday. According to Fida Muhammad Wazir,...
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Rabid dog bites seven people in Bajaur Agency

Date: 05 Feb, 2017

    Rabid dog bites seven people in Bajaur Agency
A dog believed to have contracted rabies has attacked and bit seven people in Salarzai tehsil of Bajaur Agency here on Sunday. According to local political administration, all the bitten...
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Polio virus confirmed in four-month old boy in Qilla Abdullah

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Polio virus confirmed in four-month old boy in Qilla Abdullah
Officials of the Health Department have confirmed a new case of polio in a four-month-old boy in Qila Abdullah district of Balochistan. The officials while quoting the parents of the...
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‘Substandard vaccine’ kills one more child in Khyber Agency

Date: 29 Dec, 2016

    ‘Substandard vaccine’ kills one more child in Khyber Agency
Death toll from substandard vaccines has mounted to 9 in Khyber Agency as one more child died on Thursday after being vaccinated against several diseases including measles in Malaguri...
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Another child dies of vaccination in Khyber Agency

Date: 28 Dec, 2016

    Another child dies of vaccination in Khyber Agency
The death toll from deadly vaccine has mounted to eight as one more child died on Tuesday night amid of treatment in Landi Kotal subdivision of Khyber Agency.Members...
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Expired vaccine claims lives of two more children in Khyber Agency

Date: 27 Dec, 2016

    Expired vaccine claims lives of two more children in Khyber Agency
In a setback to the vaccination efforts in FATA, two more children have died due to expired vaccine in Khyber Agency. According to local sources, four years old Zakir...
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Anti-polio campaign suspended in Khyber Agency over fears of expired vaccine

Date: 23 Dec, 2016

    Anti-polio campaign suspended in Khyber Agency over fears of expired vaccine
The anti-polio campaign has been suspended in Khyber Agency after reports that the vaccine used in the campaign was expired. Agency Surgeon Dr Niaz said the Health Department issued orders...
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Villagers continue to boycott anti-polio drive as talks with DC end inconclusively

Date: 19 Dec, 2016

    Villagers continue to boycott anti-polio drive as talks with DC end inconclusively
The district administration has failed to woo the elders of twenty villages in Lakki Marwat to end their boycott of anti-polio drive as the negotiations between deputy commissioner Muhammad...
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Villagers announce boycott of polio vaccines for their demands

Date: 17 Dec, 2016

    Villagers announce boycott of polio vaccines for their demands
Residents of twenty villages in Lakki Marwat district have announced to boycott anti-polio immunization campaign as a protest against government’s inability to resolve their longstanding issues of electricity load...
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PTI govt turns a blind eye to the problems of blind schools in KP

Date: 17 Apr, 2016

    PTI govt turns a blind eye to the problems of blind schools in KP
Although schools for the visually impaired children have been established in different cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but the students and teachers in these schools are facing difficulties due to...
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  • FATA reforms bill suspended over the question of merger and Riwaj Act

    The FATA reforms process is again facing suspension since May this year mainly due to differences among the FATA parliamentarians over the mode of reforms in the tribal areas. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Member National Assembly from South Waziristan Agency Muhammad Jamaluddin says the parliamentarians are having different opinion on the question of merger with Khyber […]

  • 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 […]

  • Political parties, people of KP favour immediate merger of FATA with the province

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and a number of political parties have expressed reservations over the draft of the FATA reforms by the federal cabinet. KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak says the federal government is not sincere in the reforms as it has brought forward some suggestions which are objectionable and against the Constitution. “We believe […]

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 […]

  • BISP to be extended to North and South Waziristan soon

    The government of Pakistan launched BISP in 2008 to provide financial assistance to destitute families. So far, around 5.4 women have been benefited from this program by getting Rs4500 every three months. Like other parts of the country, this program has also been extended to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). This women centric program has […]

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