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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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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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Most FATA people want merger with KP: governor

Date: 25 Nov, 2016

    Most FATA people want merger with KP: governor
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said on Thursday that most people of FATA want merger with KP. Talking to media persons after a ceremony arranged in the honour of...
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Merger of FATA with KP sought

Date: 24 Nov, 2016

    Merger of FATA with KP sought
Speakers at a group discussion arranged by the FATA Research Centre at Landikotal Press Club in Khyber Agency on Wednesday rejected the proposal of referendum for reforms in tribal...
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JI demands immediate merger of Fata into KP

Date: 22 Nov, 2016

    JI demands immediate merger of Fata into KP
Jamaat-e-Islami has once again demanded of the federal government to merge Fata into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa without wasting further time. The demand was made during a public meeting held here on...
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JI demands share for Fata in NFC, CPEC

Date: 09 Nov, 2016

    JI demands share for Fata in NFC, CPEC
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has demanded a separate share for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Addressing a...
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Federal government asked to complete Fata merger process before 2018 general elections

Date: 08 Nov, 2016

    Federal government asked to complete Fata merger process before 2018 general elections
Speakers at a conference here Tuesday demanded of the federal government to complete the process of Fata merger into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa before the 2018 general elections. The speakers further demanded...
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Let the people of Fata decide about their future: Pervez Khattak

Date: 19 Oct, 2016

    Let the people of Fata decide about their future: Pervez Khattak
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that though he personally believes that the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) should be merged into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, yet the...
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Fata merger into KP not the only option, says Fazal

Date: 10 Oct, 2016

    Fata merger into KP not the only option, says Fazal
Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazal ur Rahman has said he is not against reforms in Fata, rather he had raised reservations over the recommendations of the Fata reforms...
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Fata political alliance to protest against anti-reforms MPs

Date: 06 Oct, 2016

    Fata political alliance to protest against anti-reforms MPs
The Fata political alliance has announced to hold a one-day sit-in in Islamabad against those members of the Parliament who openly opposed reforms in the federally administered tribal areas. “Some...
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Pervez Khattak assures to support Fata merger into KP

Date: 06 Sep, 2016

    Pervez Khattak assures to support Fata merger into KP
Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has assured the political leadership of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) to extend complete cooperation regarding the proposed merger Fata into the...
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PTI tribal jirga rejects proposed set of reforms for Fata

Date: 24 Aug, 2016

    PTI tribal jirga rejects proposed set of reforms for Fata
A grand tribal jirga of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has rejected the proposed reforms package for the federal administered tribal areas and demanded that tribal agencies should immediately be...
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Grand Alliance rejects Fata merger into KP, demands independent Council

Date: 23 Jul, 2016

    Grand Alliance rejects Fata merger into KP, demands independent Council
The Fata Grand Alliance has rejected the merger of Fata into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and instead demanded an independent Fata Council. “Some people particularly the leaders of political parties want...
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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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