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District govt arrests 25 wardens of private hostels for lacking facilities

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    District govt arrests 25 wardens of private hostels for lacking facilities
District Government Peshawar on Wednesday arrested 25 wardens of private hostels in Peshawar for violating code of conduct and poor cleanliness.
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KP Health Dept launches week-long anti-dengue drive in affected UCs

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    KP Health Dept launches week-long anti-dengue drive in affected UCs
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department on Wednesday launched a week-long anti-dengue drive under which the department would clear around 100,000 houses of dengue larva.
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KP govt asked to convince center on Fata’s merger in KP

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    KP govt asked to convince center on Fata’s merger in KP
Office bearers of Fata Political Alliance on Wednesday demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to hold an All Parties Conference on Fata Reforms.
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Mufti Abdul Qavi arrested in Qandeel Baloch murder case

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Mufti Abdul Qavi arrested in Qandeel Baloch murder case
Cleric Mufti Abdul Qavi was arrested on Wednesday on the highway from Multan to Jhang after a session court has dismissed his application for an extension in his...
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Extension of PHC’s jurisdiction termed trick to merge Fata in KP

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Extension of PHC’s jurisdiction termed trick to merge Fata in KP
Qabail Youth Movement on Wednesday rejected extending jurisdiction of the Peshawar High Court to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and thrown its weight behind Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s stance.
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Body warns to close down all mines if new KP govt implement new policy

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Body warns to close down all mines if new KP govt implement new policy
Office bearers of Lakki Marwat Mine Association on Wednesday threatened to close minerals’ mines across the province if any action taken against mines lease holders.
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Two soldiers martyred in North Waziristan blast

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Two soldiers martyred in North Waziristan blast
Two soldiers were martyred in a blast in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday.
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Powers of President of Pakistan to pardon convicts challenged in Shariat Court

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Powers of President of Pakistan to pardon convicts challenged in Shariat Court
PESHAWAR, 18 October: The powers of President of Pakistan to pardon or commute sentence of convicts from all courts have been challenged in the Federal Shariat Court. Advocate Muhammad...
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Finance minister asked to allocate share in NFC Award to FATA

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Finance minister asked to allocate share in NFC Award to FATA
The National Implementation Commission for FATA Reforms has asked Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to allocate share for the tribal areas in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the...
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ECP bars Sirajul Haq from addressing public meeting in NA-4

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    ECP bars Sirajul Haq from addressing public meeting in NA-4
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has barred the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) ameer Sirajul Haq from addressing a public gathering in NA-4 constituency of Peshawar.
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WHO, UNICEF to launch anti-dengue campaign in Peshawar today

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    WHO, UNICEF to launch anti-dengue campaign in Peshawar today
A special campaign to control dengue virus in Peshawar will be launched today by the World Health Organisation (WHO) with the cooperation of the United Nations International Children Emergency...
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Seven policemen martyred in Quetta blast

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Seven policemen martyred in Quetta blast
Seven policemen were martyred and 10 other people injured in a bomb explosion in Saryab Mill area of Quetta on Wednesday.
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ISPR dismisses reports of US drone strike in Kurram Agency

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    ISPR dismisses reports of US drone strike in Kurram Agency
The Pakistan Army has said news reports about a US drone strike in Kurram Agency were baseless and the US has not violated Pakistani airspace.
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Pakistan, Sri Lanka third ODI today

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Pakistan, Sri Lanka third ODI today
The third match of the five-match ODI series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played in Abu Dhabi today (Wednesday).
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Public Health employees decry non-payment of salaries

Date: 17 Oct, 2017

    Public Health employees decry non-payment of salaries
Employees of Public Health Department on Tuesday staged a demonstration to protest non-payment of salaries and threatened to launch protest drive if their salaries were not paid immediately.
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College students protest teachers’ boycott, warns to launch protest drive

Date: 17 Oct, 2017

    College students protest teachers’ boycott, warns to launch protest drive
Students of public sector colleges in Peshawar on Tuesday staged protest against teachers’ continuous boycott. The protesting students asked the government to sit with the teachers and resolve the...
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Fata Reforms

  • 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.

  • FATA reforms process gets momentum after the election of PM Abbasi

    The FATA reforms process which was initiated in 2015 saw delays due to differences among different political parties over the mode of reforms as well as the confused approach adopted by the government towards the issue.The government had apparently put the issue on the back burner until new prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his cabinet revived the process and directions were issued on 13 September, 017 to bring a new draft law in place of Riwaj Act.

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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