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Fata Grand Alliance demands referendum on Fata-KP merger

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    Fata Grand Alliance demands referendum on Fata-KP merger
The Fata Grand Youth Alliance on Saturday demanded of the government to hold referendum on abolishment of FCR law and merger of tribal regions with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Addressing...
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30 injured in gas cylinder blast inside house in D.I. Khan

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    30 injured in gas cylinder blast inside house in D.I. Khan
At least 30 people including women and children were injured when a gas cylinder exploded during condolences for a deceased that was taking place at a house in Dera...
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D. I. Khan region Under-23 Women Games begin

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    D. I. Khan region Under-23 Women Games begin
The Under-23 Women Games of Dera Ismail Khan region started at the D. I. Khan Sports Complex on Saturday. The games were started at the Dera Ismail Khan Sports Complex....
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School employees protest non-payment of salaries in Lakki Marwat

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    School employees protest non-payment of salaries in Lakki Marwat
Working Folks Grammar Schools & Colleges employees on Saturday staged pen-down strike on Saturday against non-payment of their salaries. As per details, the teaching and non-teaching staff of the Working...
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One killed, two injured as avalanche hit village in Chitral

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    One killed, two injured as avalanche hit village in Chitral
One person was killed and two other sustained injuries when an avalanche set off by heavy snowfall slammed into the Suraj Bala village in Reech valley of Chitral on...
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Two killed as blast hit JUI-F leader’s guest house in Buner

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    Two killed as blast hit JUI-F leader’s guest house in Buner
Two people were killed in a bomb blast at the guest house of a Union Council Naib Nazim in the neighbourhood of Totalai in Buner here on Saturday. According to...
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China offers support to Pakistan in war against terror

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    China offers support to Pakistan in war against terror
China has strongly condemned the Sehwan Sharif suicide blast and offered its support to Pakistan in war against terrorism. While speaking at a regular press briefing in Beijing, Chinese Ministry...
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Political alliance demands industrial zone under CPEC in South Waziristan

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    Political alliance demands industrial zone under CPEC in South Waziristan
All Political Parties Alliance of South Waziristan Agency on Saturday staged a protest demonstration demanding establishment of an industrial zone under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in the tribal...
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Six militants killed during security forces airstrikes near Pak-Afghan border

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    Six militants killed during security forces airstrikes near Pak-Afghan border
At least six terrorists were killed and 10 of their hideouts were destroyed during security forces airstrikes near Pak-Afghan border in Khyber Agency on Friday. According to security sources, the...
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Blast in JUI-F leader’s hujra kills two in Buner

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    Blast in JUI-F leader’s hujra kills two in Buner
Two people were killed in a bomb blast in a hujra (male guest house) in Buner on Friday night.
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Kurram people seek lifting of ban on fertilisers

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    Kurram people seek lifting of ban on fertilisers
The farmers of Kurram Agency have called upon the government to lift ban on fertilisers. Member National Assembly from Kurram Agency Sajid Turi and tribal elders Malik Jalal Hussain and...
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Plot of terror attacks in Pakistan made in Afghanistan: COAS

Date: 18 Feb, 2017

    Plot of terror attacks in Pakistan made in Afghanistan: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday that the planning of terrorist attacks in Pakistan was being made in Afghanistan. According to the Inter-Services Public...
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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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