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Multi-parties conference asks govt to make clear ambiguous parts of Fata reforms package

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    Multi-parties conference asks govt to make clear ambiguous parts of Fata reforms package
PESHAWAR, 08 March: Speakers at multi-parties’ conference on tribal belt merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wednesday underlined certain legal and constitutional flaws in the proposed Fata reforms saying it will...
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Peshawar Region U-23 female games conclude

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    Peshawar Region U-23 female games conclude
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Under-23 female games for Peshawar Region has concluded on Wednesday at Hayatabad Sports Complex grounds amidst tight security arrangements. During the two-day long event, Peshawar remained on...
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IHC says will even ban social media if blasphemous content not removed

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    IHC says will even ban social media if blasphemous content not removed
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday ordered to block blasphemous content on social media websites and to put names of those involved in blasphemy on the Exist Control...
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Pakistan allows its nationals stranded at Torkham border to enter home country without travelling documents

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan allows its nationals stranded at Torkham border to enter home country without travelling documents
Several Pakistanis who were stuck at the Afghanistan side of having no valid documents started returning to the country as Pakistan border authorities allowed them to enter country on...
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Talent Awards distributed among Gomal University’s position holder students

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    Talent Awards distributed among Gomal University’s position holder students
In order to encourage the students, Bacha Khan Talent Awards were distributed among top position-holder students from different departments of Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan here on Wednesday.
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At least two killed, 13 injured as military hospital comes under attack in Kabul

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    At least two killed, 13 injured as military hospital comes under attack in Kabul
Defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri told foreign news agency that a group of militants attacked Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital and one of them, dressed as doctor, blew himself...
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Afghan president congratulates Peshawar Zalmi over PSL win

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    Afghan president congratulates Peshawar Zalmi over PSL win
The President of Afghanistan on Wednesday congratulated the Peshawar Zalmi for its victory in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) second edition against Quetta Gladiators and invited the PSL champion...
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10 dead bodies found in Swabi

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    10 dead bodies found in Swabi
Ten dead bodies of unknown people have been found in Jhanday Kandao area of Swabi.
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Large number of Afghan nationals arrive at Torkham to cross border

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    Large number of Afghan nationals arrive at Torkham to cross border
The Pak-Afghan border crossing points at Torkham and Chaman remained opened on Wednesday.
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FATA team to be included in next edition of PSL: governor

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    FATA team to be included in next edition of PSL: governor
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said on Tuesday that a team from FATA will also be included in the next edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
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CM Khattak expresses solidarity with Pakhtuns in Punjab

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    CM Khattak expresses solidarity with Pakhtuns in Punjab
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak said on Tuesday that the KP government stands by Pakhtun brothers in Punjab.
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FATA lawmakers preparing to bring Dispute Resolution Council in FATA

Date: 08 Mar, 2017

    FATA lawmakers preparing to bring Dispute Resolution Council in FATA
The parliamentarians of FATA have started preparations for bringing a system of Dispute Resolution Council (DRC) with the support of the provincial government in place of Riwaj Act in...
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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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