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Army Chief Gen Bajwa attends special meeting of KP apex committee

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Army Chief Gen Bajwa attends special meeting of KP apex committee
A special meeting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa apex committee was held in Peshawar on Monday According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended...
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Interior Ministry authorizes other Passport Offices to grant extension to Afghan citizens

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Interior Ministry authorizes other Passport Offices to grant extension to Afghan citizens
To facilitate Afghan national seeking renewal of visas in Pakistan, the Interior Ministry has authorized other immigration offices for the job. According to an official statement, the Interior Ministry has...
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Residents continue protest against disconnection of electricity to tube wells

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Residents continue protest against disconnection of electricity to tube wells
Dozens of angry dwellers of the Bannu city staged a protest demonstration outside the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) on the second consecutive day against disconnection of electricity supply to...
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Annual ‘Gems and Mineral’ show begins in Peshawar

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Annual ‘Gems and Mineral’ show begins in Peshawar
The 17th Gems & Mineral exhibition began here at a local hotel on Monday. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak inaugurated the show. Pprecious stones including quartz, topaz, turquoise,...
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Fata Super League begins on April 10

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Fata Super League begins on April 10
Sharing a good news for sports lovers in tribal areas, Khyber Cricket Association’s patron in chief Haji Taimur announced on Monday to hold first ever Fata Super League. “The...
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Tribal women announce to resist Rivaj Act implementation in Fata

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Tribal women announce to resist Rivaj Act implementation in Fata
Welcoming the reforms process in Fata, Takrah Qabaili Khwenday (TQK), an association of tribal women, have announced to resist the implementation of Rivaj Act as a replacement to FCR...
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Killer’s house demolished in Orakzai agency

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Killer’s house demolished in Orakzai agency
A tribal lashkar (force) in Orakzai agency on Monday demolished and put on fire the house of a tribesman on charges of murdering a fellow tribesman a few days...
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Colorful musical event held in Swat

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Colorful musical event held in Swat
To promote traditional singing and revive local culture, a mesmerizing musical night was arranged jointly by the Culture Department and a non-governmental organization here in a local hotel on...
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Eleven Stars win PCB cricket tournament in Jamrud

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Eleven Stars win PCB cricket tournament in Jamrud
The inter-club cricket tournament played under the auspices of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) concluded here at the Jamrud Sports Complex on Monday. Eleven Stars beat Jan Khan Club by...
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Census awareness walk held in Mohmand Agency

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Census awareness walk held in Mohmand Agency
The walk was arranged by ‘Mohmand Welfare Organization’, a local welfare organization, which was attended by large number of people.
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Balochistan traders announce shutter down strike against Chaman border’s closure

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Balochistan traders announce shutter down strike against Chaman border’s closure
The Chaman traders and All Traders Union has announced shutter down strike on March 19 in protest against the Pak-Afghan Chaman border closure.
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Tribal Jirga demands compensation for FR Tank, Jandula operation affectees

Date: 13 Mar, 2017

    Tribal Jirga demands compensation for FR Tank, Jandula operation affectees
Tribal elders of Bettani tribe have demanded of the government to compensate the affectees of military operation Rah-e-Nijat in FR Tank and Jandula.
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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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