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North Waziristan TDPs protest against postponement of repatriation process

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    North Waziristan TDPs protest against postponement of repatriation process
The Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of North Waziristan Agency Dandai Darpakhel area on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against the postponement of their rehabilitation process.
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KP Mardan Region Under-23 men’s games begin today

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    KP Mardan Region Under-23 men’s games begin today
The colorful Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mardan Region Inter-District Men’s Games got under way in Mardan Sports Complex today (Wednesday).
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IHC moved to postpone population census in Fata until repatriation of TDPs

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    IHC moved to postpone population census in Fata until repatriation of TDPs
A social activist from South Waziristan Agency has filed a writ petition under article 199 of the constitution in Islamabad High Court seeking postponement of the ongoing population and...
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PCB announces ODI, T-20 squads for West Indies tour

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    PCB announces ODI, T-20 squads for West Indies tour
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the one-day International (ODI) and T-20 squads for the upcoming tour to West Indies.
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Cricket tournament concludes in Mohmand Agency

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Cricket tournament concludes in Mohmand Agency
The Abakur Cricket Club won the cricket tournament that concluded in Mohmand Agency here on Wednesday. The final match was played at the Atta Sports Stadium between the Abbakur Cricket...
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NAB arrests C&W senior clerk over corruption charges in Upper Dir

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    NAB arrests C&W senior clerk over corruption charges in Upper Dir
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday arrested the Upper Dir C&W Department senior clerk Fazal Hadi for his alleged involvement in embezzlement and making illegal assets...
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Shabqadar students protest for roll number slips as matric exams begin today

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Shabqadar students protest for roll number slips as matric exams begin today
About 42 infuriated students of a private school of Shabqadar on Wednesday staged a protest against the non-issuance of matriculation examination roll number slips by the Board of Intermediate...
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Unfulfilled promises: KP teachers announce protest against govt

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Unfulfilled promises: KP teachers announce protest against govt
The All Teachers Coordination Council (ATCC) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday announced province-wide protests from March 27 against the provincial government for delaying the acceptance of their demands.
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Pakistan, Afghanistan to hold talks in London today to reduce tensions

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Pakistan, Afghanistan to hold talks in London today to reduce tensions
The British government has arranged talks between the Pakistan and Afghan governments on Wednesday (today) to reduce tensions between the two neighbourly countries.
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Prices of food items reduced in Peshawar

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Prices of food items reduced in Peshawar
The district administration of Peshawar has announced reduction in the prices of different food items and issued a new price list.
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6th population census kicks off

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    6th population census kicks off
After a gap of 19 years, the country-wide population census kicked off on Wednesday which will complete on 25 May.
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Rehabilitation of all displaced people of Kurram Agency sought

Date: 15 Mar, 2017

    Rehabilitation of all displaced people of Kurram Agency sought
Member National Assembly from Kurram Agency Sajid Hussain Turi has said the reconstruction of all the damaged houses of displaced people was inevitable to ensure durable peace in 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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