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ICJ stays execution of Indian spy Jadhav till final verdict

Date: 18 May, 2017

    ICJ stays execution of Indian spy Jadhav till final verdict
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav until it makes a final judgment in the case.
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Suspension of Fata reforms bill disappoints tribesmen: Mushtaq Ahmad

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Suspension of Fata reforms bill disappoints tribesmen: Mushtaq Ahmad
Hitting hard at federal government for suspending Fata reforms package, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday said that government was not sincere with Fata people and deliberately keeping...
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Health workers demand professional allowance

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Health workers demand professional allowance
Health Employees Coordination Council (HECC) on Thursday staged a protest demonstration demanding health professional allowance for class-IV employees.
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Female teachers stage protest demo against non upgradation in Khyber Agency

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Female teachers stage protest demo against non upgradation in Khyber Agency
A large number of female teachers of Khyber Agency staged a protest demonstration and blocked Pak-Afghan road for traffic demanding upgradation of pay scales.
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Night Curfew imposed in Mohmand Agency

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Night Curfew imposed in Mohmand Agency
The political administration of Mohmand tribal agency bordering Afghanistan has imposed curfew in all parts of the district Mohmand except Prang Ghar tehsil due to security reasons, said...
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Two Pakistani embassy staffers to Afghanistan released after 3-hour detention

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Two Pakistani embassy staffers to Afghanistan released after 3-hour detention
Two Pakistani embassy staffers were held in Kabul by Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) under undisclosed circumstances.
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Students visit archaeological sites in Peshawar

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Students visit archaeological sites in Peshawar
International Museum Day was observed across the globe, including Pakistan on Thursday. Tourism Corporation Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP)
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Khursheed Shah hits out at govt for suspending Fata reforms bill

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Khursheed Shah hits out at govt for suspending Fata reforms bill
Opposition leader in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Thursday strongly condemned the suspension of Fata reforms bill in the lower house of the parliament.
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KP govt forms committee for revival of closed industrial units

Date: 18 May, 2017

    KP govt forms committee for revival of closed industrial units
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has formed a special committee for the revival of the closed industrial units in the province.
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Decision of FATA-KP merger should be left to provincial government: CM

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Decision of FATA-KP merger should be left to provincial government: CM
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has said the 30th constitutional amendment bill and FATA Riwaj Act bill presented in the National Assembly is not fulfilling the objectives of...
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No talks with people who don’t recognise Constitution: Zehri

Date: 18 May, 2017

    No talks with people who don’t recognise Constitution: Zehri
Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri said on Wednesday that talks will not be held with those people who don’t recognise the Constitution of Pakistan.
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Participation of politicians in Jirgas banned in Bajaur

Date: 18 May, 2017

    Participation of politicians in Jirgas banned in Bajaur
The political administrant of Bajaur Agency has banned participation of politicians in Qaumi and other reconciliatory Jirgas.
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FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – LATEST

Fata Reforms

  • Tribal parliamentarians doubt govt’s intention of giving share to FATA in NFC Award

    On the demand of FATA parliamentarians, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on 18 October directed the National Implementation Committee on FATA reforms to give share to the tribal areas in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the next 10 years. Some tribal leaders have expressed jubilation over this development, while others consider it just […]

  • Giving NFC award to FATA sans administrative reforms will be futile, says Latif Afridi

    To address questions related to proposed FATA share in NFC award and its implications for the region, TNN conducted a detailed interview of former MNA from Khyber Agency and legal expert Latif Afridi. TNN: What is meant by the NFC Award? Latif Afridi: An article of the Constitution of Pakistan is about the utilisation of national income. The prime minister, finance minister […]

  • Giving share in NFC award is right of FATA people, not a favour

    Tribal people support the federal government’s decision of giving share to FATA in NFC Award and ask for its early implementation. Tariq Dawar from Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency, says NFC Award used to be divided among the Centre and four provinces and now FATA will also get its share which will remove the sense of […]

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