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WHO worker monitoring anti-polio drive survives gun attack in Bara

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    WHO worker monitoring anti-polio drive survives gun attack in Bara
A worker of World Health Organization (WHO), who was monitoring anti-polio vaccination campaign, has survived a gun attack in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Thursday.
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US committed to increasing access to education for young women in Pakistan

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    US committed to increasing access to education for young women in Pakistan
The U.S. Government demonstrated its commitment to increasing opportunities for Pakistani women during a panel discussion focused on education, economic participation and gender equality.
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Software engineers develop app to monitor lawmakers performance

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Software engineers develop app to monitor lawmakers performance
Software engineers from Peshawar have developed a mobile application to monitor performance of provincial lawmakers. The mobile app was developed by software engineers, Sharooz Rashid, Muhsin Tariq and Shafeeq...
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Security forces clear Rajgal Valley from militants: DG ISPR

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Security forces clear Rajgal Valley from militants: DG ISPR
Pak-Army media wing, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), head Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that Rajgal valley has been cleared from militants. In an interview with Radio Pakistan,...
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Compensation cheques distributed among 29 families of Sepah tribe

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Compensation cheques distributed among 29 families of Sepah tribe
Khyber Agency political administration on Thursday distributed compensation cheques among 29 families of Sepah tribe, which were earlier withheld under the collective responsibility act
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National T20 Cup schedule and squads announced

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    National T20 Cup schedule and squads announced
Squads and schedule have been announced for the National Twenty-20 Cup set to begin from August 25. The contesting sides will fight for the top slot in four groups...
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JI Women Wing to campaign for women rights in KP

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    JI Women Wing to campaign for women rights in KP
Jamaat-e- Islami (JI) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Women Wing on Thursday announced to run an awareness campaign to create awareness about women rights
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Pakistan’s leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Pakistan’s leprosy fighter Dr Ruth Pfau passes away
German Dr Ruth Pfau, who led a battle against the stigmatized disease of leprosy in Pakistan, passed away at the age of 80 on Thursday morning
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Nawaz Sharif’s convoy resumes journey towards Lahore on second day

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Nawaz Sharif’s convoy resumes journey towards Lahore on second day
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's convoy on Thursday departed from Rawalpindi towards its destination, Lahore via GT Road. Before resuming his journey towards Lahore, Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting...
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MPA Fazli Elahi files application with Anti-Corruption Dept against Ayesha Gulalai

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    MPA Fazli Elahi files application with Anti-Corruption Dept against Ayesha Gulalai
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Fazli Elahi on Thursday submitted an application to the Anti-Corruption Department against party's dissident MNA Ayesha Gulali over the alleged embezzlement of funds in the...
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Sports festival kicks off in Peshawar

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    Sports festival kicks off in Peshawar
A sports festival organised by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sports Writers Association kicked off in Peshawar on Wednesday.
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KP government to set up centre for addressing complaints on local bodies system

Date: 10 Aug, 2017

    KP government to set up centre for addressing complaints on local bodies system
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to establish a complaint cell to address complaints of people regarding Local Government Department.
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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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