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Senate Committee seeks report on Cess collection rules from Mines in Fata

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Senate Committee seeks report on Cess collection rules from Mines in Fata
Senate Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions on Friday asked FATA Secretariat to submit a report within 15 days on the background and current rules applied in...
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BLA commander surrenders in Quetta

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    BLA commander surrenders in Quetta
A group of Baloch rebels including a commander of Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) on Friday laid their weapons and surrendered to FC Madadgar Heaquarters Quetta. According an Inter Services...
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Ziaullah submits reference against CM Khattak

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Ziaullah submits reference against CM Khattak
Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Friday submitted reference against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak accusing him of horse trading. The reference was submitted at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly secretariat at speaker’s...
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Dengue outbreak: Tehkal residents protest govt’s failure as 700 infected

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Dengue outbreak: Tehkal residents protest govt’s failure as 700 infected
The unprepared Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department seems unable to control the outbreak of dengue fever as 700 patients have been tested positive since last one month. According to official of...
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Nabi seeks MNA, PA support to feature in national games

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Nabi seeks MNA, PA support to feature in national games
Muhammad Nabi has appealed political agent of Khyber Agency and member National Assembly Nasir Khan Afridi to support him play the National Karate Championship. Talking to Tribal News Network,...
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Wana students protest after teacher arrested

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Wana students protest after teacher arrested
Hundreds of students on Friday staged a protest demonstration outside Frontier Corps office in headquarters of South Waziristan Agency to protest arrest of a teacher.
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Journalists protest colleague’s manhandling

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Journalists protest colleague’s manhandling
Journalist community on Friday protested the manhandling of a fellow journalist by officials of Khyber Agency political administration. The protesting journalists gathered outside Peshawar Press Club who were holding placards...
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PTI demands reorganisation of ECP, electoral reforms

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    PTI demands reorganisation of ECP, electoral reforms
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf central leader Dr Shireen Mazari demanded reorganization of Election Commission of Pakistan. The PTI leader said that PTI has four reservations over Election Reforms prepared by Zahid...
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Students Union seeks jobs for locals in NGOs working in Khyber Agency

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Students Union seeks jobs for locals in NGOs working in Khyber Agency
Khyber Student Union on Friday demanded of the government Khyber Pakthunkhwa to provide jobs to its youth in non-governmental organist ion working in Khyber Agency. They urged the governor not...
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CM Punjab offers help to control Dengue in Peshawar

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    CM Punjab offers help to control Dengue in Peshawar
Chief Minister Punjab Mian SHehbaz Sharif on Friday directed his health minister to contact the Khyber Pakthunkhwa government and offer assistance to control dengue outbreak in Peshawar.
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WFP launches Stunting Prevention Initiative in KurrAm Agency, FATA

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    WFP launches Stunting Prevention Initiative in KurrAm Agency, FATA
Stunting occurs when a child’s growth and development is impaired from poor nutrition. The effort aims to prevent chronic malnutrition in children under five years of age as well...
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Senate Committee on SAFRON seeks check on powers of political agents in FATA

Date: 18 Aug, 2017

    Senate Committee on SAFRON seeks check on powers of political agents in FATA
Chairman Senate Standing Committee on States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Hilalur Rehman has urged the need for introducing rules for keeping check on the political agents in FATA who...
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Fata Reforms

  • Proposal of extending IHC jurisdiction of FATA draws flak

    Efforts on national and local level are continuing since September, 2015 for brining administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and abolition of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) law. However, the reforms process could not be taken to its logical end due to differences among different political parties and groups over the mode […]

  • 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.

TDPs

  • PM Sehat Card scheme is yet to extend to five tribal agencies, FRs

    The federal government, in an attempt to provide free healthcare facilities, had launched Prime Minister Health Programme in December 2015. Under the project, deserving families, throughout the country, are able to spend Rs0.3 million per year on their treatment. Information collected from Fata Secretariat, PM Sehat Cards are being distributed among the needy families under […]

  • Govt approves Rs 1.16 billion for rehabilitations of FATA traders

    The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.

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