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Beautification drive kicked off in Jamrud

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Beautification drive kicked off in Jamrud
Following the anti-encroachment drive in the Jamrud subdivision, the political administration on Friday kicked off the cleanliness and beautification campaign. According to officials, greenbelt would be created besides sowing ornamental...
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Seven injured in twin blasts near Torkham border

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Seven injured in twin blasts near Torkham border
As many as seven people including four personnel of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) were injured in twin bomb blasts near Torkham border in Khyber Agency on Friday, officials...
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Girl students demand provision of electricity for school in Charsadda

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Girl students demand provision of electricity for school in Charsadda
Girls students of a government primary school in Jalo area of district Charsadda have been facing multiple problems due to non provision of electricity facility. The drinking water plant installed...
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SC dismisses review petitions against Panama case verdict

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    SC dismisses review petitions against Panama case verdict
A five-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar...
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Qaddafi Stadium ready to host third T20 between Pakistan, World-XI

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Qaddafi Stadium ready to host third T20 between Pakistan, World-XI
The third and final Twenty20 International between Pakistan and the World-XI will be played at the Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore on Friday (today). This is the same stadium which hosted the...
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Three killed in US drone strike in Kurram Agency

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Three killed in US drone strike in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed and another injured in a US drone strike carried out in the Pak-Afghan border area in Kurram Agency on Friday, officials said. Official sources...
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Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization Director visits Pakistan to advance U.S.-Pakistan cooperation  

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization Director visits Pakistan to advance  U.S.-Pakistan cooperation   
During the visit, General Shields and the delegation met with the Pakistani Army's Chief of General Staff, the Director General of Military Operations, and officials from the Interior Ministry.
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Pakistan Railways team visits Khyber Agency to examine railway track’s repair

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Pakistan Railways team visits Khyber Agency to examine railway track’s repair
A team from Pakistan Railways visited Khyber Agency on Thursday and surveyed Peshawar-Torkham railway line.
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JI asks ECP to ensure maximum participation of women voters in next elections

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    JI asks ECP to ensure maximum participation of women voters in next elections
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has called upon the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to ensure maximum participation of women in the voting in the next general elections.
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Repatriation of Dandy Darpakhel TDPs suspended after landmine blast

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Repatriation of Dandy Darpakhel TDPs suspended after landmine blast
The repatriation process of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of Dandy Darpakhel tribe of North Waziristan Agency has been suspended over security concerns.
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PCB honours cricketers at awards ceremony

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    PCB honours cricketers at awards ceremony
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) arranged awards ceremony to honour national cricketers in Lahore on Thursday night.
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Girl kidnapped from Nowshera recovered in Charsadda

Date: 15 Sep, 2017

    Girl kidnapped from Nowshera recovered in Charsadda
Nowshera Police has recovered a 16-year-old girl who was kidnapped from Pabbi area and arrested a suspect.
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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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