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Three die as vehicle plunges into gorge in Balakot

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Three die as vehicle plunges into gorge in Balakot
At least three tourists died and two others were injured when a vehicle plunged into a deep ravine here on Sunday, police said. As per police report, the accident took...
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Gulalai demands early merger of Fata in KP

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Gulalai demands early merger of Fata in KP
Demanding immediate merger of Fata in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Member National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai has asked the federal government to abstain from appointing Chief Operating Officers in Fata. Talking to TNN...
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Tribesmen to hold grand sit-in in Islamabad if Fata reforms not implemented before Oct 9

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Tribesmen to hold grand sit-in in Islamabad if Fata reforms not implemented before Oct 9
Fata parliamentarians and other noted leaders have threatened to hold a massive protest sit-in in the federal capital if the government failed to implement Fata reforms before October 9. The...
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5th grade student arrested under FCR in Landi Kotal

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    5th grade student arrested under FCR in Landi Kotal
In what could be called a grave violation of basic human rights, the political authorities in Khyber Agency arrested a 5th grade student under the collective responsibilities clause of...
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NAB seeks assistance from public sector varsities in eliminate corruption

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    NAB seeks assistance from public sector varsities in eliminate corruption
In a letter to the vice chancellors of all the public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, NAB authorities have requested that M.Phil and Ph.D students should conduct researches on...
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Traders continue protest against ‘highhandedness’ of local administration

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Traders continue protest against ‘highhandedness’ of local administration
Traders’ protest against the district administration entered into third consecutive day as the protesters continued their sit-in in the Farooq-e-Azam square here on Sunday. The traders have been protesting against...
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Three militants killed in forces’ operation in DI Khan

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Three militants killed in forces’ operation in DI Khan
At least three wanted militants were killed in a security forces’ operation in Daraban area, official sources said here on Sunday. “On confirmed intelligence reports, security forces carried out...
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North Waziristan professor seeks probe into fire incident at his home in Bannu

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    North Waziristan professor seeks probe into fire incident at his home in Bannu
A professor of Miranshah College in North Waziristan, Fazal Rehman has said no investigations have been conducted into the incident of setting his house on fire by unknown miscreants...
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Levies Force gets powers of Police in Torkham

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Levies Force gets powers of Police in Torkham
The federal government has brought changes in the FIA Act for Torkham area of Khyber Agnecy under which the Levies Force will get the powers of Police.
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Artists ask KP govt to make public probe report of corruption in Hayatabad Art Festival

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Artists ask KP govt to make public probe report of corruption in Hayatabad Art Festival
The artistes of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have called upon the provincial government to make public the investigation report of corruption in Hayatabad Art Festival.
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Six of a family die as fire engulfs house in Upper Dir

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Six of a family die as fire engulfs house in Upper Dir
Six members of a family, including children, lost their lives as fire erupted in a house in Doug Darra area of Upper Dir on Saturday.
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Swat win Malakand Division Inter-District Football tournament

Date: 24 Sep, 2017

    Swat win Malakand Division Inter-District Football tournament
Swat team have won the Malakand Division Inter-District Football Tournament.
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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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