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CM Khattak announces dividing Chitral in two

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    CM Khattak announces dividing Chitral in two
Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Wednesday announced to divide Chitral in upper and lower districts while given Drosh area tehsil status.
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President Ghani orders to investigate murder of Pakistan diplomatic staffer

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    President Ghani orders to investigate murder of Pakistan diplomatic staffer
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday ordered to investigate murder of Pakistani consulate official in Jalalabad.
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KP Tourism dept fails to pay 12 employees minimum wage

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    KP Tourism dept fails to pay 12 employees minimum wage
Documents available with Tribal News Network, showed that the department has been underpaying twelve of its employees. The provincial government has fixed Rs15000 minimum wage but its own department...
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NGO withholds salaries of staff hired for BISP survey in Mohmand

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    NGO withholds salaries of staff hired for BISP survey in Mohmand
Persons hired to conduct survey for Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) in Mohmand Agency have not been paid two months salaries.
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BRT contract awarded to ‘corrupt contractor’: alleges MPA Ziaullah Afridi

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    BRT contract awarded to ‘corrupt contractor’: alleges MPA Ziaullah Afridi
Member Provincial Assembly Ziaullah Afridi on Wednesday alleged that Bus Rapid Transit project was awarded to a contractor who has been facing corruption cases in Punjab.
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DPO Mardan suspends nine policemen for poor performance

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    DPO Mardan suspends nine policemen for poor performance
District police officer Mardan police on Wednesday suspended staff of Hathian police chowki for failure to contain sale of narcotics in the area under its jurisdiction.
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Faqir Gul from Charsadda writes the Holy Quran in own handwriting, translates into Pashto

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    Faqir Gul from Charsadda writes the Holy Quran in own handwriting, translates into Pashto
The art of handwriting and calligraphy has witnessed decline in recent times due to introduction of modern printing presses and computer software.
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Time for FATA people to unite on single point agenda of merger with KP: Pervaiz Khattak

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    Time for FATA people to unite on single point agenda of merger with KP: Pervaiz Khattak
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has said a decision has been taken in principle to extend the jurisdiction of Peshawar High Court (PHC) to FATA instead of the...
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Rs30 million fine deducted from salaries of KP Health Department officials over absenteeism

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    Rs30 million fine deducted from salaries of KP Health Department officials over absenteeism
The Independent Monitoring Unit of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has deducted fine of Rs30 million from the salaries of the Health Department officials for remaining absent from duties.
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5 injured as bus stoned in North Waziristan

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    5 injured as bus stoned in North Waziristan
Five people, including two women, were injured when some people pelted stones on a passenger bus in North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday.
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NATO to send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    NATO to send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan
NATO has decided to send 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan for training of Afghan security forces.
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Over 200 families displaced as military operation launched in Shaktoi

Date: 08 Nov, 2017

    Over 200 families displaced as military operation launched in Shaktoi
The security forces have launched an operation in Shaktoi area of South Waziristan Agency due to which over 200 families have left the area.
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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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