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Solar water supply scheme inaugurated in Bajaur

Date: 20 Oct, 2017

    Solar water supply scheme inaugurated in Bajaur
A solar water supply scheme was inaugurated in Rehmanabad area of Khar, Bajaur Agency, on Thursday.
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KP govt asked to convince center on Fata’s merger in KP

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    KP govt asked to convince center on Fata’s merger in KP
Office bearers of Fata Political Alliance on Wednesday demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to hold an All Parties Conference on Fata Reforms.
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Extension of PHC’s jurisdiction termed trick to merge Fata in KP

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Extension of PHC’s jurisdiction termed trick to merge Fata in KP
Qabail Youth Movement on Wednesday rejected extending jurisdiction of the Peshawar High Court to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and thrown its weight behind Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s stance.
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Two soldiers martyred in North Waziristan blast

Date: 18 Oct, 2017

    Two soldiers martyred in North Waziristan blast
Two soldiers were martyred in a blast in North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday.
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Public Health employees decry non-payment of salaries

Date: 17 Oct, 2017

    Public Health employees decry non-payment of salaries
Employees of Public Health Department on Tuesday staged a demonstration to protest non-payment of salaries and threatened to launch protest drive if their salaries were not paid immediately.
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Political administration SWA continues to ‘harass’ pine nuts traders

Date: 17 Oct, 2017

    Political administration SWA continues to ‘harass’ pine nuts traders
Political administration of South Waziristan Agency continue to harass and discourage traders community by placing hurdles and collecting illegal taxes on transportation of pine nuts to Azad Fruit Mandi...
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Drone strike kills five in Kurram Agency

Date: 17 Oct, 2017

    Drone strike kills five in Kurram Agency
Five people were killed in a drone strike along the Pak-Afghan border near Kurram Agency on Tuesday.
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JUI-F opposes proposal of extending PHC jurisdiction to FATA

Date: 17 Oct, 2017

    JUI-F opposes proposal of extending PHC jurisdiction to FATA
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has rejected the proposal of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law about extension of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) jurisdiction to FATA.
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Drone strike kills five in Kurram Agency

Date: 16 Oct, 2017

    Drone strike kills five in Kurram Agency
As many as five people were killed in a US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border in Upper Kurram Agency on Monday, sources said here. The sources added that the...
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NA committee approves PHC’s jurisdiction to Fata

Date: 16 Oct, 2017

    NA committee approves PHC’s jurisdiction to Fata
In a landmark development regarding implementation of reforms in Fata, the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice on Monday approved extension of the Peshawar High Court’s jurisdiction...
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‘I’ll quit if Fata reforms are not implemented’

Date: 16 Oct, 2017

    ‘I’ll quit if Fata reforms are not implemented’
Minister of State for Safron Ghalib Khan Wazir has said that he will quit office if he understands that federal government is not sincere in mainstreaming the tribal areas. In...
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Tribesmen protest against proposed ‘privatization’ of Landi Kotal hospital

Date: 16 Oct, 2017

    Tribesmen protest against proposed ‘privatization’ of Landi Kotal hospital
Workers of Pakistan Justice Democratic Party (PJDP) staged a protest demonstration against the proposed privatization of the Agency Headquarters Hospital here on Monday. The protesters gathered in Landi Kotal square...
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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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