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Landmine kills soldier in North Waziristan

Date: 21 Apr, 2018

    Landmine kills soldier in North Waziristan
Initial reports from security officials said that a bomb was discovered in Dattakhel area when soldier Mazhar tried to neutralize it and as a result it went off.
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traders of Waziristan end Islamabad sit-in after reaching an agreement with govt

Date: 21 Apr, 2018

    traders of Waziristan end Islamabad sit-in after reaching an agreement with govt
The DGISPR Asif Ghafoor and traders met in Islamabad where a contract was signed by Anjuman-e-Tajeran of North Waziristan and political administration
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Governor KP waives taxes on food items and rehab material in FATA

Date: 20 Apr, 2018

    Governor KP waives taxes on food items and rehab material in FATA
The governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Zafar Iqbal Jhagra has announced tax exemption on food items and material used for rehabilitation of TDPs in all agencies of FATA.
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Political and military leadership agree on establishment of local government system in FATA

Date: 20 Apr, 2018

    Political and military leadership agree on establishment of local government system in FATA
It also applauded the decision of removal of taxes (Dahari) on food items and construction material for the tribal people in FATA.
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Six injured in roof collapse incidents as more rain predicted in KP, FATA

Date: 20 Apr, 2018

    Six injured in roof collapse incidents as more rain predicted in KP, FATA
Six people, including women and children, were injured as roofs of mud-made houses collapsed in Mardan, Nowshera and Khyber Agency after heavy rain on Friday.
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Disabled persons demand more jobs in govt departments

Date: 20 Apr, 2018

    Disabled persons demand more jobs in govt departments
They demanded increase in jobs from 2% to 5%, provision of free education to disable and special persons, approval of scale centers on tehsil level and provision of monthly...
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Tribal women show reservations over bill extending jurisdiction of SC, PHC to FATA

Date: 19 Apr, 2018

    Tribal women show reservations over bill extending jurisdiction of SC, PHC to FATA
Qabailee Khor Network voiced their reservations over the approval of bill by saying that the rights given to tribal women under article 246 and 247 are unclear and uncertain.
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FATA Reforms can be implemented through presidential ordinance: Senator Mushtaq Ahmad

Date: 19 Apr, 2018

    FATA Reforms can be implemented through presidential ordinance: Senator Mushtaq Ahmad
Ameer Mushtaq Ahmad said that the president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain should bring amendments in the article 247, merging FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and give the tribal due...
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FATA lawmakers start efforts to broker talks between govt and PTM

Date: 19 Apr, 2018

    FATA lawmakers start efforts to broker talks between govt and PTM
Fata parliamentarians Al-Haaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi and Muhammad Nazir have initiated efforts to broker talks between the government and Pakhtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) for amicable resolutions of problems...
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Flag Meeting at Torkham: Pak-Afghan military officials discuss border management

Date: 18 Apr, 2018

    Flag Meeting at Torkham: Pak-Afghan military officials discuss border management
The Afghan side stressed the need of such meeting to be held every month so tension regarding fencing is defused in both countries
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Fata comes under jurisdiction of SC,PHC as President signs the much awaited bill

Date: 18 Apr, 2018

    Fata comes under jurisdiction of SC,PHC as President signs the much awaited bill
In a landmark achievement for the Fata people, President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday signed the bill for extension of jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and...
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Lady Health Workers block Pak-Afghan Highway over non payment of salaries

Date: 18 Apr, 2018

    Lady Health Workers block Pak-Afghan Highway over non payment of salaries
The lady health workers (LHWs) blocked the Pak-Afghan Highway in Jamrud, Khyber Agency, on Wednesday to record their protest against non-payment of their salaries for the last 10 months.
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Fata Reforms

TDPs

  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

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