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  • Five soldiers injured in Mohmand Agency attack Five soldiers were injured when militants opened fire at a security check post in Mohmand Agency on Monday....
  • Pakistan complete whitewash against Sri Lanka in ODIs After winning the toss, Sri Lanka elected to bat first but its lineup could stand against the lethal bowling of young pacer Usman Khan Shinwari who took five wickets and conceded just 34 runs in his seven-over spell. The left-arm quick took out half of Sri Lanka’s battling lineup with his first 21 deliveries. The islanders were restricted to mere 103 runs and the whole team was wrapped up in the 27th over....
  • Dengue claims two more lives in Peshawar Two more people have lost the battle of life against dengue bringing the death toll from the outbreak in the province to 61, officials said here on Monday. According to the dengue response unit of the Health Department, the latest victims include a lady and an elderly citizen from the outskirts of Peshawar....
  • ATC rejects bail applications of 53 accused in Mashal murder case The anti-terrorism court on Monday rejected the bail applications of as many as 53 accused persons arrested in Mashal murder case. The ATC judge Fazal-e-Subhan had reserved judgment in the case after hearing arguments from the applicants’ lawyers and the prosecution. The court has started regular hearing of the case and so far indicted 57 accused. It had recorded the statements of 15 prosecution witnesses....
  • Ex-MNA calls on KP Governor, requests for early completion of developmental projects Senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party and former Member of National Assembly from Bajaur Akhunzada Chattan called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra here on Monday. The tribal politician requested the governor to direct the relevant officials to complete the construction of Fata Medical College. He also requested the governor to issue directives to the concerned quarters to expedite work on the construction of road from Nahaqi Kandao in Mohmand Agency to Mamadgat area in Bajuar Agency....

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Federal government moves LHC against ATC verdict in Benazir murder case

Date: 29 Sep, 2017

    Federal government moves LHC against ATC verdict in Benazir murder case
The federal government has challenged the verdict of the anti-terrorism court in the Benazir Bhutto murder case in the Rawalpindi Bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC). The Federal Investigation...
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Fata students asks govt to take notice of corruption in Fata University

Date: 25 May, 2017

    Fata students asks govt to take notice of corruption in Fata University
The FATA Students Organization on Thursday asked the federal government to take notice of corruption and irregularities being carried out in the FATA University.
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Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process

Date: 06 Mar, 2017

    Pervez Khattak asks federal government to take KP government on board in Fata reforms process
Welcoming the federal cabinet approval of the Fata Reforms Committee’s recommendations, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak asked the federal government to address what he called ‘anomalies’ in the...
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Transgender community to be included in next population census

Date: 09 Jan, 2017

    Transgender community to be included in next population census
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the federal government and other relevant quarters to include the transgender community in the next national census starting in March. The court...
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PMLN, Fata announces to hold rally in favor of Fata merger in KP

Date: 07 Jan, 2017

    PMLN, Fata announces to hold rally in favor of Fata merger in KP
Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Fata chapter has announced to take out a rally in Peshawar on Jan 10 to put pressure on its party leadership to expedite the Fata...
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SC orders government to hold population census from March 15 to May 15

Date: 01 Dec, 2016

    SC orders government to hold population census from March 15 to May 15
The Supreme Court has directed the federal government to hold population census in the country within two months from March 15 to May 15, 2017. A three-member bench of the...
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Property dealers protest against 25% raise in transfer fee

Date: 22 Nov, 2016

    Property dealers protest against 25% raise in transfer fee
To protest against the 25 percent increase in the tax levied on transfer of immovable properties, people associated with the real estate business staged a protest demonstration here outside...
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KP government finalizes list of 24 demands to sent to Center for province’s rights

Date: 14 Nov, 2016

    KP government finalizes list of 24 demands to sent to Center for province’s rights
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has prepared a list of 24 demands pertaining to the rights of the province which would be sent to the Federal Government. The list was finalized...
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JI convenes APC on CPEC’s western route, KP’s share on Nov 15

Date: 13 Nov, 2016

    JI convenes APC on CPEC’s western route, KP’s share on Nov 15
Jamaat-e-Islami, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to hold an All-Parties Conference (APC) to build consensus among the political leadership regarding the province’s due share in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and...
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KP governor inaugurates Implementation Unit in Fata secretariat to execute reforms agenda

Date: 10 Nov, 2016

    KP governor inaugurates Implementation Unit in Fata secretariat to execute reforms agenda
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has inaugurated an Implementation Unit at the Fata secretariat to execute the proposed reforms in the federally administered tribal areas. According to officials...
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KP asks federal government to release funds for reconstruction of schools damaged in Oct 2005 earthquake

Date: 15 Oct, 2016

    KP asks federal government to release funds for reconstruction of schools damaged in Oct 2005 earthquake
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has asked the federal government to release funds it had pledged for the reconstruction of educational institutions damaged in the 2005 devastating earthquake. The demand has...
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PM fails to honor his promises on CPEC’s western route: Asfandyar

Date: 04 Oct, 2016

    PM fails to honor his promises on CPEC’s western route: Asfandyar
The Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has said the federal government cheated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) issue. Addressing a public meeting here...
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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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