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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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Villagers form alliance to press government for acceptance of demands

Date: 20 Oct, 2017

    Villagers form alliance to press government for acceptance of demands
Local government representatives and elders of as many as 22 villages of Lakki Marwat district have asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to address their problems within one week otherwise...
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Curfew lifted from Dosali tehsil in North Waziristan

Date: 12 Oct, 2017

    Curfew lifted from Dosali tehsil in North Waziristan
The political administration has lifted three-day long curfew from Dosali tehsil of North Waziristan Agency.
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FATA Youth Jirga seeks FATA-KP merger, abolition of FCR

Date: 05 Oct, 2017

    FATA Youth Jirga seeks FATA-KP merger, abolition of FCR
All FATA Students Forum on Wednesday organised a Jirga in Peshawar to bring the tribal youth on a joint platform for reforms in FATA.
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Jirga member tortured to death in Swat

Date: 01 Oct, 2017

    Jirga member tortured to death in Swat
A member of a reconciliatory Jirga has died allegedly due to torture by police in Swat.
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Markets of Shalobar in Bara Bazaar to open today

Date: 26 Sep, 2017

    Markets of Shalobar in Bara Bazaar to open today
The markets, roads and bus stands which were closed in Shalobar area of Bara in Khyber Agency due to law and order issues seven years ago will be opened...
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KP CM assures establishment of two new tehsils in Bannu

Date: 13 Sep, 2017

    KP CM assures establishment of two new tehsils in Bannu
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak on Tuesday assured to establish two new tehsils in Bannu district.
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Jirga reaches Afghanistan for release of 17 people kidnapped from Landikotal

Date: 09 Sep, 2017

    Jirga reaches Afghanistan for release of 17 people kidnapped from Landikotal
A seven-member tribal Jirga has reached Afghanistan to hold negotiations with the kidnappers to release 17 persons kidnapped from Landikotal, Khyber Agency.
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Tribal people to protest against US President Trump in Khyber Agency

Date: 27 Aug, 2017

    Tribal people to protest against US President Trump in Khyber Agency
A jirga of tribal elders was held in Landikotal in which they decided to hold a protest demonstration on Monday against the United States’s President Donald Trump's statement and...
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Orakzai Agency’s displaced families demand early rehabilitation

Date: 22 Aug, 2017

    Orakzai Agency’s displaced families demand early rehabilitation
Displaced people of the Mamozai tribe of Orakzai Agency have demanded of the federal government to ensure their rehabilitation to their hometowns without any further delay
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Jirga decides to torch houses of women drug smugglers in Lower Kurram

Date: 21 Aug, 2017

    Jirga decides to torch houses of women drug smugglers in Lower Kurram
A jirga of Watizai tribe on Sunday decided to set fire to the houses of women involved in drug smuggling in Lower Kurram Agency. The jirga held in Mandori...
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South Waziristan residents reject survey of destroyed houses under current tehsildar

Date: 13 Aug, 2017

    South Waziristan residents reject survey of destroyed houses under current tehsildar
Residents of Sararogha area of South Waziristan Agency on Sunday refused to accept survey of their destroyed houses under the supervision of the incumbent political tehsildar
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Bara elders seek permission to constitute ‘Shalgoon Force’ for sustainable peace

Date: 09 Aug, 2017

    Bara elders seek permission to constitute ‘Shalgoon Force’ for sustainable peace
Tribal elders of Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency have sought permission from political administration for formation of “Shalgoon Force” which will make efforts for sustainable peace and resolution of...
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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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