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Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday said the Frontier crimes Regulations (FCR) Act, governing the tribal areas, would be repealed through the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) reforms. He said the Fata Reforms Committee had given ...
Peshawar/Khar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa establishment department took a month to formally transfer three assistant political agents (APAs), whose earlier transfer by Fata Secretariat was termed illegal. The establishment department on Wednesday ... acted ...
Peshawar: After reviewing the successful campaign in rest of FATA agencies, Emergency Operation Centre (FATA) has welcomed the decision of Agency Polio Eradication Committee (APEC) to start polio campaign in Khyber Agency from January 23, 2017 ...
Peshawar: Speakers at a conference said that reforms, provision of basic infrastructure, ensuring rights and security in Federally Administered Tribal Areas could help in socio-economic uplift of the area and its people. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Home ... Dr ...
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas received widespread rains and snowfall on Wednesday with the temperature plunging to minus seven degree Celsius in Parachinar area of Kurram Agency. Local Met Office said ...

APP adds: The Senate was informed on Tuesday that a US spy agency aide Shakeel Afridi was getting fair trial for the crime he had committed against national interest of Pakistan.
... in North Waziristan Agency against militants has cost $1.9 billion. Speaking at the '2nd National Conference on the Economic Currents and Opportunities for Economic Development in Fata' at the University of Peshawar on Tuesday, Maria Saifuddin ...
... Fata youth Forum (FYF) Mehreen Afridi on Tuesday urged the government to reconstruct the destroyed infrastructures in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). Talking to members of the Tribal Union of journalists (TUJ), Khyber Agency chapter ...
Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday said the Frontier crimes Regulations (FCR) Act, governing the tribal areas, would be repealed through the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) reforms. He said the Fata reforms committee had given ...
Khyber Agency - General Secretary of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl for Federally Administered Tribal Areas Mufti Ijaz Shinwari Sunday said his party supported reforms in the tribal areas but would not accept merging the tribal belt in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
The minister noted Afridi filed an appeal with the court of commissioner in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) who recommended a reduction of his sentence to 22 years imprisonment. He said Afridi had violated the law by acting as a spy for a ...
Sources of FATA Development Authority told our Peshawar correspondent that these training centers will be opened in Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, South and North Waziristan Agencies. At these centres, women will be trained in tailoring, knitting, embroidery ...
FATA officials said that they had paid Rs 110 million in the Bajaur Agency against Taliban to peace troops while Rs 250 million were given to South Wazirstan peace troops.
"I am confident that with the support of security agencies, polio teams could meet any challenge to reaching out and vaccinate every child and eradicate polio from FATA up till March 2017", the Governor said. "Indeed it was an ... Additional Chief ...
Meanwhile, the Foreign Office (FO) has once again rejected allegations of terrorist safe havens in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), saying Pakistan does not allow its territory to be used for attacks against any other country. To ...
A three-day anti-polio campaign will kick off in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Monday. The campaign will continue from January 16 to January 19, followed ... In a recently held FATA Task Force meeting at the Governor House, Khyber ...

Ms Afridi, 13, a student of 8th grade in a private school, belongs to the Shalobar tribe of Bara in Khyber Agency. The daughter of a retired police officer Rauf Khan Afridi, she has three more sisters and a brother.
Khyber Agency - Fata Political Alliance on Sunday demanded merging the tribal belt with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and holding local bodies' elections in the areas.
Landi Kotal: The anti-polio vaccination campaign planned to start on Monday (today) in Khyber Agency along with other Fata regions has been postponed for at least a week owing to the delay in laboratory test result of the polio vaccine used in the ...
Talking to Pakistan Today, Abid Zaman, a school teacher in Parachinar and resident of Borki, Kurram Agency, said that masked men chased him near the Pakistan Institute of Medical sciences (PIMS) on Saturday night, where he went to enquire about the ...
Peshawar: A group of women rights activists from Fata came out in the open for the first time to voice concerns about the women's plight in the tribal region and pledged to begin fight to ensure basic rights to women in the proposed reforms agenda.
He said disconnection of electricity was necessary for ensuring smooth supply to Khar as the local 66,000KV grid station was unable to afford the burden of entire agency. However, he said arrangements were being made to restore power supply to the ...
Nearly 10,000 adults were also administered polio doses for obtaining vaccination certificates for travelling abroad. Moreover, a three-day anti-polio drive is to begin tomorrow in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and the Frontier Regions ...
Peshawar: The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics has finalised its preparation for carrying out the sixth population and housing census in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in phases from March 15. The census was due in ...
THE merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan with Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) or else giving it a separate status of province has been under considerations for last few years.
Islamabad: The Foreign Office (FO) has once again rejected allegations of terrorist safe havens in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), saying Pakistan does not allow its territory to be used for attacks against any other country. Responding ...
In May 2015, the spy agencies of Pakistan and Afghanistan signed an agreement on intelligence sharing and coordinated operations.
Responding to a Calling Attention Notice moved by Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi regarding the death of five infants in Khyber Agency after having polio drops, a medical board was constituted and proper inquiry was held into the incident to ascertain ...
Following the "nexus" between the Afghan spy agency and India's Research and Analysis Wing, Pakistan today expressed concern saying that foreign elements were exploiting the already worsening situation in the country.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagrawhile appreciating the tremendous progress of health and political administration of FATA in the fight against Polio has directed all the Political Agents and Agency surgeons to ensure polio ...
Islamabad - The Ministry of Interior has rejected a request of the Sindh government to proscribe some religious seminaries falling in the jurisdiction of the province as well as in other provinces and FATA on grounds of incomplete information and ...
The online registration system was created to assist state agencies, including the Cyber police (FATA), in monitoring the activities of Telegram channel owners and their followers by producing a detailed map of users and their affiliations, thereby ...
The mercury in southern city of Bannu fell to minus two degree Celsius as sleet occurred in the area adjacent to North Waziristan Agency. Locals said the sleet caused damages to crops. The Met Office said temperature was minus six in Malam Jaba skiing ...
The online registration system was created to assist state agencies, including the Cyber police (FATA), in monitoring the activities of Telegram channel owners and their followers by producing a detailed map of users and their affiliations, thereby ...
BARA: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in collaboration with the Fata disaster Management Authority (FDMA) distributed non-food items among 140 families in Jamrud tehsil of the Khyber Agency on Tuesday. Fata Disaster Management Authority, ...
Peshawar: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has vowed to take all possible steps for bringing Federally Administered Tribal Areas into the mainstream by introducing reforms to resolve the longstanding issues of tribal people. Addressing a convention of PML ...
Peshawar: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra appreciated the tremendous progress of health and political administration of FATA in fight against polio and directed all the Political Agents and Agency surgeons to ensure polio ...
Peshawar: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has vowed to take all possible steps for bringing Federally Administered Tribal Areas into the mainstream by introducing reforms to resolve the longstanding issues of tribal people. Addressing a convention of PML ...
"Whatever Pakistan has accomplished in its war against terrorism is largely due to extensive operations launched against militants by security and law enforcement agencies across the country," the group said in its Pakistan Security Report. The PIPS ...
Compared to such drawn-out legal processes, the traditional jirga system in place in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) seems to be delivering a speedier justice. Even complex murder cases are resolved in just a few ... That, says Afridi, a ...
Landi Kotal: The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with Khyber Agency political administration and Directorate of Health Services, Fata held a series of meetings with elders in Jamrud and Landi ...
Compared to such drawn-out legal processes, the traditional jirga system in place in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) seems to be delivering a speedier justice. Even complex murder cases are resolved in just a few ... That, says Afridi, a ...
Sindh's chief minister said on Monday that polio had become a major challenge for his government, but "I have accepted this challenge and, Inshallah, would turn Sindh into a polio-free province soon.
Peshawar: The government has decided to deregister the internally displaced families disinclined to return to native towns in Fata. The decision was made during a meeting here on Thursday, which discussed the return, ... The government is paying Rs12 ...
The jirgas were chaired by representatives of political administration and participated by local representatives of various media outlets, local elders, officials from Fata Health Department and Emergency Operation Centre (EOC). These were attended by ...
The demand came during a talent award ceremony organised by Khyber students Association (KSA), a body consisting of students from Khyber Agency, at a local hotel here on Sunday. The student leaders threw light on various issues confronted by them and ...
Khar: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Fata chapter head Mufti Abdul Shakoor on Sunday asked the government to abolish Frontier crimes Regulation (FCR) and make Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) a separate province. Addressing a public ...
During the peak of the operations in several FATA agencies including Bajaur, Mohmand, South Waziristan and the bordering settled areas that I covered extensively, one of my running arguments with senior military commanders centred on 'closure.
LANDIKOTAL: Expanding the Prime Minister's National Health Programme to Fata, Senator Taj Muhammad Afridi distributed health cards among 100 poor families in Khyber Agency. A large number of locals attended the distribution ceremony in the ...


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