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One such manifestation is the current campaign launched by some to merge the tribal areas with the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P).
Peshawar: Declaring their experimental crop switching strategy in Maidan a huge success, agriculture officials in Khyber Agency have announced plans to grow saffron in place of poppy in more tribal areas. During the current financial year, the ...
Amid ongoing military operations in the tribal region, more than 4500 suspected terrorists and over 500 troops have been killed mainly in North Waziristan and Khyber Agency areas, in clashes and landmine blasts since June 2014, according to statistics ...
Khyber Agency: The Khasadar force foiled a bid of smuggling of Saudi riyals from Pakistan to Afghanistan by recovering the currency from an Afghan citizen at the Torkham border on Friday.
Peshawar: The Federal Secretary for Ministry of States and Frontier Regions, Arbab Shahzad, has said that government will extend the visa of Afghan students studying in different Pakistani institutions.
GHALANAI - The local administration and officials of the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has decided to reopen its branch in Ghalanai, the decision was taken in a meeting held with Mohmand Agency Political Agent Mahmood Aslam Wazir here on Thursday ...
Islamabad: More than 31.8 million children have been vaccinated against the poliovirus in the year's first countrywide campaign against the crippling disease.
Peshawar, January 19, 2016 - 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 ...
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: 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 ...
Peshawar: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wednesday ordered posting/transfer of the following officers, in the public interest, with immediate.
Speaking on the occasion Taj Mohammad Afridi said that in first phase 93000 cards would distributed in needed families of Khyber Agency while in the second phase the scheme would be extended to other parts of the tribal belt. He reiterated that he ...
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 ...
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.
Talking to members of the Tribal Union of journalists (TUJ), Khyber Agency chapter, she said that the militants had destroyed educational institutions, hospitals and other health centres, roads, bridges and government installations, abodes of ...
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has ordered stepped up efforts to eradicate poliovirus from Fata by March this year. We are very much ... targets in Fata. The governor said he was confident that with the support of security ...
However, the campaigns in Quetta, Pishin, Killa Abdullah areas of Balochistan; South Waziristan's Wana; and the Khyber Agency were rescheduled from January 23 to January 29. The reason for delaying the campaign in Quetta was because a monovalent ...
Islamabad: It was disclosed in the parliamentary body on Monday that a huge amount of money has been embezzled in the name of peace lashkars against Taliban in tribal areas. There appears to be no record of Rs 250 million spent in South Wazirstan in ...
Peshawar: "With only two cases surfaced during 2016, as compared to 179 in 2014, we are very much close to eradication the killer disease of polio from FATA" said Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) here on Monday. He was ...
LANDIKOTAL: The mountains alongside the Pak-Afghan border in Landikotal received the first snowfall of winter. Tooro Ghar, Lakka, Top Sar, Shamshad Ghar hills in Landikotal received the first snowfall of winter.
Landi Kotal: Muskan Rauf Afridi was the centre of media attention at the recently concluded national archery championship in Peshawar and that too for a legitimate reason as she is the first teenage girl archer from tribal areas. Ms Afridi, 13, a ...
Khyber Agency - Fata Political Alliance on Sunday demanded merging the tribal belt with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and holding local bodies' elections in the areas.
Peshawar: The United Nations children Fund (UNICEF) is likely to support the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government in boosting the ratio of routine anti-polio immunisation campaigns.
More snowfall is expected in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Fata today (Sunday). PMD's Director General Dr Ghulam Rasul said the ... Another nine people were wounded. Elsewhere, four people died in Khyber Agency and Chitral district.
Khyber Agency - Two infants died of severe cold in Fatmikhel area of tehsil Landi Kotal on Saturday. Parents of the deceased infants said ... The infants were taken to agency headquarters hospital for medical aid, but could not survive, they maintained ...
Peshawar: Anti-Polio drive has started in Khyber Teaching hospital Peshawar on Saturday while three days anti-polio campaign will be kick-off in Federal Administered Tribal Aras (FATA) and FRS Peshawar on Monday. ... In a recently held FATA Task Force ...
DSP Hussain Ghulam Bangash told mediapersons that Jarma police stopped a van (C-7450) at Muslimabad checkpost and during checking of passengers they recovered 37 kilogrammes of hashish and 13 kgs of opium from an alleged smuggler, identified as Zahid ...
The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) that has become the most dangerous terrorist group for Pakistan is a loose network of Deobandis straddling FATA and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) with linkages in Punjab. The primary focus of their violence is ...
Muskan of FATA got the youngest archer of the Championship award as she also guided FATA to record third position in the women Provincial category.
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 ...
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 ...
Peshawar: A severe cold wave continued to sweep Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and adjacent tribal region on Wednesday with the temperature dropping to minus 16 degrees Celsius in Kalam area of Swat Valley.
Mr Muqam paid tributes to civilians and personnel of law enforcement agencies for rendering sacrifices for restoration of peace.
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 ...
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, ...
BARA: Jirgas held in all the three tehsils of Khyber Agency on Monday agreed to support the upcoming anti-polio campaign. Jirgas were part of the community mobilisation effort before the first campaign of the year that would be launched on January 16.
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 ...
That, says Afridi, a native of Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, is the strongest reason why Fata should stay a separate and special constitutional entity - as it always has been - with its separate and special legal and administrative system.
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.
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 ...
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 Khugakhel ...
The number of deaths recorded in other districts is as follows: Quetta 288, North Waziristan 189, Khyber Agency 151, Lahore 115, Peshawar 105 while Mohmand Agency registered 101 fatalities. Other cities with high death rates because of acts of terror ...
GHALLANAI: A rabid dog on Friday injured six children in Haleemzai tehsil of Mohmand Agency, official and tribal sources said.
Landi Kotal: Khyber Agency political agent Khalid Mehmood on Friday warned the perks and privileges of local elders would be suspended if they failed to ensure speedy disposal of cases pending with official jirgas (council of elders).
In an interview with this scribe a well-established businessman and senator Taj Muhammad Afridi of NA-45 Khyber Agency said that the main objective of FATA reforms was to bring development to FATA region. ... 'My business company is also working to ...
Landi Kotal: Members of Zakat committee from Jamrud tehsil have demanded removal of Khyber Agency Zakat Council chairman Malik Zahir Shah and a probe into utilisation of Zakat funds.
Peshawar: Tribal elders from Akakhel tribe, Bara in Khyber Agency, on Thursday demanded the government to constitute a jirga to resolve the land dispute between tribes of Orakzai and Khyber Agency. Speaking at a news conference, Abdul Qayyum Afridi ...
Khyber Agency - The local administration in Khyber Agency on Tuesday arrested 96 tribesmen for allegedly instigating their tribal to capture Khuga Khel Quami Bus Terminal. The local administration, the Khasadar force, and tribal elders took them into ...
Peshawar: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) governor has approved different projects worth Rs2 billion as part of the ongoing efforts to rehabilitate the temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and to ...


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